Future Hall of Fame Tight End Jason Witten Retires

Maybe it is a good thing, maybe it is a bad thing; but there is an end of an era in Dallas. The Cowboys long time tight end Jason Witten has announced his retirement from the league and will be remembered for his consistency and versatility. He is one of the best blocking tight ends ever and is a perfect representation on what a Dallas Cowboy is. While this seems like terrible news, this can also be good for the Cowboys and the football world. For the Cowboys, they get to now build around Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliot. They are over the 8-8 days and get new blood in the building. The Cowboys get "their" guys, it is a new era in Dallas and they are going young. In the draft they picked Dalton Schultz; a very intelligent, blocking tight end from Stanford. I expect them to address it the position more in the future but he should be a replacement for Witten. I think the Cowboys will go after a "Travis Kelce" like tight end, one that is an athlete. I think the Cowboys won't be in a terrible position for the future, but it will take some time to mold. This is awesome news for the football world. Everybody I know is curious to see how well Jason Witten handles "Monday Night Football" duties. I hope we get another Tony Romo in the broadcast booth. It will be an interesting, new perspective and I am excited to see how well Jason Witten handles the spotlight.

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