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April 1, 2013
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Raiders acquire QB Matt Flynn from Seahawks

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders are changing directions at quarterback once again. The Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, signaling an end to Carson Palmer’s brief tenure as starter in Oakland. Fox Sports reported Palmer was expected to be dealt to Arizona. The Raiders paid a hefty price when they acquired Palmer from Cincinnati midway through the 2011 season, trading a 2012 first-round draft pick and 2013 second-rounder for the former Pro Bowler. They now will move on from Palmer before they have even finished paying up on the trade. Oakland will send a …

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