"They have a 40-year-old backup that maybe has to play for six weeks, get you all the way to Week 16 of the NFL season before you potentially get Andrew Luck back," ESPN's Tim Hasselbeck -- Matt's younger brother -- said Tuesday, per Pro Football Talk. "I know my brother played well in the two games he started this season, but I think anyone can attest ... it's one thing when it's a shorter injury and you have a backup that's going to play one week, two weeks, three weeks maybe."
Said Tim: "We're in a situation where they have a 40-year-old quarterback that's potentially going to play half of their football games this year. Half of them!"
It's no knock on Matt Hasselbeck. After playing quarterback himself, Tim knows what happens to the body later in life. Still, what we saw from the signal-caller just a month ago was promising.