Washington Redskins release DE Jason Hatcher

Monday March 7th, 2016

The Washington Redskins have released defensive end Jason Hatcher, the team announced Monday.

Hatcher, 33, joined Washington in 2014 after spending eight seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. In 2015, Hatcher tallied 20 tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble. 

The defensive end’s best season came in 2013, when he made the Pro Bowl after recording a career-high 11 sacks while playing for the Cowboys. Hatcher was due $8.7 million this year.

The Redskins also cut quarterback Robert Griffin III on Monday. The new league year begins at 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

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