Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 11/9/14
So in case you were living under a rock, Matt Flynn is winning.  Again.  From seventh-round pick to backing up arguably the best quarterback in the NFL, Flynn beat the odds early on in his career.  He kept beating those odds.  After starting just TWO games in his career (including a 480 yard, six touchdown explosion), Flynn was signed to three-year deal with  the Seattle Seahawks for $19.5 million with $10 million guaranteed.  Then Russell Wilson came along and Matt became the richest clipboard holder we’ve seen in sometime.  Like I said, he’s winning.  That leads us to today – Flynn was traded to the Raiders for two draft picks to be the starting QB over Carson Palmer.  Knowing Flynn’s luck, Terrelle Pryor will be super awesome and he’ll go back to being the prolific clipboard holder that he truly is.  Can you guess who else had this luck? Mr. Harvard himself, Jeremy Lin is the NBA equivalent of Matt Flynn.  Why, you ask?  Lin, like Flynn was unheralded out of co...
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