Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 6/16/12
This off-season was going to be an interesting one for the quarterback market.  There were going to be two immediate starters in rookies Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, at least another first round pick in Ryan Tannehill, and some veterans that would be moving on for one reason or another.  Due to the Indianapolis Colts “earning” the first overall pick in the draft, they set their sights on reconstructing their entire franchise, including the quarterback position.  That meant QB Peyton Manning would become a free agent after missing the entire 2011 season due to neck surgery.  Not everyone anticipated Manning’s free agency before the winter, but we did have an idea of one QB’s free agent status for a long time: Matt Flynn. Flynn, a seventh-round pick out of LSU in 2008 by the Green Bay Packers, has spent the past four years exceeding expectations.  He succeeded 2007 first overall draft bust JaMarcus Russell as the LSU starting QB in 2007, winning the offensive MVP of the BCS Cha...
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