Flynn trade reportedly finalized
OAK has traded 2 picks to Seattle for Matt Flynn, will sign papers on it this AM & now trying to finalize Carson Palmer to AZ for late pickAccording to Glazer and others, compensation will be a pick in 2014 (likely a mid-to-late rounder, but the exact pick has not yet surfaced) and a conditional 2015 pick.
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) April 1, 2013
The Seahawks, who now have only one quarterback on their roster, would no doubt prefer to find a backup in the draft to save money, but if they are going to also add a more experienced backup, one name that makes sense is free agent Tyler Thigpen, an athletic quarterback who has experience running the read-option.
Tyler Thigpen, who has plenty of read-option experience, is on short list of quarterbacks to serve as Russell Wilson's backup
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) April 1, 2013
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