Oh, to be young and a starting quarterback in the NFL.
"It's not how I would've wished they had gone," Locker said Wednesday, via The Tennessean. "But there are a lot of positives to be taken from it, and a lot of things that you can learn from and grow from to make you better going forward."
"I don't know if it's him being shaky; I think the team is shaky," he said. "The support around him isn't great. ... There are a lot of factors that go into it."
Despite getting a year of preparation time behind Matt Hasselbeck, Locker remains a raw talent who needs time to develop. This season didn't go as planned, but expect him to get another season to prove himself in 2013.