Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/3/14
The Seattle Seahawks have traded quarterback Matt Flynn to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for a pair of draft picks, according to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com. In exchange for Seattle’s backup quarterback, the Raiders sent a fifth-round pick in 2014 and a conditional selection in the 2015 NFL Draft to the Seahawks. With Flynn in the fold, Oakland is reportedly working to trade Carson Palmer, with the Arizona Cardinals as the likely landing spot. Flynn is scheduled to make much less than Palmer, who was reportedly unwilling to accept a pay cut to remain with the Raiders. Oakland wanted to retain Palmer, but he was clearly disgruntled, as the veteran was reported to have interest in taking a lesser role with a competitor rather than remaining with the Raiders. The Seahawks signed Flynn to a multi-year free agent contract last offseason, prior to drafting Russell Wilson. Considering Wilson emerged as the team’s long-term starting QB, Flynn was no longer needed. The 27-year-old has only attempted 141 passes over four seasons in the NFL, but he’s yet to receive a real opportunity as a starter. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy football advice?
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