Found September 06, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Jason Witten
TEAMS: Dallas Cowboys
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones may have been overly excited when he called Wednesday's season-opening win over the Super Bowl champion Giants "very significant," but Jason Witten's effort is something that could signal bigger things for Dallas. Witten is a highly decorated and well-respected tight end. He's been to seven Pro Bowls and has earned First-Team All-Pro honors twice, so labeling him "underrated" would be a stretch. Even so, it's hard to dispute that, despite the accolades and the consistent output, he's always been a guy whose success has been met rather quietly. While Witten has made a living as Tony...

Cowboys on 'Witten waiver': That's news to us

JERSEY CITY, NJ The news that Jason Witten is working on signing an "injury waiver'' in order to free him to play in Wednesday night's game at the Giants is news to the Dallas Cowboys. "That's news to me,'' team vice president Stephen Jones tells Dallas radio station 105.3 The Fan. "No, that's not in the cards.'' The Cowboys&...

Jason Witten Hangs Inspirational Message From Navy SEALs in Locker (Photo)

Jason Witten proved Wednesday night that he's a warrior. Despite a lacerated spleen, the Cowboys tight end suited up for the season opener against the Giants and helped Dallas come away with a win. Witten caught two passes for 10 yards, but just taking the field was enough to inspire his teammates, including quarterback Tony Romo. "Jason is as good a player as there is at...

Witten's impact felt in Cowboys' opening win

How much of an impact did Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten make against the New York Giants in the season opener? According to a good friend and teammate, it was significant. Witten, who suffered a lacerated spleen on Aug. 13, only caught two balls for 10 yards in the 24-17 Cowboys win. But quarterback Tony Romo says having the veteran in uniform was more important than what...

Witten cleared to play in opener

Seven-time Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten has been cleared to play for the Dallas Cowboys in the kickoff to the NFL season against the New York Giants. Witten, who has missed only one game in his career, injured his spleen in the preseason and his status for the game was iffy all week. He was given a 25 percent chance of playing on Tuesday, the day he had a CAT-Scan to determine...

Jason Witten reportedly offered to sign a waiver that would allow him to play in season opener

The chances of Jason Witten playing in tonight’s season opener against the Giants are slim. But that hasn’t stopped Witten from doing everything in his power to somehow get on the field. Witten did not make the trip with the team to New York because he is recovering from an injured spleen. Witten is officially listed as a game-time decision, but he badly wants to be activated...

Jason Witten reportedly willing to sign medical waiver to play against Giants

Jason Witten has not yet fully recovered from the lacerated spleen he suffered during a preseason game on Aug. 13, but he desperately wants to play in the Cowboys season opener against the Giants Wednesday night. Witten is listed as doubtful for the game, but he made the trip to New York with the team. He reportedly wants to play so badly that he’s willing to put his signature...

Dallas Cowboys Tight End Jason Witten As Tough As They Come Old Style Smash Mouth Football Player

Jason Witten is the type of football player you think of when you think of the Dallas Cowboys as America’s Team. Witten takes you back to the days of Dorsett and Roger Staubach, the guys who helped the Cowboys build the dynasty they are today. Witten a player who was moments away from losing his spleen from football related activities wanted to join his team on the field tonight...

Cowboys haven’t released the result of Jason Witten’s CT scan

AP Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten underwent a CT scan on Tuesday to find out if he’s healthy enough to be cleared for tonight’s season opener against the Giants. Mike Florio of brought up an interesting point by mentioning the fact that the Cowboys listed Witten as doubtful for tonight’s game and haven’t said anything about the CT scan.  This likely...

Cowboys' Jason Witten Doing Alright After First Game

No one knew for sure if Jason Witten would play as the NFL season kicked off with the Dallas Cowboys facing the New York Giants.  Witten had suffered a lacerated spleen in the Cowboys' preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.  He did not have to undergo surgery, but it was still unclear if he would play in the Cowboys' opener.  But he did play - to the delight of...

Jason Witten is playing in tonight’s season opener

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has been medically cleared to play in tonight’s season opener against the Giants. Jason Witten is playing for Cowboys, per sources. Cleared by doctors. # NFL32 — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) September 5, 2012 This is great news for the Cowboys and quarterback Tony Romo, now he’ll have his favorite...

Jason Witten active against Giants

Welp, so much for Ed Werder’s hearsay. Three days after being thought of as “extremely unlikely” to suit up in tonight’s NFL opener, Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is indeed active versus the Giants, ESPN’s Rachel Nichols reports. Witten, who’s recovering from a lacerated spleen suffered in the preseason, underwent a scan on Tuesday and was listed as doubtful on the injury...

New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys Game Preview

Written By: Kyle Newton (@KNewt22) The 2012 NFL season kicks off tonight with a huge divisional game with the Dallas Cowboys traveling to the defending Super Bowl Champion New York Giants. Jerry Jones has added some heat to the Giants-Cowboys rivalry (Courtesy NFL) This game has quite a few intriguing story lines leading up to it. To open up training camp for the Cowboys, Jerry...
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