Rodgers back at quarterback for Green Bay

Rodgers back at quarterback for Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers will start at quarterback Sunday for Green Bay in its must-win game against the Chicago Bears, Packers Coach Mike McCarthy said Thursday.

NFL: Pittsburgh 38, Green Bay 31

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Le'Veon Bell put Pittsburgh ahead with a late touchdown run Sunday and the Steelers held on for a 38-31 win over Green Bay to stay alive in the playoff hunt.

Rodgers to sit out another game for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers Friday announced quarterback Aaron Rodgers had not yet been cleared to play and will miss a seventh straight game Sunday.
Packers' Aaron Rodgers practices, not yet cleared for return

Packers' Aaron Rodgers practices, not yet cleared for return

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers looked good in practice Wednesday but has not yet been cleared to return, Green Bay Packers Coach Mike McCarthy said.

NFL: Green Bay 37, Dallas 36

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Eddie Lacy's go-ahead, 1-yard touchdown run with 1:31 left Sunday completed the Green Bay Packers' wild comeback over Dallas, 37-36.
Rodgers still sidelined by shoulder injury

Rodgers still sidelined by shoulder injury

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Quarterback Aaron Rodgers will continue to be sidelined this week due to a fractured collarbone, the Green Bay Packers said Friday.

NFL: Green Bay 22, Atlanta 21

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Matt Flynn led Green Bay to 12 unanswered points in the second half Sunday, carrying the Packers to a frigid 22-21 win over Atlanta.

Aaron Rodgers to miss another game

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers announced Friday quarterback Aaron Rodgers would again be out of action this weekend.

NFL: Green Bay 26, Minnesota 26 (tie)

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Blair Walsh booted a 35-yard field goal with 3:49 left in overtime Sunday and the Minnesota Vikings held on to force a 26-26 tie with Green Bay.
Raiders release quarterback Matt Flynn after losing job to Pryor

Raiders release quarterback Matt Flynn after losing job to Pryor

ALAMEDA, Calif., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Quarterback Matt Flynn, once penciled in as a starter by the Oakland Raiders, was released by the team Monday after five games.

NFL: Washington 24, Oakland 14

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Robert Griffin III found Pierre Garcon for a go-ahead touchdown Sunday and Washington took advantage of two Oakland turnovers to post a 24-14 victory.

Oakland QB given clearance to practice

ALAMEDA, Calif., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Oakland quarterback Terrelle Pryor was given the go-ahead to practice Thursday but has not been cleared to play in Sunday's game against Washington.

NFL: Green Bay 38, Washington 20

GREEN BAY, Wis., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers amassed a team record-tying 480 passing yards Sunday, spurring the Green Bay Packers to a 38-20 victory over Washington.

NFL: Chicago 34, Oakland 26

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Jay Cutler threw for 142 yards and a touchdown while staking Chicago to a 27-point lead Friday and the Bears went on to a 34-26 exhibition win over Oakland.

NFL: New Orleans 28, Oakland 20

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Drew Brees completed 14-of-18 throws for 202 yards and a touchdown Friday in leading New Orleans to a 28-20 decision over Oakland.
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Matt Flynn
LSU quarterback Matt Flynn (15) is flushed out of the pocket by Ohio State defender Cameron Heyward (97) during first quarter action of the BCS Championship Game at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans on January 7, 2008. Flynn was forced to throw the ball away on the play. (UPI Photo/A.J. Sisco)

Matthew Clayton Flynn (born June 20, 1985, in Tyler, Texas) is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Packers in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.

Matt Flynn attended Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas, where he was coached by Mike Owens. Flynn was one of the top-rated quarterbacks in the state of Texas, alongside Drew Tate of Baytown, Texas. As a junior in 2001, Flynn guided his team to a 5A playoff appearance but lost to the eventual state champion Mesquite High School. Flynn completed 101-of-199 passes for 1,650 yards, 13 touchdowns and only 9 interceptions for the season. As a senior, he completed 124-of-206 passes for 1,679 yards and 9 touchdowns. He also displayed his ability on the ground with 305 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns. Flynn displayed toughness by leading Robert E. Lee High School to a semifinal appearance in one of the toughest classifications in Texas despite playing his last four games with a broken foot. His team lost to Midland High School 24-14.

Flynn was a member of the SuperPrep Texas 124, Dallas Morning News Texas Top 100 and the Tyler Morning Telegraph All-East Texas Football Team. He chose LSU over Tennessee, Texas Tech, Texas A&M.

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