My plane leaves for St. Louis early this afternoon. From reading the comments, I see a few people are looking past this game to Steve Hutchinson. Here is what I would say about that situation: Steve Hutchinson didn't want to leave Seattle so much as he wanted to go where he was wanted the most. The Vikings made it clear to him they wanted him more, and valued him more, than Seattle did (in his view). Not complicated.
To say Hutchinson wanted out of Seattle would be like saying the Seahawks, in using the transition tag, wanted to get rid of him. Neither statement would be true. The Seahawks used the transition tag because they thought it would lead to a quick deal. Worst-case scenario, they figured they would get a shot at matching another team's offer. They did not think the Vikings and Hutchinson would enter into the kind of deal they entered into. However, that is the chance you take when you go the transition route.
You can call Hutchinson misguided. You can call the Seahawks stupid. You can say Hutchinson and his agent used dirty tactics. You can say Seattle should have seen it coming. But in the end, Hutchinson took a deal the Seahawks had not offered him in terms of money, and he took a deal the Vikings probably would not have offered without the very poison pills that dissuaded Seattle from matching.
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This gets back to the point people miss when they wonder why Isaiah Kacyvenski left. Players see no reason to show loyalty to teams that will get rid of them in a heartbeat when the player no longer serves the team's needs. I'll check back tonight upon landing St. Louis. Something tells me there might be a couple of comments to read through.