Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 3/21/12

GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 15: Quarterback Matt Flynn #10 of the Green Bay Packers looks to pass the ball against the Cleveland Browns during the preseason game at Lambeau Field on August 15, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
The Seattle Seahawks are finally hitching their wagon to a young franchise quarterback.  Matt Flynn is coming to Seattle.  Flynn will be competing with incumbent starter Tarvaris Jackson to lead the young and talented Seahawks next year. Flynn inked a 3-year contract worth $26 million dollars, $10 million of which is guaranteed. This is year 3 of Head Coach Pete Carroll and GM John Schneider’s regime in Seattle. The first year, the Seahawks traded for Charlie Whitehurst, who was a bust. Last year they signed Jackson to a two-year contract. Jackson played okay but you’re not going to win any championships with him under center. Carroll’s motto is “Always compete” and the coach says there will be an open competition in camp for the starting job. The Seahawks gave Flynn $10 million dollars guaranteed, too much money to be a backup.  Expect Flynn to be the starter and Tavaris will backup if Flynn gets hurt or falls apart. The last time the Seahawks made a move for a franchise quart...
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