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Matt Hasselbeck recently moved between the AFC South, going from the Titans to Colts while maintaining his usual backup role. The 37-year-old quarterback is content with holding a clipboard, but is seemingly not OK with losing his No. 8, which he's worn since 2001.
When he arrived in Indianapolis, he noticed the number was already taken by Chandler Harnish, last year's Mr. Irrelevant.
This posed a problem for Hasselbeck, so he came up with a solution: if Harnish could make a half-court shot, Hasselbeck would get his No. 8 back in exchange for $8,000.
The result? An elated Hasselbeck and a briefly richer Harnish, who'll donate the winnings to a local charity.
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Indianapolis Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck was dying to keep his number 8. He recently signed with the Colts after playing with the Titans and has worn #8 since 2001 and wasn’t keen on changing.
Chandler Harnish, last year’s Mr. Irrelevent, was currently wearing #8 so him and Hasselbeck were working on coming to an agreement. Hasselbeck said that if Harnish could hit a half-court...
True story… Andrew Luck’s cell phone. #impressive twitpic.com/cjv4ez — Matthew Hasselbeck (@Hasselbeck) April 16, 2013 Matt Hasselbeck joined the Colts to be the guy who only takes snaps if Andrew Luck gets hurt. Since he poses no real threat to Luck’s role as starter, he can have a little fun with Indianapolis’ prized young ogre. Late yesterday, Hasselbeck tweeted a picture...
Two Indianapolis backup quarterbacks, Matt Hasselbeck and Chandler Harnish, settle their jersey number debate with a half-court shot.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck has worn the number 8 since back in 2001. When he signed with the Colts this offseason that number was already taken by back up quarterback Chandler Harnish.In order to get the number from Harnish, Hasselbeck told him that he would give him $8,000 for the number 8 if Harnish was able to make a half court basketball shot.Check out the...
Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck took a photo of Andrew Luck’s flip phone and posted it on Twitter.True story… Andrew Luck’s cell phone. #impressive twitpic.com/cjv4ez— Matthew Hasselbeck (@Hasselbeck) April 16, 2013Before last year’s draft, it was reported that Luck was still using a flip phone, but you would think by now he would have upgraded to a smart phone since...
When Andrew Luck signed his rookie contract after being selected first overall by the Colts in the 2012 NFL Draft, he had the world at his fingertips. Last July, Luck inked a $22.1 million deal that included a guaranteed $14.5 million signing bonus and a $400,000 salary for the 2012 season.
The world and a 2006 Samsung cell phone at his fingertips. That’s right. Despite the...
Matt Hasselbeck was hoping for his No. 8 jersey when signing with the Indianapolis Colts last month. But first, he would have to convince teammate Chandler Harnish.
Harnish, who served as a backup to starter Andrew Luck last season, wore No. 8 as a rookie in 2012 but worked out a wager with Hasselbeck to see who got the jersey.
Instead of pulling seniority to get the jersey,...
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Athletes coming to new teams are always paying off players in order to get their favorite jersey number. Roger Clemens once bought Carlos Delgado a Rolex for the #21 in Toronto, Brian Jordan bought 3rd base coach Fredi Gonzalez a $40,000 motorcycle in exchange for the #33 in Atlanta, and Jeff Feagles sold the New York Giants #10 to Eli Manning for...
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