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Green Bay Packers set to sign Matt Flynn

Matt Flynn is changing addresses yet again.

Matt Flynn
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Matt Flynn
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However, after brief stints in Seattle, Oakland and Buffalo over the past year, the former LSU Tiger is returning to the site of his greatest gridiron success: Green Bay, Wis.

On Monday, per a report by, the Green Bay Packers, who originally selected the 28-year-old signal caller in the seventh round (209th overall) in the 2008 NFL draft, and Flynn were set to agree on a contract which would complete an unlikely reunion.

And it could not have come at a more ideal time for the green and gold.

Without the services of 2011 NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) for an undetermined period of time, and set to start former practice squad member Scott Tolzien against the New York Giants (3-6) this weekend following a groin injury sustained by backup Seneca Wallace during the opening drive in the Packers’ 27-13 loss to Philadelphia on Sunday, Flynn represents a familiar outlet should his number be called.

Flynn, who is tied with Rodgers for the Green Bay franchise record for passing yards in a single game (480, set against Detroit in the 2011 regular season finale in only the Tyler, Texas native’s second career start), has tossed for 246 yards and one touchdown while completing 64.7 percent (22-of-34) of his tosses in two contests for the Raiders this season.

Since departing Green Bay as a free agent following the 2011 campaign, Flynn, who was released by the Bills on Nov. 4, has played in six contests while losing the lone game in which he has started this.

However, Flynn, unlike Tolzien and Wallace, comes equipped with a thorough knowledge of the Green Bay offense having spent the first four years of his career (2008-11) backing up Rodgers and playing for head coach Mike McCarthy.

For his career, Flynn has passed for 1,329 yards, ten touchdowns and six interceptions on 62.3 percent passing in 41 career outings.

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