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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 OLG Gallery rehabbing after injury-plagued season

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
While serious back injuries can be difficult to return from, word is Raiders OLG Robert Gallery's rehab is going well and he's planning on participating in training camp.

Raiders acquire DE Groves for fifth-round pick

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Raiders dealt a 2010 fifth-round pick to the Jaguars for DE Quentin Groves, according to reports.

Raiders sign QB Boller

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Raiders added a fourth quarterback to their roster Thursday with the signing of Kyle Boller.

Raiders MLB Morrison signs tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ noon ET
Raiders MLB Kirk Morrison announced he signed his restricted free-agent tender on Twitter late Wednesday.

Trade or draft could scramble Raiders' QB picture

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Raiders are in the market for a quarterback, but until a move is made, the competition between Bruce Gradkowski and JaMarcus Russell to become the starting signalcaller will continue.

Rookie could join competition for Raiders’ ORT spot

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Some mock drafts, including PFW's most recent one, have the Raiders selecting Maryland OT Bruce Campbell, who had an impressive showing at the Combine, with the eighth overall pick.

Raiders QBs Gradkowski, Frye sign tenders

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Raiders' voluntary offseason workout program began Monday, and two of the team's quarterbacks were in attendance after signing their restricted free-agent tenders.

Browns trade LB Wimbley to Raiders

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The wheeling and dealing continued for the Browns on Sunday as they dealt OLB Kamerion Wimbley to the Raiders for Oakland's third-round pick in April's draft, according to multiple reports.

Raiders release DT Warren

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Raiders created a vacancy on the interior of their defensive line Thursday, cutting 31-year-old DT Gerard Warren.

Report: Raiders cut Ellis, Walker

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Oakland released DE Greg Ellis and WR Javon Walker on Monday, according to a report.

Raiders release RB Fargas

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Raiders have released RB Justin Fargas, according to reports.

Raiders re-sign OT Barnes

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
After a disappointing first season in Oakland, the Raiders have decided to give OT Khalif Barnes another chance.

Cable not sure if Walker will be with Raiders next season

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable was non-committal when asked whether WR Javon Walker would be back with the team in 2010.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Report: Raiders will tender Routt at highest level

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
A team would have to give Oakland a first- and third-round pick to sign CB Stanford Routt.

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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