Greg Olsen calls Jason Witten 'the epitome of a pro'

Smack talk in professional sports is so prevalent, it could have its own league.Which is what makes to so refreshing to hear athletes sincerely compliment one another.Such is the case with Carolina Panthers’ tight end Greg Olsen, who had nothing but good things to say about Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten.Ahead of the teams’ Turkey Day battle, Olsen recalled to Joseph Person...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Staff Predictions: Miami Dolphins v. Dallas Cowboys

Yousef Abu-Ulbeh The Miami Dolphins are coming into this game after a three week road trip. Two of which resulted in divisional losses. Miami still has a chance to make the playoffs, as do many other 4-5 teams in the AFC right now. Miami must win games in order to make a playoff spot. 9-7 most likely won’t cut it in the AFC this year. The Dolphins have five of their next seven...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboy “Color Rush” uniform revealed

The Dallas Cowboys will be playing the Carolina Panthers on Thursday, November 26, just like they always do for Thanksgiving. Just like they always do, they will host the campaign. This year, they will be apart of the NFL’s “Color Rush” fun as they will be wearing essentially their 1994 alternate jersey, the “Double Star” and white pants. Here is my take on it. The NFL...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former teammates remember Miami Dolphins coach Dan Campbell's rugged toughness.

When Dan Campbell played in the NFL, he was tough, he was energetic, he played with a mean streak, and most of all he truly loved the game and the people he played with.And things haven’t changed much since, as Campbell is doing his best to instill in the Miami Dolphins the same toughness, the same hardness, the same passion for that game that he has.All to the surprise of...well...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Campbell prepared to face former Cowboys teammates this week

Dan Campbell will be tasked with coaching against a few of his former teammates on Sunday. Geoff Burke USA TODAY SportsDan Campbell is currently the youngest head coach in the NFL at 39 years old, which makes for an interesting storyline this week as the Dolphins take on the Cowboys.Campbell played for the Cowboys from 2003 to 2005, so he's not only familiar with the organization...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Eagles DB Malcolm Jenkins Tackles Cowboys TE Jason Witten And Just Gets Called For Holding

Late in Sunday night's game the Dallas Cowboys were driving, and it looked like they had a chance to win with how they were moving the ball. The Eagles knew the momentum was going Dallas' way so they resorted to any means necessary to slow the team down.In times like this the play is going to go to either Dez Bryant or Jason Witten more often than not. So to make sure it didn't go...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Players Rip Cowboys: ‘They Whine And Complain About Everything’

Who says NFL divisional rivalries are dead? The Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys will square off for the second time this season Sunday night in an NFC East clash. The Cowboys got the better of that first game, winning 20-10 in Week 2, but the Eagles are determined to set the record straight against a banged-up Dallas squad. And they’re talking a whole lot of trash in the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys' 5-game skid all about injured Romo? Yes and no

IRVING, Texas (AP) Jason Witten was as happy as anyone to have Tony Romo back on the practice field, even though the Dallas tight end won't see his quarterback in a game for at least two more weeks because of a broken left collarbone. As for leaning on Romo's five-game absence to explain the five-game losing streak that goes along with it, Witten says forget it. ''Of course we're...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys hoping Tony Romo can return before season is lost as QB returns to practice this week

The Dallas Cowboys have one advantage most team's in the NFL do not have, they reside in the NFC East, and that means everyone still has an opportunity. However, help is on its way, it's just a few weeks away but the process starts this week as Romo begins practicing with the team. “He’s an elite quarterback,” tight end Jason Witten said, via the Star-Telegram. “He’s one...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Witten Will Be No Problem for the Legend of Boom

(Photo Credit: CBSLocalcom)Here’s the fantasy football grade for the Dallas CowboysWe'll use a simple rating scale for each player, grading each from A-F. An "A" is a must start, "B" is a recommended start, "C" is an "if needed start", "D" is don't start and "F" is simply not a fantasy option at all this week.Tight end-:Jason witten: A -After coming off a decent game against the...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson: Most popular based on merchandise sales

According to a report from the NFL Players Association, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is the most popular player in the NFL in terms of merchandise sales. The data gathered consisted of sales from March 1 through August 31 and ranked the players. “Based on total overall sales of all officially licensed products from online and traditional retail outlets as reported...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Jason Witten supports Cole Beasley after late fumble

Jason Witten defends teammate Cole Beasley after his costly fourth quarter fumble on a punt return. Matthew Emmons USA TODAY SportsDallas Cowboys veteran tight end Jason Witten has been around the game for a while, and he understands that one bad play shouldn't define a player. After Sunday's Week 7 27-20 loss where teammate Cole Beasley muffed a punt late in the fourth quarter that...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Witten a Highly Favorable Candidate Against the Giants

(Photo Credit: Graceland.com)Here’s the fantasy football grade for the Dallas CowboysWe'll use a simple rating scale for each player, grading each from A-F. An "A" is a must start, "B" is a recommended start, "C" is an "if needed start", "D" is don't start and "F" is simply not a fantasy option at all this week. Tight end- Jason witten: B +After struggling the past couple of games...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Witten, Gronkowski engage in mutual admiration society

Jason Witten and Rob Gronkowski are two of the top tight ends in the game and when their respective careers are all said and done, the duo will rank among the best to ever play the position. With the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots squaring off Sunday, it’s hardly surprising that the two superstars have been asked this week about their fellow tight end brethren. Also...
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October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Gronk can help Patriots' defense prepare for Jason Witten

FOXBORO, Mass. — Facing Rob Gronkowski has its perks — if you’re the New England Patriots. While most opponents probably have nightmares about facing the Patriots tight end, Gronkowski’s defensive teammates can use his dominance to their advantage on the practice field. That’s especially helpful on weeks when the Patriots are preparing to face a fellow elite tight end...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Witten admits hasn’t tried ‘Witten’s Lucky Stars’ cereal

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten revealed something incriminating about himself related to a cereal named in his honor. “Witten’s Lucky Stars,” a limited edition knockoff of Lucky Charms, hit store shelves in select Dallas-area stores this week. And even though Witten is prominently featured on the box cover and an undisclosed portion of the proceeds from sales go to...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Jason Witten is legendary

Jerry Jones has owned the Dallas Cowboys since 1989 and been around copious champions at every level of the NFL. But tight end Jason Witten is a player that is in his top tier of remarkable people he has met in his 27 seasons in the NFL. "Jason's in the top-5, on my hand, he's the top-5 of the people: commissioners, owners, former players, players, our coaches, any coaches," Jones...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the NFL’s backup quarterbacks in Week 3

Three NFL teams were forced to start backup quarterbacks in Week 3 of the 2015 season. Not surprisingly, all three teams lost. Veteran Luke McCown was unable to get the New Orleans Saints in the win column on the road against the Carolina Panthers, former first-round pick and Dallas Cowboys backup Brandon Weeden ran out of gas late against the Atlanta Falcons, and Jimmy Clausen led...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC East is up for grabs this year, and that’s good news for the Dallas Cowboys

The bad news keeps coming for the Dallas Cowboys. First, the team lost wide receiver Dez Bryant for at least half of the season after suffering a fractured foot in the season-opener. Then, starting quarterback and offensive lynchpin Tony Romo broke his collarbone in Week 2, the second such injury he’s suffered in his career. He’ll also be sidelined until mid-season. And now,...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Witten focuses on playing well, not playing hurt

IRVING, Texas (AP) Jason Witten dismisses the significance of his streak of 189 straight regular-season games - 196 counting the playoffs. The Dallas tight end didn't return from a broken jaw or a ruptured spleen way earlier than expected in previous years so he could say he was the Cal Ripken of the NFL. Same with playing through two sprained ankles and a sprained left knee this...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Witten couldn’t walk Monday, confident he’ll play on Sunday

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is as tough as nails. The veteran was reportedly unable to even walk on Monday, due to a couple sprained ankles and a sprained knee. “Talk about a tough dude,” quarterback Brandon Weeden said, via The Dallas Morning News. “I heard he couldn’t even walk in here on Monday and he’s doing pretty good.” He spent most of his day...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys Rework Jason Witten’s Deal To Create Cap Room For Matt Cassel Trade

Todd Archer of ESPN reports that the Cowboys have restructured the contract of tight end Jason Witten after they traded for QB Matt Cassel. The Cowboys wound up reducing Witten’s remaining 2015 salary of $4.5 million down to $3.6 million and turned the difference into a signing bonus. Witten’s 2016 and 2017 cap figures will … The post Cowboys Rework Jason...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Reasons the Atlanta Falcons will beat the Dallas Cowboys

The Atlanta Falcons head into Dallas this Sunday for a game against the Cowboys. While both teams are undefeated, one of them is coming out of the game with a loss. Here are a few reasons it won’t be the Falcons. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Who’s at the top after Week 2 of the NFL season? Games of the Week: Five can’t-miss games for Week 3 Power Rankings: How does the NFL...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Witten practicing Wednesday, battling through three injuries

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is dealing with a sprained left and right ankle, and a sprained knee, but that won't stop him from practicing and likely playing in Week 3. According to beat reporter Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram, Witten is practicing Wednesday.Would you expect anything less from the 33-year old veteran who gives meaning to the term "ironman." Over the...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Texts From Last Night: Jerry Jones Edition

Jerry Jones has a lot going on right now (*Author’s note: when doesn’t he?).  What with his starting QB out for the next couple months, his best WR in a similar situation, and Jason Witten battling off every injury a human being can sustain and remain upright, he’s got a lot on his plate. And [&hellip The post Texts From Last Night: Jerry Jones Edition appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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