"The hardest part of this decision is knowing that I'd never be able to hand you that Lombardi Trophy", Witten said to longtime owner Jerry Jones. He played all 16 games for the Cowboys last season but tallied just 560 receiving yards, his lowest total since his rookie season in 2003.
Witten, a 11-time Pro Bowler retires with franchise records of 1,152 catches and 12,448 yards.
But Witten found an offer that was too good to pass up as the lead analyst for ESPN'sMonday Night Football, in calling it a career.
When Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen auditioned for the role, he wound up leveraging the job interview into a new two-year deal with the Panthers. He never wanted the fame and attention that came with being a chiseled superstar on the most recognizable team in American sports.
The news reportedly came as a surprise to the Cowboys, who ultimately drafted a tight end in the fourth round of this past weekend's draft. He doesn't want to lobby Witten to the point where he feels pressured or gets the idea the Jones family isn't in his corner if he decides to end his playing career.
"The best memory of him I think in everyone's mind I think is when his helmet got ripped off and he's running down the field", said Eric Connor.
This is a big absence in Witten's career, but he has accomplished everything else aside from that, which makes him a sure-fire Pro Football Hall of Famer.
Witten, who turns 36 this coming Sunday, leaves the game with 1,152 catches, the fourth-highest number in National Football League history-behind Jerry Rice, Tony Gonzalez and Larry Fitzgerald. It's truly a different era of the Cowboys, one that's unlikely to see a player of the same ilk as Witten.
For Witten, the opportunity to follow in those footsteps became an easier decision than chasing a Super Bowl for another season. Among the tight ends left behind, only one has a catch in a regular-season game: Geoff Swaim with nine over three seasons.
Perkins explained that he told the Grammy victor , "Sit your ass down and watch the game". "I'm here in real life", he said. The rap star and the semi-retired post player had to be separated after jawing at each other on the floor post-game.
The spiritual leader of Iran also accused the United States of America that they are an economic war with his country. In exchange, Iran received relief from sanctions, most of which were lifted in January 2016.
It was an emotional game, and now it's time to go on the road and we need to steal a couple of wins in their building". The Penguins thought he should've allowed one more goal to Patric Hornqvist in the third period.
The idea here really is that you should be able to don the Go and get cracking with your VR pursuits as soon as humanly possible. That architecture has helped Facebook and Oculus keep the price down, of course, but it has also forced some compromises.
Naidu further said that Prime Minister Modi made promises to Andhra Pradesh exactly four years ago but never fulfilled them. Ruling out any compromise on the demand for special category status, he declared that the TDP will continue its fight.
Israel had obtained " half a ton " of Iranian documents which proved Iran had a nuclear weapons program but had lied about it. Netanyahu said he would share the newly uncovered information with Western allies and the global nuclear agency.
Nashville police said the suspect was taken into custody and, after sweeping the mall, there was no longer was any threat. There will be an increased police presence at the mall Friday, but police maintain that this was an isolated incident.
The Rockets inbounded the ball from the sideline and went right back to Harden, who forced another switch on Mitchell. The Jazz are also forcing the Rockets into tough outside shots, as they clog driving lanes and force the kick out.
Nine feared dead after military plane crash in US
EDT-At least five people were killed after a military plane crashed in Savannah , Georgia, Wednesday, Associated Press reported . A U.S. military cargo place is engulfed in flames and smoke down after it crashed in Savannah , Georgia on 3 May, 2018.
But just how many watches did Apple sell last quarter?
But an 11 per cent increase in their average price - driven by the US$1,000 iPhone X - helped raise iPhone revenue by 14 per cent. The firm now has more flexibility to spend its cash without risking high tax payments, after recent changes tot he tax law.
Ty Cobb out as White House lawyer
A spokesman for the special counsel's office declined to comment. "And it's not abnormal that you would have people come and go". Ty Cobb as "a friend of the president " who has done a "terrific job", Ms.
Adelaide set to host opening Test on India's tour of Australia
India's two-month tour opens with three Twenty20s starting on November 21 at the Gabba followed by matches at the MCG and SCG. The newly built Perth stadium will also make its debut when India and Australia face-off in second test match of the series.
Armenia protest leader calls for general strike
But he was still six votes short of the 53 he needs from the 105-seat legislature, where the Republican Party has a majority. David Babayan, a 25-year-old software specialist, warned that the ruling party's desire to cling to power would backfire.
Cervical screening row: 17 women have died in Republic
To date, it has emerged that 208 women with cervical cancer whose cases were audited should have had an earlier intervention. It comes as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said there will be an inquiry into the controversy over the screenings.
Fortnite Season 4 Officially Revealed; New Trailer Unveiled
So, if you bought all 100 tiers to get to the Omega Fortnite skin as quickly as possible then it would cost you 15,000 V-Bucks. While the loot is all cosmetic, they definitely reward paying players with more items and things to do in the game.