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Matt Hasselbeck cut, Tennessee Titans

Matt Hasselbeck cut, The Titans released veteran quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, a move buying the team more cap space after they couldn’t work out an agreement to trim his $5.5 million salary for 2013. The team moved quickly to replace Hasselbeck, signing ex-Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick to a two-year deal. Hasselbeck, 37, spent the past two seasons with Tennessee, leading the Titans to a 9-7 record and just missing the playoffs on a tiebreaker in 2011 in coach Mike Munchak’s debut season coming off the NFL lockout. But the Titans used the No. 8 draft selection overall in 2011 on Jake Locker, and they named him their starter for 2012. Hasselbeck, a former standout at Xaverian and Boston College who led the Seahawks to an appearance in Super Bowl XL, was due to count $7.5 million against the salary cap made him too pricey to keep. According to USA Today, Hasselbeck won’t be unemployed long. The paper is reporting Hasselbeck is close to signing with the Colts to back up Andrew Luck. Settlemen