Following in the footsteps of Stephen Bowen after the 2010 season, defensive tackle Jason Hatcher is leaving Dallas for the rival Washington Redskins. Hatcher’s agent, Jordan Woy, broke the news via Twitter, saying simply that his client had agreed to terms with Washington.
Shortly after Woy’s announcement, ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted that it was a four-year deal.
Coming off his first career Pro Bowl nod, it never seemed like the Cowboys had much of a chance at retaining him, due to their ever-present salary cap concerns. To be sure, the 31-year-old did himself a favor by going full-on beast-mode in his walk-year, posting 41 tackles, 11 sacks, three passes defended and a pair of forced fumbles.
Interestingly, the announcement comes the same day as reports saying defensive end Anthony Spencer--who is also represented by Woy--is visiting Washington as well, causing us to wonder if the Redskins’ defensive front won’t look awful familiar to Dallas fans in 2014.
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