Originally written December 25, 2012 on My Sports Rumors:
Matt Flynn was one of the big prizes in last years free agency class and a prize that the Seattle Seahawks won. It was such a great prize that they paid $19 million for three years, with $10 million guaranteed. Only problem is they paid all that money for a backup quarterback. So with the emergence of Russell Wilson will the ‘Hawks cut ties? Q: Russell Wilson has worked out better than expected for Seattle, while they also acquired Matt Flynn last summer. Flynn is paid very well for a backup. Do you see any quarterback-needy teams making a play for him or Seattle trying to shop for such a move? Nathanael in Belle Plaine, Minn. A: The Seahawks are dealing from a position of strength. They have cap room and they have two good quarterbacks, but clearly Wilson is a star on the rise. Flynn has looked good in his limited time on the field. I question whether there is trade value because of his contract. His $6.5 million a year salary isn’t bad if you believe in him as a starting quart...
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