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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:02 pm    Post subject: Chiefs Release CB Brandon Flowers Reply with quote

https://twitter.com/BFlowers24/status/477525590870749185

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Just want to say thanks to the Hunt family for the 6years in Kansas City thanks to the fans and my teammates for some great years.


and its official

https://twitter.com/KCChiefs_Rachel/status/477526605112160257

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The Chiefs have released CB Brandon Flowers.


Flowers had a $5.25M base salary for 2014 w/ a $3M prorated bonus, $2M roster bonus and $250K workout bonus ($10.5M cap #).

Tom Pelissero says it saves the Chiefs $9M off this year's cap
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Come to Philly please
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He's still a really really good player despite coming off a down year last year. He had some nagging injuries last year that slowed him a bit, and he is not an ideal fit for the press man scheme the Chiefs had moved to.

Honestly I really wanted him back and wanted him to transition to FS. He has excellent instincts and ball skills. He's an outstanding tackler, and a willing run support DB! He's a good leader in the secondary as well. His size can cause mismatches and turning and running with someone exposes him a little so you don't want him ideally matched against big speedsters.

I hope he goes to a contender.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd take him in a heartbeat.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I remember when he was one of the better up and coming CB's in the NFL.

Can he still play at a decent level? If he'd come for the right price I'd love him in Buffalo.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Browns come on we need a 5th starting quality CB
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is it too much to ask for?
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any time the Chiefs lose a talented player it makes me happy.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Had to be done for salary cap issues. Still a good player, just always has minor injuries. Despite what you'll hear he is better in man than in zone.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Chris Wesseling l NFL.com wrote:
Brandon Flowers had his best seasons under GM Pioli (Falcons), exec Ray Farmer (Browns), coach Haley (Steelers), DC Crennel (Texans).

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow this kinda shocks me. Flowers is a damn good CB and still relatively young. He won't be on the market for long.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sdrawkcab321 wrote:
Browns come on we need a 5th starting quality CB


Rolling Eyes

Browns have 2 maybe if the rookie pans out!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would love to see what Mike Zimmer could get out of him.

Vikings have the cap room and really could use another perimeter CB. Perfect fit.
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Heimdallr wrote:
I would love to see what Mike Zimmer could get out of him.

Vikings have the cap room and really could use another perimeter CB. Perfect fit.


I could see that. He would be a nice add for Zimmer. He can get the most out of CB's
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Reminds me of what just happened with finnegan
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