Friday Faceoff: Seattle Seahawks Need To Find Matt Hasselbeck’s Replacement

February 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The entire NFC West is shopping for quarterbacks, at least in some capacity, and the future of the division likely rests simply on who shops best.
For the past two seasons, two extremely unsuccessful seasons for the Seahawks, the quarterback position, and its handling, has become a lightning rod of sorts in Seattle.
Criticism and praise have, at least in some cases, nearly surpassed hyperbole, to a point where it seems like Seahawks fans fall into one of three categories: The fans who think Matt Hasselbeck was, and remains a god, the fans who claim to have never liked Hasselbeck, and those in between. I fall in the latter.
Truth is, at 35 years old, Hasselbeck is in a strange West Coast Offense (WCO) middle ground.
In the past two seasons, the NFL has begun to transform from a two-wide-receiver league to a league where the slot receiver plays more snaps than both the fullback and tight end on many teams. Even some of the more traditional WCOs have begun to emphasize...

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