Flynn is active for Sunday's game against the Texans. Meanwhile, rookie Garrett Grayson is listed as inactive, meaning that Flynn is now locked in as the top backup behind Drew Brees.
Flynn will sign with the Saints, as season-ending back surgery is imminent for Luke McCown, Christopher Dabe of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. After an evaluation of McCown's lower back Monday, surgery was ordered up for the veteran quarterback, opening the door for Flynn to join the Saints. For his career, Flynn boasts a 61-percent completion percentage, 2,541 passing yards, and a 17:11 touchdown-to-interception ratio in 51 appearances.
Quarterback Matt Flynn will work out for the Cowboys on Tuesday, The Dallas Morning News reports. Flynn will be joined by quarterbacks Christian Ponder and Josh Johnson. The team hasn't yet decided who Brandon Weeden's backup will be while Tony Romo (broken collarbone) is out, but if none of the veterans impress them, Kellen Moore could also be activated from the practice squad.
The Jets released quarterback Matt Flynn on Saturday, the quarterback confirmed on his Twitter account. Flynn was competing for a backup role on the team.
With Jets quarterback Geno Smith expected to miss the first four weeks of the season, the team announced Wednesday they signed veteran quarterback Matt Flynn. Flynn is expected to compete with Bryce Petty and Jake Heaps for the backup role behind Ryan Fitzpatrick. Flynn was released by the Patriots on Aug. 10.
|* indicates player did not play that week|
|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|2||09/18||@New York Giants||31||24.56|
|4||10/02||@San Diego Chargers||14||19.56|
|7||10/23||@Kansas City Chiefs||6||18.00|
|9||11/06||@San Francisco 49ers||7||18.06|
|12||11/27||Los Angeles Rams||10||18.56|
|14||12/11||@Tampa Bay Buccaneers||25||22.06|
|16||12/24||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||25||22.06|
|3 Year Avg||61.1||486||3||2||18||0||36|