More Awards and Recognition For Matt Flynn

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 01: Matt Flynn #10 of the Green Bay Packers rolls out to look for a receiver against the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on January 1, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Flynn named 'NFC Offensive Player of the Week'. Aaron Rodgers won it three times this season, but it took him 15 starts! It only took one for Matt Flynn.

Flynn's record-setting performance voted Never Say Never Moment of Week. This award made me think back on my favorite play, and I think it's a tie:

His 36 yard touchdown pass to Jordy Nelson in the 2nd quarter. He threw it on target 40 yards downfield right up against the sideline.

His 40 yard completion along the sideline to James Jones with 1:25 left in the game. It wasn't for a touchdown, but it set up a short TD pass to Finley two plays later. I'm pretty impressed with long completions along the sidelines.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Week 17 Quick Reads. They compared Flynn's game to every game since 1992. The conclusion was that his ceiling is guys like Brady, Brees, Peyton Manning, and Roethlisberger. His floor is quarterbacks like Marc Bulger, Randall Cunningham, and Trent Green. All of those guys have made Pro Bowls, and some of them are destined for the Hall of Fame. If the truth is somewhere in the middle, Flynn should be on his way to multiple Pro Bowls and teams should be in a bidding war for him this offseason. I don't know if that'll actually happen, but it should.

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