The Oakland Raiders restructured QB Matt Flynn's contract and converted much of his $3.25 million base salary into a signing bonus. The move saved the team about $1 million against the salary cap.
5.3.2013 9:34:39 AM EST
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie acknowledged QB Matt Flynn heads into offseason workouts as the 'presumed starter.' The Raiders are skeptical QB Terrelle Pryor is ready to truly push for the starting job, while QB Tyler Wilson will start out 'at the bottom until he can maneuver his way up by his play.'
5.1.2013 10:27:44 PM EST
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie likes the ability of QB Tyler Wilson to 'move around the pocket and toughness to hang in there and see the field.' Wilson isn't expected to initially compete for the starting job, or even the primary backup job to either QBs Matt Flynn or Terrelle Pryor, but he could eventually start at some point down the round. 'I want him to learn the playbook first,' McKenzie said, 'make sure he gets behind the center and not the guard.'
4.24.2013 8:36:00 AM EST
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has named QB Matt Flynn the team's starting quarterback as offseason workouts are set to begin; however, he will continue to compete for the starting job.
4.23.2013 9:48:15 AM EST
There is a good chance the Oakland Raiders will take a quarterback with one of their seven selections in the NFL Draft, with only QBs Matt Flynn and Terrelle Pryor currently on the roster. However, they are not expected to use the No. 3 overall selection on a quarterback.
4.1.2013 7:57:04 PM EST
Oakland Raiders QB Matt Flynn restructured his contract Monday, April 1. In 2013, his base salary increased from $5.25 million to $6.5 million, which is all guaranteed. In 2014, his base salary decreases from $6.25 million to $5 million.
4.1.2013 2:45:41 PM EST
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie indicated QB Matt Flynn will have to compete with QB Terrelle Pryor for the starting quarterback job next season.
4.1.2013 1:29:10 PM EST
Updating previous reports, the Oakland Raiders have acquired QB Matt Flynn from the Seattle Seahawks for a 2014 fifth-round draft choice and a 2015 conditional draft choice.
4.1.2013 1:24:26 PM EST
Updating previous reports, the Seattle Seahawks have traded QB Matt Flynn to the Oakland Raiders for a 2014 fifth-round draft choice and a 2015 conditional draft choice.
4.1.2013 11:35:09 AM EST
The Seattle Seahawks acquired a 2014 draft pick and a conditional pick in 2015 from the Oakland Raiders for QB Matt Flynn.