Matt Flynn was set to be the Seahawks’ starter last year. Then Russell Wilson happened. Now Flynn is scheduled to lead the clipboard/headset/bench triple-option offense in 2013.
When Matt Hasselbeck left for the Titans at the end of 2010, the Seahawks struggled to find a good quarterback. Now they have two. What’s a Superbowl contender to do with this problem?
I see three paths diverging into the woods:
1. Trade Matt Flynn
If the Alex Smith/Chiefs trade goes through, seek similar value. Smith has more success, yet he also has more failure. He has more experience but more mileage. Flynn has more mystery but more upside and more years ahead of him. With Smith off the board, Flynn’s value increases. If you don’t grab Flynn, you’re looking at Matt Moore, Jason Campbell, or Brady Quinn. Or you can be the next contestant on the Tim Tebow Show... Read more