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Todd Archer of ESPN reports that Raiders TE Jason Witten is once again retiring from the National Football League.
Witten didn't play during the 2018 season but returned for one more year with the Cowboys followed by a season in Las Vegas. Archer adds that the 38-year-old will sign a one-day contract with Dallas in March once his Vegas contract expires. Witten finishes his career with 274 games played, which is the most ever for a tight end. During his prime he was a rock-solid fantasy contributor.
Las Vegas Raiders TE Jason Witten caught 2-of-2 targets for 21 yards in a Week 8 win over the Cleveland Browns.
The future Hall-of-Famer reached a new season-high with 21 receiving yards - which is a good indication for fantasy managers to keep him on waivers. Witten would only become fantasy relevant if there was an injury to Darren Waller as he is primarily used as a blocking TE in the Raiders offensive scheme.
Jason Witten had two receptions for 18 yards and a touchdown in a 30-23 loss to the Bills on Sunday.
Witten scored the 73rd touchdown of his career, moving into 40th on the all-time receiving list and is fourth among active players in receiving TD's behind Jimmy Graham (77), Rob Gronkowski (79), and Larry Fitzgerald (120). However, Witten will not be a reliable fantasy contributor unless there is an injury to Darren Waller.
Jason Witten was not targeted in the Raiders' 36-20 loss to the Patriots Sunday.
Witten's fantasy glory days are long behind him as he sees little involvement for Las Vegas.
Jason Witten caught his lone target for three yards in the Raiders' 34-24 win over the Saints Monday night.
Witten saw just one look Monday and is far removed from fantasy relevance in Las Vegas this season.