• Report: Three teams showing interest in Seahawks QB Matt Flynn

    Summary of 51 articles · Updated Apr 3, 2013
    The Seahawks may give Matt Flynn another chance to be a starting quarterback after all. Last season, Flynn appeared in three games for the Seahawks. Flynn has started only two games during his five NFL seasons. Flynn said he has won where he’s been before, and he doesn’t expect that to change. If Flynn refuses, the Raiders may try to get Kolb to sign a deal that will cost less on their salary cap in 2013 than Flynn would cost under his current contract. The trade of backup quarterback Matt Flynn to the Oa...
    • Matt Flynn thinks the Raiders are building “something special”

      Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn has been a backup on good teams for most of his career. Now he’s expected to be the starter on a bad team. But Flynn doesn’t see it that way. Shortly after his trade from the Seahawks to the Raiders became official, Flyn
    • Raiders' Flynn eager for chance to start

      Raiders' Flynn eager for chance to start Matt Flynn, on his first day in the new office in Alameda, sees the Raiders as a beautiful rebuilding project. The Cardinals sent a sixth-round pick (176th overall) to the Raiders in exchange for Palmer and Oakla…
      Source: sfgate.com
    • Raiders: Flynn's path like Schaub, Rodgers

      Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen compared the progress of his new quarterback, Matt Flynn, to that of Matt Schaub and Aaron Rodgers, who have excelled as starters after years as backups to start their careers.
    • John Schneider: Money saved by Flynn trade “extremely valuable”

      The Seattle Seahawks have built a team full of talented young players that expect to contend for a trip to the Super Bowl in 2013. One of the benefits of a young roster is that it remains inherently cheap and manageable. However, it could also force dif…
    • Raiders land Flynn from 'Hawks

      ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders are changing directions at quarterback once again.
    • Raiders give Flynn considerably more guaranteed money

      If any of the teams in the top 10 are acquiring veteran quarterbacks to mask their interest in Geno Smith, the Raiders likely aren’t one of them. Unless the Raiders are really committed to the smokescreen. Per a source with knowledge of the transaction,
    • Dennis Allen talks up Matt Flynn

      Judging from the context of Dennis Allen’s conference call with media members, it appears new quarterback Matt Flynn will, as expected, likely get first crack at the starting quarterback job rather than Terrelle Pryor. Allen said nothing changes and the
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Dennis Allen still has plans for Terrelle Pryor

      Raiders coach Dennis Allen says the team’s trade for quarterback Matt Flynn does not demonstrate a lack of confidence in Terrelle Pryor. Allen said after the Flynn trade became official today that Pryor could still win the starting quarterback job in Oa
    • Raiders' QB trade has many layers

      The Oakland Raiders’ reconstruction of their roster has hit the most important position on the field: quarterback. The Raiders acquired Matt Flynn from Seattle for two draft picks Monday. Like many of the changes this year, the move was fueled by financ
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Raiders will let Flynn “compete and battle”

      The Raiders have announced the acquisition of quarterback Matt Flynn. And just as it was when we spoke to G.M. Reggie McKenzie at the Scouting Combine, “competition” remains the buzz word for the position. “We’re going to let him compete and battl
    • Raiders on the hook for at least $2 million with Flynn

      As more and more teams picking in the top 10 pick up veteran quarterbacks, it’s impossible to know which teams are consciously getting out of the quarterback market at the top of the draft, and which teams are trying to mask their interest in a player l
    • Seahawks, Raiders confirm Flynn to Raiders

      The Seattle Seahawks have confirmed the trade of quarterback Matt Flynn to the Raiders for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and a conditional pick in 2015 on their Twitter account. The Raiders followed in short order by confirming the trade in a press release…
    • Flynn’s a Raider for ’14 fifth and a conditional pick

      The Seahawks just announced the Matt Flynn-to-Oakland trade, and what they got most of all was cap relief. The team announced that they’ll receive a 2014 fifth-round pick and a conditional pick in 2015 in exchange for their backup quarterback. So, nothi
    • King: Palmer, Flynn moves make sense, but they're not guaranteed fixes

      Is help on the way? Two needy NFL teams are about to get new quarterbacks soon, but don't get too excited just yet, Peter King writes: Neither is guaranteed to be the answer.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Raiders' QB wait marches on

      As the Raiders wait for the Matt Flynn-Carson Palmer saga to unfold, a backup plan is now off the table. Former Arizona quarterback Kevin Kolb agreed to terms with Buffalo. He was reportedly being considered by Oakland if the Flynn trade doesn’t go thro
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Flynn trade is expected to be finalized soon

      Matt Flynn remains the property of the Seahawks, multiple days after reports emerged that he’ll be traded to the Raiders. But the widespread belief for now is that the trade will indeed get done, and that it will happen soon. The two teams have haggled
    • Raiders not just looking for a QB

      While the Oakland Raiders continue to work on their quarterback issues, they need to also figure out the cornerback position. Oakland has two starting spots open at the position. Take Terence Newman off the list. He has agreed to return to Cincinnati. N…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • If Flynn deal doesn’t work out, Raiders have interest in Kolb

      Despite the talk that a trade sending quarterback Matt Flynn from the Seahawks to the Raiders was imminent on Friday night, it still hasn’t happened as of Saturday morning. And if it doesn’t happen, the Raiders may have a Plan B in Kevin Kolb. Adam Ca
    • Awaiting 'imminent' deal for Matt Flynn

      Analyzing a potential trade involving Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Matt Flynn would be easier if we knew a few pertinent details. 2013 Draft Choices by Round Such as, what will the Seahawks get in return? Will the deal go through for sure? Are th…
    • Updated story on Raiders trading for Flynn, trading Palmer

      The Raiders are closing in on a trade for veteran quarterback Matt Flynn, according to a CBSSports.com report Friday. In turn, the Raiders will trade incumbent starting quarterback Carson Palmer to the Arizona Cardinals, a subsequent report by the same …
    • Raiders appear close to adding Matt Flynn, cutting Carson Palmer

      The “imminent” trade involving Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn appears to be with the Raiders, who would cut Carson Palmer once a deal gets done. The Seahawks are deep in talks with Raiders on a Flynn trade, sources told Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. T
    • Quarterback Matt Flynn appears headed to Oakland

      Seattle is giving quarterback Matt Flynn another chance to start. This time, however, that opportunity is going to be in Oakland. The Seahawks have apparently reached an agreement to trade Flynn -- their backup quarterback -- to the Raiders. There has b…
    • Bills have interest in Kevin Kolb

      When the Cardinals cut quarterback Kevin Kolb, some believed that his former offensive coordinator in Philly would bring him to New York, where Marty Mornhinweg now draws up the plays and calls them. Two weeks later, nothing. But another team in the sam…
    • AFC South links: Flynn not headed to Jags

      Houston Texans The Texans will begin their voluntary offseason program in less than three weeks, and Nick Scurfield of the team's website has details. Indianapolis Colts General manager Ryan Grigson worked the phones with his former team to acquire full…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Jaguars, for now, won't be in like Flynn

      The Jaguars explored acquiring Matt Flynn but at least for now have decided not to continue a pursuit for the Seattle Seahawks’ backup quarterback. Although no door is completely shut in trying to improve the roster, it appears unlikely the Jaguars will
    • Revisiting Flynn implications by scenario

      A few things to consider amid an increase in trade chatter regarding Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Matt Flynn: Little pressure: The Seattle Seahawks can afford to keep Flynn on their roster from a salary-cap standpoint. However, somewhat unexpecte…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • AFC South links: QB Matt Flynn to Jaguars?

      Houston Texans The addition of new special teams coordinator Bob Ligashesky could be among the most meaningful moves the Texans make this offseason, writes Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle. Indianapolis Colts General manager Ryan Grigson recently…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Report: Flynn-to-Raiders deal done

    We’re confident about this one, because it’s been going down for a few days in advance of April Fool’s. According to Jay Glazer of FOX, the Raiders have agreed to send two draft picks to Seattle for quarterback Matt Flynn, with the paperwork to be s

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