FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Still unsure of the status of Tom Brady and with the exhibition opener coming up, the Patriots released veteran quarterback Matt Flynn on Monday and signed Ryan Lindley to replace him as the team's third-stringer.
Flynn signed with the Patriots on June 12, but was on the non-football injury list. He previously played with Green Bay, Seattle, Oakland and Buffalo.
"We don't have forever here. The train's moving," coach Bill Belichick said Monday.
Lindley was forced into a starting role for Arizona late last season and struggled. A sixth-round draft pick in 2012, he came in after Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton were injured for the...