Hasselbeck no longer sleeping in Seattle

It’s being reported that Matt Hasselbeck is through in Seattle. This could have major repercussions for the 49ers. It is being reported that the 49ers are one of the teams he’s talking to. Which leads to one big, fat question: Would he be a good addition to the 49ers?

I say, yes, and here’s why. He has experience running a West Coast Offense. He’s won big games, including last year in the playoffs. If the 49ers make it to the playoffs, he would give the team a better chance to win a game than Alex Smith, who wilts in the biggest moments.

But would it be fair to Alex Smith after all he’s done this summer, if he loses out on a competition with Hasselbeck? FYI, Smith just agreed to terms on a contract with the 49ers – 1 year, $5 million.

It definitely would be fair. That’s life in the big leagues. They give awards for performance, not for being a good sport.

You may agree or disagree with me. I’m eager to hear your reasoning.

To read about Hasselbeck leaving Seattle click here.

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