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Report: Cowboys Sign Jason Witten To 4-Year Extension

The Dallas Cowboys have reportedly signed tight end Jason Witten, 34, to a four-year extension, per ESPN.

According to ESPN's Todd Archer, the Dallas Cowboys have signed Jason Witten to a four-year contract extension, meaning Witten will remain a Cowboy through 2021. This is the fourth contract Witten has signed with the Cowboys since being drafted in in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft.

Per Archer, there is a chance the Cowboys could free up some additional money with this extension, depending on if they elect to restructure Witten's contract.

Witten, who turns 35 in May, was entering the final year of his deal and is set to make $7.4 million in base salary and count $12.262 million against the salary cap. The Cowboys can restructure Witten's contract and earn close to $4 million in cap space whenever they need it.

Witten, a 10-time Pro Bowl selection, is the franchise leader in receptions, and will likely become the franchise leader in yards and most games played, assuming he remains healthy this season. He currently has 11,888 receiving yards, which ranks No. 27 all-time.

He's indicate in the past that he wants to finish his career in Dallas.

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Witten has only missed one game in his career—during his rookie season—and he's caught at least 64 passes every season since 2004.

Now, with his new contract, he'll have at least four more years to chase that elusive Super Bowl ring.

[ESPN]