Found October 26, 2011 on
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There are a number of fantasy football sleepers in Week 8 of the fantasy season. If you are battling byes or injuries, check out one of these plug-and-play options.
QB Matt Hasselbeck, Tennessee Titans
Matt Hasselbeck has at least one touchdown pass in every game this season. This week, he gets to go against the pathetic Indianapolis Colts.
Matt Hasselbeck - Tennessee Titans (Image: TSN.ca)
RB Bernard Scott, Cincinnati Bengals
With Cedric Benson suspended for a game, Bernard Scott gets the start. His matchup against the Seattle Seahawks make him an above average start this week.
WR Victor Cruz, New York Giants
Victor Cruz has three touchdowns in his last four games and has totaled at least 98 yards in three of those outings. Going against the Miami Dolphins this week, you can expect good production.
TE Visanthe Shiancoe, Minnesota Vikings
Since the Vikings have switched to Christian Ponder at quarterback, Visanthe Shiancoe has seen more action. Expect that to continue in Week 8 agai...
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Matt Hasselbeck says his right thumb feels just fine, and he's played with much worse in the past. The Titans veteran quarterback didn't want to miss any of practice.
Matt Hasselbeck says his right thumb feels just fine, and he's played with much worse in the past. The Titans veteran quarterback didn't want to miss any of practice. Coach Mike Munchak said Thursday that's why team officials make decisions about injuries, not the players. Hasselbeck practiced fully Thursday after being limited Wednesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Matt Hasselbeck says his right thumb feels just fine, and he's played with much worse in the past. The Titans veteran quarterback didn't want to miss any of practice.
Thanks for the memories, Seattle, but quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was ready to move on. The 13th-year pro, who took the Seahawks to Super Bowl XL after the 2005 season and was a three-time Pro Bowl selection, signed with Tennessee in the offseason. Time to trade in that Pearl Jam T-shirt for a Toby Keith-style cowboy hat and boots.
The Titans' running game caught most of the flak for the offense's struggles on Sunday against the Houston Texans, but the passing game had its issues as well. After a strong start, the Titans slipped to average through the air against Pittsburgh, and then fell far below that on Sunday.
"I think misfiring is a good way to say it," said quarterback Matt Hasselbeck...
Every year, my absolute favorite Q/A is with Tom Gower of the Total Titans and Football Outsiders. Tom's work is insightful and often hilarious. He was kind enough to answer these questions. My answers to him will be up on Total Titans later.
Do yourself a favor and read this whole thing. It's outstanding.
Compare and contrast the Kerry Collins era to the Matt Hasselbeck...