Indianapolis Colts Finally Make a Smart Move by Securing Matt Hasselbeck

March 19, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Nice work, Ryan Grigson.
The Indianapolis Colts general manager hasn't been shy about spending money in free agency, and some of the decisions he has made and money he has shelled out to players like Erik Walden, Ricky Jean-Francois and LaRon Landry have been the subject of criticism. 
Well, on March 19, Grigson made a move that shouldn't be ridiculed by anyone.
He acquired (per ESPN.com) recently released quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, who'll be 38 in September—the ideal mentor and backup option to transcendent starter Andrew Luck. 
Hasselbeck went 9-7 in 2011 as the starter in Tennessee and was 2-3 in 2012. 
With a West Coast offense being implemented under new offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton, Hasselbeck makes perfect sense. 
Grigson needed a solid free-agent signing.
He gave Walden, the player who was graded by ProFootballFocus.com (subscription required) as the worst 3-4 outside linebacker in consecutive seasons, $8...

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