Matt Flynn

Does Matt Flynn’s Failure Prove Aaron Rodgers is a System Quarterback?

by Debbie Baratz • September 4, 2013

After impatiently sitting behind Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers for four seasons, backup quarterback Matt Flynn finally thought he’d get his chance as a starting NFL quarterback with the Seattle Seahawks in 2012. His initial competition was the Seahawks 2011 starting quarterback Tarvaris Jackson but then rookie Russell Wilson appeared on the scene and well, […]

Can the Raiders Even Compete When Matt Flynn Can’t Throw Past 25 Yards?

by Debbie Baratz • August 16, 2013

For the 2013 season, the Oakland Raiders will look to improve from their 2012 4-12 record and try to get back to winning ways. It’s been a long drought–not since their 2002 AFC title run–and change has come with a new general manager Reggie McKenzie, new head coach Dennis Allen and new quarterback, Matt Flynn. He […]

Raiders trade for Matt Flynn, Jaguars Release DT C.J. Mosley

by Debbie Baratz • April 1, 2013

Raiders Trade for Matt Flynn Whether Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn gets his chance to be a starter in the NFL remains to be seen but one thing is certain, he won’t be Russell Wilson’s back up anymore. On Monday, the Seahawks traded Flynn to the Oakland Raiders for two draft picks: a late-round 2014 draft […]

Raiders Close to Matt Flynn Trade, Where Will Carson Palmer Land?

by Debbie Baratz • March 30, 2013

With a veteran quarterback unwilling to take a pay cut while another one just wants a chance to be an NFL starter, the parties may have found the answers to their dilemmas with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn. The Oakland Raiders will trade for Flynn. On Friday, reported that trade terms had been settled between […]

Teams Interested in Matt Flynn, Matt Hasselbeck Shocked by Titans’ Cut

by Debbie Baratz • March 27, 2013

Teams Appear Interested in QB Flynn After entering 2012 with high hopes to become a starting NFL quarterback, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn saw this opportunity go out the door once quarterback Russell Wilson proved himself in the last preseason. The rest is history. Fortunately for Flynn, a few teams have expressed interest in trading […]

Chip Kelly Does 360, Takes Eagles Job, Seahawks Open to Flynn Discussions

by Debbie Baratz • January 17, 2013

After doing a whirlwind interview tour with the Philadelphia Eagles, the Cleveland Browns and the Buffalo Bills NFL at the beginning of the month, Oregon coach Chip Kelly decided to stick with his college team. But somehow in the last 10 days or so, it appears he had a change of heart and said yes […]

QB Roundup: Wilson Remains Starter, Quinn in for Cassel

by Debbie Baratz • October 11, 2012

Giving his rookie yet another chance, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll reiterated on Thursday that he is going to stick with Russell Wilson as his quarterback even though backup Matt Flynn is good to go. Wilson has been struggling with interceptions but led his team to a 16-12 win over the Carolina Panthers last Sunday. […]

Time to Bench Wilson?, Lions President Unfazed by 1-3 Record

by Debbie Baratz • October 2, 2012

It was only a matter of time before questions would be asked on whether Seattle Seahawks backup Matt Flynn should be the team’s quarterback. But is there really a need to make a change? After an impressive preseason, rookie quarterback Russell Wilson has been struggling lately and questions are rising. On Sunday, the Seahawks lost […]

NFL Preseason Roundup: Tannehill Struggles, Amukamara Sprains Ankle, Wilson Shines

by Debbie Baratz • August 25, 2012

Dolphins Tannehill Struggles in the First Half Starting in just his second preseason game, Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill had a dismal performance in the first half, failing to complete 50 percent of his passes on Friday night against the Atlanta Falcons, reported PFT. After the first half, Tannehill was 11 for  25, 112 yards, zero touchdowns, […]

Seahawks Russell Wilson Gets Starting Nod against Kansas City Chiefs

by Debbie Baratz • August 22, 2012

With the preseason reaching the midpoint, the Seattle Seahawks are still trying to determine their starting quarterback. But for now, rookie Russell Wilson gets the starting nod for this week’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday. Does this mean the quarterback battle has ended for the Seahawks? Not necessarily. Head coach Pete Carroll […]