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Jason Hatcher
DE #97
Height:
6-6
Weight:
299
Age:
32
College:
Grambling State
Hometown:
Alexandria, LA
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
41
SCK
11.0
FF
2
INT
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Transactions:

  • Selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round (92nd overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.
  • Signed a contract extension with the Cowboys on August 3, 2011.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2014.

Transactions:

  • Selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round (92nd overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.
  • Signed a contract extension with the Cowboys on August 3, 2011.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2014.

 

PRO

  • Joined the Redskins in March 2014 as one of the Redskins’ most high-profile acquisitions in free agency.
  • Former rotational defensive lineman who turned into one of the NFC East’s most disruptive men in the trenches.
  • Signed in Washington following a Pro Bowl season in 2013 in which he led Dallas with a career-high 11 sacks, including eight against divisional opponents.
  • Enters 2014 having previously appeared in 119 career regular season games with 42 starts.
  • As a Cowboy from 2006-13, compiled 205 tackles (143 solo), 27.0 sacks, seven passes defensed, four forced fumbles, four fumbles recovered and one interception.

2013 (Cowboys)

  • Started all 15 games in which he played at defensive tackle.
  • Posted a career- high 11 sacks, smashing his previous career high of 4.5 set in 2011.
  • Became the first Cowboy other than DeMarcus Ware to lead Dallas in sacks alone since Greg Ellis in 2004.
  • Posted eight sacks in NFC East play, tied with St. Louis’ Robert Quinn for the second-most sacks against divisional opponents in the NFL.
  • Finished with three tackles, three pressures and one sack vs. NYG (9/8).
  • Tied for third on the team with six tackles at KC (9/15) while adding one sack, one tackle for loss, two pressures and one pass breakup.
  • Posted two tackles, three pressures and one sack – his third consecutive game with a sack, the longest streak of his career – vs. STL (9/22) as part of a defense that yielded the Rams only 18 total yards in the first half.
  • Finished with five tackles, one tackle for loss, two pressures and two pass breakups at SD (9/29)... Had four tackles and one pressure vs. DEN (10/6).
  • Finished with four tackles, one tackle for loss, two pressures, two sacks and a forced fumble vs. WAS (10/13).
  • Had seven tackles, one sack and four pressures as the defense held LeSean McCoy to 55 yards on 18 carries at PHI (10/20).
  • Recorded three tackles, two pressures and the lone sack for the team at DET (10/27).
  • Posted three tackles and one tackle for loss vs. MIN (11/3) before suffering a neck stinger early in the fourth quarter.
  • Inactive at NO (11/10) with a neck strain.
  • Had two tackles, two pressures and two sacks at NYG (11/24).
  • Finished with one tackle, one tackle for loss, and two pressures vs. OAK (11/28).
  • Posted two tackles and one pressure at CHI (12/9).
  • Had two tackles and a hurry vs. GB (12/15).
  • Made two tackles at WAS (12/22).
  • Registered his third multi-sack game of the season, dropping Nick Foles twice among his four tackles vs. PHI (12/29). Forced a fumble on a third quarter sack of Foles.

 

2012 (Cowboys)

  • Started all 16 games for the first time in his career and finished fifth on the squad with a career-high 77 tackles. Was third with 4.0 sacks and 25 pressures and fourth with a career-high tying three tackles for losses.
  • Had four tackles, one sack and two pressures in the opening win at NYG (9/5).
  • Finished the game at SEA (9/16) with seven tackles.
  • Added five tackles and a pair of pressures in the home-opening win over TB (9/23).
  • Had five tackles against CHI (10/1), three with two pressures and a half sack at CAR (10/21) and five with two pressures against NYG (10/28).
  • Posted three tackles, one for a loss and led the team with a season-best three pressures at ATL (11/4).
  • Was in on two tackles, had three pressures and recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown in the win at PHI (11/11).
  • Had a career-best eight tackles, one pressure and a half sack split with Ware against CLE (11/18).
  • Added a sack, one pressure and six tackles on Thanksgiving Day against WAS (11/22).
  • Posted four tackles, two pressures and a sack in the come-from-behind win at CIN (12/9).
  • Had five tackles, a pass breakup and a pressure in the overtime win against PIT (12/16) before adding seven tackles, two for losses, three pressures and a breakup against NO (12/23).
  • Tied his career-high with eight tackles with one pressure in the season finale at WAS (12/30).

 

2011 (Cowboys)

  • Started 10 of the 13 games he played and notched 36 tackles with three for losses while setting a career best with 4.5 sacks and intercepting his first career pass.
  • His 4.5 sacks were third on the team.
  • Started in place of Marcus Spears in the season opener at NYJ (9/11) and recorded four tackles, one tackle for a loss and one pressure.
  • Started once again in the overtime win at SF (9/18) and had four tackles, one pressure and a pair of sacks – his first multi-sack game.
  • Had one tackle in the home-opening win over WAS (9/26) before a calf injury sidelined him in the second quarter.
  • Returned to the field at PHI (10/30) and had four tackles.
  • In the win over SEA (11/6), intercepted his first career pass while adding a tackle, one tackle for a loss and a pass breakup.
  • In the win over WAS (11/20), had two tackles, a sack, a tackle for a loss and three pressures.
  • Had four tackles, two pressures and a sack at ARI (12/4).
  • Closed out the season at NYG (1/1/12) with a season-high six tackles, one pressure and a sack he split with Ware.

 

2010 (Cowboys)

  • Played in 13 games with one start, totaling 17 tackles, a sack and two quarterback pressures while missing three games due to injury (groin).
  • Logged a season-high four tackles at WAS (9/12) in the season opener.
  • Made his first career start at HOU (9/26) as the team opened in its nickel package, but did not record any statistics.
  • Suffered a groin injury against NYG (10/25) in the second quarter and did not return.
  • Missed the next three games against JAX (10/31), at GB (11/7) and at NYG (11/14) due to the injury.
  • Returned to action against DET (11/21) and tied his season-best with four tackles along with one pressure, a sack and a fumble recovery.

 

2009 (Cowboys)

  • In 16 games played, totaled 29 tackles, one sack, a career-high 27 quarter back pressures - fifth on the team - and a pass breakup.
  • Opened the season at TB (9/13) with two tackles, one pass breakup and tied for the team lead with three quarterback pressures.
  • Recorded two tackles and recovered a fumble against CAR (9/28).
  • Played in his 50th career game at DEN (10/4) and notched two tackles.
  • Registered season-highs in tackles (four) and quarterback pressures (four) against OAK (11/26).
  • Notched his lone sack of the season against PHI (1/3).

 

2008 (Cowboys)

  • Registered career-highs in tackles (36) along with 15 quarterback pressures, one sack, a tackle for loss and a pass breakup while playing in all 16 contests.
  • Posted a season-high five tackles at STL (10/19).
  • Recorded his lone sack of the season at PIT (12/7) and notched a season-high tying five tackles.

 

2007 (Cowboys)

  • Played in all 16 games in the defensive line rotation recording 35 tackles, 2.0 sacks, three tackles for a loss, nine quarterback pressures and one forced fumble.
  • Recorded his first sack of the season at BUF (10/8) along with three tackles, two pressures and a tackle for loss.
  • Had his first career fumble recovery which he returned 27 yards for a touchdown following a Greg Ellis sack and forced a fumble of Tom Brady against NE (10/14). Also added one tackle for loss.
  • Forced a fumble that was recovered by Bradie James that led to a field goal against MIN (10/21). Also had two tackles.
  • Recorded a season-high and career-best seven tackles and one sack at WAS (12/30).

 

2006 (Cowboys)

  • Played in 14 games as a rookie, missing two with an ankle sprain, and recorded 13 tackles, 2.5 sacks, one tackle for a loss and seven quarterback pressures.
  • In his NFL debut at JAX (9/10), played mainly on third downs on the defensive line.
  • Recorded his first defensive statistic against WAS (9/17), splitting a sack with Ellis on the final play of the game and added two quarterback pressures.
  • Suffered a sprained ankle in the first half against HOU (10/15) causing him to miss the next two games.
  • Recorded two quarterback pressures against IND (11/19) and helped limit the Colts to a season low 14 points.
  • Had his first solo sack - a 10-yard takedown of Bruce Gradkowski - and two tackles against TB (11/23).
  • Posted a second quarter sack of Michael Vick on third down and added two tackles at ATL (12/16).
  • Against PHI (12/25) had a season-high three tackles.
  • In his postseason debut at SEA (1/6) recorded one quarterback pressure.

 

College

  • Finished his career at Grambling with 111 tackles, 31.5 tackles for a loss, and 18.5 sacks.
  • Also had three passes defensed, 14 quarterback pressures and three blocked kicks.
  • Recorded 65 tackles, including a season-high eight stops in three different games during his senior year.
  • Played his first full season at defensive end as a junior and finished the year with 33 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss and 5.0 sacks.
  • Also blocked two kicks and broke up one pass.
  • As a sophomore, started at tight end and caught one pass for 14 yards and a two-point conversion before moving to defensive end midway through the year.
  • Finished the season with 13 tackles, 3.0 sacks and one pass breakup.
  • Granted a medical redshirt after rupturing his right anterior cruciate ligament in 2002.
  • Was ineligible as a true freshman because of NCAA academic requirements.

 

Personal

  • Attended Jena, La., High School, where he lettered in football and basketball.
  • As a senior, helped his team go 10-3 and earned all-state honors after catching 28 passes for 1,028 yards as a tight end.
  • Majored in physical education at Grambling and hopes to become a head football coach.
  • He and his wife, Natasha, have two sons, DiCarlos and Jason, Jr., and a daughter, Tamia.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 205 143 62 27.0 0 7 1 16 -- 16 0 4 4
2013 DAL 15 15 41 34 7 11.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
2012 DAL 16 16 51 27 24 4.0 0 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2011 DAL 13 10 28 20 8 4.5 -- 2 1 16 16 16 0 1 --
2010 DAL 13 1 13 9 4 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2009 DAL 16 0 13 9 4 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2008 DAL 16 0 17 11 6 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2007 DAL 16 0 27 22 5 2.0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2006 DAL 14 0 15 11 4 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NYG W 36-31 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @KC L 16-17 6 6 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 STL W 31-7 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @SD L 21-30 4 3 1 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 DEN L 48-51 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 WAS W 31-16 6 5 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
7 @PHI W 17-3 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @DET L 30-31 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 MIN W 27-23 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @NO L 17-49 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @NYG W 24-21 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 OAK W 31-24 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @CHI L 28-45 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 GB L 36-37 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @WAS W 24-23 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 PHI L 22-24 4 4 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --

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