The Dallas Cowboys are back on the gridiron for training camp, and tight end Jason Witten is back on the field with the team after taking one year off.
The longtime Cowboy retired in 2018 to pursue a career in broadcast. Following the 2018-19 season, Witten made the decision to return to Dallas. And many of his teammates and coaches are excited about the decision, despite some skepticism.
“There’s a lot of questions about what I can do and rightfully so. I think anytime you take the road that I’ve taken, you don’t know what to expect,” Witten said.
But his coaches seem to have an idea of what to expect.
“He loves football to the core of his being. And I think it was really hard for him to step away when he knows he has more meat left on the bone,” said head coach Jason Garrett.
“As great of a player he is, he’s a better person so it’s fun it brings a new energy to our room. We’re excited that he’s here,” tight ends coach Doug Nussmeier commented.
The tight end is sure to end up in the Hall of Fame, and this season will reveal how much left he has to give.
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