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Seahawks GM Says Hed Listen To Matt Flynn Offers

If you have a spare, too-expensive backup quarterback, todays the day to tell the world you may or may not be interested in moving him. Even though the world already knows you would.

After 49ers general manager Trent Baalke made sufficiently clear he was willing to move Alex Smith, his Seahawks counterpart John Schneider admitted hed be willing to listen to what you might offer for Matt Flynn.

After signing Flynn to a three-year, $19.5 million contract last offseason, third-round rookie Russell Wilson exceeded every expectation and made the job his own.

I think we have a great setup, Schneider said when asked his plans for Flynn. I feel very blessed that we have two quarterbacks, two starting-caliber guys. What happened last year didnt really have a reflection on what Matt did, or Tarvaris [Jackson] for that matter. It was really what Russell did in terms of just kind of stepping forward and taking charge. . . .

Its so early. Everybody is in the middle of the draft process. So its not like Ive had a chance to sit down with other general managers and some of the people I know around the league to talk about what their situation is. As you guys well know, were always going to listen to everything and if were not doing that, we think were not doing our job. That doesnt necessarily mean we will do something with Matt.

For more on this story visit: Darin Grantt, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk


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