Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository writes that the Cleveland Browns will make a play for Green Bay reserve quarterback Matt Flynn this offseason with the hopes of making him the team’s starter in 2012.
According to the report, the Browns will have budget they will not exceed in the pursuit of Flynn, and Miami will likely be the other suitor.
It’s an interesting report, and I think makes sense when you consider that Browns president Mike Holmgren already made a similar decision in trading for Matt Hasselbeck a decade earlier while with Seattle.
Here’s my story from the combine, with Seahawks general manager John Schneider taking a closer look at Seattle’s quarterback prospects.
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Here’s the full audio from the Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider’s press conference from Thursday. He also talked for more than 30 minutes to Seattle and Green Bay-area reporters after his time on the podium.
Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times also takes a look at the quarterback possibilities for the Seahawks.
ESPN’s Mike Sando gets the feeling the Seahawks will not trade up after listening to Schneider.
Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com writes that even though Schneider is at the combine evaluating draft prospects, he’s still focused on signing the team’s own free agents.
Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette writes that the Packers franchising Matt Flynn is a real possibility.
Jason Wilde of ESPNMadison.com has more on the Flynn situation, and is worth a read.
Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star gives us the latest on Peyton Manning.
Judy Batista of The New York Times reports that the league is considering having players compete head-to-head in combine drills like the 40 yard dash.