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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

Hasselbeck not necessarily one-year rental for Titans

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Titans rookie QB Jake Locker was impressive in Week 11, but the Titans are thrilled with Matt Hasselbeck, who we hear is the front-runner to start Week One in 2012.

Bridging the QB gap: Veteran to rookie passer handoffs

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Analyzing how NFL teams handle the transition from a veteran quarterback to a young passer.

The First Fifteen: Week 11

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Taking an early look at the Week 11 contests of note, including Falcons-Titans, Bengals-Ravens, Eagles-Giants and plenty more.

Despite solid start, Titans have room to improve

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Titans are one of the league's biggest surprises, but getting off the field on third down and igniting the running game are areas of concern.

MVP Meter: Hasselbeck rising

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Titans' signing of veteran QB Matt Hasselbeck this summer wasn't really under the radar, but it didn't create major headlines across the country.

Renewed focus for Titans' Washington paying off

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Improved attitude and commitment are paying dividends for Titans WR Nate Washington, who is becoming one of QB Matt Hasselbeck's favorite targets.

Titans' Hasselbeck, Britt shine in surprising win over Ravens

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
As Chris Johnson continues slowly getting up to speed after a lengthy contract holdout, Matt Hasselbeck and the offense carried the Titans over the Ravens.

Shorts and Shells: Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 3:53 a.m. ET
In this edition, we look at the criminally bashed Tony Romo, Tom Brady's and Cam Newton's astounding passing numbers and the surprising Bills.

Del Pilar's Digest: Quarterback busts

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
Fantasy guru William Del Pilar suggests some quarterbacking options that you might want to steer clear of on draft day.

Locker tosses TD as Titans down Vikings 14-3

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 12:25 a.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck got the start, looking sharp in his lone series, and Jake Locker threw a 45-yard touchdown pass in a 14-3 Tennessee win over Minnesota.

Seahawks QB picture fuzzier than ever

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
The verdict very much remains out under center in Seattle after the news broke that Matt Hasselbeck is out, and Tarvaris Jackson is in.

Titans get their guy in Hasselbeck

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
Tennessee should be an ideal landing spot for veteran QB Matt Hasselbeck, who is well respected by his teammates and has some tread left on the tires.

Report: Titans sign QB Hasselbeck

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
The Titans have agreed to a multi-year contract with QB Matt Hasselbeck, providing a mentor for rookie Jake Locker.

Reports: Seahawks agree to terms with QB Jackson

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Seahawks moved quickly in their attempt to replace Matt Hasselbeck, as they reportedly have come to terms with QB Tarvaris Jackson.

Report: Seahawks will not re-sign Hasselbeck

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Seahawks will have a new starting quarterback in 2011, as they will not re-sign Matt Hasselbeck according to Danny O'Neil of the Seattle Times.


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.