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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 to start for Seahawks vs. Saints

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll announced after Thursday's practice that Matt Hasselbeck will be the team's starting quarterback for their wild-card playoff game against the Saints on Saturday.

Seahawks enjoying shining moment — until reality kicks in

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
After becoming the first team in league history to enter the playoffs with a losing record, it would be one of the all-time shocks should the Seahawks somehow become a factor in the 2010 “second season.”

Whitehurst to start for Seattle in Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Charlie Whitehurst has started only once in his five-year NFL career. Start No. 2 will come in one of the most important games of the entire 2010 season.

Hasselbeck on increasingly shaky ground in Seattle

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
After being removed from the Seahawks’ latest one-sided loss having registered three turnovers and a pathetic 28.9 passer rating, it appears Matt Hasselbeck’s longtime run under center in Seattle might have run its course.

Ryan tosses three TDs, Falcons win eighth straight

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw for 174 yards and three touchdowns, Jonathan Babineaux recovered a fumble for a touchdown and the Falcons wrapped up an NFC playoff spot with a 34-18 win over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Seahawks driving ‘BMW’ to aerial success

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Mike Williams' NFL career was supposed to be over long ago, but a reunion with his former college coach Pete Carroll has made him relevant once again.

Rejuvenated Seahawks get their act together

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
With Matt Hasselbeck and Mike Williams leading the way despite broken body parts, the Seahawks broke down the Cardinals in impressive fashion to take charge in the NFC West.

Hasselbeck returns, leads Seahawks to win

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck, back after a one-game absence, threw for 333 yards and Mike Williams had the biggest game of his rejuvenated NFL career Sunday in the Seahawks' dominant 36-18 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday.

Can wounded Seahawks stop their bleeding?

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
With their offense unable to score in the first three quarters for a second straight week, and their defense surrendering touchdowns on five straight first-half possessions, Seattle looked clueless in a 41-7 thumping by the Giants that does not bode ...

Hasselbeck out, Whitehurst to start vs. Giants

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Charlie Whitehurst will make his first-ever NFL start on Sunday, as the Seahawks announced that QB Matt Hasselbeck is out with a concussion.

Seahawks licking wounds after rout by Raiders

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
In addition to getting beaten to a pulp by the suddenly red-hot Raiders in Week Eight, the Seahawks' already ailing roster was further depleted by a new rash of injuries, including a knee injury to DE Red Bryant.

Seahawks far from giving up on Hasselbeck

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 10 p.m. ET
Even though he had a very forgettable performance against the Broncos in Week Two, we hear Matt Hasselbeck remains firmly entrenched as Seattle’s starting quarterback.

Seahawks' road woes continue

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
There are a ton of things different about the Seahawks this season under new head coach Pete Carroll, but one thing remains the same: Seattle still stinks on the road.

Seahawks shoot out of gate like Seattle Slew

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Don’t look now, but Pete Carroll’s new-look Seahawks earned immediate respect leaguewide after one-upping the division-rival 49ers in a 31-6 thumping that few league observers can honestly say they saw coming.

Hasselbeck leads Seahawks to opening-day rout

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as the Seattle Seahawks gave new coach Pete Carroll a winning start with a 31-6 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Top 20 key players in NFC West

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush identifies the top five players on each NFC West team who figure to play crucial roles, including Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford.

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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