Cowboys tight end Jason Witten came away from Sunday’s 39-28 loss to the Falcons feeling just fine, which is surprising to hear because he came into the game with two sprained ankles and a sprained knee and played every offensive snap, and not at all surprising to hear because it’s Jason Witten.
“I feel good,” Witten said, per ESPN Dallas.
The man who last missed a game 12 years ago with a broken jaw caught six passes for 65 yards on Sunday.
It had been reported after the Eagles game, when he was diagnosed with all those sprains, that Witten wasn’t a lock to play the next week. But Witten told reporters on Sunday that if there was any question over whether he’ll play, it wasn’t a question for long.
“Between Monday and Wednesday felt a lot better,” Witten said. “We kind of did treatment around the clock and things started feeling better. On Wednesday, got it taped up and felt pretty good and I knew I was going [to play]. From then on the focus was on getting ready not just to play, but play well.”