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2014 Indianapolis Colts training camp preview: Quarterbacks

The Indianapolis Colts now have less than ten days to report to training camp in Anderson, Indiana. The one position the Colts will not have to worry about when it comes to the starter and backups is quarterback. Without a doubt, the Colts have the best young quarterback in the NFL in Andrew Luck.However, the Colts do benefit from having one of the best backups to help mentor Luck...
Via cover32 - Colts
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts’ Backup QB Matt Hasselbeck Open To Playing Beyond 2014

  Colts backup QB Matt Hasselbeck recently mentioned that he is open to playing beyond the 2014 season, despite previously suggesting that he was prepared to retire next year “Ideally, that would be a dream come true,” Hasselbeck said, via Colts.com. “There’s no timetable where I need to make a call on that but I set a short term goal of finishing my contract. I’m...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Projected Offensive Starters for the Indianapolis Colts

#462045183 / gettyimages.comQuarterback and Running Back Its a no-brainer that Andrew Luck will get the starting job. He has improved in each of the first two seasons and is on a pace to set records this year. Matt Hasselbeck will be the second man.Theres a lot of speculation and rumors going around as to whom the starter for the Colts will be in the running back position but all...
Via TopSportsReport
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Positional Preview: Quarterbacks

 Andrew Luck is the obvious starter at quarterback, but can Chandler Harnish challenge Matt Hasselbeck for the backup job? This preview covers the quarterbacks. Current Depth Chart:Starter – Andrew LuckBackup – Matt Hasselbeck3rd String – Chandler Harnish Andrew LuckIt’s been two short seasons for 24-year-old Andrew Luck, and the best has yet to come. Andrew Luck has established...
Via Everything Colts
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Cable must upgrade Seattle’s awful offensive line

When Tom Cable was tapped to be the Seattle Seahawks new offensive line coach/assistant head coach on January 18, 2011, he inherited an offensive line with a legacy of serious problems. Cable – who only a year before had been the head coach of the Oakland Raiders – was a high-end hire for a challenging situation. The Seahawks were among the leaders in the NFL for sacks allowed...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts 2014 Projected 53 Man Roster and Depth Chart

#491415717 / gettyimages.com The Indianapolis Colts are on a mission this year to show the world that they belong in the group with Denver and New England as top dogs in the AFC. Last year was a season with many injuries but all those starters will be back such as Reggie Wayne and Donald Thomas. Andrew Luck will also have a new contract on his mind as Colin Kaepernick just signed...
Via TopSportsReport
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Hasselbeck Responds to Drug Test with Hilarious Tweet

Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck has been in the NFL now for 15 years, and the 38-year-old announced he’s planning to retire following the 2014 season. So it seems kind of odd that a guy who looks more like a chartered accountant than a professional football player would be subjected to the league’s random drug testing at this stage in his career, but it happened this past Wednesday...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Hasselbeck's funny tweet about being tested for PEDs

Tweet NFL veteran Matt Hasselbeck, currently a backup quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, is quite the character. The 38-year-old QB had a hilarious response to being randomly tested for steroids Wednesday, which he tweeted earlier in the day: Random drug testing.
Via Los That Sports Blog
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Hasselbeck has funny tweet about getting steroid tested

Matt Hasselbeck is still kicking around the NFL as a trusted veteran backup at age 38. Has he been able to play 15 seasons of professional football because of performance-enhancing drugs? That’s highly unlikely, but all NFL players are subject to random testing throughout the year. Hasselbeck got “the call” on Wednesday, and he had […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The worst pick the Packers ever spent on a DE

It’s been nearly 13 years and still this flop infuriates Packer fans. At a time when the Packers were in desperate need of a pass rusher, they thought they had finally found their man. With the tenth overall pick in the 2001 NFL Draft the Green Bay Packers selected Florida State’s Jamal Reynolds. Reynolds didn’t come cheap; the Packers traded up from the 17th pick to get him...
Via cover32 - Packers
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck, Matt Hasselbeck Give Peek Into Future Of Sports Science (Video)

The landscape of sports science is constantly changing. A panel of athletes and researchers that included NFL quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Matt Hasselbeck gathered last week at the Harvard Innovation Lab in Cambridge to discuss some of the field’s newest innovations — most notably, embedded computer chips that can provide real-time information about an athlete’s health and...
Via NESN.com
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

DEION SANDERS & MATT HASSELBECK HIT THE RUNWAY FOR MACY’S SUPER BOWL FASHION SHOW

Macy’s Herald Square helped to kick-off the Super Bowl XLVIII festivities with the opening of the World’s Largest NFL Shop. The “NFL Shop at Super Bowl” is a 36,000 square-foot space, covering the store’s 4th floor in merchandise and memorabilia. Features include a “Custom Zone” to personalize Super Bowl apparel and accessories along with AFC and NFC gear. In addition...
Via A Glam Slam
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Detroit Lions name Bill Lazor offensive coordinator

Bill Lazor speaking with Matt Hasselbeck (Photo credit: Steve Dykes/USA Today) According to ESPN’s Ed Werner, the Detroit Lions have hired Bill Lazor as Jim Caldwell’s offensive coordinator. Lazor spent the 2013 season as the quarterbacks coach for the Philadelphia Eagles. It would appear that Lazor will head the mission of getting the most out of Matthew Stafford and the talents...
Via isportsweb.com
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Available 40-Something Quarterbacks

Matt Hasselbeck, 38, is the oldest QB on a 2013 NFL roster—backing up Andrew Luck, 24, in Indianapolis.Football fans knows it’s a young man’s game.But that didn’t stop Jeff Garcia, 43, from hitting up the Cleveland Browns for a tryout.It also didn’t stop the St Louis front office from calling up the Silver Fox himself—Brett Favre, 44—after Sam Bradford went down to...
Via Football Nation
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Packers QB Matt Hasselbeck plans to retire after '14

INDIANAPOLIS -- Matt Hasselbeck's NFL career is slowly winding to a close.Hasselbeck told FOX Sports that he plans to retire following the 2014 season. Hasselbeck, 38, hopes to return next year in Indianapolis as the backup to starting quarterback Andrew Luck. "I'd like to do one more year then call it a career," Hasselbeck said in a telephone interview. "...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Hasselbeck Plans to Retire From NFL After 2014 Season, Sticking Around to Win Super Bowl

Matt Hasselbeck had a pretty good run, and now he’s just about ready to say goodbye. Hasselbeck, who spent 11 seasons as a starter, signed a two-year deal the Indianapolis Colts this offseason to be Andrew Luck‘s primary backup. When that contract is up after next season, Hasselbeck plans to hang up his cleats, he told Alex Marvez of FOX Sports on Sunday. “I’d like to do...
Via NESN.com
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck will retire after 2014 season

Colts backup quarterback Matt Hasselbeck will play one more season and then hang up his cleats for good. Hasselbeck told FoxSports.com that he plans to retire after the 2014 season. Hasselbeck signed a two-year contract with the Colts in March of 2013 that runs through the 2014 season. "I'd like to do one more year than call it a career” Hasselbeck said. "I'm...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hasselbeck plans to retire after '14

Matt Hasselbeck's NFL career is slowly winding to a close. Hasselbeck told FOX Sports that he plans to retire following the 2014 season. Hasselbeck, 38, hopes to return next year in Indianapolis as the backup to starting quarterback Andrew Luck. "I'd like to do one more year than call it a career," Hasselbeck said in a telephone interview. "I'm hoping...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Hasselbeck to Retire after 2014 season

Matt Hasselbeck has had a pretty successful NFL career and a made a lot of money, so I would deem it all a success. The Colts backup quarterback told Alex Marvez of FOX Sports that he intends to retire after the 2014 season. Hasselbeck, 38, is living the good life backing up Andrew Luck after signing a two-year, $7.25 million deal. .@colts QB Matt Hasselbeck tells FOX Sports...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hasselbeck chooses Super Bowl shot over starting

Starting is not the top priority for Matt Hasselbeck as he enters the fifteenth season in the NFL. He is looking for one thing: a Super Bowl win (Credit: AP Photo). Every football player’s dream is to win a Super Bowl and Matt Hasselbeck is no exception to the rule. After being drafted in the sixth round by the Green Bay Packers in 1998, Hasselbeck backed up Brett Favre until being...
Via Down and Distance
July 07, 2013  |  1 Comment

Andrew Luck draws rave reviews from Matt Hasselbeck

Andrew Luck went from first round pick to the NFL playoffs in his rookie campaign with the Indianapolis Colts. On Wednesday the 23-year-old  was deemed a “natural leader” by Matt Hasselbeck. “I knew he was a great player,” Hasselbeck said, via The Indianapolis Star. “But I really didn’t know what kind of leader he was in the locker room. It just comes real natural to...
Via Tireball.com
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Hasselbeck impressed with Andrew Luck’s leadership

Veteran Matt Hasselbeck has been very impressed with Andrew Luck’s leadership since signing with the Colts this offseason. “I knew he was a great player,” Hasselbeck said, per the Indy Star.“I obviously saw him play in college and also last year. “But I really didn’t know what kind of leader he was in the locker room. It just comes real natural to him. He’s got a great...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Hasselbeck wins back number after half-court shot

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...
Via Diehardsport
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck Has Your Dad’s Cell Phone

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...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Chandler Harnish and Matt Hasselbeck settle No. 8 jersey with half court shot

Two Indianapolis backup quarterbacks, Matt Hasselbeck and Chandler Harnish, settle their jersey number debate with a half-court shot.
Via Gamedayr
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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