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Did Hawks and Hasselbeck talk between lockouts?

Posted on: May 11, 2011 9:39 pm
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Posted by Will Brinson

The Seahawks are one of several teams in a precarious position, quarterback-wise, as they have limited talent signed to the roster and didn't pick up anyone during their "zany" decision-making in the 2011 NFL Draft.

But here's some good news: Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell called Hasselbeck back in between lockouts (aka "the before time"), the two talked and is "as likely to return there as he ever was."

This is on the heels of the news from Pete Carroll back in March that the two sides tried to work out a deal, but just weren't able to come to terms. Perhaps the next time they sit down and talk post-lockout, it'l be easier to put a deal together.

This is a pretty logical solution for both Hasselbeck and the Seahawks, really: Hasselbeck needs a place to start and he loves being in Seattle. The team needs a quarterback and did make the playoffs with Hasselbeck on the roster last year; they have to believe that they still have a window to make a run, given their division.

If Hasselbeck doesn't return, Seattle's situation becomes significantly more dire: either they'd need to roll the dice with Charlie Whitehurst or pull off a trade for someone like Kevin Kolb or Carson Palmer.

Given the small window of time that could be open between the end of the lockout and the beginning of the season, neither one of those is even close to guaranteed, making Hasselbeck the closest thing to a sure thing in Seattle.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 8, 2012 9:08 pm
 

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Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: May 12, 2011 10:11 am
 

Did Hawks and Hasselbeck talk between lockouts?

The Seahawks really need to start thinking about there future. And i dont see much future with Hasselbeck. Even if he did take them to the playoffs last year with a 7-9 record. Sure they did win a playoff game but even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while. He is not a bad QB but if the hawks are looking to build a team that can make a true run at a title they will need to start with a QB who is a little younger. Im sure Hasselback will not have a problem finding work with another team.

I agree 100 percent.  I think Hasselbeck is a very good qb and if he got the chance to actually play for a contender he could do some damage.  But rebuilding teams shouldn't be using overage veteran qb's....  it's stupid and gets a team nowhere.  Probably the worst thing they could have done last year was make the playoffs and win a playoff game because they aren't as likely to want to rebuild now.  People forget quickly this team had a losing record and got destroyed quite a few times in those 9 losses.  A terrible division to go along with one post season victory and suddenly people forget this was a losing team...



Since: Aug 9, 2009
Posted on: May 12, 2011 8:49 am
 

Did Hawks and Hasselbeck talk between lockouts?

The Seahawks really need to start thinking about there future. And i dont see much future with Hasselbeck. Even if he did take them to the playoffs last year with a 7-9 record. Sure they did win a playoff game but even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while. He is not a bad QB but if the hawks are looking to build a team that can make a true run at a title they will need to start with a QB who is a little younger. Im sure Hasselback will not have a problem finding work with another team.


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