This would be...impressive, especially for a tight end.
Jason Witten will go down as one of the classiest Cowboys of all-time, and is a lock to be inducted into the team's ring of honor. But according to the man himself, that might not happen as soon as you might think.
“Hopefully I can play until I’m 40. Just taking it one year at a time," Witten said when asked about the possibility of him jumping to the broadcast booth.
Jason Witten said he’s playing for the Cowboys this year. No interest in taking a TV job right now. “Hopefully I can play until I’m 40. Just taking it one year at a time.”— Jon Machota (@jonmachota) April 18, 2018
Witten's name has been linked to several opportunities this offseason, even the Tennessee Vols coaching job. While it's clear now most of those rumors were fallacies, Witten's still likely to have plenty of post-football options ever offseason until he decides to hang up his cleats.
The former Pro Bowler still plays a big role in Dallas' offense, especially with a young QB in Dak Prescott. The sure-handed Witten remains an option Prescott can trust, and Dallas would love to have him around as long as possible.
Jason Witten committed to football, hopes to play until he's 40 https://t.co/muRuiKNKfU— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) April 18, 2018
Some fans would like to usher in the new era, but the 15-year pro will not oblige, at least not yet.