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Week 17 of the NFL season has come and gone. Let's look back at 7 feats of statistical awesomeness.1. Green Bay quarterback MATT FLYNN set single-game franchise records by passing for 480 yards and six touchdowns in the Packers’ 45-41 win over Detroit. Making just his second career start, Flynn is the first quarterback in the Super Bowl era to pass for six touchdowns in one of his first two career starts. The Packers (15-1) are the sixth team in NFL history to win 15 regular-season games in a season.Detroit quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for a club-record 520 yards and tied the team’s single-game record with five touchdown passes. Stafford is the first quarterback in NFL history with three games with at least five touchdown passes in his first 29 career games.It marked the first game in NFL history in which both starting quarterbacks each passed for at least 400 yards and five touchdowns. The two teams combined for 971 net passing yards, the most in a single game in NFL h...
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The whole football world is talking about Matt Flynn’s performance from Sunday’s game against the Lions. His performance was incredible, there is no taking away from that but I want to discuss the two prevailing opinions that have come out from this game.
First of all this performance is going to make Matt Flynn a very sought after free agent. Remember a couple of years ago...
Matt Flynn threw for 480 yards and six touchdowns – both franchise records – in his second career start and the Green Bay Packers won a wild 45-41 shootout over the visiting Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Flynn’s go-ahead 4-yard scoring pass to tight end Jermichael Finley with 1:10 left sent Detroit to its 21st straight loss in Green Bay and will drop the Lions to the No. 6 seed...
The Packers, behind a stunning 480 yards and six touchdowns by Matt Flynn, became the sixth team in NFL history with at least 15 wins by stunning Detroit 45-41.
Detroit Lions 41, Green Bay Packers 45
Have you heard of Matt Flynn? You're about to. Flynn, filling in for Aaron Rodgers at quarterback for the Packers, set a franchise record with 6 touchdown throws to top the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field. Oh yeah, he also threw for 480 yards on 31 completions. Flynn, who is scheduled to be a free agent in 2012, will likely now be a hot...
The Packers may not benefit as much from the loss of Matt Flynn as some people might think.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Backup quarterback Matt Flynn threw a touchdown pass to Jermichael Finley with 1:10 left, giving the Green Bay Packers a 45-41 victory over the Detroit Lions in a wild regular-season finale in cold and windy conditions at Lambeau Field on Sunday.
With Aaron Rodgers resting for the playoffs, Flynn set Packers franchise records with 480 yards passing and six...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With Aaron Rodgers resting up for the playoffs, Matt Flynn had to be ready to run the Green Bay Packers offense. Was he ever.
Matt Flynn, QB, Green Bay Packers. The year 2011 was home to the best football quarterbacking human history has ever seen, so it seems fitting to end the regular season with an all-quarterback edition of the weekly MVPs. The least likely of the bunch? Green Bay backup Matt Flynn throwing for 480 yards and six touchdowns. Rex Ryan is sitting around this morning hoping that Green...
GREEN BAY, WIS. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers is inactive for the Green Bay Packers' regular season finale against the Detroit Lions on Sunday.Backup Matt Flynn will start for the Packers, who already have clinched the No. 1 seed in the NFC and are facing windy, snowy conditions at Lambeau Field.The ...
In a wild, back and forth regular season finale which featured record setting performances by both quarterbacks, the Green Bay Packers held off a late charge by Matthew Stafford and the Lions to win 45-41. Green Bay finished the season at 15-1, a team record for victories in a season, while Detroit was unable to secure a higher seed heading into next week’s first round of the playoffs...
Wow! What a game. In a game that seemed to take forever to complete, the Green Bay Packers beat the Detroit Lions in a record-setting game, 45-41, to finish the regular season 15-1.For the first time ever, an NFC North team swept the division. That would be the Packers. Also for the first time ever, a Packers quarterback threw for more than 400 yards (480 to be exact) and 6 touchdowns...
The Green Bay Packers officially are in playoff mode as the team announced Sunday morning that backup Matt Flynn -- not Aaron Rodgers -- will start against the Detroit Lions on New Year's Day.