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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

Week 17 Fantasy Players of the Week

Posted Jan. 03, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar’s fantasy players of the week include Matthew Stafford and Jordy Nelson. Who else made the cut?

Flynn makes strong impression in Packers' finale

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Packers backup QB Matt Flynn earned himself a free-agent bonanza with a record-setting performance that was the last thing anybody expected on the final regular-season Sunday.

Packers stock report: Week 17

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies three players or position groups on the rise as well as three players or position groups going in the opposite direction.  

Week 17 Players of the Week

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Matt Flynn, Jared Allen and Dan Carpenter as its players of the week.

Shorts and Shells: Week 17

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 5:18 a.m. ET
The Patriots and Saints leave few offensive records standing; Santonio's no-show; how Matt Flynn's big game affects the draft; and much more.

Packers players of the week: Week 17

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush selects Green Bay's players of the week on offense, defense and special teams in the team's 45-41 Week 17 victory over the Lions.  

Rodgers, McCoy highlight Week 17 inactives

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is inactive for the team's Week 17 game against the Lions. QB Matt Flynn will get the start.

Expect Redskins to aggressively seek new quarterback

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 4:16 a.m. ET
Our sources indicate that the Redskins, as has been their trademark under Daniel Snyder, will be bold in searching for their next quarterback.

Week 17 matchups to exploit or avoid

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar studied the Week 17 fantasy matchups and warns you to avoid players like Beanie Wells while exploiting Packers backup QB Matt Flynn.  

Harrell a good bet to become Packers' future backup QB

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The odds are growing that QB Graham Harrell, who has been promoted from the practice squad, will be the front-runner for the backup job behind Aaron Rodgers in 2012.

Five key questions facing the Packers

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush asks and answers five key questions facing the Packers as they head into the 2011 season.  

Cardinals expecting more from Wells in 2011

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Injuries have limited RB Beanie Wells' production, but Arizona expects its former first-round pick to contribute more in the coming season, according to NFC Whispers.

Packers positional analysis: Quarterbacks

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
This is the first in a series of position-by-position looks at the Packers' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. We begin with an analysis of Green Bay's QB situation.

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 8:29 a.m. ET
Every week, Packers radio play-by-play man Wayne Larrivee, who also co-hosts the "Pro Football Weekly" syndicated radio show with PFW editor-publisher Hub Arkush, answers three pertinent questions about the Packers.

Packers QBs on the spot again

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies one Packers player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. For the second week in a row, Dan focuses on ...


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.