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Redskins Releasing DT Jason Hatcher

Update:

Rand Getlin confirms that the Redskins are, in fact, releasing DT Jason Hatcher.

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Redskins veteran DL Jason Hatcher indicated on his Instagram account Monday that he’s being released by Washington.

Hatcher, 33, signed a four-year, $27.5 million contract that included $10.5 million guaranteed with the Redskins back in 2013. He was set to make a base salary of $6.5 million for the 2016 season.

According to OverTheCap.com, releasing will free up $4,234,375 in available cap space while creating $4,500,000 in dead money.

In 2015, Hatcher appeared in 15 games and recorded 20 tackles, two sacks, a forced fumble and a pass defense.