Multiple sources saying Jason Witten has retired


FILE – In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) catches a touchdown in front of San Francisco 49ers strong safety Jaquiski Tartt during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif. Witten plans to retire after 15 seasons and join ESPN as its lead […]

(WJHL) – ESPN is reporting that Dallas Cowboys tight end and Tri-Cities native Jason Witten is retiring.

They are saying that Witten will join ESPN as an analyst for the Monday Night Football broadcasts.

Witten was raised in Elizabethton and went on the play football the University of Tennessee.

According to ESPN staff writer Todd Archer, Witten has notified general manager Jerry Jones and Cowboys head coach Jason Garret.

Jason Witten has not yet made a public announcement.

We will keep you updated with the latest information.

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