Dallas, Texas (Dallas Cowboys Press Release) — Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher was added to the Pro Bowl today in place of Baltimore Ravens nose tackle, Haloti Ngata.
This is Hatcher’s first Pro Bowl appearance. Hatcher started 15-of-16 games for Dallas in 2013, missing one game with a neck injury. He led the team with 11.0 sacks, his single-season career-high, which tied for seventh in the NFC and 11th in the NFL - tops among interior linemen.
Hatcher also had three multi–sack games on the year, tied for the team lead with seven tackles for loss and was second in both quarterback pressures (33) and forced fumbles (2). He also added 48 tackles and three pass breakups.
Hatcher will be joining Dez Bryant and Tyron Smith, as all three players are making their first Pro Bowl appearance.
WR Dez Bryant
T Tyron Smith
DT Jason Hatcher (alternate added in place of Ngata)