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The Tennessee Titans have had their share of quarterback drama lately with Vince Young's career seemingly crumbling before our very eyes, but a new day has arrived with first-round draft pick Jake Locker and free agent signee Matt Hasselbeck. Have the Titans found the perfect mentor to hold down the fort until Locker is ready to take over? Will Hasselbeck improve on his numbers from last year as an added bonus?
The biggest winner in the free agent scramble? How about Jake Locker, who can now ease his way into the starting role with the Titans by watching a three-time Pro Bowler who brings no off-field baggage?
New place, new numbers?
Matt Hasselbeck finished just outside the top 20 in passing yards last season and near the top in interceptions. Will a top running back and a new coaching staff invigorate the 13-year veteran?
A running back who has rushed for 3,340 yards in the last two seasons is a luxury and one the Titans may have to spend more money on if they want Matt Hasselbeck and Chris Johnson on the field in Week 1.
When will Locker graduate?
Jake Locker will surely get a lot out of shadowing Matt Hasselbeck, but eventually the student will have to supplant the teacher. Will it happen soon or will this be a multi-year relationship?
2. Is Matt Hasselbeck still the answer at QB for the Seahawks?
Matt Hasselbeck has been synonymous with the Seattle Seahawks for a long time, and the team doesn't seem to be in a hurry to end that association. Pete Carroll said in a press conference that retaining Hasselbeck will be their No. 1 priority during the offseason. The Seahawks made a surprising run in the playoffs with Hasselbeck as their starter, but is it time for Seattle to look elsewhere?.