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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

Hall of Fame TE John Mackey dies

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Fame TE John Mackey died Wednesday in Baltimore of frontal temporal dementia. The former NFLPA president was 69.

Colts backup QB Painter will be under microscope

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
This will be a big season for Colts backup QB Curtis Painter, who has not looked good in limited opportunities in his first two NFL campaigns.

Colts still aren't exactly underdogs

Posted June 22, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
How much do the Colts have left? The more pressing question is whether anyone in the AFC South can push them out of the way, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Great offenses successfully overcoming poor 'D'

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The 2010 Patriots had the league's best record despite boasting a poor defense. This is part of a recent trend that begs the question, can QB Matt Schaub and the Texans finally break through?

AFC South best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 19, 2011 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Connor Barwin, Donald Brown, Jared Cook and Mike Thomas.

GM Chris Polian leaving bigger imprint on Colts this offseason

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
After working mainly behind the scenes since being promoted to vice president and general manager in late 2009, Chris Polian is leaving his imprint on the Colts this offseason.

Report: Manning hasn't thrown since neck surgery

Posted June 13, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
According to the Indianapolis Star, Colts QB Peyton Manning hasn't thrown since undergoing surgery to repair a disk-related issue in his neck May 23.

Report: Colts RB James arrested

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Colts RB Javarris James was arrested Thursday night in Fort Myers, Fla. for marijuana possession, according to naplesnews.com.

Procedure on neck similar to one Manning had last year

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Dr. Sheeraz Qureshi, the co-chief of surgery and an expert on sports medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, discussed Colts QB Peyton Manning's recent neck surgery.

Colts have a number of viable options for nickel CB job

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The Colts have a number of intriguing players who will compete for the nickel CB job if and when training camp opens.

PK Stover to announce retirement

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
PK Matt Stover will announce his retirement on Thursday, bringing his 19-year NFL career to a close.

Manning underwent neck surgery

Posted May 24, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning underwent neck surgery on Monday to relieve pain he had been experiencing.

Lockout limbo: Colts report

Posted May 22, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Colts.  

RB Carter fills role the Colts have been missing

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Colts, who have struggled in short-yardage situations in recent seasons, think they have found a remedy in fourth-round RB Delone Carter.

Veteran assistant Moore no longer on Colts website

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Tom Moore, the Colts' offensive coordinator from 1998-2009, is not listed among the coaches on the Colts' website. He had no comment when reached by the Indianapolis Star, and neither did the team.

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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