Players

Matt Hasselbeck
QB #8
Height:
6-4
Weight:
225
College:
Boston College
Hometown:
Westwood, Mass.
Experience:
12
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 199 5,034 3,038 60.3 25.3 34,667 6.9 174.2 201 4 148 2.9 87 417 60 342 2,152 82.1
2014 IND 2 4 2 50 2 20 5 10 0 -- 0 -- 12 0 0 0 0 64.6
2013 IND 3 12 7 58.3 4 130 10.8 43.3 0 -- 1 8.3 57 2 1 0 0 61.1
2012 TEN 8 221 138 62.4 27.6 1,367 6.2 170.9 7 3.2 5 2.3 37 13 0 14 103 81
2011 TEN 16 518 319 61.6 32.4 3,571 6.9 223.2 18 3.5 14 2.7 80T 43 10 19 153 82.4
2010 SEA 14 444 266 59.9 31.7 3,001 6.8 214.4 12 2.7 17 3.8 87T 33 10 29 175 73.2
2009 SEA 14 488 293 60 34.9 3,029 6.2 216.4 17 3.5 17 3.5 53 32 5 32 209 75.1
2008 SEA 7 209 109 52.2 29.9 1,216 5.8 173.7 5 2.4 10 4.8 34 14 0 19 119 57.8
2007 SEA 16 562 352 62.6 35.1 3,966 7.1 247.9 28 5 12 2.1 65 48 7 33 204 91.4
2006 SEA 12 371 210 56.6 30.9 2,442 6.6 203.5 18 4.9 15 4 72T 30 5 34 229 76
2005 SEA 16 449 294 65.5 28.1 3,459 7.7 216.2 24 5.3 9 2 56 41 7 24 154 98.2
2004 SEA 14 474 279 58.9 33.9 3,382 7.1 241.6 22 4.6 15 3.2 60 43 2 30 155 83.1
2003 SEA 16 513 313 61 32.1 3,841 7.5 240.1 26 5.1 15 2.9 80T 54 5 42 246 88.8
2002 SEA 16 419 267 63.7 26.2 3,075 7.3 192.2 15 3.6 10 2.4 49 36 4 26 143 87.8
2001 SEA 13 321 176 54.8 24.7 2,023 6.3 155.6 7 2.2 8 2.5 64 26 4 38 251 70.9
2000 GB 16 19 10 52.6 1.2 104 5.5 6.5 1 5.3 0 -- 27T 2 0 1 2 86.3
1999 GB 16 10 3 30 0.6 41 4.1 2.6 1 10 0 -- 19 0 0 1 9 77.5
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 199 345 1.7 1,224 3.5 6.2 8 23 92 26.7 5 0 20
2014 IND 2 4 2 -3 -0.8 -1.5 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2013 IND 3 2 0.7 -2 -1 -0.7 0 -1 0 -- 0 0 0
2012 TEN 8 13 1.6 38 2.9 4.8 0 16 2 15.4 0 0 1
2011 TEN 16 20 1.3 52 2.6 3.3 0 21 4 20 1 0 0
2010 SEA 14 23 1.6 60 2.6 4.3 3 20T 8 34.8 1 0 1
2009 SEA 14 26 1.9 119 4.6 8.5 0 23 5 19.2 1 0 4
2008 SEA 7 11 1.6 69 6.3 9.9 0 15 5 45.5 0 0 0
2007 SEA 16 39 2.4 89 2.3 5.6 0 12 8 20.5 0 0 4
2006 SEA 12 18 1.5 110 6.1 9.2 0 19 7 38.9 0 0 1
2005 SEA 16 36 2.3 124 3.4 7.8 1 23 8 22.2 1 0 0
2004 SEA 14 27 1.9 90 3.3 6.4 1 19 5 18.5 0 0 2
2003 SEA 16 36 2.3 125 3.5 7.8 2 18 10 27.8 0 0 2
2002 SEA 16 40 2.5 202 5.1 12.6 1 21 16 40 1 0 1
2001 SEA 13 40 3.1 141 3.5 10.8 0 17 13 32.5 0 0 3
2000 GB 16 4 0.3 -5 -1.3 -0.3 0 -1 0 -- 0 0 0
1999 GB 16 6 0.4 15 2.5 0.9 0 13 1 16.7 0 0 1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 199 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 IND 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 TEN 8 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 TEN 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SEA 14 3 3 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SEA 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SEA 12 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 SEA 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 SEA 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 SEA 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2002 SEA 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2001 SEA 13 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2000 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1999 GB 16 -- -- -- 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 199 63 27 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 IND 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 TEN 8 3 1 0 2 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2011 TEN 16 4 1 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2010 SEA 14 7 5 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2009 SEA 14 11 3 0 5 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2008 SEA 7 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2007 SEA 16 9 5 -- 3 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2006 SEA 12 3 2 0 2 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2005 SEA 16 4 2 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2004 SEA 14 5 1 0 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2003 SEA 16 4 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2002 SEA 16 5 4 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2001 SEA 13 6 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2000 GB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1999 GB 16 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:

Joined the Seahawks March 2, 2001, via a trade with Green Bay. Seattle received Hasselbeck and the Packers’ 2001 first-round draft choice (17th overall-Steve Hutchinson) in exchange for Seattle’s 10th
selection in the first round and a third-round choice.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • An original 1998 sixth-round draft choice of the Packers during Mike Holmgren’s reign in Green Bay. Spent the 1998 season on the practice squad before re-signing with the Packers as a free agent in February of 1999.
  • Most action early in his career was as the holder for the extra point and field goal units during his first three seasons with the Packers.
  • First NFL touchdown pass came on a fake field goal attempt at Minnesota (12/20/99) with a 9- yard toss.
  • Pro Bowler following the 2003, 2005 and 2007 seasons.
  • The Seahawks’ all-time, highest-rated passer (83.3) ahead of Dave Krieg (82.3).
  • Totaled 17 career 300-yard games (Dave Krieg - 11)
  • Became the team's all-time leader in passing attempts, completions and yards during the 2009 season.
  • Entered 2002 as the team’s second-string quarterback behind Trent Dilfer. Started the season opener at Oakland (9/8) for Dilfer (knee) before taking over the remainder of the season after Dilfer suffered a season-ending Achilles injury at Dallas (10/27). Has been the Seahawks starter since that game.

HOW ACQUIRED:

Joined the Seahawks March 2, 2001, via a trade with Green Bay. Seattle received Hasselbeck and the Packers’ 2001 first-round draft choice (17th overall-Steve Hutchinson) in exchange for Seattle’s 10th
selection in the first round and a third-round choice.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • An original 1998 sixth-round draft choice of the Packers during Mike Holmgren’s reign in Green Bay. Spent the 1998 season on the practice squad before re-signing with the Packers as a free agent in February of 1999.
  • Most action early in his career was as the holder for the extra point and field goal units during his first three seasons with the Packers.
  • First NFL touchdown pass came on a fake field goal attempt at Minnesota (12/20/99) with a 9- yard toss.
  • Pro Bowler following the 2003, 2005 and 2007 seasons.
  • The Seahawks’ all-time, highest-rated passer (83.3) ahead of Dave Krieg (82.3).
  • Totaled 17 career 300-yard games (Dave Krieg - 11)
  • Became the team's all-time leader in passing attempts, completions and yards during the 2009 season.
  • Entered 2002 as the team’s second-string quarterback behind Trent Dilfer. Started the season opener at Oakland (9/8) for Dilfer (knee) before taking over the remainder of the season after Dilfer suffered a season-ending Achilles injury at Dallas (10/27). Has been the Seahawks starter since that game.
  •  Passed for more than 300 yards four times and surpassed 400 yards twice in 2002, both club records for a single season. Set team marks for completions (36) and yards (449) at San Diego (12/29/02) after attempting a franchise-record 55 passes at San Francisco (12/1/02).
  • Completion percentage (63.7) was tops in the NFC (5th NFL) and 87.8 passer rating was second in the NFC (6th NFL). Led an offense that averaged an NFL-high 476 yards per game over the final six games, which included a franchise-record three 500-yard games.
  • In 2003, validated one of the finest seasons by a quarterback in club history with a trip to the Pro Bowl after leading club to first-ever undefeated home record. Tied own record for most 300-yard games in a season (4), while becoming the first quarterback since Mirer in 1993 to start all 16 games.
  • In 2004, joined Krieg as only quarterbacks in club history to pass for 20-or-more touchdowns in consecutive seasons, while joining Zorn as the franchise’s only quarterbacks to eclipse 3,000 yards three consecutive seasons.
  • Named NFC Offensive Player of the Month for December after passing for 1,140 yards, completing 94 of 131 attempts (71.6%), 10 touchdowns, and four interceptions.
  • Helped Seattle earn their first NFC West title.
  • In playoff game versus St. Louis (1/8/05), passed for 341 yards completing 27 of 43 attempts, two touchdowns, and an interception.
  •  Joined Dan Fouts and Marc Bulger as the only players in NFL history to begin their postseason careers with two 300- plus passing games.
  • Broke own Seahawks postseason record with 341 yards.In 2005, highlighted one of the best performances by a quarterback by leading the team to the franchise’s first Super Bowl.  Started all 16 games for second time of career while leading the NFC and setting a club record for highest single-season passer rating (98.2).  Named as the starter for the NFC Pro Bowl squad. Touchdown total led the NFC while completion percentage (65.5) was second.  Eclipsed the 3,000-yard mark for the fourth straight year, breaking Zorn’s club record (3). Passed for at least one touchdown in career-high 12 consecutive games. Had a December to remember posting the fourth-best passer rating in NFL history (135.5) during the month, tossing 10 touchdowns and one interception with a completion percentage of 76.0. Totaled a 103.0 passer rating in eight road games and did not throw an interception on the road in final seven games (185 attempts) of the season. Set club record for consecutive passes without an interception streak at 159 (Zorn, 153).
  • In 2007, set single season club records for attempts (562), completions (352) and passing yards (3,966).

HONORS:

2003:

NFC Pro Bowl; Seattle Post Intelli gencer Sports Star of the Year; FedEx Air Player of the Week 12 & 13.

2004:

NFC Offensive Player of the Month for December. 2005: NFC Pro Bowl; PFW/PFWA All NFC Team; NFC Offensive Player of the Week 5.

2007:

NFC Pro Bowl.

COLLEGE:

Four-year letterman and two-year starter at Boston College. Finished fifth on the Eagles’ career passing list with 4,548 yards, completing 390 of 701 passes with 22 touchdowns and 26 interceptions. Started 21 games while playing in 37. Completed 188 of 305 passes for 2,239 yards and 11 touchdowns with 10 interceptions as a senior, when he was the co-winner of the “Thomas F. Scanlon Award” as the school’s outstanding senior scholar-athlete. Threw for 277 yards in a 22 of 33 performance, that included a school-record 14 consecutive completions, versus Notre Dame. Completed 31 of 46 attempts for a career-high 393 yards and three touchdowns in his final collegiate game in a victory over Army. As a junior, he hit on 171 of 330 passes for 1,990 yards and nine touchdowns with nine interceptions. Came off the bench to lead the team to a come-from-behind victory over Hawaii in the season opener. Started the next 10 games before separating his right shoulder, causing him to miss the season finale versus Miami (Fla.). Served as the Eagles’ backup quarterback as a sophomore. Played in 11 games with one start. Completed 27 of 60 passes for 280 yards and two touchdowns, with seven interceptions. Saw action in five games as a redshirt freshman. Received a B.S. Degree in Marketing and Finance.

PERSONAL:

Was an honorable mention All- American selection by USA Today as a senior at Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Mass. Also garnered All-East honors from Blue Chip Illustrated and All-New England honors from SuperPrep. A two-year starter, he com- pleted 90 of 120 passes for 1,490 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior. Also ran for 400 yards and three touchdowns en route to captur- ing conference title and runner-up in Massachusetts’ Division 1-A Super Bowl. Also won three letters in basketball and two in base- ball. Competed in CBS’ version of the “NFL Quarterback Challenge” over the 2003 offsea- son and finished in first place. Father Don, played tight end in the NFL for nine seasons with the Patriots (1977-83), Raiders (1983), Vikings (1984), and Giants (1985). Younger brother Tim was the starting quarterback for Boston College and played for the N.Y. Giants and Arizona Cardinals. Youngest brother, Nathanael, also attended Boston College and played wide receiver. Married college sweet- heart Sarah and has two daughters, Annabelle and Mallory, and son Henry.