Even if Titans QB Jake Locker proves himself ready for the starting role in preseason, if it is close, the team may consider as a secondary factor, the possibility of a tough early-season schedule that begins with New England, Houston and Detroit as a reason to go with the veteran experience of Matt Hasselbeck.
"You have to factor everything in, so sure, you're thinking about that. I could sit here and put a paper of pros and cons of who should start in that first game and there's a lot of reasons for both of them. That would not be influencing why we would do what we do. We've got to go with the guy who is ready to help us win," HC Mike Munchak said.
This is one of the toughest preseason QB battles to call and whoever wins the job should be a solid fantasy QB2 given the team's weapons at WR and RB.