Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck set to retire after 2014 season

Sep 29, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck (8) before the start of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

After two sub-par seasons with the Tennessee Titans, former long time Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck drifted off into obscurity, signing a two-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts this past offseason to backup Andrew Luck.

It’s a pretty good gig, one that he’ll continue to ride out through next season before calling it quits as Hasselbeck recently told Fox Sports he will retire after next season:

@colts QB Matt Hasselbeck tells FOX Sports that he plans to retire following 2014 season. Story coming ASAP on @foxsports.com

Hasselbeck, who spent a decade under center with the Seahawks, attended three Pro Bowl’s in the process. The veteran signal caller also is the proud owner of over twenty (!!) career passing records for the Seahawks and a was elected as a member of their 35th anniversary team, despite still being an active player.

For a former sixth round draft pick, I’d say Hasselbeck had quite the solid NFL career despite missing out on the illustrious Super Bowl ring. Thankfully, he’ll still have two chances at securing one.

Topics: Indianapolis Colts, Matt Hasselbeck, Seattle Seahawks

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