To gain an edge, Hasselbeck goes to the tape

In an effort to gain an edge, Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck spends up to 20 hours a week during the season studying video of opponents, Mike Sando writes.

Updated: August 30, 2007, 9:50 PM ET
By Mike Sando | ESPN.com

KIRKLAND, Wash. --While NFL teams spend millions on elaborate video systems, Matt Hasselbeck thanks the TiVo in his living room for helping the Seattle Seahawks reach Super Bowl XL.

An intense work week was nearly finished when Hasselbeck dove into his DVR the day before Seattle faced Carolina in the NFC title game 19 months ago.

This is how home-game Saturdays go for Seattle's three-time Pro Bowl quarterback. His wife, Sarah, takes the kids out of the house. Hasselbeck hits ...

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