Flynn signing a gamble for Seattle

Matt Flynn parlayed his brief NFL starting experience into a three-year deal with Seattle. Scott Boehm/Getty Images

The big issue in analyzing the Seattle Seahawks' signing of Matt Flynn to a three-year, $26 million contract is to find out exactly how much he can improve the Hawks' offense.

Some may think his addition will be a huge upgrade because of how well Flynn played against Detroit in Week 17 last year, but as was noted in a recent Insider article, his performance in that game has to be taken with more than a grain of salt.