This is not a shock but a Cowboys official told me he doesn't expect the team to franchise Jason Hatcher.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jason Hatcher wants one thing clear. There is no way he would have asked for a trade if defensive tackle Jay Ratliff was still with the Dallas Cowboys and he would have been forced to line up at nose tackle in the 4-3 defense. No matter what he was quoted as saying: “Horrible. Horrible...." December 06
ESPN.com "The Dallas Cowboys' defensive line has been hammered by injuries this season with the loss of two projected starters and a backup player. Add defensive tackle Jason Hatcher to the list. Hatcher a starter suffered a stinger in the loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. His status for practice..." October 09
Fox Sports Southwest "The Cowboys are putting the franchise tag on Anthony Spencer for the second straight year, this time after he significantly boosted his bargaining power with his best season in Dallas. The team announced the move Monday and Spencer's agent, Jordan Woy, wrote in a tweet that negotiations on a..." March 05