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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

Colts could get creative in re-signing Manning

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning isn't likely to change teams, but the free-agent quarterback's expected pay raise could affect other Colts players.

Colts will not retain RB coach Huey

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Tuesday that they will not bring back RB coach Gene Huey.

Colts' Brown must improve play in '11

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Following two disappointing seasons, Indianapolis RB Donald Brown will have to pick up his game, especially his blocking, next season, according to AFC South Whispers.

Manning was more conservative after slump

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning set career-highs in pass attempts (679), completions (450) and yards (4,700) in 2010, but we're told his three-game slump between Weeks 11-13 led to a more conservative approach at the end of the season.

Seahawks show NFL parody, not parity

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
There is really only one thing you can say about wild-card weekend, writes Ron Borges, and you didn't have to wait until Sunday night to say it.

Colts ran out of gas in second half

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 12:23 a.m. ET
The Colts held a one-point lead over the Jets with less than one minute remaining on Saturday night before the failures of the defense and special teams allowed the Jets to escape with a 17-16 victory behind a 32-yard Nick ...

Saturday's games a ratings boon for NBC

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Saturday's exciting wild-card games on NBC earned milestone ratings for the network.

Folk's FG sends Jets past Colts 17-16

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
Nick Folk kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired Saturday night, giving the New York Jets a 17-16 first-round playoff victory over the Indianapolis Colts.

Jets-Colts fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
The Jets will use their impressive RB duo to attack the Colts, while Indy's offense goes through QB Peyton Manning, who could have his hands full with the New York "D."

Colts PK Vinatieri enjoying one of his finest seasons

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Colts PK Adam Vinatieri has bounced back from the knee injury that forced him to miss the final 10 games in 2009 plus the postseason by converting 92.9 (26-of-28) percent of his field goals — the second-highest percentage of his ...

Colts playoff primer

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:03 a.m. ET
PFW examines the Colts as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Dangerous Colts firing on all cylinders

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Colts hit several bumps in the road along the way, but they are now firing on all cylinders as they prepare to make their record-tying ninth consecutive postseason appearance against the Jets Saturday night.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Colts continue playoff streak by beating Titans

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning broke two NFL records Sunday and set up Adam Vinatieri for a 43-yard field goal as time expired to give the Colts a 23-20 victory over Tennessee and their seventh AFC South title in eight years.

Brackett leading Colts' rejuvenated defense

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:48 a.m. ET
Now that he has returned to full health, MLB Gary Brackett is playing a key role in an Indianapolis "D" that has shut down Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden in consecutive weeks.

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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