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Matt Flynn Gets Cut By Jets, Finds the Nearest Bar

The summer of 2015 has not been overly kind to journeyman quarterback, Matt Flynn. Flynn began the preseason with the New England Patriots as an insurance-policy third quarterback behind Tom Brady, who was facing a possible four-game suspension to start the season.  Flynn was unable to stay healthy and was ultimately cut by New England.  He found a second home with the New York...
Via The Sports Daily
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Flynn enjoys bloody Mary after being released by Jets

    NFL teams had until 4 p.m. EST on Saturday to trim their rosters down to 53 players. Among those to be released was veteran quarterback Matt Flynn by the Jets. Flynn and Josh Johnson were cut on Saturday, leaving Ryan Fitzpatrick, Geno Smith, and Bryce Petty as the team’s quarterbacks to start the season. After being made aware of the team’s decision, Flynn took to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Todd Bowles on QB Matt Flynn: ‘He was the only one available’

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles acknowledged a sad truth about the declining pool of quarterback talent available in the NFL these days. Whether intentional or not, Bowles slammed free agents like Michael Vick, Rex Grossman and Tyler Thigpen when he commented about his team’s reason for picking up free agent quarterback Matt Flynn on Wednesday. After saying Flynn “had...
Via Sportsnaut
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jets to sign Matt Flynn

It appears Matt Flynn will play in the AFC East this season after all. The New York Jets are set to sign the quarterback to a one-year deal just over a week after he was released by the New England Patriots, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Jets are going to sign former Packers', Raiders', Seahawks', Patriots' QB Matt Flynn to a one-year contract, source tells ESPN. —...
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: New York Jets working out QB Matt Flynn

In the aftermath of Geno Smith’s punch heard ’round the world, the New York Jets are scrambling to find another quarterback capable of holding down the fort. According to Seth Walder of the New York Daily News, Matt Flynn is being strongly considered for the position. “The Jets have discussed bringing in free-agent quarterback Matt Flynn for a visit, according to a source...
Via Sportsnaut
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Flynn Focused On Learning Patriots Playbook, Not Upcoming Role

FOXBORO, Mass. — Matt Flynn isn’t ready to start talking about his potential role with the New England Patriots. The backup quarterback seemed slightly overwhelmed as he met with the New England media for the first time. Flynn signed Friday and was participating in practice for the first time as the Patriots began minicamp Tuesday. “It’s always tough going to a different...
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Flynn had a blast at Pearl Jam concert

Life as a backup quarterback in the NFL isn’t bad. You technically get to call yourself an NFL quarterback, but you don’t have to worry about the injuries or scrutiny that come with being the starter. And when you go to Pearl Jam concerts in nearby cities, you are a big deal. That was the case for Green Bay Packers backup quarterback Matt Flynn, who spent his Tuesday night at...
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: No Matt Flynn on backup quarterback rankings

As we all know, the most important position on any football team is the quarterback.  The quarterback is the one who makes or breaks a team.  When you look at the top teams in the league, they all have Pro Bowl caliber quarterbacks.  While the quarterback is the most important position, the second most position is often up for debate.  Many will say that a good running back is...
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Solidify backup QB job and sign Matt Flynn

Last year proved just how important a backup quarterback is not for just the Packers but for any football team. Having a bona fide star quarterback is an advantage that coach Mike McCarthy may have gotten a little too comfortable with. He got used to the 50-yard rollout passes on a dime and being able to whistle a fastball into tight windows. Matt Flynn finished with a 2-2 starting...
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers’ bumpy (and lucky) road to the playoffs

When the clock ticked down on its final seconds and Matt Flynn couldn’t convert an endzone pass to Jarrett Boykin, it seemed like the Packers’ chance of winning the NFC North was over. Enter the Chicago Bears, its poor defense and Philadelphia’s LeSean McCoy, and Green Bay now has one more shot. It wasn’t a pretty road to the playoffs, and it’s kind of surprising the Packers...
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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