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On this date: Matt Hasselbeck acquired in trade with Packers

A look at a memorable moment in Seahawks history that occurred on March 2



Matt Hasselbeck is acquired in a trade with the Green Bay Packers. To acquire Brett Favre's backup, the Seahawks switch picks in the first round of that year's NFL Draft with the Packers and also give up a third-round draft choice. In starting 131 games over the next 10 seasons, Hasselbeck becomes the franchise's all-time leader in completions and passing yards, ranks second in victories and is voted to the Seahawks' 35th Anniversary team.

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