The Tennessee Titans swooped in Wednesday on Matt Hasselbeck, reaching agreement with the free-agent quarterback on a multi-year contract, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
A team with a major leadership void targeted a player it believes will be a settling force. The Tennessee Titans score with Matt Hasselbeck, ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky writes. Blog
News broke Tuesday that the Seattle Seahawks wouldn't re-sign the 35-year-old Hasselbeck. Instead, the Seahawks agreed to a deal with former Minnesota Viking Tarvaris Jackson, multiple sources told ESPN.
It turns out brother Tim Hasselbeck knew what he was talking about when he began dropping rumors of Matt to the Titans last week. Matt Hasselbeck fills a void at QB for the Titans ahead of rookie Jake Locker. Expect Hasselbeck to start for the majority of the year, at least as long as the Titans are competitive. The signing is good news for Kenny Britt and Chris Johnson and also a good landing spot for Hasselbeck himself, although don't consider him any more than a low end QB2 for fantasy purposes.