Matt Flynn has made a lot of money for being a backup quarterback. According to Darren Rovell, entering Thanksgiving Day, Flynn had earned over $16 million.
$16,417,293: Money Matt Flynn has been paid in his NFL career through this week.
— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) November 28, 2013
For fun, here are some stats to show how his payments break down. Entering his third start as a Packers quarterback, facing the Detroit Lions, Flynn has made:
- $1,492,481.18 per touchdown
- $410,432.33 per game played in
- $126,286.87 per completion
- $77,807.08 per attempt
- $10,612.34 per yard
After the game, as Matt Flynn reflects on everything he is thankful for, let’s hope he remembers his agent.