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It will be hard for Packers to franchise and trade Matt Flynn

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The idea that the Packers could use their franchise tag on quarterback Matt Flynn and then trade him has been floated from time to time, but the financial realities of doing so will be difficult.

Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel crunched the numbers using the rumored $120 million salary cap for next season and found that the Packers are currently around $7 million under the cap. Franchising Flynn would cost in the neighborhood of $14 million, requiring them to release players to get under the cap. It would also limit their ability to sign tight end Jermichael Finley to a long-term deal before other teams had a chance to sign him as a free agent.

Per Silverstein, it is more likely that they franchise Finley and then get to work on signing center Scott Wells and/or cornerback Jarrett Bush. There would still be cap pruning required to bring back all three players, with wide receiver Donald Driver and tackle Chad Clifton at the top of the list of those likely to get the axe.

It is possible that the team could make those moves and a few others to retain their right to trade Flynn, but it seems like a less prudent decision if their ultimate desire is to keep key players from the core of a 15-1 team together for another run at a championship.

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49 Responses to “It will be hard for Packers to franchise and trade Matt Flynn”
  1. mikeeg says: Feb 1, 2012 5:28 PM

    Two good games and hes now the second coming of John Elway. Smh

  2. kpow55 says: Feb 1, 2012 5:29 PM

    This has become the thing to do, put your backup in in week 14 and drive his value through the roof.

    Can you really get an accurate assessment of these guys? Playing on a playoff contender with nothing to lose and zero pressure against a team that chances are have already checked out?

    I understand bottom teams have to gamble but when is the last time it’s panned out?

    Kevin Kolb?
    Scott Mitchell?
    Matt Schaub?
    T Jack?
    Matt Cassel (to an extent)?

  3. bearsstillsuck says: Feb 1, 2012 5:31 PM

    Nobody cares about Flynn. Hell leave in free agency, get a huge contract, and green bay will get a nice compensatory draft pick next year. It’s graham Harrell’s time to shine.

  4. thehatefulnerd says: Feb 1, 2012 5:36 PM

    He doesn’t HAVE to be franchised, to be signed and subsequently traded. Ted just has to make him a deal. Give him a little something, to get a little something.
    Finley’s getting the tag, not Flynn.

  5. irishnativeson says: Feb 1, 2012 5:40 PM

    Correct me if I’m wrong but I believe the only ones floating the “franchise” Flynn conspiracy were fantasy geeks and couple of fans desperate for position help. Anybody with a football I.Q. above their shoe size knew he wasn’t getting franchised.

  6. jimnsota says: Feb 1, 2012 5:41 PM

    Just goes to show how overrated Rodgers is. Anybody can step in and produce in their system. Sign Flynn cut Rodgers he can stick to his acting career. He would rather be getting makeup on his face and do a discount double check.

  7. nflfollower says: Feb 1, 2012 5:42 PM

    So what’s the word with Finley? I know it was floated earlier in the season there may be a technicality with franchising him as a TE vs. a WR—how did it work out? More snaps with his hand on the ground or more snaps lined up in the slot? Or is this a moot point now?

  8. Stiller43 says: Feb 1, 2012 5:44 PM

    120 mil cap?

    According to madden, it was like 154 mil a few years ago…maddens never wrong, so wtf happened?

  9. klunge says: Feb 1, 2012 5:44 PM

    thehatefulnerd says:Feb 1, 2012 5:36 PM

    He doesn’t HAVE to be franchised, to be signed and subsequently traded. Ted just has to make him a deal. Give him a little something, to get a little something.
    ——————————————————-

    Technically correct but why would Flynn shoot himself in the foot by doing this? He’d be stuck playing on whatever contract GB gave him, so instead of signing with whoever gives him the most money, he’d have to play for whoever gave the Packers the best pick. Makes no sense for Flynn.

  10. descendency says: Feb 1, 2012 5:48 PM

    irishnativeson says: Feb 1, 2012 5:40 PM

    Correct me if I’m wrong but I believe the only ones floating the “franchise” Flynn conspiracy were fantasy geeks and couple of fans desperate for position help. Anybody with a football I.Q. above their shoe size knew he wasn’t getting franchised.

    ————————-

    Only an idiot lets a valuable player walk. Given his value, tag and trade makes a lot of sense to think about. With their cap situation, I would say it is unlikely.

  11. clayswife says: Feb 1, 2012 5:53 PM

    jimnsota says:
    Feb 1, 2012 5:41 PM
    Just goes to show how overrated Rodgers is. Anybody can step in and produce in their system. Sign Flynn cut Rodgers he can stick to his acting career. He would rather be getting makeup on his face and do a discount double check.

    ___________________________________

    and how has your system been working over in Minnesota? I can’t see, because your team is at the bottom of the barrel.

  12. Ricardo Grande says: Feb 1, 2012 6:00 PM

    Say hello to the Browns, Matt…

  13. prmpft says: Feb 1, 2012 6:03 PM

    …he will go – Rogers will get the Madden cover & the pack will disappear after the inevitable!!!

  14. irishnativeson says: Feb 1, 2012 6:14 PM

    descendency says:
    Feb 1, 2012 5:48 PM

    Only an idiot lets a valuable player walk. Given his value, tag and trade makes a lot of sense to think about. With their cap situation, I would say it is unlikely.

    And you’re basing his value off of two starts or his draft position?

  15. lbpackfan says: Feb 1, 2012 6:15 PM

    jimnsota -

    Your team plays in a stadium called “Mall of America Field”

    LOL

  16. virger says: Feb 1, 2012 6:19 PM

    yes, we should let some other team overpay him and worry about our defense…

  17. mike83ri says: Feb 1, 2012 6:20 PM

    Any team willing to trade a 2nd or better for him is going to pay him in free agency and start him, so you gotta figure the Packers probably land a 3rd round compensatory pick anyways.

    Is risking all of that really worth jumping up 1 round? That’s if they’d even get a second, and there’s zero chance they get a first rounder. Matt Cassel did a hell of a lot more for a full season in New England and only yielded a 2nd while packaged with Mike Vrabel.

    Given that no team is going to pay him $14 million, if he were to be tagged he’d essentially have the right to refuse a trade to a team he doesn’t want to renegotiate with. And even then, I don’t see any team giving him much more than $10mil-15 guaranteed, so would it even be worth it to him to renegotiate with anyone for less?

  18. fanattack71 says: Feb 1, 2012 6:20 PM

    “Two good games and hes now the second coming of John Elway. Smh”

    __________________________

    And Viking fans thought Ponder was “second coming of John Elway.”

    Always the Pot Calling the Kettle over in the Twin Cities! LOL!!!

  19. contra74 says: Feb 1, 2012 6:37 PM

    lbpackfan says:
    Feb 1, 2012 6:15 PM
    jimnsota -

    Your team plays in a stadium called “Mall of America Field”

    LOL
    ———-
    Whats your point? Wait, dont answer that. I dont want to keep you from putting together that Packers SB party this Sunday. Carry on…

  20. bordner says: Feb 1, 2012 6:40 PM

    lbpackfan says:
    Feb 1, 2012 6:15 PM
    jimnsota -

    Your team plays in a stadium called “Mall of America Field”

    LOL
    ———-
    Whats your point? Wait, dont answer that. I dont want to keep you from putting together that Packers SB party this Sunday. Carry on…
    —————————–
    It must just kill all the viking trolls on this site that the Packers lost a few weeks ago. Since that time, stories about the Packers have dropped dramatically and now these losers have nothing to post on.

  21. teal379 says: Feb 1, 2012 6:45 PM

    Odd – I live here in GB, about 10 minutes from Lambeau. Can’t say I’ve heard ANY discussion about this at all. You know why?

    Because NO ONE within the Packers is considering this – it’s driven COMPLETELY by media and fantasy football hacks.

    Packers will franchise Wells – he’s more valuable than Finely right now.

    A deal with Finely might get done but he did nothing but hurt his value this year – high profile drops help no one (Jones found out last year too) and if he wants to be considered a WR, not TE – then he’s asking WAY too much for his production.

    55 receptions for 767 yards isn’t an elite WR, or even TE. That puts him as the 47th WR in the league with 11 TE’s ahead of him on the list.

  22. staff2cj4td says: Feb 1, 2012 6:47 PM

    gb should sign flynn and trade Erin CHOKE Rodgers!!

  23. irishnativeson says: Feb 1, 2012 6:58 PM

    Perhaps this franchise business requires further examination. By my count only one backup QB has ever been franchised, Matt Cassel in 09 N.E. basically got Patrick Chung out of the deal because they traded Cassel and Vrabel so they successfully ditched the 14 million tender to Cassel, a record at the time three weeks later. Then K.C. signs him to a $62.7 million contract that includes $28 million in guaranteed money, and $40.5 million in total compensation in the first three seasons. If I were Flynn I’d be begging to be franchised, I like Patrick Chung but N.E. could have had LeSean McCoy or Mike Wallace.

  24. sterilizecromartie says: Feb 1, 2012 7:01 PM

    So the Packers don’t get a return on their 27-year old, 7th round investment who has two career starts.

    Why is this news?

  25. thehatefulnerd says: Feb 1, 2012 7:04 PM

    It will be hard for Packers to franchise and trade Matt Flynn
    Posted by Josh Alper on February 1, 2012, 5:20 PM EST
    Detroit Lions v Green Bay Packers Getty Images

    The idea that the Packers could use their franchise tag on quarterback Matt Flynn and then trade him has been floated from time to time, but the financial realities of doing so will be difficult.

    Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel crunched the numbers using the rumored $120 million salary cap for next season and found that the Packers are currently around $7 million under the cap. Franchising Flynn would cost in the neighborhood of $14 million, requiring them to release players to get under the cap. It would also limit their ability to sign tight end Jermichael Finley to a long-term deal before other teams had a chance to sign him as a free agent.

    Per Silverstein, it is more likely that they franchise Finley and then get to work on signing center Scott Wells and/or cornerback Jarrett Bush. There would still be cap pruning required to bring back all three players, with wide receiver Donald Driver and tackle Chad Clifton at the top of the list of those likely to get the axe.

    It is possible that the team could make those moves and a few others to retain their right to trade Flynn, but it seems like a less prudent decision if their ultimate desire is to keep key players from the core of a 15-1 team together for another run at a championship.
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    mikeeg says: Feb 1, 2012 5:28 PM

    Two good games and hes now the second coming of John Elway. Smh

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    kpow55 says: Feb 1, 2012 5:29 PM

    This has become the thing to do, put your backup in in week 14 and drive his value through the roof.

    Can you really get an accurate assessment of these guys? Playing on a playoff contender with nothing to lose and zero pressure against a team that chances are have already checked out?

    I understand bottom teams have to gamble but when is the last time it’s panned out?

    Kevin Kolb?
    Scott Mitchell?
    Matt Schaub?
    T Jack?
    Matt Cassel (to an extent)?

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    bearsstillsuck says: Feb 1, 2012 5:31 PM

    Nobody cares about Flynn. Hell leave in free agency, get a huge contract, and green bay will get a nice compensatory draft pick next year. It’s graham Harrell’s time to shine.

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    thehatefulnerd says: Feb 1, 2012 5:36 PM

    He doesn’t HAVE to be franchised, to be signed and subsequently traded. Ted just has to make him a deal. Give him a little something, to get a little something.
    Finley’s getting the tag, not Flynn.

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    irishnativeson says: Feb 1, 2012 5:40 PM

    Correct me if I’m wrong but I believe the only ones floating the “franchise” Flynn conspiracy were fantasy geeks and couple of fans desperate for position help. Anybody with a football I.Q. above their shoe size knew he wasn’t getting franchised.

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    jimnsota says: Feb 1, 2012 5:41 PM

    Just goes to show how overrated Rodgers is. Anybody can step in and produce in their system. Sign Flynn cut Rodgers he can stick to his acting career. He would rather be getting makeup on his face and do a discount double check.

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    nflfollower says: Feb 1, 2012 5:42 PM

    So what’s the word with Finley? I know it was floated earlier in the season there may be a technicality with franchising him as a TE vs. a WR—how did it work out? More snaps with his hand on the ground or more snaps lined up in the slot? Or is this a moot point now?

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    Stiller43 says: Feb 1, 2012 5:44 PM

    120 mil cap?

    According to madden, it was like 154 mil a few years ago…maddens never wrong, so wtf happened?

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    klunge says: Feb 1, 2012 5:44 PM

    thehatefulnerd says:Feb 1, 2012 5:36 PM

    He doesn’t HAVE to be franchised, to be signed and subsequently traded. Ted just has to make him a deal. Give him a little something, to get a little something.
    ——————————————————-

    Technically correct but why would Flynn shoot himself in the foot by doing this? He’d be stuck playing on whatever contract GB gave him, so instead of signing with whoever gives him the most money, he’d have to play for whoever gave the Packers the best pick. Makes no sense for Flynn.
    ________________________________________

    Point being that he wouldn’t HAVE to be shooting himself in the foot. It’s an unlikely scenario, but possible. It would have to be a win-win-win situation for the Packers, Flynn and the new team. Flynn would get the money he wants, the new team would get the QB, without a bidding war, or risking he’d choose another team, and the Packers would get a draft pick.
    BUT, like I said, it would have to be a win-win-win scenario. It might be unlikely, but imo is more likely than Flynn getting tagged.

  26. thehatefulnerd says: Feb 1, 2012 7:04 PM

    thehatefulnerd says:Feb 1, 2012 5:36 PM

    He doesn’t HAVE to be franchised, to be signed and subsequently traded. Ted just has to make him a deal. Give him a little something, to get a little something.
    ——————————————————-

    Technically correct but why would Flynn shoot himself in the foot by doing this? He’d be stuck playing on whatever contract GB gave him, so instead of signing with whoever gives him the most money, he’d have to play for whoever gave the Packers the best pick. Makes no sense for Flynn.
    ________________________________________

    Point being that he wouldn’t HAVE to be shooting himself in the foot. It’s an unlikely scenario, but possible. It would have to be a win-win-win situation for the Packers, Flynn and the new team. Flynn would get the money he wants, the new team would get the QB, without a bidding war, or risking he’d choose another team, and the Packers would get a draft pick.
    BUT, like I said, it would have to be a win-win-win scenario. It might be unlikely, but imo is more likely than Flynn getting tagged.

  27. ahs2 says: Feb 1, 2012 7:11 PM

    This non-story silliness is still afloat?! Not/never was happening anyway…easy to speculate when it’s not your risk to take!

  28. whatthehellisgoingonoutthere says: Feb 1, 2012 7:27 PM

    klunge says: Feb 1, 2012 5:44 PM

    Technically correct but why would Flynn shoot himself in the foot by doing this? He’d be stuck playing on whatever contract GB gave him, so instead of signing with whoever gives him the most money, he’d have to play for whoever gave the Packers the best pick. Makes no sense for Flynn.
    ——————-
    Do you realize how dumb you are? Flynn wouldn’t have a choice in the matter.

  29. leatherface2012 says: Feb 1, 2012 7:40 PM

    rodgers should take a huge pay cut from the team, i mean he was in every freaking commercial during the season, didnt he make enough from that ? belt my azz

  30. contra74 says: Feb 1, 2012 7:45 PM

    fanattack71 says:
    Feb 1, 2012 6:20 PM
    “Two good games and hes now the second coming of John Elway. Smh”

    __________________________

    And Viking fans thought Ponder was “second coming of John Elway.”

    Always the Pot Calling the Kettle over in the Twin Cities! LOL!!!
    ———-
    I cant recall a single Viking fan claiming that Ponder was the second coming of John Elway. Viking fans know what they got with Ponder and Elway is not it. Quit dragging the Vikings into the fantasyland packer fans occupy.

  31. hikohadon says: Feb 1, 2012 7:47 PM

    Say hello to the Browns, Matt…
    _____________

    I would think the Dolphins would be more likely.

  32. rexismybff says: Feb 1, 2012 8:11 PM

    Wait – what??

    Don’t the Packers have a game to play this weekend?

    Are you telling me that the “greatest team of ALL TIME” is already well into their off-season?

  33. pafuvi says: Feb 1, 2012 8:49 PM

    Just goes to show how overrated Rodgers is. Anybody can step in and produce in their system. Sign Flynn cut Rodgers he can stick to his acting career. He would rather be getting makeup on his face and do a discount double check.
    _________________________

    Rodgers is not underrated and neither is Flynn. Rodgers is the best in the game right now, and last time I checked that “system” was full of droppers

  34. realitypolice says: Feb 1, 2012 8:52 PM

    kpow55 says:
    Feb 1, 2012 5:29 PM
    This has become the thing to do, put your backup in in week 14 and drive his value through the roof.

    Can you really get an accurate assessment of these guys? Playing on a playoff contender with nothing to lose and zero pressure against a team that chances are have already checked out?

    I understand bottom teams have to gamble but when is the last time it’s panned out?

    Kevin Kolb?
    Scott Mitchell?
    Matt Schaub?
    T Jack?
    Matt Cassel (to an extent)?
    ===========================
    You’re list makes no sense.

    TJack had a hell of alot more than a week 14 start to show anyone who had eyes that he stank. And he didn’t get a blockbuster deal anyway, so how exactly was his value “through the roof”?

    Matt Schaub and Matt Cassel, when healthy, are above average starters who have greatly benefited their teams and have contracts that are very much in line with their production.

    Comparing Matt Flynn to Scott Mitchell says nothing other than you don’t know what you’re watching when you watch football.

    Kevin Kolb stats were 1000% worse than Flynn’s in his starts. Kolb came from Houston, where anyone with a functioning arm can throw 30 TDs a year. Flynn was the MVP of a BCS Championship game.

    How about Matt Hassleback? He started out backing up a QB in Green Bay that you may have heard of, and got traded to Seattle where I am pretty sure he started in a Super Bowl.

    Speaking of the guy Hassleback backed up in Green Bay- you do realize that Brett Favre didn’t start his career in GB? Or are you too young to remember he wasn’t drafted by the Packers? The Packers traded for him strictly on potential.

    You do understand that pro player personnel have access to more than just tapes of the two starts Flynn made?

    Is it Flynn’s fault he got two starts or did it have something to do with the person in front of him?

    Do you honestly think half the teams in the league wouldn’t take Flynn over whatever dreck they are trotting out at starting QB?

  35. nickynick04 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:08 PM

    how can Viking fans post anything
    they are one of the worse teams/franchises in all of sports
    and they have stadium issues

  36. nflwatcher says: Feb 1, 2012 9:14 PM

    The Patriots received the 34th pick after franchising Matt Cassell and trading him to KC, why shouldn’t the Packers try the same.

  37. fanattack71 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:15 PM

    “Quit dragging the Vikings into the fantasyland packer fans occupy.”

    _________________________

    Kind of like the Viking fans in their “fantasyland” of ever winning a Super Bowl or for that matter staying in Minnesota? Contra your an idiot dude, I see all your posts and you are by far the most pathetic rat that posts here! Go hide, Heidi haired loser!

  38. fanattack71 says: Feb 1, 2012 9:19 PM

    Packers will sweep Queens next year just like the last two years so as Tice would say all you ViQueen fan turds “ok calm down”

  39. contra74 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:08 PM

    fanattack71 says:
    Feb 1, 2012 9:19 PM
    Packers will sweep Queens next year just like the last two years so as Tice would say all you ViQueen fan turds “ok calm down”
    ——
    Thats your super bowl then. Ok, a sweep against the Vikes and then one and done again if youre lucky to make the playoffs. Loser.

  40. realitypolice says: Feb 1, 2012 10:10 PM

    nflwatcher says:
    Feb 1, 2012 9:14 PM
    The Patriots received the 34th pick after franchising Matt Cassell and trading him to KC, why shouldn’t the Packers try the same.
    ===========

    Because the franchise tag requires you pay the average of the top 5 Qb’s. Recent mega deals given to Tom Brady and Peyton Manning mean that the franchise number the Packers would be forced to pay Flynn is two to three times more than the Pats would have had to pay Cassel.

  41. klunge says: Feb 1, 2012 10:24 PM

    whatthehellisgoingonoutthere says:Feb 1, 2012 7:27 PM

    klunge says: Feb 1, 2012 5:44 PM

    Technically correct but why would Flynn shoot himself in the foot by doing this? He’d be stuck playing on whatever contract GB gave him, so instead of signing with whoever gives him the most money, he’d have to play for whoever gave the Packers the best pick. Makes no sense for Flynn.
    ——————-

    Do you realize how dumb you are? Flynn wouldn’t have a choice in the matter.
    ——————————————————–

    No, but now everyone realizes how dumb you are. If you paid attention to the posts you respond to, you might’ve realized we were discussing the option of Flynn just resigning with GB without being franchised, then being traded. My point was why would he give up his ability to choose where he goes and for how much.

    Next time maybe don’t barge into the middle of a conversation and insult the other participants when you don’t even know the subject.

  42. rooney24 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:36 PM

    lbpackfan says: Feb 1, 2012 6:15 PM

    jimnsota -

    Your team plays in a stadium called “Mall of America Field”

    LOL

    ———————
    Actually, you are incorrect. It is Mall of America Field at the HHH Metrodome. So, the field is named after it, not the stadium.

    And, why would it matter who paid for the naming rights anyway? Most stadiums sell naming rights. Just because only Packer fans are fool enough to pay $250 for a stupid piece of paper, so they can claim to be an “owner” of the Green Boy Packers. (that’s right, they couldn’t even spell the team name right on all of the certificates, so now some sad sacks look like proud pedophiles). There are more things to actually do in Minnesota than desolate Green Bay, so we don’t just throw our money away.

  43. fanattack71 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:38 PM

    “how can Viking fans post anything
    they are one of the worse teams/franchises in all of sports
    and they have stadium issues”

    ____________________________

    Because they are idiots and don’t know any better, they boast all big and bad because the Packers went 15-1 and lost in the post-season, their only joy is the Packers short-comings and not realizing how bad their own team is; it really shows the state of the Viking fans intelligence and how shallow their goals are. All I can say is I know allot of Packer fans that are still riding the high off last year’s Super Bowl victory and this year’s fun of 15-1 season, like I said Queen fans go hide already you aint got nothing on the Pack or their fans!

  44. philtration says: Feb 1, 2012 10:43 PM

    teal379 says: Feb 1, 2012 6:45 PM

    Odd – I live here in GB, about 10 minutes from Lambeau. Can’t say I’ve heard ANY discussion about this at all. You know why?

    Because NO ONE within the Packers is considering this – it’s driven COMPLETELY by media and fantasy football hacks.
    =================================

    So the Packers management stops by the bait shop to discuss player moves with the locals that live around the stadium?

    Oh… I forgot.
    You bought Monopoly stock in the team so they HAVE to consult you.

  45. nfl1818 says: Feb 1, 2012 10:43 PM

    “The Patriots received the 34th pick after franchising Matt Cassell and trading him to KC, why shouldn’t the Packers try the same.”

    Pats also threw in Vrabel in a deal I never understood. Cassel as I recall never started at USC but had a 11-5 season (post Pollard hit) under his belt. Flynn has the LSU experience but many fewer Packer starts. Both played for great teams in QB friendly systems, but I though it was odd that so many QB needy teams drafted guys in the first round presumably on the view that their rookie picks had more upside than Cassel who effectively went 34+. They also had to pay up given the 1st rnd salary structure then
    Interesting to see how other teams grade Flynn.

  46. hooterdawg says: Feb 1, 2012 10:43 PM

    Isn’t this topic beating a dead horse? It’s a stale issue…already been discussed many times on many sites…Flynn won’t get tagged.

  47. sterilizecromartie says: Feb 1, 2012 10:50 PM

    realitypolice says:Feb 1, 2012 8:52 PM

    Do you honestly think half the teams in the league wouldn’t take Flynn over whatever dreck they are trotting out at starting QB?
    ———
    Are you serious? It’s ok to be a Flynn fan but to say HALF the teams in the NFL would take him over their starter is insane.

    Brady, Peyton/Luck, Ben, Flacco, Dalton, Rivers, Schaub, Eli, Vick, Romo, Rodgers, Cutler, Stafford, Ryan, Brees, and Newton.

    That’s 16 teams without a doubt. You can also easily put Bradford, Freeman, Palmer, Smith, Cassel, Hasselbeck, and Fitz on that list. Other teams with young QBs (Minn, Jax, Denver) won’t be interested in him. Realistically, only Washington, Cleveland, and Miami are landing spots for him.

  48. cluelessdufus says: Feb 2, 2012 1:47 AM

    do you expect someone to trade for him franchise tag after 1 game against 1 of the worst pass defense you won’t get poop for him he will leave sign a contract if the dolphins don’t get Robert Griffin III it won’t be big probably 1 or 2 years i sware packers fans brains are full of cheese

  49. Raider-in-PA says: Feb 2, 2012 7:32 AM

    Welcome to Oakland Matt!!

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