Found April 03, 2013 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Seahawks! Time to search for a replacement for Flynn! When your team’s main focus is a second string quarterback, you’re usually sittin’ pretty. The Seattle Seahawks recently sent former backup Matt Flynn to the Oakland Raiders for a fifth round pick in 2014, and a conditional pick in ’15. More...

Raiders’ GM says Matt Flynn will have to compete

Now that the Oakland Raiders acquired Matt Flynn from the Seahawks, general manager Reggie McKenzie made it clear that he’ll have to compete for the Raiders’ starting quarterback spot. “I’ve known Matt Flynn since 2007 and scouted him before and after he entered the NFL,” McKenzie said, per “Matt is a tough football player, and a talented quarterback. He...

As the next Scott Mitchell, Matt Flynn will fail playing for the miserable Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders acquired quarterback Matt Flynn from the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick in 2014 and a “conditional” late-round selection in 2015. Flynn, who the Green Bay Packers took 209th overall in 2008, will supplant Carson Palmer under center in “The Town.” The 27-year-old Flynn, whose 480 yards passing and six touchdowns versus the Detroit...

Seattle trades Matt Flynn to the Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders never find a way to get things just right as their acquisition of Matt Flynn certainly proves. The Raiders are not a team that needs a backup quarterback who had a couple of nice games a couple of years ago. The Raiders need a  fresh-faced rookie that they can rebuild the culture around. Please click here to read this story. The post Seattle trades Matt Flynn...

Oakland Raiders: Terrelle Pryor Could Still Become Starter After Matt Flynn Trade

Plenty of speculation could still surround the Oakland Raiders’ quarterback situation just a few weeks or even a few days before the start of the 2013 NFL regular season, but the uncertainty with Carson Palmer and Matt Flynn situation is coming to an end. The Seattle Seahawks announced the move Monday morning to trade Flynn to Oakland in exchange of a fifth-round pick in next year’s...

UPDATED: Fantasy Football Preseason Quarterback Rankings

In this UPDATED: Fantasy Football Preseason Quarterback Rankings, we take a look after the trade of Matt Flynn to the Seattle Seahawks, Carson Palmer’s inevitable movement and more. FFantasy Football 2013 Preseason Rankings – Quarterbacks are provided Below. We are a Proud Member of the Fantasy Pros Network. DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUT ALL OF OUR PRESEASON RANKINGS: | QB | RB...

The Similarities Between the Raiders Matt Flynn and Jeremy Lin

So in case you were living under a rock, Matt Flynn is winning.  Again.  From seventh-round pick to backing up arguably the best quarterback in the NFL, Flynn beat the odds early on in his career.  He kept beating those odds.  After starting just TWO games in his career (including a 480 yard, six touchdown explosion), Flynn was signed to three-year deal with  the Seattle Seahawks...

NFL Rumors: Vince Young to the Seattle Seahawks?

With the trade of Matt Flynn to the Oakland Raiders, the Seattle Seahawks now have an need for an experienced backup quarterback behind Russell Wilson. A few names circulated the internet on Monday after the trade of Flynn was completed but they don’t seem to match the Seahawks offensive scheme. Veteran journeyman Tyler Thigpen was tossed out as was former USC quarterback Matt...

The RaidersBlog Podcast Episode 9

In episode 8 of the Raiders Blog Podcast, Christopher Hansen (@ChrisHansenNFL) and Taylor Armosino (@tarmosino) discuss all impacts of the Matt Flynn/Carson Palmer saga and the signing of Tracy Porter. or other podcast clients:

The Quarterback Shuffle

After Carson Palmer gets traded to the Cardinals, four teams will have acquired starting/recognizable backup quarterbacks in the past week.   On Saturday the Bills signed Kevin Kolb. On Monday the Bay Area teams both got new quarterbacks on Monday when Matt Flynn was traded to the Raiders and Colt McCoy was traded to the 49ers.   With Flynn being traded to Oakland, Carson Palmer...
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