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“He knows the offense.”
That’s what we’ve heard over and over and f**king over.
Tarvaris Jackson was signed this offseason by Pete Carroll, John Schneider, and the Seattle Seahawks to replace Matt (sic; Matthew) Hasselbeck to be the new quarterback for a team coming off an absurd playoff berth and first round victory. Charlie Whitehurst, whom the team traded a third round pick for just a year prior and led the team to a must-win Week 17 victory over the St. Louis Rams, was left completely out of the equation.