Category: Matt Hasselbeck

Mike Munchak: Gregg Williams Will “Be Involved in Everything we do”

Monday, February 11th, 2013

When Gregg Williams became the chief villain tied to the bounty scandal in New Orleans last year, many figured Williams would be blackballed from coaching ever again. But the defensive expert was reinstated by the league last week and has already been hired to join Mike Munchak's coaching staff in ...

Matt Hasselbeck Regrets the Way He Handled Rocky Offseason

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Matt Hasselbeck has had quite the ride of late. He came close to being replaced by Peyton Manning in the offseason, survived that, and then was replaced by Jake Locker in training camp. But with a 1-4 start under their belt and Locker hurt, Hasselbeck led the Titans to a ...

Nate Washington Says the Steelers aren’t the Same Without Troy Polamalu

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

It's Pittsburgh and Tennessee tonight on Thursday Night Football, which pits Nate Washington against the team he started his NFL career with. Washington is quite fond of his former team, but he will note that they aren't quite the same on defense without Troy Polamalu, who won't play tonight. Nate Washington ...

Antoine Winfield Says The Minnesota Vikings Defense Is Having Fun After Winning Third Straight Game In Convincing Fashion

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

The Minnesota Vikings have shocked the NFL world so far this season. This team wasn't supposed to be in first place this season, especially after five games with a record of 4-1. The Vikings were projected to be an afterthought, but Christian Ponder is having a sophomore renaissance. How about this ...

Jake Locker Hopes Having an Actual Offseason Will Lead to Bigger and Better Things in Year Two

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Jake Locker was one of the big surprises of the 2011 NFL Draft when the Tennessee Titans selected him with the eighth overall pick. As with many rookies last year, he wasn't helped by the lockout, and he never became fully entrenched. Locker never started a game, but played quite ...

Matt Hasselbeck Says He Is Energized By the QB Competition with Jake Locker

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

At 36-years-old last year, Matt Hasselbeck showed that he still has a little bit of life left in his right arm. Emphasis on a little bit. The veteran signal called helped lead the Titans to a 9-7 record despite dealing with some injuries of his own and some other injury ...

Jake Locker: “Not the End of the World” if I Don’t Win Starting Job

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Jake Locker was a bit of a surprise pick at No. 8 in last year's draft, but the former Washington quarterback showed flashes in relief of veteran Matt Hasselbeck during his rookie season. This year, the majority of Nashville is surely pulling for Locker to win the job outright in ...

Titans Coach Mike Munchak Is Happy To Not Be Involved In the Quarterback Race This Year

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

The Tennessee Titans made one of the interesting moves in the draft last year when they selected quarterback Jake Locker with the eighth overall pick. One year earlier, Locker appeared to be on track to be the No. 1 overall pick, but dropped when he went back to Washington. Fast ...

Jake Locker on Competing against Matt Hasselbeck for Starting Role: “I don’t feel it will have any effect on our relationship at all.”

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Jake Locker may have been the only rookie quarterback in the class of 2011 that didn't receive a ton of playing time right out of the gate, but it seemed to work to his advantage. The former Washington Husky sat behind a seasoned veteran in Matt Hasselbeck, who evidently took ...

Mike Munchak Blames Chris Johnson’s Mediocre Season on His Holdout, But Says Johnson Will Return

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson did break the 1,000-yard mark this year, but ran for just four yards per carry and scored just four touchdowns all season. Perhaps it's not shocking, but coach Mike Munchak is pretty blunt is saying that the fact that Johnson didn't show up to ...