Dallas Cowboys

Cowboys legend praises Jerry Jones for Amari Cooper trade, gets roasted by fans

FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten announces his retirement from football at the NFL team’s training facility and headquarters in Frisco, Texas. Three new voices will work ESPN’s Monday night games this NFL season: play-by-play announcer Joe Tessitore, analysts Jason Witten and Booger McFarland.
FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten announces his retirement from football at the NFL team’s training facility and headquarters in Frisco, Texas. Three new voices will work ESPN’s Monday night games this NFL season: play-by-play announcer Joe Tessitore, analysts Jason Witten and Booger McFarland. AP Photo

Jason Witten is getting eaten alive by fans on Twitter.

Dallas Cowboys owner and Jerry Jones traded a first-round draft pick Monday to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for wide receiver Amari Cooper.

The move will likely help head coach Jason Garrett, quarterback Dak Prescott and the rest of the offense, but fans and many media members did not approve of the transaction.



Witten, however, did while he was working as a broadcaster on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.”

“Look, they needed a big-time player” Witen said during the Falcons 23-30 win over the Giants. “They’re 3-4. The division is wide-open. They needed somebody who could stretch the field besides Cole Beasley. I think Dallas wins that trade.”

Fans then proceeded to roast Witten on Twitter.

Related stories from Fort Worth Star Telegram

  Comments