Colts happy to have Hasselbeck

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  1. Titans Insider

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    When Jake Locker was sidelined with a shoulder injury a year ago, it was veteran Matt Hasselbeck who stepped in to lead the Titans.

    This year it’s Ryan Fitzpatrick, after the Titans released Hasselbeck with a year left on his contract during the offseason. The two sides couldn’t agree to a price tag while attempting to restructure his deal.

    Hasselbeck returns to LP Field on Thursday night as a member of the Colts, who signed him immediately after the Titans released him.

    “He’s had a huge impact. He’s been tremendous not only for our organization, our team, but certainly for Andrew (Luck) and Chandler (Harnish) being two young quarterbacks,’’ Colts coach Chuck Pagano said. “(He’s) an outstanding human being, a great person, brilliant guy, obviously brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to that room. He’s been great for our team and for Andrew.”

    Hasselbeck started for the Titans in 2011, but the Titans awarded Locker with the starting job in 2012, when Hasselbeck became his backup. Locker raved about his influence, and Luck said he’s made a big impact on him as well.

    Hasselbeck has come off the bench and played in two games this season. He’s 4-of-8 for 105 yards, with an interception.

    “He’s been everything you could have hoped for in a teammate, a guy to have in your meeting room,’’ Luck said. “The way he prepares, his professionalism, personality fits in so well. He does talk a lot as I’m sure you guys know, so we kid him on that. He’s been a great teammate and a great mentor. I feel truly blessed to be able to play with him.”

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  2. JCBRAVE

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    and we're happy he's there too
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  3. Dman

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    He's a bum!
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  4. Titanium

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    Now that Locker is lost for the season, I miss Hasselbeck as well.
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  5. Kaeotik

    Kaeotik Pro Bowler

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    Hass is a great guy. His arm strength was completely gone last season though.
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  6. Fry

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    They wouldn't be happy if he had to play a game or two.
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    Hey maybe Luck comes out of the game so we can end up watching Hasselbeck vs Fitzpatrick

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  8. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    Didn't we play a Monday night game against Jacksonville a few years ago that ended up being Kerry Collins vs Todd Bouman or something? I remember both starting QBs getting hurt in that game.
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    I had to suppress all my Kerry Collins memories for a chance at happiness.
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  10. dontdraftcutler

    dontdraftcutler Go Cutler!

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    Ahhh...good ol' KFC.

    Now we have RFF.
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