Contract status distracting Hasselbeck
As you can imagine, being a Seahawks fan this season has been as disappointing as ever. One week we look destined for a run and the next we simply play with no heart. My question is this: Do you think Matt Hasselbeck still warrants a big contract if he continues to perform down the stretch? Also, I know a vast majority of the fans are down on Mike Holmgren, but who else would really be better?
I'll let the season play out before I tackle the Holmgren questions. Obviously, after six years you'd like a better sense of progress, but that will take care of itself.
I think it has bothered him greatly that Seattle didn't continue to negotiate when the regular season began. In the end the Seahawks will end up keeping him because there are no other QBs who will be an upgrade (after franchise tags are used, etc). I think he'll be a different guy, for the better, with a new contract in his pocket.
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