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Seahawks Trade Matt Flynn to Oakland

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The Seahawks will receive a fifth round draft pick in 2014 and a conditional 2015 pick from the Raiders in exchange for their backup quarter.back

With Russell Wilson’s ascension as Seattle’s franchise quarterback in 2013, it was clear that while Matt Flynn has the skills to be a starter in the NFL, it would not be in Seattle. Flynn came to Seattle last year as the most sought after free agent quarterback after Peyton Manning. He started the first two 2013 preseason games and played well, but  Wilson stepped into the starter’s shoes for the third preseason game and stayed there. The LSU product did not play again until the December blowout of the Arizona Cardinals.

Seahawk’s Insider Clare Farnsworth wrote Monday at Seahawks.com:

With the Raiders, Flynn is expected to once again compete for the starting job – but not against veteran Carson Palmer, who is expected to be traded to the Arizona Cardinals. The Seahawks, meanwhile, are in the market for another backup as the trade leaves Wilson as the only quarterback on the roster.

“There are different avenues we can go,” Schneider said. “Obviously we have a plan in place. It’s contingent on who that player is.”

And that player could be a veteran or a draft choice, Schneider added.

“We have a plan and we’re just going to take it as it comes,” he said. “We’re not going to force anything and we’re not going to get in a situation where we have our hands tied.”

 

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