October 14, 2013 - 3:59 PM
By Tim Graham
Doug Marrone declared faith in Jeff Tuel to be the starting
quarterback on opening day.
Seven weeks later, Tuel sought out Marrone to find out where
he stood with the Buffalo Bills.
"Actually, Jeff came in to see me," Marrone said
of the Bills' decision to bring in Matt Flynn today. The Bills now have four
quarterbacks. Tuel would appear to be last on the depth chart.
"I told him, I said, 'It hasn't really changed,"
Marrone said. "I said, 'Here was our plan in the beginning. This is what
we wanted to do. This is how we see you. We see you as a young quarterback that's
"We reaffirmed with him all the things I said here:
'Hey, we like you. You're a young, developing quarterback. In a perfect world
we were probably thinking practice squad. You played extremely well.' "
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October 14, 2013 - 3:02 PM
By Tim Graham
Nineteen months ago, Matt Flynn was considered a hot NFL
This afternoon, Flynn signed a contract with the Buffalo
Bills, his fourth team since the 2011 season.
Flynn was a high-profile free agent last year. He's served
as Aaron Rodgers' understudy and had shown the requisite flashes of backup
brilliance to earn a three-year, $19.5 million contract with the Seattle
His career has unfolded limply.
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October 14, 2013 - 1:32 PM
By Jay Skurski
The Buffalo Bills signed quarterback Matt Flynn today, following a morning workout with the team.
The 28-year-old was most recently with the Oakland Raiders. The Bills are his fourth NFL team in six career seasons. The 6-foot-2, 230-pounder began his professional career in 2008 as a seventh-round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers out of LSU. He has appeared in 39 career games, but made just three career starts.
Flynn was beat out by Russell Wilson for the Seattle Seahawks' starting job in 2012, then lost a competiton to Terrelle Pryor this year during training camp for the Raiders. He made one start in place of the injured Pryor for Oakland in Week Four, going 21 of 32 for 227 yards, one touchdown and one interception in a 24-14 loss to Washington.
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