Good news for the rest of the AFC South; according to the local newspaper in Tennessee, Matt Hasselbeck is expected to QB1 when the Titans break camp this fall.
Before I get into the specifics, the reason I say it is good news for the rest of the AFC South is because I believe they have enough talent on the roster to challenge Houston for the division in 2012. But I also believe that Locker, not Hasselbeck, gives them a better opportunity for that.
Hasseleck started off red hot in 2011, I will not deny that. But then what happened? He came back down to what he was expected to be; a lower-tier quarterback at this stage of his career.
He still turned the ball over 15 times and had a quarterback rating over 90 just three times over the final 13 games of the 2011 season. And one of those was against a Houston team that was resting their starters in the regular season finale.
Now, you have Jake Locker, who is young and talented, but inexperienced, I realize. But he could be the shot of...