Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 1/1/12
Matt Flynn, QB, Green Bay Packers. The year 2011 was home to the best football quarterbacking human history has ever seen, so it seems fitting to end the regular season with an all-quarterback edition of the weekly MVPs. The least likely of the bunch? Green Bay backup Matt Flynn throwing for 480 yards and six touchdowns. Rex Ryan is sitting around this morning hoping that Green Bay once again gets the itch to elevate a backup quarterback and dump their starting quarterback on the Jets. Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans Saints. Maybe the oddest thing about Matt Flynn's performance is that he threw for six touchdowns and still didn't have the best quarterback rating on the day ‒ that honor went to the great Drew Brees, who just wrapped up the best statistical season a quarterback has ever had. He added five touchdowns and 389 yards to his season today ‒ making it 5,476 yards and 46 TDs on the year. And he did this with a completion percentage of 71.2%. A completion percentage that high in...
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