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3 Things You Won’t See with Aaron Rodgers at QB

  3 years ago     138 Views     3 Comments  

Before I get too far into this post, I have to give credit where credit is due. Matt Flynn stepped into a very difficult situation and has performed well enough to have the Packers in position where they can make the playoffs with a final win against their arch rivals. That said, here are three things Matt did wrong that we probably won't see with Aaron at the helm. (more…)

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Backup QB Situation Nothing New for Packers

  5 years ago     139 Views     3 Comments  

For the first time since 2008, the Packers will enter training camp with a different set of faces throwing beside reigning league MVP Aaron Rodgers. While not as thrilling as the battle at safety, the situation at backup quarterback is still very relevant. To see why, let's briefly recap the Aaron Rodgers era in terms of who was sitting behind him on the depth chart. Four years ago, it was Louisville product Brian Brohm who was viewed as "insurance" behind Rodgers, as No.12 entered his first season as a starter. However, as early as the preseason, it was clear that…

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One Thing is For Sure: There Will Be a Market for Matt Flynn

  5 years ago     74 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Still unknown is how Ted Thompson will allocate the franchise tag, a long-term contract and a wave farewell to pending free agents Jermichael Finley, Scott Wells and Matt Flynn. Flynn's performance in Week 17 against the Lions has Thompson reevaluating any predetermined personnel moves he had been planning. One factor Thompson doesn't need to consider when performing his analysis: the existence of a free agent market for Flynn. In analyzing the market for Flynn, I separate potential buyers into groups based on their apparent need at quarterback. There appear to be three types of QB-needy teams this offseason: the desperate,…

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What We Learned Against the Lions

  5 years ago     79 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Matt Flynn is for real. And now the entire league knows it. After getting off to a rocky start against the Lions, Flynn rebounded with six touchdowns and 480 yards passing. Perhaps the most impressive aspect of his performance was the game-winning drive he assembled with less than two minutes to play. Flynn's name becomes a hot one as 20 teams begin their offseasons. (more…)

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