Associated Press - October 9, 2007 11:55 AM ET
SEATTLE (AP) - Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck says the players are shocked by the sudden end to the career of Mack Strong.
The 36-year-old fullback's 15-year career is over because of a neck injury.
Hasselbeck told KIRO Radio that Strong is a great leader and that when he spoke everyone listened.
The Seahawks also lost wide receiver Deion Branch in the shutout loss at Pittsburgh but he's expected back from a foot sprain after missing a couple of games.
Hasselbeck says the Seahawks are regrouping to play New Orleans this Sunday in Seattle.
Information from: KIRO-AM, http://www.kiro710.com/
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