Seattle Seahwks QB Matt Flynn is trying to land himself his first starting job in the NFL, but will have to work his way to do the top in order to do so.
Flynn joined 710 ESPN in Seattle with Brock and Salk to talk about how he has transitioned in his move to Seattle, what he has learned about the Seahawks in his time here, and how much he has grown as a quarterback since leaving Green Bay.
On his transition to Seattle:
"It's going well, just trying to get the terminology down with the playbook. It is a bit of a carryover from Green Bay's offense. They're both West Coast styles and there's some carryover so it's actually kind of helped the learning curve a little bit but it's going well. I'm getting all of that done and I'm getting all the stuff down and just trying to get it to where I'm processing it faster. That's coming along and everything is going well. Relationship with the guys, the connection out on the field, getting the timing down with the receivers which is improving daily and feeling very comfortable with the situation and everything that is happening."
What he has learned about the Seahawks and the city of Seattle during his time there:
"Getting used to the area, getting used to just being over here getting used to everyone who is working in the facility whether it be the coaches, equipment staff, trainers and just kind of getting familiarity with all these guys and that's all part of it. It's a good situation. The facilities are great up here, they do things the right way here and they've made it very comfortable for me. On top of that the people around the city, around the town and everywhere have been very supportive. Everyone says how big of fans they are and just seems like there is a big support system here."
How much he has grown as a QB thanks to being in Green Bay:
"In college you definitely don't get the in depth detail on footwork mechanics, throwing mechanics, or at least I didn't but in Green Bay, with kind of the quarterback school and the different things that we do and we did with Coach Tom Clements in the offseason and during the season, we break everything down from all your footwork in your drops, where you're holding the ball on your drops, where you're holding the ball pre-throw, where the ball is coming out, where your release point is, how much body are you getting into it and everything like that. There's a lot that goes into it that doesn't include your arm. It's a lot of things that really kind of opened my mind and helped me out and the more time I spent in Green Bay the better I felt I was getting physically. Throwing the ball better, throwing the ball more accurate and things like that. I just feel like I'm a completely different quarterback than I was four years ago when I was a rookie."
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