Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 11/14/14
The Seattle Seahawks acquired free agent QB Matt Flynn in the offseason, signing him to a three-year, $19.5 million dollar contract, but will they trade Flynn prior to the start of the 2013 season? Despite signing Flynn, Seattle drafted QB Russell Wilson in the 2012 NFL Draft. Flynn had been considered the heir apparent to the starting job but Wilson supplanted Flynn and has guided the Seahawks to playoff contention in his rookie season. Wilson is scheduled to earn a meager $526,217 dollars in 2013. If Wilson does indeed guide the Seahawks to the playoffs, a new contract will likely be negotiated. Flynn, after receiving $10 million guaranteed this season is slated to earn another $5.25 million next year, an amount that Seattle will be unlikely to pay for Flynn to back up Wilson next year. Flynn was an intriguing prospect last season. He received little playing time after backing up Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay. His 500-yard, 6-touchdown performance in the last game of the season again...
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