Matt Hasselbeck RUMORS & NEWS

  • Should Packers pursue Matt Hasselbeck to back up Aaron Rodgers?

    ACME Packing Company "Soon after NFL free agency begins on Mar. 9, the Green Bay Packers can probably expect to see Scott Tolzien depart for an opportunity elsewhere. The quarterback has spent the last three seasons backing up Aaron Rodgers while refining his craft and preparing for a chance to run an offense. Over..." February 29

  • Matt Hasselbeck Not Expected To Re-Sign With Colts, If He Returns

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Silver of NFL Media reports that if veteran QB Matt Hasselbeck returns for the 2016 season, it’s unlikely he’ll be back with the Colts. Ian Rapoport adds that the Colts plan to have Josh Freeman back up Andrew Luck next year. According to Silver, the Colts have made the decision to move..." February 28

  • Colts’ Matt Hasselbeck ‘strongly leaning toward’ 18th season

    CBS Indy "One question dealing with Matt Hasselbeck’s NFL career appears to have been determined. The Indianapolis Colts’ backup quarterback told a Seattle radio show that he’s “strongly leaning toward’’ returning for an 18th season. Hasselbeck admitted in late December he wouldn’t make a decision until..." February 11

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    NFL Fantasy Football @NFLfantasy

    Matt Hasselbeck is injured. Could it be time?

  • Matt Hasselbeck so beat up he is on liquid diet

    Larry Brown Sports "Matt Hasselbeck is so beat up for the Indianapolis Colts that he hasn’t been able to eat solid foods this week. The Indianapolis Star says Hasselbeck, who has taken over at quarterback for the Colts since Andrew Luck suffered a lacerated kidney in Week 9, has only been eating foods like oatmeal..." December 24

  • Colts’ Matt Hasselbeck turns down opportunity to shut it down

    CBS Indy "Discussions with team physicians the past few weeks sum up Matt Hasselbeck’s season of pain and perseverance. It might have been after he dealt with a serious bacterial infection that had him visiting the emergency room prior to the Indianapolis Colts’ Oct. 8 game at Houston. Or after he..." December 23

  • Hasselbeck knows he must stay sharp as Luck rehabs

    Indianapolis Star "In the strange existence of the backup quarterback — aka master of the mental rep — there is a danger in the downtime. Matt Hasselbeck found himself facing this new reality over the past two seasons in Indianapolis. He’d have to remind himself, over and over, not to fall for the trap. If he..." December 10

  • Hasselbeck drug tested after 4 wins at age 40

    The Score "No one is safe from the NFL's drug testing apparatus. On the heels of his fourth straight win in relief of Andrew Luck, 40-year-old Indianapolis Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck had his name called on Wednesday Hasselbeck, the NFL's oldest quarterback, is the only passer in NFL history to..." December 02

  • Matt Hasselbeck Was ‘On His death Bed’ Before Texans Game

    Black Sports Online "Matt Hasselbeck’s performance against the Houston Texans is the stuff of legends, especially when you hear about what he went through just to play. Hasselbeck reportedly went to the hospital days before Thursday’s game because he was so ill with a bacterial infection." October 09

  • Report: Colts' Hasselbeck to start vs. Texans

    The Score "Andrew Luck made some considerable progress in his recovery from a shoulder injury, but his return to game action will be put on hold for at least one more week. The Indianapolis Colts will start veteran quarterback Matt Hasselbeck for a second consecutive game Thursday night against the..." October 08

  • Colts uncertain if Andrew Luck or Matthew Hasselbeck will start vs. Texans

    ESPN "The Indianapolis Colts remain uncertain which quarterback will start against the Houston Texans on Thursday night, but it would not be a surprise if it were Matt Hasselbeck, team and league sources told ESPN. Colts coach Chuck Pagano said his team will "do the right thing," and that could mean..." October 08

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Colts announce a one-year extension for QB Matthew @Hasselbeck ... Been a great resource for young star Andrew Luck.

  • Backup quarterbacks come in many varieties, just ask Matt Hasselbeck

    USA Today "He waits in the wings, often perceived as the guy who can enable a struggling team to take flight or perhaps save a season in a pinch. Maybe he's a 20-year-old hotshot, perhaps a 40-year-old has-been — most likely something in between — but often one of the most popular guys on an NFL..." October 22

  • Matt Hasselbeck was completely flattered by his random drug test

    Fox Sports "The NFL's drug policy applies universally to linebackers, punters and veteran quarterbacks — including 38-year-old Colts backup Matt Hasselbeck. On Thursday, Hasselbeck's number came up and the league's medical team asked him for a sample. But the 17-year pro did not consider the supposed..." July 31

  • Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck will retire after 2014 season

    CBS Sports "Colts backup quarterback Matt Hasselbeck will play one more season and then hang up his cleats for good. Hasselbeck told 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..." October 20

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    Mike Wells @MikeWellsNFL

    Here's a shocker Luck isn't playing tonight. Hasselbeck starting at QB. No Wayne at receiver either

  • Can Hasselbeck keep the team in the playoff chase if Luck gets hurt?

    Indianapolis Star "They’re breathing easier in the greater Boston area. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady suffered “only” a sprained left knee during Wednesday’s practice with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That’s the same knee Brady injured in the 2008 season opener — a torn anterior cruciate ligament — and..." August 16

  • Luck Continues To Impress His Back-Up Matt Hasselbeck

    Stampede Blue "Veteran quarterback Matt Hasselbeck has worked with many great QBs over his 15-year career, including eventual Hall of Famer Brett Favre in Green Bay. It's safe to say that Hasselbeck - who has himself carved out an impressive career as a signal caller - know greatness when he sees..." May 30

  • Hasselbeck still in shock from Tennessee Titans release

    Tennessean "Matt Hasselbeck was a third-grader in 1983 when a sports reporter called his family’s home, inquiring about a tip. It turned out the reporter had some good information — Matt’s dad, tight end Don Hasselbeck, was being traded from the Patriots to the Raiders. The family’s life was about to..." March 27

  • Matt Hasselbeck, Indianpolis Colts close to deal "Hours after being released by the Tennessee Titans, quarterback Matt Hasselbeck is close to agreeing to a two-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts,'s Ian Rapoport reported Monday, citing a source close to the player. Up to 10 teams reportedly have shown an interest in Hasselbeck,..." March 18

  • Tennessee Titans release quarterback Matt Hasselbeck

    Tennessean "The Titans have released veteran quarterback Matt Hasselbeck. The 37-year-old, 14-year pro was entering the third and final year of his contract, and was scheduled to make $5.5 million in base salary. Including bonus money, he would count $7.5 million against the salary cap. The Titans and..." March 18

  • Titans meet with QB Fitzpatrick

    Tennessean "The Titans want to keep veteran quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, but not at his current salary. As the two sides continue to discuss a restructured contract, the Titans are covering their bases, just in case things don’t work out. At the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix, Ariz., that led them to..." March 18