Found February 25, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Matt Flynn
TEAMS: Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers are not expected to use the franchise tag on backup quarterback Matt Flynn so that they could trade him rather than let him become a free agent, according to a report by Saturday.

SOURCE- Green Bay Packers QB Matt Flynn worth second-round pick if tagged

With the Green Bay Packers finally able to reach a two-year agreement with TE Jermichael Finley last week, the Green Bay Packers now have the franchise tag available to use on QB Matt Flynn. Reports have been conflicting as to whether or not the Packers will place the franchise tag on Aaron Rodgers’ backup, but it’s possible that the Green Bay Packers want to see...

Additional thoughts on Matt Flynn and the Franchise Tag

  Just a few things to add from our the previous post concering the Packers placing the franchise tag on quarterback Matt Flynn in order to work out a sign-and-trade for draft pick compensation. Once again this move could be risk for the Packers because the team may not have as much leverage in the trade market as they like because of the $14 million in guaranteed salary they...

Packers' McCarthy: QB Flynn ready to be an NFL starter

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy certainly feels strongly about the ability of backup quarterback Matt Flynn. "In my opinion, he’s ready to be an NFL starter. That’s just my opinion,” McCarthy said. “The business side will take care of itself. I don’t know what other opportunities he’ll have. If I was at a club and was looking for a good young quarterback,...

Flynn 'Definitely' Ready To Start: McCarthy

Matt Flynn is stronger, smarter and more accurate after four years in Green Bay. Now is the time for the championship-winning college quarterback to run an NFL offense, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said at the Scouting Combine on Friday.

FranchiseTagging Matt Flynn is risky proposition for Packers.

  Going into the offseason, the Green Bay Packers were expected to place their franchise tight end on star tight end Jermichael Finley to stop him from leaving as a free agent, but after signing him to a new two-year extension this week, that now leaves their options for the franchise tag wide open. Once the Finley deal was done, the focus of the Packer's franchise tag...

Report: Packers unlikely to tag Matt Flynn

Since the moment that Jermichael Finley signed his new two-year deal with the Packers, there has been speculation in Green Bay about whether the team would place the franchise tag on Matt Flynn. Jason Wilde of reports that it is unlikely to happen. The Packers and especially G.M. Ted Thompson are sticklers for NFL…

Packers Interview Former SEC Quarterback

Green Bay is doing its homework on the quarterbacks as it must takes steps to replace Matt Flynn. The Packers have interviewed at least one of them at the Scouting Combine, a three-year starter with 52 touchdown passes.

From the Podium: Mike McCarthy

INDIANAPOLIS -- Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy discusses quarterback Matt Flynn, potential changes to the running game and much more. Look inside for the video from the 2012 NFL Combine.

GM Phil Emery’s silence at the combine a rookie mistake

INDIANAPOLIS — Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson was so reluctant to reveal anything of substance at his press conference at the NFL Scouting Combine that when asked to say anything about backup quarterback Matt Flynn he barely budged — acknowledging there’s a Matt Flynn who plays...
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