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Flynn’s a Raider for ’14 fifth and a conditional pick

Terrell Owens, Matt Flynn

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Terrell Owens, left, talks with quarterback Matt Flynn, right, during NFL football training camp, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)


The Seahawks just announced the Matt Flynn-to-Oakland trade, and what they got most of all was cap relief.

The team announced that they’ll receive a 2014 fifth-round pick and a conditional pick in 2015 in exchange for their backup quarterback. So, nothing this year other than Flynn’s $5.25 million salary off the books.

For the Raiders, getting Flynn in for what amounts to nothing this year helps, as they had a depleted stash of picks.

The Raiders lack their own second-rounder and fifth-rounder from previous trades with the Bengals and Seahawks for Carson Palmer and Aaron Curry, respectively.