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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. Great QB, even better man."Multiple reports Friday afternoon suggested that the Raiders were making one last effort to convince their 2012 starting quarterback, Carson Palmer, to take a pay cut. Acquiring Flynn could be a sign the two sides were unable to agree on that.Last offseason, Flynn signed a three-year, 26 million deal (10 million guaranteed) with the Seahawks. However, after rookie quarterback Russell Wilson shone in preseason, he beat out Flynn for the starting job and went on to stake his claim as the team's long-term answer.The last regular-season game Flynn started in was a record...
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Matt Flynn is on the trade block, and Oakland has been mentioned as his likely destination. Will the Raiders and Seahawks swing a trade?
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...
Several sources report the Jacksonville Jaguars may trade a lower selection in April’s NFL Draft to acquire Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Matt Flynn. The 27-year-old Flynn, who the Green Bay Packers chose with the 209th selection in 2008, inked a three-year deal for $19.5 million to become a Seahawk last March. Unfortunately for Flynn, Russell Wilson flourished under center...
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...