Jason Witten among elite tight ends

Dallas Cowboy moves into third place for most catches by a tight end in NFL history

Updated: November 13, 2011, 10:09 PM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nearly 800 tight ends in NFL history have caught at least one pass. Only two -- Tony Gonzalez and Shannon Sharpe -- have more catches than Jason Witten.

"It's totally overwhelming," Witten said as he walked to his suite inside Cowboys Stadium after the 44-7 win against the Buffalo Bills, where friends and family were waiting. "Even though you know it's coming, you want to embrace it."

With a simple 5-yard reception on third-and-3 from the Bills' 28 in the first ...

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