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Your Boy Matt Flynn Has Risen From the Dead Again

Aaron Rodgers and Matt Flynn: The Denim Twins

We thought we had seen the last of Matt Flynn when he was released by the New York Jets, but your boy has risen from the dead yet again.

This time, Flynn is going to carry a clipboard for the New Orleans Saints. The Saints signed the former Green Bay Packers hero on Monday after they learned backup Luke McCown — the guy in the Verizon commercials — will need season-ending back surgery.

For Flynn, it’s a homecoming of sorts. He played his college ball up the road at LSU, so he’ll be able to relive the glory days by saying shit like, “Remember the time I led us to that national championship? Yeah… that was awesome!”

High five, bro!

The fact that Flynn keeps popping up on rosters is a testament to how great it must be to be a backup quarterback who has had a slight level of success. It’s as if every GM in the league has Flynn on speed dial.

“We got an injury at the quarterback position, you say? Well, let me get Matty Flynn on the phone here!”

Not good enough to start. Not good enough to make a roster.

Just good enough to have teams continually dump thousands of dollars on his doorstep for putting on a uniform and standing around.

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Monty McMahon is one of the founders of Total Packers. He is probably the most famous graduate of UW-Oshkosh next to Jim Gantner.

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5 Comments

  1. ferris November 10, 2015

    Man do we all want this guy’s job or what? Plus his wife is hot.

  2. the real russ letlow November 10, 2015

    not a bad gig, not bad at all. And a likable dude too.

  3. Cheese November 10, 2015

    Plus he has no pressure to perform well, and he gets to live in a bunch of different cities for a few weeks/ months at a time. You could say he has a better job than any starting QB in the league.

  4. JSchizl November 11, 2015

    Funny when he did save our season couldn’t be happier for him now the same thing is happening in the east so I am surprised he didn’t get a call earlier

  5. Phillthy November 11, 2015

    That’s it, I’m getting a fucking Flynn jersey.