Jason Witten returning to play for Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) stands on the field in the final minutes of the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Former Dallas Cowboys star Jason Witten is returning to the team after retiring last May, according to DallasCowboys.com.

Witten spent a year in the broadcast booth with the “Monday Night Football” team. The next season will be his 16th in the NFL.

Witten has been named a Pro Bowler 11 times has recorded 1,152 receptions for 12,448 yards and 68 touchdowns.