What happened to Witten of the Dallas Cowboys?

Former NFL tight end Jason Witten will become the head football coach at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, Texas after his retirement, the high school announced on Feb. 1. Witten played 16 years with the Dallas Cowboys and spent this past season with the Las Vegas Raiders.

Did Jason Witten get injured?

Witten injured a rib on the right side of his body during the 1st quarter against the Bucs. He missed the rest of that game but returned for the following week. Witten fractured his jaw against the Cardinals. He missed 1 game as a result.

Why did the Cowboys let Witten go?

Instead of retirement or following Jason Garrett to the New York Giants, he’s headed to the desert to play for Jon Gruden. This is what football does to grown men. After the 2017 season, Witten departed the Cowboys for TV money.

How many games did Jason Witten miss?

one game
The 38-year-old Witten has missed only one game in 17 seasons in the NFL and will break Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez’s record for tight ends with his 271st career game in Sunday’s season finale for the Las Vegas Raiders (7-8) against the Denver Broncos (5-10).

What team is Witten playing for 2021?

Four years ago today, the Cowboys inked Jason Witten to a brand new deal to take him through the 2021 season. The contract was set to cover four years, but the tight end wound up playing just one year on that pact and two more Dallas years in total — with a retirement sandwiched in between.

Did Witten retire again?

As per ESPN’s Todd Archer, Witten (who will be 39 in May) is now retiring again: Jason Witten has told ESPN he is retiring from the NFL after a 17-year career. He intends to sign one-day contract and retire as a member of the Dallas Cowboys in March when his contract with the Las Vegas Raiders expires in March.

Did Witten retire?

When the NFL’s free agency begins, March 17th 4pm ET, Jason Witten plans to leave the Las Vegas Raiders and sign a one-day contract with the Dallas Cowboys. Once signing the contract, Jason Witten will officially retire as a Cowboy.

Is Jason Witten retiring again?

Jason Witten is again calling it quits. The tight end told ESPN’s Todd Archer on Wednesday he will sign a one-day contract with the Dallas Cowboys when his contract with the Raiders expires in March and will retire as a Cowboy.

Is Witten playing for the Raiders?

After a single season of hiatus, Witten returned to the Cowboys in 2019 before signing a one-year deal with the Raiders in 2020.