Matt Flynn miserable in blowout loss, has no place on fantasy teams

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

The Packers really, really miss Aaron Rodgers. We break down the fantasy implications.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn got the start on Thanksgiving with Aaron Rodgers still out, but he had an atrocious performance against the Detroit Lions. Flynn completed just 10-of-20 passes for 139 yards, no touchdowns and an interception. In the process he took seven sacks, lost two fumbles and gave up a safety.

Green Bay's offensive line did no favors for Flynn, but he was a deer in headlights, routinely crumbling against simple four-man rushes. It will go down as one of the worst quarterback performances of the season, as the Packers fell to 5-6-1. His decent game in last week's tie with the Vikings is now a distant memory.

Fantasy impact: The only thing Flynn accomplished was reminding people why he's on his fourth team in less than a year. He just doesn't look like an NFL quarterback and could be unemployed again once Rodgers comes back. If for some reason you picked up Flynn in fantasy this week, it's time to drop him like a bad habit.

More fantasy football news from SB Nation:

Get live advice daily in the Fantasy War Room

Today's fantasy football player updates

Week 13 fantasy football positiong rankings: QB | RB | WR | TE | D/ST

Week 13 fantasy football waiver wire advice: QB | RB | WR | TE | D/ST

In This Article

Teams
Players
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.