Patriots Cut Matt Flynn

The Patriots signed Matt Flynn because of the Brady suspension, but with Flynn unable to get on the field due to a hamstring issue, New England was forced to move on.

According to ESPN, the Patriots have decided to move on from third strong quarterback Matt Flynn, a nine-year veteran out of LSU.

Flynn, 30, has played for Green Bay, Seattle, Oakland, Buffalo, and New England. His best years have come as a backup in Green Bay, a position he parlayed into a huge contract with the Seattle Seahawks. Flynn lost the job to Russell Wilson and has bounced around the league since.

Flynn attended Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas. He was one of the top national recruits and chose LSU over Tennessee, Texas Tech, and Texas A&M. Although Flynn was a backup at LSU, he played in a good amount of games and showed NFL scouts that he could play in the NFL. In his fifth year, he finally got his shot to start, and it paid off as he led the Tigers to the BCS National Title.

With the situation facing the Patriots regarding Tom Brady, it is a safe bet that they will add another quarterback to the roster.

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