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Hatcher Says It'd Be Awesome to Stay in Dallas

Jason Hatcher is set to become a free agent in March



    Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher recorded two sacks and a fumble recovery in the loss to the Eagles on Sunday night, which very well could be his last game in the blue and silver.

    Hatcher, who finishes the 2013 season with 11 sacks, two forced fumbles and three passes defensed, will become a free agent in March. And while Hatcher loves being in Dallas--his home since coming into the league as a third round pick out of Grambling in 2006--he doesn’t plan on giving the team any kind of hometown discount come free agency.

    “I don’t know, man. My feelings are just, I’m numb right now,” Hatcher said, per the Dallas Morning News. “Whatever happens, happens. It’s up in the air. I really don’t care whether I go or whether I stay. It’d be awesome to stay here and finish my career here, but if not, I have to move on. It’s a business. You can’t get any emotions involved or you’ll find yourself in a bad situation.”

    Before exiting the home locker room at AT&T Stadium for maybe the last time, Hatcher left a message for the fans.

    “If I don’t return next year, I really thank you guys for supporting me, my family and everything I stood for, the ups and downs here,” Hatcher said. “We’ll see what goes on in March.”

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