Matt Hasselbeck: Why Seattle Keeps Him

Cal RogersContributor IJune 22, 2009

Matt Hasselbeck: Why Seattle Keeps Him

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    RENTON, WA - JUNE 12:  Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck #8 passes the ball during minicamp at the Seahawks training facility on June 12, 2009 in Renton, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

How It Started

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    24 Oct 1999: Matt Hasselbeck #11 of the Green Bay Packers calls the count at the line of scrimmage during the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, California. The Packers defeated the Chargers 31-3. Mandatory Credit: Tom Hauc

The Ups

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    SEATTLE - JANUARY 22:  Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates after the team's final touchdown in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship Game against the Carolina Panthers at Qwest Stadium on January 22, 2006 in Seattle, Washin

The Downs

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    CHICAGO - JANUARY 14:  Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck #8 of the Seattle Seahawks lies on the field against the Chicago Bears during their NFC Divisional Playoff game on January 14, 2007 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.The Bears won 27-24 in overtime. (

So Why Do They Keep Him?

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    SEATTLE - OCTOBER 21: Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck #8 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates on the field during the game against the St. Louis Rams at Qwest Field on October 21, 2007 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)