Witten Feeling Fine After Playing Through Knee, Ankle Sprains

Jason Witten caught six passes for 65 yards in the loss to the Falcons

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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.”

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