NFL Free Agent Signings: Matt Hasselbeck Is Offically a Tennessee Titan

Josh McCainSenior Writer IJuly 27, 2011

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 16:  Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck #8 of the Seattle Seahawks looks to throw the ball during pregame before taking on the Chicago Bears in the 2011 NFC divisional playoff game at Soldier Field on January 16, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that Matt Hasselbeck and the Tennessee Titans have reached a multi-year deal to bring in the longtime Seahawk.

The person who should be most happy about this is rookie quarterback Jake Locker.

A lot of analysts feel the Titans reached by taking him so high; however, with Hasselbeck the likely starter in 2011, Locker has time on the bench to mature and learn the NFL game.

Also, if the Titans have a rocky start, which they could if Chris Johnson holds out, it doesn't put any more undue pressure on the young QB's shoulders.