Jason Witten

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Alex Reimer
March 15, 2019 - 11:39 am
NFL free agency week always shows that most members of our sports media are just as conflicted as the partisan hacks spewing pro-Trump state propaganda on Gerry Callahan’s television screen. Sure, the stakes are a lot lower, but the information and analysis often comes from a biased place. For...
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John Tomase
March 03, 2019 - 12:29 pm
David Ortiz has no interest in pulling a Jason Witten. The Red Sox slugger-turned-broadcaster likes life just fine in the booth. When he hung up his spikes in 2016, he did so for good, and he feels no pull to return to the field, a la the Cowboys tight end, who broadcast one underwhelming season of...
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Alex Reimer
December 18, 2018 - 10:19 am
ESPN’s rocky “Monday Night Football” crew is expected to return next season, and perhaps for many years after that. The Athletic’s Lindsay Jones spent a weekend in Seattle with the much-maligned broadcast team, prior to last Monday’s dreadful Vikings-Seahawks matchup. The game was bereft of offense...
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Alex Reimer
December 04, 2018 - 10:16 am
Towards the end of “Monday Night Football,” the often cliche-ridden Jason Witten delivered one of the strongest condemnations of an NFL team you will ever hear from a game analyst. The former Cowboys tight end lambasted the Redskins for signing linebacker Reuben Foster just three days after his...
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Lucy Burdge
September 26, 2018 - 7:50 am
Welcome to Wednesdays Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Baltimore at Boston, 1:05 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB: Houston at Toronto, 4 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Baltimore...
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Alex Reimer
September 25, 2018 - 11:14 am
ESPN finds itself mired in another political controversy. On “Monday Night Football” last night, new color analyst Jason Witten was bemoaning the NFL’s new roughing the passer initiative, which resulted in four flags for QB hits during Steelers-Buccaneers. While Witten is far from the only person...
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Alex Reimer
May 07, 2018 - 1:44 pm
ESPN originally pursued Peyton Manning to join its revamped “Monday Night Football” announce team. The WorldWide Leader wound up settling on two analysts with far less name recognition. It was reported over the weekend that former LSU standout Booger McFarland, who's recently appeared on the lowly...
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Alex Reimer
April 27, 2018 - 1:13 pm
For the second straight year, it looks like a prominent Cowboys player will hang up his spikes and head into the broadcast booth. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports Dallas tight end Jason Witten plans to reitre so he can join “Monday Night Football.” The 11-time Pro Bowler reportedly will meet Friday...
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November 07, 2016 - 7:30 am
Jamie Collins got beaten for a 26-yard touchdown in his Browns debut on Sunday, earning condemnation from Patriots fans on social media, but a former teammate jumped to his defense. Free agent wide receiver Aaron Dobson, recently released by the Lions, couldn't stand by while Pats fans piled on...
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Mike Petraglia
October 10, 2015 - 2:30 am
FOXBORO -- When it comes to comparing tight ends, Rob Gronkowski and Jason Witten often come to mind as two of the very best in the game. But to players on the Patriots defense , it's more about contrast than comparison. "Gronk obviously, he's Gronk," edge rusher Rob Ninkovich said. "He's a...
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