It doesn’t take a refined football mind to realize that, among the garbage that this season has produced, tight end Jason Witten is having a really, really good year. According to Witten himself, it is his best year to date, which, considering the Tennessee product’s track record, is quite the statement.
Quite the statement indeed, but again, Witten is having a banner season. With two games to go, Witten has a team-high 82 catches for 911 yards, and it wouldn’t be all that unreasonable to think that he has a shot at matching or surpassing his career-high 96 catches.
The majority of Witten’s work has come with backup Jon Kitna under center, and the rapport between the two has become stronger in the past month, a span which has seen two ten-catch performances from Witten, each resulting in around a hundred yards.
“You have to take advantage of the opportunity you get,” Witten said. “That’s what this is about.”
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