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History within Jason Witten's grasp

TE needs four catches to pass Michael Irvin as Cowboys' most prolific receiver

Updated: November 2, 2012, 10:09 AM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Jason Witten remembers the first catch of his career.

It came in the fourth quarter of his first game, on Sept. 7, 2003, against the Atlanta Falcons, a sliding catch in front of linebacker Matt Stewart that led Dallas Cowboys radio play-by-play legend Brad Sham to say, "It's the tight end Jason Witten, making his first NFL reception, a gain of 13."

"It's one of those deals, you catch it, get up and it's normal. It's football. This is what you do," Witten said Wednesday. ...

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