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Hatcher: No signs Cowboys wanted me

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by alicetooljam, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. egn22

    egn22 Well-Known Member

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    Hatcher sounds so typical that they could've taken that quote from Madden Franchise Mode.
    Not that I'm upset with him at all, he earned that payday. I just thought maybe we'd get a little something other than "I gotta do what's best for me". We get that, you've made that perfectly clear through media interviews, social media, etc.
    I wish him the best either way.
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  2. Next Years Champ

    Next Years Champ Active Member

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    I don't think that is going to be the case.

    But they will be replaced by younger, hungrier players that can play right off the bat..

    ..instead of guys like Hatcher that take 4 years to develop..

    ..expecting to make the big bucks like they are a foundation type player..

    ..after one year of solid play.

    As they say on Game Day..

    "Come on Man"
  3. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    You got your money you wanted since week one congrats. Redskins made a great signing! Only overpaid by 12-15 million
  4. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    One thing is for certain.

    There is one thing which has been proven over the years.

    It is trait which Jerry Jones and Jason Hatcher have shown they both share.

    And that trait is that both men do not know how to shut the hell up.

    Congratulations Mr. Hatcher. You got paid but regret having to leave home to do it. It's not a foreign concept in free agency. Good luck for the rest of your career and adios.
  5. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    "They didn't show no signs they wanted me back."

    That's a funny quote on several levels.
  6. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    He made it abundantly clear that he was about getting paid.

    It didn't matter who, it didn't matter where, it didn't matter in what role.

    As long as he got paid.

    Sounds like a great recipe for somebody mailing it in right after they get the check.

    Given the early numbers regarding what the Redskins paid, I'm glad to see him go there.

    To take that big of a chunk of their cap space.

    To play in a scheme that he was good, not great in.

    And, to likely mail it in now that he's been paid.

    We've got plenty of issues of our own, but I'm glad that he is no longer one of them.
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  7. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I love how Hatcher is suddenly a one year wonder. He was a late bloomer but he played very well for Rob Ryan in a ~gasp~ 3-4 defense.

    I would never sign him to that contract at his age but this notion that he was completely ineffective in a 3-4 is nonsense fan spin.
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  8. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    Only thing that would have been better is if he would have signed with the Giants.
  9. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    Wasn't Hatcher saying early in camp that Ben Bass would be the reason Hatcher would no longer be a Cowboy in 2014? Teams have to go younger. He understood that from the beginning. It sounds like he is a little bitter and wanted to stay with the Cowboys. He got paid. He should be happy.

    I would like to hear how much Seattle offered him. I think Washington overpaid. Perhaps they were bidding against Oakland or Tenn. But, I really hope that Washington was just bidding against themselves and got hoodwinked by the agent.
  10. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Hate losing a guy so familiar with our schemes to a division rival.
  11. dfense

    dfense Well-Known Member

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    That's "wear"
  12. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    Good for him and good for Jerry for not paying him.
  13. dfense

    dfense Well-Known Member

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    If someone told me a few years ago the Redskins would pay over 50 million for Bowens and Hatcher, I would have jumped for joy that Snyder would be that dumb. Especially since Hatcher excelled in a position the Redskins don't have in a 3-4.
  14. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    Givin Ratliff and Spencer a butt load of money last year worked out so well that he can't really be that surprised.
  15. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Go easy on him. This man has to feed his family.
  16. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    How many of them ARE THERE?

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  17. BlueStar22

    BlueStar22 Well-Known Member

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    Damn you guys are so hard on these guys. These reporters are ASKING them questions about their departure and they are answering them. No need to insult the player. Any one of you in his same situation would follow the money. You'd even follow the money to Oakland or Jacksonville if you were in his situation. Jason knows he wasn't going to get that contract here.
  18. BlueStar22

    BlueStar22 Well-Known Member

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    Most of these guys not only take care of their immediate family.
  19. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    Depends on the version of the 3-4. He was playing pretty well in Phillips 3-4, I believe. But in Parcells' more traditional 3-4, he was ran over and not a consistent pass rusher.

    I hope they make him take on blockers and he spends the rest of his career in obscurity.
  20. iceberg

    iceberg it's business, this emotional game Zone Supporter

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    he had 1 good year. in his 1st 5 years he started ONE time. he didn't "earn" it, he busted tail for 1 year and got it.

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