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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 acquire QB Flynn from Seahawks

Posted April 01, 2013 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, signaling an end to Carson Palmer's brief tenure as starter in Oakland.

Seahawks GM likes 'win-win' QB situation

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
Seahawks GM John Schneider does not appear to be in any hurry to unload Matt Flynn, as rumors have suggested.

Seahawks appear poised to move Flynn

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
If the right deal presents itself, the Seahawks won't hesitate to trade backup QB Matt Flynn.

Seahawks remain concerned about Flynn's elbow

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
We hear the Seahawks remain concerned about Matt Flynn's right elbow holding up if he were to replace Russell Wilson as the starting QB.

Flynn appears to be accepting fate in Seattle

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 10:38 p.m. ET
Even though Russell Wilson has made him a second fiddle again, Matt Flynn still couldn’t be more important in the grand scheme of things in Seattle.

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

Wilson to start for Seahawks in Week One

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:08 a.m. ET
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll announced Sunday that rookie QB Russell Wilson will start the regular-season opener.

Wilson has leg up on injured Flynn in Seattle

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The combination of another sterling performance and Matt Flynn's elbow injury appears to have given Russell Wilson the edge in the battle for Seattle's starting QB job.

Report: Wilson to start Seahawks preseason game

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Rookie Russell Wilson will get the start for the Seahawks in their third preseason game on Friday night, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

Flynn to start preseason opener for Seattle

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
For this week and the preseason opener, Matt Flynn is the Seahawks' starting quarterback.

Biggest regrets: These 2012 moves will be rued

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
These will be the 10 biggest regrets when we look back at moves made in 2012.

Cardinals DT Williams getting primed for season

Posted May 27, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Arizona DT Dan Williams is in a much better state this offseason than he was a year ago, according to our NFC Whispers.

Seahawks sure seem serious about rookie QB Wilson

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
It appears rookie QB Russell Wilson is in the running for the Seahawks' starting QB job after an eye-opening rookie camp.

Seahawks make big splash with Flynn signing

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
After focusing on re-signing their own free agents, the Seahawks switched gears Sunday with the signing of high-profile free agent QB Matt Flynn.

Fantasy spin: Matt Flynn

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Matt Flynn has spurned the Dolphins and signed with the Seahawks. Can he come in and contribute as a No. 1 fantasy QB? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

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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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