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Raiders reportedly acquire QB Matt Flynn from Seahawks

04.01.13 at 11:25 am ET

The Seahawks traded backup quarterback Matt Flynn to the Raiders for two draft picks, according to multiple reports. The Raiders also are trying to complete a deal that would send Carson Palmer to the Cardinals, after Palmer refused to renegotiate his contract with Oakland.

Flynn, who shined when he filled in for an injured Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay in 2011, signed as a free agent with the Seahawks last offseason, a three-year, $19.5 million deal. But rookie Russell Wilson emerged as a star in Seattle in 2012, making Flynn expendable.

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