FRISCO, Texas — Jason Witten wishes to participate in another NFL period but acknowledged it may well have to be with a franchise other than the Dallas Cowboys.
“I think I have to be,” Witten mentioned when questioned if he’s open to taking part in in other places. “Certainly, I might like to finish it out listed here, but some of individuals factors are not in your command.”
Witten mentioned he achieved with Mike McCarthy not long following McCarthy was named Dallas’ head coach. He has had discussions with Cowboys owner and common manager Jerry Jones and govt vice president Stephen Jones.
When Witten mentioned the talks with McCarthy and Jones had been fantastic, he additional, “We failed to get into the weeds of my job and what that would seem like.”
He mentioned he will have more conversations following subsequent week’s scouting merge in Indianapolis but just before absolutely free agency commences on March 18.
Witten caught sixty three passes for 529 yards and 4 touchdowns this past period in his return from a just one-calendar year hiatus as an analyst on ESPN’s Monday Night time Soccer. He has performed 16 seasons for the Cowboys, a franchise document.
“I still come to feel like I have one thing to give,” Witten mentioned. “I’ve obviously been on the other facet of that in the determination to retire. Yeah, I think coaching is in the foreseeable future, but I want to participate in whilst I can. We are going to see where by that takes put. Of program I want it to be with the Dallas Cowboys, and I will often be a Dallas Cowboy, but I also have an understanding of that with all the modifications, that I may well have to go someplace else.”