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Matt Flynn

Matt Flynn - #15 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 06/20/1985
Birthplace Tyler, TX
College LSU
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 7th round, 2nd pick by Packers

Poll: Raiders' Jackson won't better Cable's record

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
ProFootballWeekly.com readers are casting doubt on the chances for immediate success of new Oakland head coach Hue Jackson.

Raiders dismiss several assistant coaches

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Several Raiders assistant coaches have been ousted by new head coach Hue Jackson, according to the Oakland Tribune.

Raiders' Davis has no regrets in passing on Calvin Johnson

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Most people would look at the 2007 draft and say the Raiders made a mistake drafting JaMarcus Russell over Calvin Johnson. Not Al Davis.

Could Ochocinco land in Oakland?

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
A reunion in Oakland between Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco and new Raiders head coach Hue Jackson isn't far-fetched, according to AFC West Whispers.

Raiders will push to re-sign TE Miller

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Raiders managing general partner Al Davis might have to pay a premium to bring back one of his top weapons on offense.

League tells Jackson to cut ties with supplement company

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
New Raiders head coach Hue Jackson has severed ties with a supplement company, per an order from the league.

Jackson wants to finish job Cable started

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:45 p.m. ET
New head coach Hue Jackson said at his introductory press conference Tuesday that the Raiders are ready to get back to the postseason after an eight-year absence.

Raiders hire Jackson as head coach

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
As expected, the Raiders have hired Hue Jackson as the team's new head coach. He will be introduced on Tuesday.

Marshall's departure could be start of defensive shake-up for Raiders

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
As the Raiders continue making changes to their staff, difficult decisions in free agency that could leave the defense without its two Pro Bowlers from 2010 are on the horizon.

Report: Cable files grievance against Davis

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Former Raiders coach Tom Cable filed a grievance with the league, saying that team owner Al Davis unfairly fined him $120,000 over the course of 2010.

Report: Raiders part ways with D-coordinator Marshall

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 11:31 p.m. ET
Defensive coordinator John Marshall will not be returning to the Raiders in 2011, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

A team of destiny

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The 1980 Oakland Raiders became the NFL's first wild-card team to win the Super Bowl. Looking back on that season, LB Rod Martin says he and his teammates never considered themselves underdogs.

Report: Asomugha's contract voided, making him free agent

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
An NFLPA document says that Nnamdi Asomugha's contract with the Raiders is void, as the Pro Bowl cornerback failed to meet incentives during the 2010 season.

Raiders unlikely to dump Lechler over remarks

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 3:22 a.m. ET
Although Oakland signed another punter in the wake of Shane Lechler's negative remarks about the organization, the team doesn't figure to trade the punter, according to AFC West Whispers.

Jackson awaits interview with Raiders

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The team has not yet scheduled an interview with the favorite to replace Tom Cable as head coach, offensive coordinator Hue Jackson.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 01, 2013
The Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, bringing an end to Carson Palmer's brief tenure as starter in Oakland even before they are done paying the steep price they dealt to acquire him.||||||| Flynn, a backup in college at LSU to former Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell, has started just two games in five seasons as a pro. But it's those brief appearances that intrigue many NFL teams. He threw for 251 yards and three touchdowns in a loss at New England in place of an injured Aaron Rodgers late in the 2010 season. He then started the regular-season finale the following season, going 31 for 44 for 480 yards and six touchdown passes in a 45-41 win over D
Posted Aug. 27, 2012
Flynn will be the Seattle backup to rookie Russell Wilson after Seahawks coach Pete Carroll announced that Wilson will start the club's opener. Wilson being named the starter leaves Flynn on the sidelines and according to Carroll understandably disappointed.||||||| Flynn was Seattle's big free-agent splash in the offseason and the most highly sought after quarterback not named Manning after spending the last few seasons as Aaron Rodgers backup in Green Bay. But Flynn failed to show the same flashes as Wilson during his two preseason opportunities and sat out the game in Kansas City with a sore elbow. Fantasy owners have to be kicking themselves now if they picked up the overhyped Flynn.
Posted Aug. 21, 2012
Seattle coach Pete Carroll announced on Tuesday that Russell Wilson will start against Kansas City on Friday so there is speculation that Flynn could be the backup to the rookie.||||||| Flynn has struggled in the preseason and could easily lose the job that seemed to easily be his if he doesn't get his act together. Fantasy owners should monitor the situation closely.
Posted Aug. 14, 2012
Matt Flynn will get his second straight preseason start for the Seattle Seahawks with rookie Russell Wilson expected to play the second half on Saturday in Denver.||||||| Flynn was efficient, going 11 of 13 for 71 yards and an interception against Tennessee. Wilson was 12 of 16 for 124 yards, one touchdown passing and one rushing.
Posted March 19, 2012
Flynn says it was made completely clear before he agreed to join the Seattle Seahawks that he was going into an open competition with incumbent Tarvaris Jackson for the starting quarterback job.||||||| Flynn said during a conference call on Monday that when he visited with the Seahawks late last week, the entire situation felt comfortable and felt like the team was moving in the right direction. Flynn chose the Pacific Northwest over the chance to be reunited with former Green Bay offensive coordinator Joe Philbin in Miami, where Philbin is the Dolphins' new head coach.

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