Like everyone under the sun in the (716), I've been doing a lot of thinking when it comes to the Bills QB issues. I'm all over the place with the subject matter. I know I want change, but the road on how to get there feels like a crossroad on a LA Expressway. Just too many intersections that don't exactly lead to promise.
In fact, I have a post brewing that pretty much looks at all of the angles for which they can go for a QB. For some odd reason, Matt Flynn came to mind. I guess I was trying to figure out a way for the Bills to get a QB who is actually in the NFL and not someone coming from college. Now, if given the choice, yes, I would totally sign up for a rookie and watch him develop rather than get a NFL QB on this crappy market. But, I'm never been one to close the door on an unknown, and we all know the draft and in this case, Matt Flynn, are unknowns.
Here are just some things to consider before you scoff at him and consider this piece to be nothing more than cheap traffic for the site:
The Packers (Even though he's not there anymore), have always turned out good QBs who weren't picked in the top 10: Rodgers, Favre, Mark Brunell, Aaron Brooks and Matt Hasselbeck.
He's only costing you 5-million bucks if you trade for him and you could probably trade a 3rd or 4th round pick for him. Also, there's a good possibility the Hawks may cut him cause he costs too much or may give him away to get rid of his salary.
IGNORE ROB JOHNSON! I know that when we hear about a guy who has started like two games and was traded for a high pick, we automatically think of Rob Johnson. You gotta get over that. There have been unknown QBs traded for high picks that have done well in the NFL. All the GB guys who were traded and Matt Schaub come to mind. Of course, there's Kevin Kolb. Still..It doesn't happen all that much to clearly just say it isn't an option.
He knows the west coast offense...And we don't know if the guy stinks or not.