Jason Hatcher
DL WAS (9)
5 months ago

Hatcher announced his retirement on Friday, agent Jordan Woy reports.

EDGE Analysis

The 33-year-old defensive end has played 10 years in the league, including eight with the Cowboys. In 2015 he totaled 20 tackles, two sacks, and a forced fumble in 15 games with the Redskins. Over his entire career he recorded 250 tackles, 34.5 sacks, one interception, and five forced fumbles.

Jason Hatcher
DL WAS (9)
7 months ago

Hatcher has been released by the Redskins, The Washington Post reports.

EDGE Analysis

Hatcher was previously reported to be considering retirement, after knee inflammation and a stinger hindered him during this past season. In fact, the 33-year-old Hatcher posted just 20 tackles and two sacks in 2015, marking his lowest figures in five years. After signing a four-year, $27.5 million deal in 2014, Hatcher's market figures to be considerably cooler as he enters free agency this time around.

Jason Hatcher
DL WAS (9)
8 months ago

Hatcher (neck) is considering retirement now that the Redskins' season has ended, ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Hatcher's tenth NFL season came to a close Sunday when the Redskins were eliminated from the playoffs by the Packers, leaving the 33-year-old to deliberate his future. Along with inflammation in his knee, Hatcher suffered a stringer this season, when he tallied 20 tackles and two sacks in 15 games played. With the Redskins thought to be targeting more youth along their defensive line next season, Hatcher may have to restructure his contract if he decides to come back, but he's made no such determination at this point.

Jason Hatcher
DL WAS (9)
9 months ago

Hatcher (neck) is active for Sunday's contest in Chicago, Liz Clarke of the Washington Post reports.

EDGE Analysis

Avoiding his first absence of the season, Hatcher has still only logged 60 percent of Washington's defensive snaps, which has translated to 17 tackles (13 solo), one sack, and one forced fumble.

Jason Hatcher
DL WAS (9)
9 months ago

Hatcher (neck) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bears.

EDGE Analysis

With just 17 tackles and one sack in 12 appearances, Hatcher is far more valuable to his team than to IDP owners. An absence would leave more snaps for Ricky Jean-Francois and Frank Kearse.

Jason Hatcher
DL WAS (9)
10 months ago

Hatcher suffered a stinger during Sunday's game but was able to return, the Washington Post reports.

EDGE Analysis

Initially reports were a concussion but that doesn't appear to be the case. It was a positive sign that he was able to finish out the game.

Jason Hatcher
DL WAS (9)
2 years ago

Hatcher (knee) is out for Sunday's game against Philadelphia.

It's possible that Hatcher will simply sit out the remaining two games in an attempt to let his lingering knee issue fully recover, so those who use him as an IDP should make other plans.

Jason Hatcher
DL WAS (9)
2 years ago

Hatcher continues to deal with inflammation in his right knee and may shut it down for the season, the Washington Post reports.

Hatcher has dealt with an assortment of injuries this season. He recovered from left knee surgery in training camp then battled through a hamstring injury at the beginning of the season.

Jason Hatcher
DL WAS (9)
2 years ago

Hatcher (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Rams.

After racking up 2.5 sacks in Week 2, Hatcher has just 2.5 sacks since then, and he's not a big tackler either. However, if you need him, he'll be available.

Jason Hatcher
DL WAS (9)
2 years ago

Hatcher (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams.

Hatcher played through the knee injury last week and figures to do so again Sunday, but be sure to double-check the inactives before kickoff if you plan to start him.