Look at the NFL’s season stats and you might not recognize the leading tackler’s name.
Sitting at the top the list is second-year Chargers linebacker Jatavis Brown, who has 26 tackles after two games.
“NFL attendance and ratings are WAY DOWN,” Trump tweeted Sunday morning. “Boring games yes, but many stay away because they love our country. League should back U.S.”
Witten’s within easy reach of several more statistical milestones this weekend. Entering Sunday with 1,096 career receptions, he is set to pass Cris Carter (1,101 receptions) and Marvin Harrison (1,102) for fourth on the career list. With 11,947 career yards, he’s only 115 yards away from passing Derrick Mason for 25th on the all-time list.
While his standing as one of the game’s all-time greats is secure, Witten is much more concerned with winning a championship than his own legacy.
“Certainly, I know where I am in my career, and all of my focus truly has been on that there is a happy ending to the final chapters here, and that is competing and winning a championship,” Witten told ESPN last week. “I’ve enjoyed the relationship now with new guys coming in, and as you grow together, guys like Sean Lee that motivate so much on the other side, those relationships have an even deeper meaning and growth. I just think there will be a time when I do that.
“I have so much respect for this game and the process that goes into playing at a high level. Excellence is a high performance over a long period of time. That’s what Wholesale Cheap Jerseys I’ve tried to focus on. … For me, I’m all in with this team, and I believe it’s a really Wholesale Jerseys Paypal good football team. Now we’ve just got to go and continue to play and play well.”