Jason Hatcher: No Ill Will, But Beating Cowboys ‘Still Feels Good’

Hatcher played eight seasons for the Cowboys from 2006 to 2013

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Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jason Hatcher didn’t play against his former team on Sunday. He sat out with a pinched nerve in his neck. But Hatcher admitted it felt good to be on the winning side of the old rivalry, even if he harbors no ill will toward Jerry Jones or the Cowboys.

"I tell everybody I didn't leave on a bad note," Hatcher said, per the Dallas Morning News. "Me and Jerry [Jones] sat down and we talked like men and he told me what his plans were and I respected that. I'm not like some players, they're mad at the organization. I left on a good note. But it still feels good to beat their butt.”

After a career year with the Cowboys in 2013, in which he recorded 11 sacks, Hatcher left for a truckload of money in Washington—four years and $27.5 million to be exact, which is a whole lot more than the Cowboys were ready to pay him at the time.

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Since then, Hatcher has appeared in 28 games for the Redskins and has 7.5 sacks.

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