HE has played in the Pro Bowl, got a Super Bowl ring but doe not have the stats for the Hall of Fame. In addition, he would most likely be the third choice in the pecking order, maybe fourth, behind Cobb, Nelson and Jones. At 31, this was probably his last chance at a big long term deal with guarantees. So he chose money and a chance to be The Undisputed Man. I don't blame him. I probably would have done the same.
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If you don't look at the 5-7 teams in the NFC who would have to go 4-0 to be over .500, which 2 of the 4 NFC teams who are 6-6 can you see going 3-1 to go 9-7 with these respectives schedules(home games in caps):