Raiders nearing trade for QB Matt Flynn
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

As expected, the Raiders unloaded quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday. Less expected is that they actually got something ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Marquess Wilson has some more competition in his... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that quarterback Sam Bradford is doing really well as he rehabs from reconstructiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A wide majority of NFL teams begin their offseason program this week. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who actual... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson was a seventh-round pick in last year's draft. He played in nine games and caught two ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
We've been tracking 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore's long road back from his latest devestating knee injury. Most rec... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post wrote Friday that Dolphins wide receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson are exp... [read more] [All News & Rumors]

Raiders nearing trade for QB Matt Flynn

Carson Palmer might want to start looking for plane flight times out of Oakland that work best for him. It looks like the Raiders are closing in on acquiring another quarterback. According to NFL Network's Albert Breer, Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn is almost a Raider, and Oakland would give up a 2013 draft pick and a 2014 conditional pick if the deal is completed.
Flynn signed a three-year, $19.5 million contract with Seattle a little more than 12 months ago, but due to the emergence of Russell Wilson, he spent the season as a backup.

Fantasy Analysis:

According to Breer, the draft-pick compensation has been finalized, but Flynn and the Raiders need to agree to a contract. There's still a chance that this ends up being a lot of nothing, but it sure sounds like Flynn is going to be dressed in silver and black this season. Presumably, he would head into a training camp battle with Terrelle Pryor @TerrellePryor. The prevailing thought is that Palmer will move on to join the Cardinals, but let's not get ahead of ourselves. This post will be updated later once the deal is done, and we know how much money and draft picks are being exchanged.

Albert Breer via Twitter

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.

News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties