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Matt Hasselbeck

Matt Hasselbeck - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 09/25/1975
Birthplace Westwood, MA
College Boston College
Years played 15
Drafted 1998, 6th round, 34th pick by Packers

Polian: 'Don't know anything' about Manning needing another procedure

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
A talk-radio station reports that Peyton Manning will need a second procedure on his neck, but Colts GM Bill Polian says he knows nothing about it.

Colts go with Painter as third-string QB

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
With Peyton Manning still recovering from neck surgery, the Colts finalized their QB depth chart on Saturday, in addition to making roster cuts to get to the 53-man limit.

Colts hire Tressel as game-day consultant

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
Former Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel is back in football as a game-day consultant for the Colts, Jim Caldwell said on a conference call with reporters on Friday.

Collins struggles as Colts beat Bengals

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins failed to get the Colts' offense moving Thursday night during a 17-13 preseason win over the Cincinnati Bengals that reiterated their big concern.

Burying Manning, Colts a mistake

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Texans are PFW's consensus pick to win the AFC South, but contributing writer Arthur Arkush isn't ready to bury the Colts and Peyton Manning.

Colts 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
How much will Peyton Manning's neck surgery impact the Colts? Learn more in PFW's in-depth team preview.

Manning taken off PUP list

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Colts have taken QB Peyton Manning off the PUP list, which will allow him to practice with the team and potentially play in Week One.

Colts cut eight players

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
NFL teams must trim their rosters from as many as 90 players down to at least 80 by Aug. 30. In advance of that, the Colts released eight players on Sunday afternoon.

Collins' deal as backup to Manning worth $14 million

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Colts' signing of 17th-year veteran Kerry Collins to a two-year contract on Wednesday will cost the team $4 million this season and $10 mil in 2012.

Packers use late flurry to edge Colts

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 12:21 a.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers was in midseason form, and backup Graham Harrell led Green Bay to 11 points in the final 35 seconds, rallying the Pack to a 24-21 win over Indianapolis on Friday night.

Colts get QB Collins to unretire

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay announced Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms with Kerry Collins, who had announced his retirement in July.

Colts' Manning hopes he's ready for Week One

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning is hopeful that he'll be ready to play in the season opener, but he won't be seeing any preseason action.

Irsay: Colts evaluating QB situation

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay took to Twitter to discuss the team's quarterback situation on Saturday after the Colts fell to 0-2 in the preseason.

Beck, running game highlight Redskins' win at Colts

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
QB John Beck was sharp in his preseason debut as Washington, helped also by a strong running game, won 16-3 at Indianapolis Friday night.

Colts rookie OLT Castonzo coming on strong

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Colts rookie OLT Anthony Castonzo started slowly in camp, but he is progressing every day, the way we hear it.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 19, 2013
The Indianapolis Colts jumped at the chance to get a veteran backup for Andrew Luck. On Tuesday, this year's busiest team in free agency signed Hasselbeck to a contract. Terms were not immediately released.||||||| Indy needed a veteran backup after Drew Stanton left for Arizona, where he was reunited with Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians. Hasselbeck is a three-time Pro Bowl selection who led Seattle to the Super Bowl in 2005. He was released by Tennessee and didn't stay on the street long after Tennessee released him Monday.
Posted March 18, 2013
The Tennessee Titans have released veteran quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, a move buying the team some more cap space after they couldn't work out an agreement trimming his $5.5 million salary for 2013.||||||| Hasselbeck, 37, spent the past two seasons with Tennessee, leading the Titans to a 9-7 record and just missing the playoffs on a tiebreaker in 2011. He threw for 3,571 yards, the fourth-best passing season in the team's history and the third highest of Hasselbeck's career.
Posted Oct. 22, 2012
Matt Hasselbeck completed 22-of-33 passes for 205 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions in the Titans' Week 7 win over the Bills.||||||| Hasselbeck hit Nate Washington for the game-winning TD pass with 1:03 left. Jake Locker (shoulder) is expected to get the starting job back when he returns from a shoulder injury in Week 8.
Posted Oct. 15, 2012
Hasselbeck will start his third straight game when the Titans visit Buffalo on Sunday, and injured Jake Locker could be healthy enough to return in a week.||||||| Doctors checked Locker's left, non-throwing shoulder again Monday. Coach Mike Munchak said he didn't have the results, but that the quarterback is healing up enough that he may start throwing later this week. There is no quarterback controversy. Munchak says Locker will play when healthy.
Posted Oct. 12, 2012
Hasselbeck was 25 of 44 for 290 yards with a TD and interception against the Steelers on Thursday.||||||| Hasselbeck has been serviceable but the Titans are still counting on Jake Locker to be their man when he's healthy.

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