Matt Flynn RUMORS & NEWS

  • Matt Flynn Jokes About Brock Osweiler's "Unbelievable" Contract, Twitter Reacts

    The Big Lead "Brock Osweiler’s four-year, $72 million deal with the Houston Texans took many by surprise. On paper it seems like an awful lot of money to pay someone with such minimal experience. Matt Flynn understands what it’s like to land a big contract with so little on a resume. " March 10

  • Jets will sign quarterback Matt Flynn, per report

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets are going to sign veteran free agent quarterback Matt Flynn, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. On Friday, the Jets hosted Flynn for a physical, but not a workout. Flynn is expected to be the Jets' No. 2 quarterback, behind new starter Ryan Fitzpatrick, who was elevated on the depth..." August 19

  • Jets to work out ex-Patriots quarterback Matt Flynn "The New York Jets played poorly Thursday versus the Detroit Lions in a 23-3 loss. (Deletes tired punchless pun.) With quarterback Geno Smith on the shelf following jaw surgery, Ryan Fitzpatrick played just one series. He led Gang Green's offense to a field goal, but most of that was thanks..." August 14

  • Patriots release injured QB Matt Flynn

    ESPN Boston "The New England Patriots have informed veteran quarterback Matt Flynn that he is being released Monday, a source told ESPN's Dianna Marie Russini. The release of Flynn leaves an opening on the No. 3 spot on the depth chart behind Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo. Flynn had opened training camp..." August 10

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    Dianna Marie Russini @diannaESPN

    Sources close to Matt Flynn tell me the Patriots worked him out yesterday. No contract yet

  • 49ers have had discussions with Jermichael Finley, per report

    Niners Nation "Tight end Jermichael Finley is still trying to find an NFL team for the 2014 season, despite his ability to collect on a $10 million insurance policy if he simply walks away from the game of football. That's awesome to see, because it means he has drive for the game (though it's worth noting he..." July 15

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Hold the horses on QB Matt Flynn visiting #giants today. Doesn't appear to be happening, per sources.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    QB Matt Flynn reached agreement with the Packers.

  • Matt Flynn likely to stay with Green Bay Packers "The Green Bay Packers sound sold on keeping Matt Flynn around to back up Aaron Rodgers. Coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Tuesday at the NFL Annual Meeting that the team wants to re-sign Flynn, according to Mike Vandermause of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. McCarthy said he felt "great..." March 25

  • Aaron Rodgers out, Matt Flynn to start vs. Falcons

    Pro Football Talk "Green Bay will be without quarterback Aaron Rodgers for at least one more game. The Packers have announced that Rodgers is out again on Sunday against the Falcons, the fifth full game he has missed since suffering a broken collarbone against the Bears. Matt Flynn will start for the Packers..." December 06

  • Aaron Rodgers is 'likely' to sit out Week 14

    ESPN Wisconsin "Matt Flynn knows how bad it looked. He lived it. “Obviously we have to play better on offense,” the Green Bay Packers backup quarterback said Wednesday. “That was awful.” Yes, yes it was. And if the Packers have any chance of clinging to their thread of postseason life, Flynn and the offense..." December 05

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    Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein

    Matt Flynn will take the starter reps in practice tomorrow for #Packers.

  • McCarthy: Rodgers is out, Flynn will start

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Packers coach Mike McCarthy declared Matt Flynn as his starting quarterback for tomorrow in the NFC North matchup at Detroit and he didn't seem too pleased with the radio comments made by his guard Josh Sitton. Here are highlights of what McCarthy said Wednesday afternoon after the Packers..." November 27

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    MM: We've got to make sure both guys are ready. Matt Flynn took the starter reps today.

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    Green Bay Packers @packers

    MM-Matt Flynn played very well-he deserves to start-I like the way Scott (Tolzien) has grown-We're going to do best we can to get both ready

  • Matt Flynn 'Never Expected To Be Back' With Packers

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "This isn't the way Matt Flynn wanted his NFL career to work out. Back in Green Bay less than two years after breaking multiple Packers franchise records just to be a midseason, emergency backup to a starting quarterback who was on the practice squad two weeks ago. But Flynn's disappointing..." November 14

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Jeff Tuel will start at QB tomorrow for the Bills against the Chiefs. Matt Flynn is the No. 2. Thad Lewis is doubtful

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Bills likely to sign QB Matt Flynn who is working out for the team. Buffalo has been struck by repeated QB injuries since the preseason

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    Bolts From The Blue @BFTB_Chargers

    HA RT @SI_JimTrotter: BREAKING: The Raiders have released QB Matt Flynn according g to source.

  • Flynn demoted to 3rd-string; Pryor “symptom-free”

    San Francisco Chronicle "Raiders coach Dennis Allen made it official Wednesday: rookie Matt McGloin is now the Raiders backup quarterback and Matt Flynn is No. 3. Re Flynn: “It is what it is. It didn’t work out” Allen said. Flynn making $6.5 million guaranteed this year was brought in by general manager Reggie McKenzie..." October 03

  • Raiders to start Matt Flynn at QB

    ESPN "Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn will start Sunday against the Washington Redskins a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Terrelle Pryor who had started the first three weeks had been listed as questionable due to a concussion suffered Monday night. Pryor who is the Raiders'..." September 29

  • Allen says Raiders preparing for Pryor and Flynn starting for now

    Contra Costa Times "Quarterback Terrelle Pryor seems intent upon a quick return from the concussion he suffered based on a series of Tweets he fired off Tuesday morning. “I’m ready to go” Pryor said via Twitter. He also said “I feel great by the way. Thanks for the concern. Go Raiders!” Regardless how Pryor feels..." September 24

  • Raiders' OC essentially confirms Terrelle Pryor will start

    CSN Bay Area "Greg Olson created an offensive package this offseason to get Raiders backup quarterback Terrelle Pryor on the field. He didn’t want such athleticism to lay fallow not on a team in desperate need of offensive talent. It started small with a read option play here a designed run there. The..." August 29

  • A reason why Matt Flynn may not start

    ESPN "For now Matt Flynn is the starting quarterback of the Oakland Raiders. That all may change if Terrelle Pryor performs well Thursday night at Seattle in the preseason finale. While playing against lesser competition Pryor has shown some promise in the preseason. Flynn acquired from Seattle in..." August 29

  • Pryor to start for Raiders Thursday, Flynn resting with elbow tendonitis

    Pro Football Talk "Last year Matt Flynn entered training camp with a shot at the starting job only to lose it to a quarterback who outplayed him in the preseason by making plays with both his arm and his legs while Flynn struggled with an elbow injury. History may be repeating itself. Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area..." August 25

  • Raiders' Allen isn't ready to bench QB Flynn

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Raiders restructured new quarterback Matt Flynn's contract twice this offseason and he is getting $6.5 million guaranteed. That's a tough pill to swallow as far as benching him goes. The team will need a lot of water - and time. Coach Dennis Allen wasn't ready to demote Flynn on Saturday..." August 25

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    Vic Tafur @VicTafur

    Flynn just not going to have success throwing longer than 25 yards been clear all camp. Coaches have accepted that

  • Flynn’s friends razzed him about being ranked worst QB

    San Francisco Chronicle "First off new Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn doesn’t read the newspapers or watch too much TV. “As a football player whether it’s good or bad out there it’s probably best not to read it” said Flynn who makes his preseason debut with Oakland Friday against Dallas. But … it’s impossible to tune..." August 08

  • Raiders' Matt Flynn working himself into leadership role

    Oakland Tribune "The last time the Raiders made a quarterback switch in large part because of intangibles, Rich Gannon was as subtle as a drill sergeant and demanded his teammates follow along. Matt Flynn, the presumptive starter in 2013, has spent a lot of time talking football with Gannon -- the former..." June 07

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    Jay Glazer @

    OAK has traded 2 picks to Seattle for Matt Flynn, will sign papers on it this AM & now trying to finalize Carson Palmer to AZ for late pick

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    Jason La Canfora @

    Sounds like Matt Flynn heading to Oakland via trade, and Carson Palmer will be on his way out (possibly to AZ). trying to nail down details

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    Ed Werder @

    Source says Seahawks engaged in trade discussions involving backup QB Matt Flynn and a deal appears "imminent.'' Trade partner unknown

  • Jaguars, Bills, Raiders in mix for Seahawks backup QB Matt Flynn

    CBS Sports "Several NFL sources have identified Jacksonville as the most likely destination for Seattle backup quarterback Matt Flynn, and the Jaguars are among the teams to talk to the Seahawks about a deal. Buffalo and Oakland are also in the mix, and though things have progressed slowly, sources said a..." March 27

  • Trade market for QB Matt Flynn might be drying up

    Seattle Times "A prominent quarterback from Seattle's past provides the most instructive indication of its near future at that position. Matt Hasselbeck came on the market Monday, released after two seasons with the Tennessee Titans, and the fact he ended up as Indianapolis' backup paints a pretty strong..." March 20

  • Re-evaluating the market for Matt Flynn

    Seattle Times "Last week’s deal that will send Alex Smith to Kansas City is a good thing for Seattle for two reasons: 1) It didn’t undercut the value for Matt Flynn. The Chiefs gave up their second-round pick, which is at the very top of the round — No. 34 overall — as well as a conditional pick down the..." March 05

  • Elbow tendinitis could affect Matt Flynn's trade value

    CBS Sports "Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider has been coy this offseason about whether or not the team plans to trade backup quarterback Matt Flynn. If the Seahawks plan to trade Flynn, his value might be going down thanks to a reported injury in his throwing arm. According to USA Today,..." February 28

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    NFL @

    Seahawks will not cut Matt Flynn

  • Matt Flynn contract implications: Trade, cut, or keep?

    Field Gulls "I get a lot of questions about Matt Flynn and his contract with the Seahawks, in terms of keeping him, trading him, or cutting him. Which is the best option? Let me start by laying out his contract in the simplest terms: During free agency, in 2012, Matt Flynn signed a three-year contract worth..." February 26

  • Seahawks haven't shopped Flynn -- yet

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn didn't sign with the Seattle Seahawks last offseason with the expectation he'd be continuing his NFL career as a backup. When Flynn agreed to a three-year, $26 million deal with $10 million guaranteed in March 2012, the Seahawks didn't plan to..." February 22

  • Matt Flynn: What would it take for the Seahawks to trade him?

    Field Gulls "What do Kirk Cousins, Joe Webb, Jason Campbell, Nick Foles, Colin Kaepernick, Kevin Kolb, John Skelton, Ryan Lindley, Brian Hoyer, Greg McElroy, Not Tim Tebow, Charlie Batch, Byron Leftwich, Thaddeus Lewis, Matt Hasselbeck, Chad Henne, Matt Leinart, Terrelle Pryor, and Brady Quinn all have in..." February 06