Matt Flynn Chimes in on Free Agent Quarterback Contracts

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It’s been a huge, huge day for free agent NFL quarterbacks who really haven’t done much of anything in the league.

Chase Daniel somehow coaxed big money from the Philadelphia Eagles, and Brock Osweiler, who couldn’t fend off a washed up Peyton Manning, landed a four-year, $72 million deal with the Houston Texans:

Texans are giving Brock Osweiler a 4-year, $72 million deal, per source.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 9, 2016

Osweiler threw for 1,976 yards and 10 touchdowns in eight games of work in 2015, and that was apparently enough for the Texans to go all-in.

The figure was so high that even career backup Matt Flynn had some thoughts about the deal:

Wow I know I'm going to get killed for this and I don't have a lot of room to talk, but this latest QB contract is unbelievable…….. 😮

— Matt Flynn (@mflynn3) March 9, 2016

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Of course, that tweet brought out the trolls, but Matt was ready:

@AseStyles @NinersNation shhhhhhh

— Matt Flynn (@mflynn3) March 9, 2016

Flynn was a member of both the Jets and Saints last year and hasn’t appeared in a game since 2014. The guy has clearly mastered the backup game.