Jason Witten - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Jason Witten DEFENSE, DEFENSE: This draft crop is loaded on that side PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DE-FENSE, DE-FENSE. That's going to be the area of concentration in this draft, in the first round and through much of the proceedings in Philadelphia. Indeed, the first half-dozen or so selections could come from that side of the ball. That's often the fallout when there are no slam-dunk quarterbacks available. ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:01:00 GMT 2017-04-25T16:01:00Z Longtime Cowboys TE Witten signs extension through 2021 FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas tight end Jason Witten has signed a four-year contract extension that virtually guarantees the 14-year veteran will spend his entire career with the Cowboys. The deal Witten signed Tuesday runs through 2021 and leaves the final year of the two-time All Pro's current contract intact. The extension has a maximum value of $29 million with no new guar... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:07:00 GMT 2017-03-28T20:07:00Z Cowboys delay talk of Romo's future, likely knowing answer FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Those closest to Tony Romo on the Cowboys aren't ready to discuss the future of the Dallas quarterback, probably because they know the likely final answer. After 156 games and franchise bests of 34,183 yards passing and 248 touchdowns, Romo's career in Dallas appears to be over after he lost the job he held for 10 years to rookie sensation Dak Prescott f... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:44:00 GMT 2017-01-18T00:44:00Z Prescott feels pain, but is part of promise for Cowboys FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott playfully tried to negotiate the length of his second meeting with reporters in less than 24 hours after experiencing the pain of a last-play loss in the NFL playoffs for the first time. The Dallas rookie quarterback told someone to pick the maximum number of questions, and when he thought it was too high, Prescott sugges... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:21:00 GMT 2017-01-17T02:21:00Z Half Mary? Clutch Rodgers leads Packers past Cowboys 34-31 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Rodgers didn't need another Hail Mary this time. Maybe just call it a "Half Mary." Rodgers threw a 36-yard pass to a toe-dragging Jared Cook on the sideline, and Mason Crosby kicked a 51-yard field goal on the next play as time expired, sending the Packers to the NFC championship game with their eighth straight win while thwarting a Dallas rally... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:13:00 GMT 2017-01-16T04:13:00Z Rodgers, Packers visit Cowboys for Prescott's playoff debut ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Rodgers has been unbeatable on a seven-game run that carried Green Bay to the divisional round. So was Dallas rookie Dak Prescott for 11 straight in the regular season, a surge that ultimately benched 10-year starter Tony Romo and led to the No. 1 seed in the NFC for the quarterback's playoff debut Sunday against the Packers (11-6). ... Sat, 14 Jan 2017 21:20:00 GMT 2017-01-14T21:20:00Z Jerry Jones counting on chemistry for top-seeded Cowboys ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott smiled widely and playfully shoved Tony Romo after the 10-year starter the Dallas rookie replaced finished his only drive of the regular season with a touchdown pass. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been bragging all season about the chemistry in a delicate situation between his quarterbacks — along with the closeness of... Mon, 02 Jan 2017 20:50:00 GMT 2017-01-02T20:50:00Z Lions eye high-stakes finale vs Packers after loss to Dallas ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matthew Stafford moved on quickly from another loss to his hometown team. The Detroit quarterback was already thinking about his home field, where the Lions will play Green Bay for the NFC North title in the regular season finale Sunday after missing a chance to clinch a playoff spot in a 42-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. ... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 07:11:00 GMT 2016-12-27T07:11:00Z Lions' playoff hopes on hold after 42-21 loss to Cowboys ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matthew Stafford lost to his hometown team again, and the playoff plans are on hold for the Detroit Lions. Dez Bryant threw his first career touchdown pass between a pair of scoring catches, Ezekiel Elliott ran for two TDs and the Dallas Cowboys kept the Lions from clinching a postseason spot with a 42-21 win Monday night. ... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 05:43:00 GMT 2016-12-27T05:43:00Z Cowboys keep focus on Lions with division, home field secure FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Witten had to figure the questions were coming after the Dallas Cowboys wrapped up the NFC East and home-field advantage in the playoffs with two games remaining. The last time Dallas had the top seed secured before the end of the regular season, Witten was a fifth-year tight end in 2007. The Cowboys promptly lost their first playoff game to the Ne... Fri, 23 Dec 2016 23:29:00 GMT 2016-12-23T23:29:00Z The Latest: Cowboys' Witten tops TO for 7th on catches list The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday. (all times Eastern): 10 p.m. Dallas tight end Jason Witten has passed former teammate Terrell Owens for seventh place on the career receptions list. Witten caught a 6-yard pass from rookie Dak Prescott early in the second quarter to pass Owens with his 1,079th catch. He had two more catches on that touchdown drive and finished the first h... Mon, 19 Dec 2016 03:03:00 GMT 2016-12-19T03:03:00Z Giants beat Cowboys again, end Dallas' 11-game win streak EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants won two Super Bowls under Tom Coughlin by being able to pressure the opposing quarterback and getting just enough big plays from Eli Manning and the offense to pull out a lot of close games. In coach Ben McAdoo's first season since taking over for Coughlin, the Giants (9-4) are using the same formula in a b... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 07:45:00 GMT 2016-12-12T07:45:00Z Cowboys hold on against Vikings for 11th straight win MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dez Bryant sashayed through the Dallas locker room with an unmistakable swagger and had nothing but good things to say about his adversary this time around. It was a stark change from a week ago, when he sparred with Washington cornerback Josh Norman on Thanksgiving. The trash talking Dez and the polite Dez share one thing in common: they both win. ... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:51:00 GMT 2016-12-02T05:51:00Z Rookies lead Cowboys to 10th straight, 31-26 over Redskins ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott keep winning for the Dallas Cowboys, even with Kirk Cousins setting records for the Washington Redskins. Prescott accounted for two touchdowns , Elliott ran for a pair of scores and the Cowboys extended their franchise regular-season record with a 10th straight victory, beating the Redskins 31-26 on Thursday. ... 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