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The Seattle Seahawks signed Matt Flynn last offseason and then drafted Russell Wilson. Flynn was expected to be the teams starter but soreness in his throwing elbow and the surprising skills of Wilson relegated him to a backup role.
While Flynn wants to be a stater in the league a trade of him will not be easy. That does not mean that he will be released though.
According to Ian Rapoport there have been some interest in Flynn but the inquiring teams have had concerns about his elbow. Sources have said that the elbow is fine.
With their trade for Alex Smith the Chiefs can be ruled out of this one leaving behind the Jaguars, Jets and Browns as teams who could attempt to acquire Flynn. Right now the Seahawks have no intention of releasing Flynn.
Flynn has little experience as a starter in the NFL and ate age 27 his return should be considerably less then the one the 49ers got for Smith,
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According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Seattle Seahawks don’t plan on releasing quarterback Matt Flynn because they would rather keep him as a back up if they’re not able to trade him.
On Flynn: #Seahawks source says their “priority” is to have him as backup. Remember, Russell Wilson is a bargain, total cost of QB isn’t bad
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March...
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn is set to be one of
the highest-paid backups in the NFL. While the Seahawks are open to trading
Flynn, they do not plan on releasing him, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
Rapoport notes that the Seahawks maintain that they are
comfortable retaining Flynn as insurance against starting quarterback Russell
Wilson, whose style of play makes...
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that sources have informed him that the Seattle Seahawks see keeping QB Matt Flynn as their backup as a “priority.”
Flynn still wants to be a starter, so Rapoport admits that there’s a chance he could be traded at some point this offseason.
Flynn signed a three-year deal $19.5 million with the Seahawks last season, but wound up losing the...
With the impending trade of San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs, the free agent quarterback puzzle is starting to come together. At the start of the offseason, much speculation swirled around Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Flynn and where he might wind up. I might be in the minority, but I believe that the Seahawks should keep him next season.
At the end of the...
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A team source says it's a priority to retain Russel Wilson's backup QB Matt Flynn for the 2013 season, reports Ian Rapaport of NFL.com.
The team believes Flynn is the NFL's best bargain, but in opposite of their supposed 'priority' statement, they're also open to entertaining offers for him.
The reason being is Flynn's desire to be a starting QB, and...
NO MAN IS AN ISLAND
The war of words between the two elite NFL cornerbacks doesn't appear to be slowing down at all, with the latest barb coming from the outspoken Seattle defender.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman joined 710 ESPN (via SportsRadioInterviews.com) with Afternoons with the Go To Guy and he was asked what he thinks about the possibility of Darrelle Revis playing for the 49ers, since they would then be in the same division.
“It’d be fun either way,” said Sherman. “There’s always a rivalry there. I still wouldn’t get to play...
Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman is a talker. Sherman is happy to leave you with a soundbite whether you wanted it or not. With rumors floating that NFC West rival San Francisco 49′ers might be in the mix for Jets CB Darrelle Revis, Sherman happily shared his thoughts on the subject.
“It’d be fun either way, there’s always a rivalry there,” Sherman told 710 ESPN in...