Statement on Dallas Cowboys Legend Jason Witten Joining ESPN's "Monday Night Football"
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten announced his NFL retirement today at a press conference in Frisco, Texas. While addressing reporters, the 11-time Pro Bowler confirmed that he is joining ESPN as a member of the new Monday Night Football commentator team.
A statement from Connor Schell, ESPN Executive Vice President, Content:
"We want to congratulate Jason Witten on a Hall of Fame caliber career with the Dallas Cowboys and we are thrilled to welcome him to ESPN and Monday Night Football. Jason's passion, his insight, and his ability to clearly communicate his knowledge of the game thoroughly impressed us. He has all the potential to be an exceptional analyst and we can't wait to get started."
ESPN will make a formal announcement about its new MNF team in the coming weeks with even more details.