Hasselbeck says a playoff contender reached out to him this season.
Former NFL quarterback Matt Hasselbeck has been retired for 3 years now however apparently one NFL workforce in determined want of a QB was nonetheless kicking the tires on his willingness to play this season.
According to The Ringer’s Kevin Clark, Hasselbeck mentioned he acquired a cellphone name from a playoff-contending workforce sooner or later throughout 2018 asking if he was “in form and accessible to signal.”
Hasselbeck, 43, spoke about receiving curiosity from NFL groups this previous season throughout a dialogue concerning his resolution to retire. He says one main issue that contributed to his retirement was a vicious hit to the jaw from Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus whereas he was QBing for the Indianapolis Colts.
“I wasn’t consuming strong meals for a few weeks,” he mentioned. “They examined me for a concussion. It wasn’t, however I could not hear out of my proper ear. I harm a joint close to my ear. So you eliminate these crown-of-the-helmet hits. You eliminate the complete physique weight falling on a participant.”
Hasselbeck final performed for the Colts in 2015 on the age 40. In eight video games he threw for 1,690 yards, 9 touchdowns and a 60.9% completion proportion whereas the workforce went 5-Three.
This Sunday, a pair of 40+ 12 months previous QBs will take the sector in convention championship video games as 41-year previous Tom Brady makes his eighth straight AFC title recreation look and 40-year previous Drew Brees appears to be like to take the Saints again to the Super Bowl.