Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/19/11
Rookie quarterback Jake Locker has been impressive in his relief appearances this season but according to head coach Mike Munchak the Tennessee Titans have decided that Matt Hasselbeck will remain the starter, as long as he is healthy. The Titans have slim playoff hopes and can't avoid another loss, “We’re 7-7, still in the playoff hunt and [Hasselbeck] is the quarterback that got us there. I think that’s what you have to go with,” Munchak said via ESPN.com’s Paul Kuharsky. For the first time since 2008, the Tennessee Titans have a chance at a playoff spot as they battle the AFC South in the last two games of the regular season. Regardless if they garner the wild-card slot or not, Tennessee is on the rebound. Head coach Mike Munchak does not have preconceptions about how important a spot in the playoffs will mean to his team this year. However, earlier in the season when facing divisional games, the Titans only went 1-2, with losses coming at the hands of the now playoff bound Houston Texans and the faltering Jacksonville Jaguars.
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