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Various reports have the Raiders are nearing a deal in which they would acquire Matt Flynn from the Seahawks. The Raiders were previously linked to Flynn, along with the Bills and Jaguars, earlier this week, as Carson Palmer continues to play hardball with regard to restructuring his contract. CBS Sports reports that after the Flynn trade, the Raiders would then trade Palmer to the Cardinals. But Adam Schefter says that would be a surprising move. Flynn, 27, signed a three-year deal with the Seahawks last year before Russell Wilson came in and took over Seattle. Flynn was drafted by the Packers and was part of the organization at the same time as Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie. Flynn is due $5.25 million in base salary next season, which is considerably less than Palmer’s $13 million that the Raiders are hoping to bring down for cap relief. While swapping the two sounds totally neat from a financial standpoint for the Raiders, the cap hit that releasing Palmer entails would mean Oaklan...
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Matt Flynn to Raiders? Will Shake up DraftBy DJ Boyer I have been waiting for news about Matt Flynn being offered to the masses to hit the street as the Seahawks will try to offload his huge salary. A few suitors have emerged but it looks like the Oakland Raiders will be leading the way in a move that would certainly signal the cutting of Carson Palmer. This comes around the same...
It seems as if former Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn will finally have a chance to become a full-time starter.
According to a tweet from Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin, Flynn is about to be traded to the Oakland Raiders."Wishing Flynn the best on his endeavors in Oakland," Baldwin wrote. "Sad to see a friend leave, but excited for his opportunity...
The Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders are deep in trade
talks involving quarterback Matt Flynn, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
#Seahawks are deep in talks with #Raiders for a trade involving QB Matt Flynn, per sources. Raiders making a final run at Carson Palmer 1st
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 29, 2013
While a deal wasn’t expected as of last night, it is...
The Jacksonville Jaguars have been one of the teams tied to
Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Matt Flynn, but they have “ultimately
decided not to pursue a trade” for the reserve, according to Ryan O’Halloran of
The Florida Times-Union.
The Jaguars had previously been termed as the most likely
destination for Flynn. Jacksonville was said to be seeking competition for...
Matt Flynn was the big free agent signing with the Seattle Seahawks last year, but thanks to an impressive rookie campaign from Russell Wilson, he became expendable. Now it seems there is a willing trade partner.
According to Jason LaCanfora of CBS, Seattle and Oakland are finalizing details on a trade.
Raiders and Seahawks still working to put the Matt Flynn trade to bed, hammering...