Jason Witten Flying Under the Radar

Tom Van Wyhe explains why Jason Witten is flying under the radar in fantasy football redraft leagues.

| 1 year ago
Sep 23, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) cannot make the catch during the third quarter of the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cowboys Stadium. Cowboys beat the Buccaneers 16-10. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-US PRESSWIRE

Sep 23, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) cannot make the catch during the third quarter of the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cowboys Stadium. Cowboys beat the Buccaneers 16-10. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-US PRESSWIRE

Jason Witten Flying Under the Radar


Jason Witten has played 16 regular season games each of the past 11 seasons and has been an exceptional tight end during that entire span. He has 943 receptions – third among active players and 13th all time – and 10,502 receiving yards, which is sixth among active players. And if we’re strictly reviewing fantasy points, he’s been a top 6 tight end in point-per-reception (PPR) formats seven of the past eight seasons.

The only time he wasn’t? 2014. And now, according to Fantasy Football Calculator, he’s almost inexplicably the 11th tight end coming off draft boards.

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