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Social Media World Reacts To Matt Hasselbeck's Retirement

A look around the web at the social media reaction to former Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck's retirement announcement.

On March 2, 2001, the Seattle Seahawks acquired quarterback Matt Hasselbeck from the Green Bay Packers, beginning a 10-season span in Seattle, including the team's first Super Bowl appearance.

The social media response to Matt Hasselbeck's retirement announcement overwhelmingly shows the positive impact that the former Seahawks quarterback had on teammates, coaches, media members, and fans.

Hasselbeck called it a career on Wednesday morning after 18 seasons in the NFL. Ten of those years were spent in the Pacific Northwest, where Hasselbeck set the Seahawks record for career passing yards (29,434) and helped lead the club to its first Super Bowl appearance.

Here's a look at how the social media world reacted to Hasselbeck's retirement news:

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