Well, it looks like you are one of the last to sign Shaun, Julian Peterson has now signed his franchise contract leaving just well...you. So of course now everyone will begin screaming and making noise for you to sign your contract,well,forget that noise Shaun.
You know that Julian Peterson is respected by the fans and by the 49ers organization. The Niners clearly wanted him back and showed their support for him. Have the Seahawks ever thought to show you that they cared if you came back Shaun?
Funny isn't it, how Walter Jones was given the franchise tag and held out for three straight years and most Seahawks fans supported him throughout the process and welcomed him back with open arms? Where's your love? Why are they already on your case for doing what's best for your career?
Don't be in a hurry to sign Shaun, take your time, look around and see if you can work a trade; after all, what has the front office, coaching staff or for that matter, the fans, done to make you think you are valued, or wanted or needed? Screw em! Screw them all, Signing now won't stop the voices that repeat like some mantra, "he can't block, and he isn't a true west coast running back". You don't owe anything to an organization or its fans that treat you with such disdain and lack of respect.
No Shaun, you would be light years ahead by making them sweat, you know that they don't want to have to replace you by using a draft pick, and you know that Maurice Morris isn't anywhere near the halfback you are. You've got em over a barrel, just be patient.
Besides, if they loved you so much, then why have they never once tried to get you an extension over the four years you have been with this team? If they really loved you, then why let you, their only true superstar player, who has been as consistent and durable as anyone in the league, get into his final year without any kind of real commitment? Sounds to me like they are trying to take advantage of you, sounds to me like they have decided that they got what they wanted out of you and now are willing to throw you away like some prostitute.
No Shaun, don't crack under the pressure, I know that you feel a responsibility to this team and the fans and I know that you are a class guy, who feels like he owes something to this team and it's fans for having been given the chance to play pro football in Seattle. But really Shaun, you don't owe them nothin'.
In fact, after all those years of carrying this team, while their front office was a disaster and while they couldn't get a defense that could stop anyone and while their passing game was inconsistent year after year and while they took care of everyone else but you first and all the while you stayed healthy and durable you were the only consistent scoring threat on the whole damn team, I figure they owe you!