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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

AFC West Spin cycle: Denver stays hot, clinches division

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
It's only Week 13, but the AFC West has been won. The Broncos clinched the division with their win over the Buccaneers.

Browns snap road losing streak in victory over Raiders

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Brandon Weeden threw for a career-high 364 yards and a touchdown and the Browns snapped a 12-game road losing streak by beating the Raiders.

Raiders suspend MLB McClain

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Raiders announced Friday that they have suspended MLB Rolando McClain for two games for conduct detrimental to the team.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Allen has to show worst is behind Raiders

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
The Raiders have gone from the potential surprise team in the AFC West to the least competitive team in the league in the span of four weeks.

Raiders-Browns game blacked out in Oakland

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The Raiders’ game on Sunday against the Browns will be blacked out on local television.

Reports: MLB McClain says he is no longer a Raider

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
After missing practice for a "team-related issue," Raiders MLB Rolando McClain reportedly wrote on his Facebook page that he is no longer a Raider.

AFC West Spin cycle: Chiefs give Broncos a scare

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Romeo Crennel's Chiefs gave the Broncos quite the scare, but Denver hung on and is one win away from clinching the division.

Dalton, Bengals cruise past Raiders

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes and the Bengals beat Carson Palmer and the Raiders 34-10 on Sunday.

Friday's 60-second rant: Jones' Cowboys becoming Davis' Raiders?

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Cowboys are showing disturbing parallels to Al Davis' dysfunctional Raiders squads, and things may worsen as Jerry Jones ages.

Raiders owner Davis' patience being put to test

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
How tempted will Mark Davis be to shake up his coaching staff or front office, or both, if the Raiders don’t show signs of improvement?

Raiders waive LB Curry

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Raiders waived former first-round LB Aaron Curry on Tuesday.

Raiders WR Moore moves in wrong direction

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Carson Palmer and WR Denarius Moore, the team’s top wide receiver, may be spending a bit more time comparing notes this week.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos add to lead

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Broncos are in command of the underwhelming AFC West after knocking off the Chargers in Week 11.

Raiders sign LB Gaither

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Raiders signed veteran LB Omar Gaither and placed LB Travis Goethel on injured reserve with a knee injury.

Ravens sign former Raiders CB Johnson

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Ravens signed former Raiders CB Chris Johnson on Tuesday and placed rookie RB Bobby Rainey on injured reserve with a knee injury.

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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