CLEVELAND (AP) - Matt Hasselbeck's fresh start in Tennessee has
the Titans off to an unexpected one.
The 13-year veteran quarterback, who left Seattle as a free
agent after a playoff-filled decade, threw three touchdown passes
in the first half and safety Jordan Babineaux returned an
interception 97 yards for a TD as the Titans thumped the Cleveland
Browns 31-13 on Sunday for their third straight win under
first-year coach Mike Munchak.
Hasselbeck picked apart Cleveland's secondary in the opening
half, throwing for 194 yards while helping the Titans (3-1) build a
The 36-year-old finished 10 of 20 for 220 yards - 26 on just two
completions after halftime.
The Titans were playing with heavy hearts. On Saturday, they
learned that Mike Heimerdinger, their beloved former offensive