Although the Green Bay Packers are outwardly adamant Matt Flynn will be the team’s second-string quarterback next season, the team will eventually have to trade him.
That could happen sooner, rather than later according to the NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora.
The analyst was asked if Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb is the only current NFL player likely to get traded. His response seems to indicate he believes Flynn is next in line to move.
Nope, there will be others. Matt Flynn, perhaps McNabb or Vince Young (though doubtful in both cases because teams could wait for them to get released). At some point things will come to a head with Larry Fitzgerald.
Of course, the Packers can’t do anything until the labor situation is resolved and if that doesn’t happen soon, the chances dwindle the team will move Flynn this year.
The lockout has already eliminated the Packers’ quarterback school and will likely cut into organized team activities and possibly minicamps. The Packers would be prepping and evaluating third-string quarterback Graham Harrell during these activities if they were considering trading Flynn.
Without that luxury, the team is better off sticking with Flynn for another year.