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How Much is Jason Hatcher worth in FA?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by brooksey1, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. brooksey1

    brooksey1 Well-Known Member

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    Anybody want to estimate what Jason Hatcher, a 32 year old DT playing his best ball is worth?
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  2. TTexasTT

    TTexasTT Well-Known Member

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    no telling really. Id like to hear some educated guesses too.

    I dont think that Dallas will be able to bring him back but he played pretty good in 2012 and really good this year. I wish him the best and hope he gets paid like a boss and wrecks some other teams salary cap.
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  3. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Him playing in the Pro Bowl helps.

    Even then, I'm not so sure we could get a 4th for him.
  4. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    I can easily see the Giants signing him on a two year deal. :(
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  5. texbumthelife

    texbumthelife Well-Known Member

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    He's not under contract next season. You can't get anything for him.
  6. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    This is a good question. Who knows, I could see a 4 year/20mm type deal, knowing he'll be cut before the 4th yeah.
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  7. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    I think he gets signed for 5-7 mil a yr. Probably a 2-3 yr deal.
  8. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    More than the Cowboys should pay.
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  9. trueblue1687

    trueblue1687 Well-Known Member

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    Hatch is a good player...too bad he flashed in his final year (and a losing one). He'll get his money from someone, but for me he has been solid but not spectacular and he's on the wrong side of 30 to go nuts with. This team won't be able to compete with others when the offers come...and apparently they had little or no interest in keeping the guy to begin with or he would have been extended. Probably at his pinnacle this past season.
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  10. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    Yes, playing in the Pro Bowl helps but any half-witted GM would understand that a 32-year-old DT has a very limited shelf life. I think he maybe gets a two-year offer for $7 mil a year.
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  11. dragon_mikal

    dragon_mikal Darth Jones strikes again! Zone Supporter

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    Hatch is worth what someone is willing to pay him. Don't look for him to return.
  12. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    I hope he gets a huge offer from somebody. Something way bigger than the Cowboys would pay.

    The days of signing non-QB players over 30 to multiple year contracts should be over for the Cowboys.
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  13. Nirvana

    Nirvana Well-Known Member

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    I predict his best season in his career will be the one he just had. Good luck to him. He'll probably get over 5 mill, 15 guaranteed over 4 years, cutting him after 3. Something like that. Too much for us!
  14. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Looking at what guys got last year, that would be near the top. None of those guys were close to 32
  15. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    i absolutely do not want to franchise him or sign him long term

    move on to younger players
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  16. tecolote

    tecolote Well-Known Member

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    I think Hatcher will be getting a lot less than he thinks he is getting.
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  17. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    He (Hatcher) won't get as much as he thinks he will.

    I was surprised last year how much less defensive linemen were getting as compared to previous years.
  18. ferrispata

    ferrispata Active Member Zone Supporter

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    He will get a 3 yr deal (min) somewhere.
  19. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    Had this convo the other day. I went with five year deal 32 mil 12 in bonus.
  20. jterrell

    jterrell Penguinite

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    Interesting bench mark.

    He's 32, same as Ware but with far more injury history and less production.
    But he's also clearly a great 3T right now.

    Could see him get a 4 year 24m deal with 14(total from first two seasons) guaranteed.
    10m SB, yr 1 1m, yr 2 3M, yr 3 5m, yr 5m.

    more than we can go given his age but a very fair deal for his potential the next two or three seasons.

    would be hilarious to see him sign with seattle.

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