Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and tight end Jason Witten have signed a five-year contract with the Dallas Cowboys, according to a report by CBS Sports’ Chris Mortensen.
The deal is worth $70 million, according a source told Mortensen’s sources.
The two will be paid $35 million annually, according the report.
Witten, who has played in 16 games with the team, is coming off of a season where he rushed for 1,106 yards, 11 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
Elliott is coming into his own with a season of almost 3,500 yards, 12 touchdowns and six interceptions.
His production was on par with that of his two predecessors, running back DeMarco Murray and wide receiver Dez Bryant, according, to the report from CBS Sports.
Sources told CBS Sports that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and general manager Kevin Gilbride had no problem with Elliott and Witten getting paid.
Cowboys coach Jason Garrett had no comment.