When the Jets signed veteran backup Matt Flynn last week, coach Todd Bowles showered him with praise by saying “he was the only one available, too.” Since then, Michael Vick, Rex Grossman and Pat Devlin have found jobs, and the desperate reaches for quarterbacks with resumes continues to plumb new depths. According to Peter Schrager of FOX Sports,…
When Matt Flynn signed with the Jets last week, it got some Deadspin staffers to wondering if Flynn hasn’t had the single best—read: cushiest—NFL career for a backup QB. A few years chilling behind Aaron Rodgers, big money from Seattle, then a few years drifting around the league, rarely seeing the field but always having a job and a paycheck. Not bad. Read more...
The Jets went with Matt Flynn to be their veteran backup quarterback because he had the right mix of intelligence, adaptability and talent. Or something. Actually, Jets coach Todd Bowles shined the light on the current state of the free agent market when asked what stood out about Flynn. “He was the only…
QB Matt Flynn arrives at Jets' practice, still nursing hamstring injury
Flynn signed with the Jets who are trying to fill the void left by Geno Smith's injury. With Geno Smith out for the beginning of the season, it was no surprise the Jets looked to bring someone in to fill the void. The team expressedShow More Summary
Desperate Jets have to sign someone at QB; it might as well be Matt Flynn
Despite getting released by the New England Patriots on Monday, veteran quarterback Matt Flynn may not be out of a job for much longer. Continue for updates. Report: Flynn to Work Out for Jets on Friday Friday, Aug. 14 The New York Jets...Show More Summary
The New England Patriots released quarterback Matt Flynn on Monday morning and shortly thereafter signed Ryan Lindley to the No. 3 position on the roster. Flynn, who signed a one-year contract with the team in June, had opened training camp on the active/non-football injury list because of a hamstring injury. The team’s QB position is, […]
Ever since Matt Flynn led LSU to a national title following the 2007 season, the quarterback position—save for Zach Mettenberger's senior year in 2013—has been a wasteland. Ryan Perrilloux couldn't stay on the field, Andrew Hatch and...Show More Summary
Garrett Gilbert was released by the Patriots to make room for Matt Flynn, but he’s found a new home. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions claimed Gilbert off waivers, releasing fourth quarterback Anthony Boone to make room for him. The Patriots were clearly looking for a more experienced backup for…
In light of 4-time Super Bowl champion QB Tom Brady’s four game suspension from the NFL due to his role in the Deflategate scandal (which the Inquisitr noted Brady was accused of knowing that too much air pressure was released from balls) the New England Patriots have signed QB Matt Flynn. Show More Summary
Matt Flynn is one of the most experienced and talented quarterbacks remaining on the open market, but his free-agency stint could potentially be winding down, as interest in the 29-year-old signal-caller is starting to increase. Continue...Show More Summary
The Packers have re-signed former seventh-round pick Matt Flynn, according to several reports.
Giants quarterback Eli Manning is out for the time being. Which means New York could use another quarterback.
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders traded away Carson Palmer after a 4,018-yard passing season in 2012... and he threw for a career-high 4,274 yards with the Arizona Cardinals in 2013. The Raiders traded for Matt Flynn in hopes he would become a franchise quarterback... Show More Summary
Cameramen are some of the great unsung heroes of the NFL, putting themselves (not to mention their expensive equipment) in the line of fire, day in and day out. Case in point: Sunday’s game between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. During the third quarter, Packers quarterback Matt Flynn threw a spiral that […]
The PFT crew debates whether the Packers can win with Matt Flynn at QB against the Detroit Lions with Aaron Rodgers out another week.
Matt Flynn will be the Packers starting quarterback on Thursday against Detroit, his first start for the Packers since throwing for 480-yards in the 2011 regular season finale.
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced Matt Flynn will start at quarterback for the team's Thanksgiving game against the Detroit Lions in Week 13. Aaron Rodgers remains sidelined due to a collarbone injury. The PackersShow More Summary
Scott Tolzien was benched by Mike McCarthy and Matt Flynn is under center for the Packers.