Found January 02, 2012 on
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.
BEST OF MAXIM
Right now I want to be Matt Flynn's agent. OK, he probably already has an agent but he made himself some money today. The Packers have been talking about their backup quarterback for a long time. Now, he beats the Lions on a day when Matthew Stafford throws for more than 500 yards. What a pass-happy league.
The beauty of Flynn, who is going to be a free agent, is that he sets...
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.
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...
DISCOUNT DOUBLE CHECK
Detroit Lions defensive tackle, Ndamukong Suh, has earned quite the reputation voted the NFL’s dirtiest player.
Suh, however, is still a dominant defensive lineman, and after a sack on Packers’ Matt Flynn, Suh did the Aaron Rodgers discount double check dance.
The blitz has not been much of a weapon for the Lions this season: Packers quarterback Matt Flynn treated it like a power hitter who's been tipped off on the pitch selection — he hit home runs off it.
It was not a good day to be a defensive back at Lambeau Field. The Packers’ receivers, led by Jordy Nelson, played a part in backup quarterback Matt Flynn’s 480-yard, six-touchdown day. Nelson's three-touchdown performance left him among the game's elite receivers.
Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees put up strong cases for winning the NFL's most valuable player award. Journal Sentinel Packers writer Tom Silverstein explains why he chose to vote for Rodgers over Brees.
In the finale to the 2011 NFL regular season, the Green Bay Packers host the up-and-coming Detroit Lions. Oddsmakers have installed the Pack as 6 point underdogs -- underdogs! -- primarily because Green Bay is expected to rest many of starters throughout the course of the game and Detroit is playing to lock up the #5 seed in the NFC playoffs, which is expected to give them a more...
Vanderbilt coach James Franklin had seen enough by the time Jordan Rodgers had a pass picked off in the third quarter. The coach benched Rodgers and turned to Larry Smith.
The senior had waited patiently since losing his starting job midway through the season, and he had started Vanderbilt's last bowl win in 2008. Smith threw for a season-high 142 yards and a touchdown before...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers tight end Jermichael Finley believes that Sunday's 45-41 win over Lions without Aaron Rodgers and other key starters playing will send Detroit into the playoffs "with a little limp." But Finley almost left the game with more than a little limp.
A play by Lions defensive end Cliff Avril had Finley questioning the motivations of Detroit'...
1. Green Bay Packers, 15-1
Even without Aaron Rodgers, the Packers offense still manages to put up 45 points. Backup quarterback Matt Flynn set two franchise records with 480 passing yards and six touchdowns.
2. New Orleans Saints, 13-3
Drew Brees makes the quarterback position look way too easy. A Saints-Packers rematch in the NFC Championship Game is looking inevitable.