Found January 03, 2012 on
Plain Dealer reporter doesn't think Colt McCoy or Matt Flynn of Packers will be handed the reins for next season.

What did Matt Flynn actually do?

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...

5 Teams That Should Turn to Packers’ Matt Flynn in 2012

Matt Flynn just made himself a ton of money with a standout performance including a Green Bay Packers’ record 6 touchdown and 480 yards passing.  Flynn was drafted in the 7th round of the 2008 NFL Draft and is now a free agent moving into 2012. Unlikely to stay with the Packers as no one will be replacing Aaron Rodgers anytime soon here are five teams that should turn to Flynn...

Packers QB Flynn throws for 480 yards, 6 TDs vs. Lions

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...

Record-Setting Flynn Leads Packers To Win

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.

Flynn departure may not aid Packers

The Packers may not benefit as much from the loss of Matt Flynn as some people might think.

NFL Reactor: Detroit Dukes It Out With Green Bay

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...

Matt Flynn among NFC players of the week

For a backup who only played because the Packers wanted to give Aaron Rodgers the day off, Matt Flynn did pretty well for himself on Sunday. Flynn was named the NFC offensive player of the week (joining defensive player of the week Curtis Lofton of the Falcons and special teams player of the week David…

Lions edged by Packers in shootout

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...

Flynn, Packers pull off wild one

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.

Sunday’s five most valuable players, Week 17

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 Bay...

Rodgers on Flynn: Sunday 'shows Matt is a pretty good QB'

As Packers starter Aaron Rodgers kept comfy in his winter hat, Matt Flynn slashed Detroit for 480 yards and six touchdowns, a display that prompted outsiders to ponder if Rodgers, in fact, is a straw man. Nonsense, right?

Packers Outduel Lions in Record Setting Shootout at Lambeau

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...

Packers outlast Lions 45-41 in season finale

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...
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