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Remember this guy? Beaten out by Russell Wilson, Matt Flynn returns to Seattle as Rodgers’ backup. Again

When Russell Wilson got to Seattle as a rookie third-round draft choice in 2012, he was initially buried on the Seahawks’ depth chart behind Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson.

Two years into his regime as a first-time general manager, former Packers executive John Schneider signed Flynn, Green Bay’s backup to Aaron Rodgers, to a $26 million contract with $10 million guaranteed to get his first NFL starting job for Seattle.

That lasted five months and exactly zero regular-season games. Wilson so wowed Pete Carroll and Schneider that by that season’s Matt Flynn No. 15 Seahawks jerseys – remember these?

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Seahawks 27, Titans 17: Postgame reader reaction blog

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The postgame read reaction blog is back and ready for your emotional venting, nonsensical ranting and logical thoughts. Remember this is the preseason so lets not overreact. Forget that, go crazy if you want to.

1. What did you think of Matt Flynn’s performance? Did you like the tempo and the accuracy? What didn’t you like?

2. What did you think of Russell Wilson’s performance? Did you like the playmaking and the improvisation? What didn’t you like?

3. The first-team defense didn’t play a lot, but what are your thoughts on the unit?

4. Which player surprised you the most in the first game, and why?
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