Redskins veteran DL Jason Hatcher indicated on his Instagram account Monday that he’s being released by Washington.
— Master (@MasterTes) March 7, 2016
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.