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  • • Cowboys sign TE Blake Bell
    Blake Bell is heading to Dallas. The Cowboys have reached an agreement with the tight end, reports ESPN’s Todd Archer. The 2015 fourth-rounder has bounced around the NFL a bit throughout his career, and he spent the 2019 campaign with the Chiefs. Known mostly as a blocking tight end, Bell has still managed to contribute in the receiving game. In 15 games (seven starts) last year, the 28-year-old h...2020
  • • Report: Raiders add another tight end in veteran Nick O'Leary
    The Raiders have agreed to terms with a second tight end this week.  Days after their Jason Witten commitment, the Raiders are signing Nick O’Leary, according to ESPN.com’s Field Yates (Twitter link). Tight ends currently on the Raider roster: Darren Waller, Witten, Derek Carrier, Foster Moreau and now O’Leary. It would appear Carrier’s roster spot is in jeopardy. O’Leary spent last season with th...2020
  • • Top takeaways from NFL free agency thus far
    As the rest of the sports world shuts down, the NFL has had itself one heck of a busy past three days. Starting with the legal tampering period on Monday and continuing through the start of the new league year, so much has gone down. Future Hall of Famers in that of Tom Brady and Jason Witten left their longtime homes for new cities. Meanwhile, a multitude of blockbuster trades have gone down. Non...2020
  • • Cowboys keeping L.P. Ladouceur on one-year deal
    L.P. Ladouceur is staying. Jason Witten is leaving. Why does that matter? Witten has played the most games in Cowboys’ history at 255, but he’s leaving for the Raiders. Ladouceur agreed to a one-year deal with the Cowboys that guarantees him nearly $900,000, Todd Archer of ESPN reports. That means the long snapper can get [more]...2020
  • • Sean Lee returns to Cowboys on one-year deal
    The Dallas Cowboys are losing multiple players in free agency, but there will remain one constant: Sean Lee. Lee is staying with Dallas on a one-year, $4.5 million contract with $2 million guaranteed, Mike Garafolo reports. Lee was drafted by the Cowboys in 2010 and has played with them ever since, making two Pro Bowls. He constantly is battling injuries but managed to play in 16 games last season...2020
  • • Sean Lee returning to Cowboys on one-year, $4.5 million deal
    The Cowboys lost one of their offensive leaders Tuesday when Jason Witten agreed to terms with the Raiders. They are retaining one of their defense leaders, though. Linebacker Sean Lee will re-sign with Dallas, agreeing to terms on a one-year, $4.5 million deal, Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports. Lee, 33, considered retirement after the [more]...2020
  • • Raiders agree to terms with Carl Nassib
    The Raiders have had an active day, agreeing to terms with Jeff Heath, Maliek Collins, Cory Littleton and Jason Witten. They are not done. The team also has reached agreement with defensive lineman Carl Nassib, Jerry McDonald of the Oakland Tribune reports. Nassib, 26, had 12.5 sacks the past two seasons with the Buccaneers. He [more]...2020
  • • Raiders, Jeff Heath agree to terms
    The Raiders are loading up on former Cowboys. After agreeing to terms on deals with tight end Jason Witten and defensive tackle Maliek Collins, they have also come to an agreement with safety Jeff Heath. According to multiple reports, it is a two-year deal worth up to $8 million. Heath made the Cowboys as an [more]...2020
  • • Sources: Witten joins Raiders on 1-year deal
    Jason Witten, the longest-tenured player in Cowboys history, has agreed to a 1-year deal with the Raiders, according to sources....2020
  • • Dallas Cowboys mainstay Jason Witten departs to join Las Vegas Raiders, per reports
    Another reliable starter is moving on from the Dallas Cowboys, as Jason Witten has opted to team up with the Las Vegas Raiders.        ...2020

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  • • Sean Lee returns to Cowboys on one-year deal
    The Dallas Cowboys are losing multiple players in free agency, but there will remain one constant: Sean Lee. Lee is staying with Dallas on a one-year, $4.5 million contract with $2 million guaranteed, Mike Garafolo reports. Lee was drafted by the Cowboys in 2010 and has played with them ever since, making two Pro Bowls. He constantly is battling injuries but managed to play in 16 games last season...2020
  • • DeMarcus Ware wants ‘to get the band back together’ in Dallas
    Thursday’s news that future Hall of Fame tight end Jason Witten has decided to leave the ESPN broadcast booth after one year and return to the Dallas Cowboys shocked an unsuspecting audience. At 36 years old and one year removed from actually seeing the field, it’s not known how much of an impact the 11-time Pro Bowler will have in 2019. But he will remind Cowboys fans of a bygone era that saw the...2019
  • • Cowboys to place tight end Geoff Swaim on IR
    The Cowboys (8-6) are still in pole position to win the NFC East, but their offense was dealt a blow today as the team will place tight end Geoff Swaim on injured reserve, according to veteran Cowboys reporter Clarence Hill Jr. (Twitter link). Hill adds that the team will promote running back Darius Jackson from the practice squad to take Swaim's spot on the roster. Swaim underwent wrist surgery l...2018
  • • Jason Garrett tried to convince Jason Witten to come out of retirement
    The 7-5 Cowboys have put together a four-game winning streak and now sit atop the NFC East standings, though the 6-6 Eagles are hot on their heels. Dallas hosts Philadelphia in a critical divisional matchup this afternoon, and according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett has reached out to an old friend to give his club a boost. Per Schefter, Garrett has made multiple a...2018
  • • Cowboys TE Geoff Swaim to undergo wrist surgery
    Geoff Swaim suffered a wrist injury this weekend, but his season isn’t necessarily over. ESPN’s Todd Archer tweets that the Cowboys tight end is out indefinitely after breaking his wrist. While Swaim will need surgery, coach Jason Garrett indicated that the tight end’s season might not be over. With Jason Witten retiring, Swaim was expected to take on a bigger role on offense, and he hasn’t disapp...2018
  • • Ezekiel Elliott eager to become team leader amid departures of Dez Bryant, Jason Witten
    Ezekiel Elliott says it’s time for young players like himself to take on leadership roles on the Dallas Cowboys left empty due to the departures of veterans Dez Bryant and Jason Witten.Elliott, 22, on Wednesday made his first public comments on the leadership void left on the team with the release of Bryant and Witten’s retirement. “I think it’s a good opportunity for the younger guys to step up a...2018
  • • Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford goes to bat for suspended teammate Randy Gregory
    Cowboys defensive end Tyrone Crawford has spoken to the league the last couple of weeks to argue for the reinstatement of suspended defensive lineman Randy Gregory, Clarence Hill Jr. of the Star-Telegram tweets. Crawford’s belief is that it is best for Gregory to be around the team as he looks to get his personal life and football career back on track. The Cowboys are hopeful that Gregory will be ...2018
  • Snap Judgments: NFL Draft Rounds 2-3
    • Snap Judgments: NFL Draft Rounds 2-3
    2018
  • • Cowboys trying to preempt inevitable Goodell booing at draft
    The Dallas Cowboys are hosting the NFL Draft for the first time in the modern history of the annual event. Starting Thursday evening, all eyes will be on the Big D as the league’s 32 teams add new players to their rosters.The backdrop here is rather obvious. Much like we’ve seen throughout his tenure as commissioner, Roger Goodell can expect to be booed a great deal once the draft kicks off. The l...2018
  • Game Notes: Patriots win 10 games for 15th straight season
    • Game Notes: Patriots win 10 games for 15th straight season
    TEAM NOTES • Patriots win 10 games for the 15th straight season• Patriots extend road winning streak to 14 games (all eight in 2016 and the first six in 2017)• Patriots extend streak to six straight wins in Buffalo PATRIOTS WIN 10 GAMES FOR THE 15TH STRAIGHT SEASONNew England has reached at least 10 regular-season wins for 15 consecutive seasons, joining San Francisco(16) as the only teams to acco...2017

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Jason Witten trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Top takeaways from NFL free agency thus far
    As the rest of the sports world shuts down, the NFL has had itself one heck of a busy past three days. Starting with the legal tampering period on Monday and continuing through the start of the new league year, so much has gone down. Future Hall of Famers in that of Tom Brady and Jason Witten left their longtime homes for new cities. Meanwhile, a multitude of blockbuster trades have gone down. Non...2020
  • • Sean Lee returns to Cowboys on one-year deal
    The Dallas Cowboys are losing multiple players in free agency, but there will remain one constant: Sean Lee. Lee is staying with Dallas on a one-year, $4.5 million contract with $2 million guaranteed, Mike Garafolo reports. Lee was drafted by the Cowboys in 2010 and has played with them ever since, making two Pro Bowls. He constantly is battling injuries but managed to play in 16 games last season...2020
  • • Raiders, Jeff Heath agree to terms
    The Raiders are loading up on former Cowboys. After agreeing to terms on deals with tight end Jason Witten and defensive tackle Maliek Collins, they have also come to an agreement with safety Jeff Heath. According to multiple reports, it is a two-year deal worth up to $8 million. Heath made the Cowboys as an [more]...2020
  • • Jason Witten signs one-year deal with Las Vegas Raiders
    Jason Witten will continue his playing career next season, but it will not be with the Dallas Cowboys. Witten has signed a one-year deal with the Las Vegas Raiders that will allow him to earn up to $4.75 million, ESPN’s Todd Archer reports. Witten, who is 37, said recently that he wants to keep playing and is open to doing so for another team. It became clear Dallas was moving on from him when the...2020
  • • Report: Raiders sign future Hall of Fame TE Jason Witten
    On the same day that Philip Rivers officially left the Los Angeles Chargers after 16 seasons, another longtime player is changing addresses. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, former Dallas Cowboys star tight end Jason Witten has signed a one-year contract with the Las Vegas Raiders. The short-term deal could end up being worth $4.75 million for the 2020 season. Witten, 37, returned to the Cowboys...2020
  • • Raiders agree to terms with Jason Witten on one-year deal
    Jason Witten will not finish his career with the Cowboys. After 16 seasons in Dallas, Witten is moving on. He will head to Las Vegas to play for the Raiders this season, Vincent Bonsignore of TheAthletic.com reports. It is a one-year deal worth up to $4.75 million in 2020, Todd Archer of ESPN reports. Witten [more]...2020
  • • Report: NBC declines ESPN’s trade request for Al Michaels
    It doesn’t look like ESPN will have the star-studded broadcasting duo of Peyton Manning and Al Michaels for “Monday Night Football” next season. A story broke earlier this month that the four-letter network wanted to sign Manning to a record-breaking contract while “trading” for NBC’s Al Michaels. According to Andrew Marchand of the NY Post, that’s not in the cards. “We look forward to Al completi...2020
  • • Jason Witten unlikely to return to Cowboys after Blake Jarwin tender
    The Dallas Cowboys are expected to place a second-round restricted free agent tender on tight end Blake Jarwin, and that could mean the end of Jason Witten’s tenure with the team. The Cowboys are planning to use the high-value tender on Jarwin, which will make his salary a projected $3.3 million next season and make it so any team that wanted to sign the free agent would have to give up a second-r...2020
  • • Cowboys, TE Blake Jarwin discussing deal
    The Cowboys are not eager to see Blake Jarwin get away via restricted free agency and will take some precautions to ensure the fourth-year tight end stays in Dallas next season. Jarwin is expected to receive a second-round restricted free agency tender, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports. The Cowboys also met with Jarwin’s agent at the combine and discussed an extension. An undrafted free agent find ...2020
  • • Jerry Jones still thinks Jason Witten could help Cowboys
    Jason Witten returned to the Dallas Cowboys last season after briefly exploring a career in the broadcast booth, and the veteran tight end proved he can be more than just an important voice in the locker room. Although the Cowboys have undergone some big changes this offseason, Jerry Jones says he wants Witten back. Jones said this week that he would not want to see Witten in anything but a Dallas...2020

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  • • NFL Week 15 scores, highlights, updates, schedule: Jason Witten needs just one hand to grab TD
    All the best highlights from Week 15 are right here...2019
  • • Watch: Jason Witten still struggling calling the Pro Bowl
    Future Hall of Fame tight end Jason Witten is not going to be atop anyone’s list of broadcasters. The dude has struggled big time in his first season in the booth for ESPN. In fact, Witten has become the butt of all jokes around the NFL community. That didn’t change during the 2019 Pro Bowl in Orlando. On the call for the meaningless exhibition game, it did not take Witten long to put his foot in ...2019
  • • Jason Garrett tried to convince Jason Witten to come out of retirement
    The 7-5 Cowboys have put together a four-game winning streak and now sit atop the NFC East standings, though the 6-6 Eagles are hot on their heels. Dallas hosts Philadelphia in a critical divisional matchup this afternoon, and according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett has reached out to an old friend to give his club a boost. Per Schefter, Garrett has made multiple a...2018
  • • Dez Bryant says he wants to play for the 49ers
    Social media is forever, and Dez Bryant should know that by now. But over the weekend on his Instagram, he would let it slip that he wants to play for the San Francisco 49ers. The free agent wideout would eventually delete it, of course. Such is the reality of social media in the modern age. But remember, the internet is forever. And we’ve got screenshots. Since his release from the Dallas Cowboys...2018

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  • • Jason Witten crushes Redskins for claiming Reuben Foster
    Jason Witten made clear how he feels about the Washington Redskins claiming Reuben Foster off waivers. During the second half of “Monday Night Football” between the Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles, the ESPN broadcast crew had a discussion about domestic violence. Analyst Booger McFarland stressed that domestic violence is a societal problem, while Witten crushed Washington for adding Foster after...2018
  • • Tony Romo shares heartfelt tribute to Jason Witten
    Jason Witten has received multiple tributes since he announced his retirement. Tributes came from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, quarterback Dak Prescott, and even the Dallas skyline for the new “Monday Night Football” announcer. Another came in on Monday evening. This one came from longtime teammate and friend, Tony Romo.Romo gave a detailed account of what he remembers most about Witten. Amon...2018
  • Jerry Jones thanks Jason Witten’s family for sharing him with the Cowboys
    • Jerry Jones thanks Jason Witten’s family for sharing him with the Cowboys
    Jason Witten Retirement Press Conference - Jerry Jones - Part 3...2018
  • • Jerry Jones gave Jason Witten a diamond-covered football as retirement present
    The Dallas Cowboys put on an incredible retirement ceremony for Jason Witten on Thursday, and the gift he received from owner Jerry Jones was just stunning.Jones gave Witten a football literally covered in diamonds. Jones made sure to let Witten’s wife, Michele, know the diamonds were all real, too. It was quite a day for the Witten family, as ESPN also officially announced he’s joined the Monday ...2018
  • • Tony Romo weighs in on Jason Witten’s retirement dilemma
    Tony Romo and Jason Witten have had a close relationship since the two played together for many years with the Cowboys, and the star tight end knows just who to call if he needs advice on the dilemma he is currently facing.Like Witten, Romo had to make a tough decision on whether to continue playing football or begin his career in broadcasting. After he shot a 5-over 77 in a U.S. Open qualifier at...2018
  • • Snap Judgments: NFL Draft Rounds 2-3
    2018
  • • Cowboys’ Jason Witten discusses future
    The Cowboys won’t be going to the playoffs this year, but Jason Witten hopes to help Dallas find redemption in 2018. The tight end says he intends on returning for a 16th NFL season, as Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News writes. “I see too much positive,” Witten said. “I really do. I feel too good to think that would end, so my intentions are to keep playing.”Witten had five catches for 39 ya...2017
  • • Jason Witten condemns domestic violence, still supports Ezekiel Elliott
    The Cowboys tight end holds a firm stance against domestic violence after his family experienced it during his childhood....2017
  • • Snap Judgments: Pro Football Hall of Fame Game
    2017
  • • Cowboys' Jason Witten says grandfather told him not to celebrate TDs
    In a world of Cam Newtons and Odell Beckham Jrs., Jason Witten takes the more stoic approach to celebrating touchdowns...2017

Top Jason Witten news

  • • Longtime Cowboys tight end Jason Witten agrees to terms with Raiders, per report
    One of the best to ever play the game has found a new NFL home...2020
  • • Dez Bryant lobbying for return to Cowboys in 2020: 'Give me the role they gave Jason Witten'
    An intriguing idea, to say the least...2020
  • • Sources: Witten joins Raiders on 1-year deal
    2020
  • • Jason Witten hasn't ruled out 2020 return, could reunite with Jason Garrett on Giants, per report
    Witten could continue his football career in New York...2020
  • • Cowboys free agency 2020: Dallas signs Blake Jarwin to multi-year extension, rescinding tender
    It appears the heir to Jason Witten has finally been named...2020
  • • Witten wants to play in '20, open to other teams
    Cowboys tight end Jason Witten said he feels like he still has "something to give" on the field in 2020 but acknowledged the possibility he "might have to go somewhere else" in the 2020 season....2020
  • Four Patriots Selected to the AFC Pro Bowl Squad
    • Four Patriots Selected to the AFC Pro Bowl Squad
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Four members of the New England Patriots have been selected to the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl. Quarterback Tom Brady, FB James Develin, TE Rob Gronkowski and WR Matthew Slater have been selected to represent the New England Patriots in the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl on Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. The Patriots have now had at least four players selected to the P...2017
  • Game Notes: Patriots clinch playoff spot for the 19th time in Kraft's 24 years
    • Game Notes: Patriots clinch playoff spot for the 19th time in Kraft's 24 years
    2017
  • • Witten won't leave Cowboys for Tennessee job
    Jason Witten is in no rush to leave the Dallas Cowboys, despite his name being connected to the head-coaching vacancy at his alma mater of Tennessee....2017
  • • Jason Witten wants to continue playing in 2020, even if it isn't with the Cowboys
    Witten is slated to become a free agent next month...2020

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  • • Cowboys sign TE Blake Bell
    2020
  • • Jason Witten hopes to keep playing for Cowboys in 2020
    Jason Witten has spent 16 seasons in the NFL, all with the Dallas Cowboys. He’d like to continue that trend in 2020, though he realizes that may not happen. Speaking on the topic, via Jon Machota of The Athletic, Witten said he hopes he can play for Mike McCarthy and the Cowboys next season but kept his options open. Importantly, he noted he’s spoken with McCarthy and stayed in touch with team own...2020
  • • Cowboys’ Jason Witten to keep playing?
    Sunday’s regular-season finale could mark the final game of the Cowboys’ 2019 season and, in turn, the last game in Jason Witten‘s storied career. For what it’s worth, the tight end isn’t viewing Sunday’s contest against the Redskins as his swan song. “I really don’t envision this being my last game. I just haven’t approached it that way,” the 37-year-old said (Twitter link via David Moore of the ...2019
  • • Agent's Take: Performance bonus projections for 25 key players, including Aaron Rodgers, Jason Witten and more
    Ryan Tannehill and Tyler Lockett are two players making millions more than originally scheduled...2019
  • • NFL Week 15 scores, highlights, updates, schedule: Jason Witten needs just one hand to grab TD
    2019
  • • Watch: Jason Witten was fuming on Cowboys' sideline
    Nobody with the Dallas Cowboys could have been satisfied with the way Thursday night’s game went. The Cowboys scored on their first possession, intercepted the Bears after that, but then it was all downhill. The team allowed 24 unanswered points while going 3-and-out four times. Jason Witten was shown by FOX all fired up on the sideline while the team was struggling: Witten had five catches for 37...2019
  • • Jason Witten: Jerry Jones' critical comments are 'completely fair'
    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones essentially blasted his team’s coaches after Sunday’s loss to the New England Patriots, but it doesn’t sound as if it’s having any impact on the players. Jones said after Sunday’s loss that the coaching had not been good enough, and that he “shouldn’t be this frustrated” considering the “makeup” of the team. Longtime Cowboy Jason Witten, who has been associated with the o...2019
  • Cowboys' Jason Witten still has 'jitters' entering 16th NFL season
    • Cowboys' Jason Witten still has 'jitters' entering 16th NFL season
    "Feel like I'm on schedule. This is the next step for us, and all through training camp, I felt good," Witten said Saturday....2019
  • Cowboys training camp: Jason Garrett, players’ thoughts on Zeke holdout
    • Cowboys training camp: Jason Garrett, players’ thoughts on Zeke holdout
    Jason Garrett, Jason Witten and other members of the Dallas Cowboys talked about Ezekiel Elliott's holdout and how the team is preparing for the 2019 season without him....2019
  • Cowboys' Witten: 'Talk to me in a month' about Elliott saga
    • Cowboys' Witten: 'Talk to me in a month' about Elliott saga
    Ezekiel Elliott's contract holdout is overshadowing Jason Witten's return from retirement and plenty of other things as the Dallas Cowboys open training camp in California        ...2019

Jason Witten rumors, scandals

  • • Jason Witten could sign with the Giants to join Jason Garrett?
    Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten spent the majority of his career being coached by Jason Garrett. Now that Garrett is working for the New York Giants, the Cowboys’ legendary tight end might be considering a move to join the team’s rival in New York. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Witten is interested in continuing his football career, and the opportunity to be coached by Garrett could p...2020
  • • Jason Witten goes bald, shows off new hair look
    Jason Witten is making big changes this year, and that includes his hair. Witten decided to give up broadcasting for now to return to the NFL. He is being inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame and showed up with a new look when he spoke with the media on Saturday. What makes this significant? As Charles Barkley would say, Witten finally decided to come on home. The tight end had thinning hai...2019
  • • Jason Witten, Booger McFarland roasted on Twitter
    The NFL playoffs are here. It’s Wild Card Weekend. Everyone is pumped. Including, it would appear, Jason Witten, who showed up for work Saturday wearing a too-small suit that had Twitter buzzing. That’s not all, folks. The man who’s known for making some pretty interesting observations from the booth did it again before Saturday’s Colts-Texans game. Brace yourself, because your mind might just exp...2019
  • • Why in the world is Jerry Jones holding a press conference Friday?
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones got the football world buzzing on Thursday when he announced that he’ll hold a press conference on Friday. Of course, that’s made us all wonder. Just what is this going to be about? Jason Witten will be in the building and the smart money says that it will be something related to that. But there are other possibilities that we can’t quite ignore. As we see it, the ...2018
  • • Snap Judgments: NFL Draft Rounds 2-3
    2018

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