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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

Raiders part ways with Cable

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 12:06 a.m. ET
The Raiders announced Tuesday that they will not pick up the option on Tom Cable's contract, ending his tenure as the team's head coach.

Raiders finish undefeated vs. AFC West

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Michael Bush rushed for 137 yards and a touchdown and the short-handed Raiders beat playoff-bound Kansas City 31-10 Sunday to gain a unique NFL distinction.

Report: Cable unlikely to return in '11

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
You can add Tom Cable's name to the group of coaches who may not be returning for 2011. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Sunday that Cable is unlikely to return to the Raiders next season.

Raiders likely to let Gradkowski test free agency

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 2:25 a.m. ET
In part because of his inability to stay healthy, Oakland is expected to allow backup QB Bruce Gradkowski to enter the free-agent market in the offseason, according to AFC West Whispers.

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Here is a recap of the fines handed out by the NFL on Friday for actions taken in Week 16 games.

Davis faces decision on whether to stick with Cable

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 2 a.m. ET
Despite the improvement Oakland showed in 2010, there is still uncertainty in terms of head coach Tom Cable's status for next season.

Manning's three TDs lead Colts past Raiders

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes and iced the game with a 27-yard keeper to help the Colts beat the Raiders 31-26 Sunday in a game that turned out to have little playoff meaning.

Raiders TE Miller returning to form

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
Raiders TE Zach Miller was on pace for the most productive season of his career before he suffered a torn plantar fascia in October.

Three Week 16 games blacked out

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
Games in Tampa, Oakland and Cincinnati will not be shown on local TV this Sunday.

Raiders roll past Broncos in Tebow's first start

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell threw a 73-yard touchdown pass to Marcel Reece and Jacoby Ford scored on a 71-yard run to help the Raiders overcome Tim Tebow's two long touchdowns in his first career start and beat the Broncos 39-23 Sunday.

Report: Broncos plan to start Tebow on Sunday

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
Broncos rookie QB Tim Tebow will reportedly get his first career start Sunday against the Raiders.

Raiders’ Cable, Jackson deny rift

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable and offensive coordinator Hue Jackson both said there was no truth to a report that they are at odds, and the reaction from the image-conscious coaches came as no surprise to team observers.

Run 'D' unravels for collapsing Raiders

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 1:16 a.m. ET
Oakland blew a 10-point third-quarter lead on Sunday, and its defense struggled to contain RBs Maurice Jones-Drew and Rashad Jennings, who each had more than 100 yards rushing.

McFadden set to bring fantasy titles to his owners

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
If you are an owner of Darren McFadden, odds are you are celebrating this week. That's because your guy went out on Sunday and decided to simply go nuts at Jacksonville, scoring touchdowns of 67, 51 and 36 yards ...

Jaguars top Raiders in shootout

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
David Garrard threw three touchdown passes, Maurice Jones-Drew and Rashad Jennings each topped 100 yards rushing and the Jaguars beat the Raiders 38-31 Sunday in a wild game that featured six touchdowns of at least 30 yards.

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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