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1 on 1: How Matt Hasselbeck learned to believe
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1 on 1: How Matt Hasselbeck learned to believe
When the Packers drafted him in 1998, he thought they were crazy. The former Pro Bowler relives a football life he never expected in at-times painful, at-times hilarious detail.
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When Mike McCarthy told Matt Hasselbeck that he needs to buy a truck and build a house to send a message, frankly, the young quarterback thought his position coach was nuts.

McCarthy essentially could’ve told the balding second-year pro to bench press 315 pounds with no spotter.

The Packers longshot, however, earned the No. 2 job behind Brett Favre… was soon handpicked by Mike Holmgren to lead the Seattle Seahawks… and enjoyed an NFL career that spanned from 1998 through 2015. Surely, the Seahawks fans that watch this podcast will forever believe Hasselbeck was robbed of a Super Bowl in 2005, too. (He holds no grudges.)

I think you’ll love this conversation. Hasselbeck opens up on the football life he never imagined.

Audio is available at the player above, and everywhere you get podcasts. (Including Apple and Spotify).

Video is below.

The written Q&A is right here. Thanks, everyone.

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