Seattle Seahawks Land Charlie Whitehurst: Can He be Matt Hasselbeck Part Two?

March 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Seattle has made their decision at quarterback.

It is still going to be Hasselbeck under center to start 2010, but if they played their cards right, it will be Hasselbeck version II in Charlie Whitehurst for the future.

Considering that many felt Seattle needed to do SOMETHING to secure the future of the QB position, it was a choice of drafting an unknown, or trading for a relatively unknown.

Both options are indeed risky.

With Whitehurst you are getting a guy who has already been in the league a few years, and has sat on the bench learning.
This move could be viewed as a head start to what a QB we would have drafted would be doing, except they would probably not have had the extended time to learn as Whitehurst has.

The risk is that Whitehurt’s ceiling is just not that high. Why has no one else taken a shot on him? He has no pass attempts during the regular season, and his preseason play didn’t knock anyone’s socks of...

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