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Chiefs release Brandon Flowers

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by davey999, Jun 13, 2014.

  1. viman96

    viman96 Thread Killer

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    IMO it would make more sense to move Carr to FS and let Flowers play CB. Having said that not really interested in signing him.
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  2. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    Flowers is 5'9".....he's a CB....he is not better at safety than our guys. He's a slot CB who can't cover the big WRs outside.
  3. iceberg

    iceberg detoxed Zone Supporter

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    oh wow. . . a familiar name was released. should we sign him?
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  4. lostar2009

    lostar2009 Active Member

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    That is true but in my opinion Carr is the better player and has single handed won us several games with clutch plays. I believe we use him incorrectly. We try to throw him on an island with bad safety help.
  5. davey999

    davey999 Well-Known Member

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    No idea why we wouldn't at least kick tires on the guy.
  6. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    I'm usually not one to jump on every big name released... but I really like Flowers as a player.

    He's one tough SOB and plays with an edge. I don't know if he would be able to play safety, but if he's willing I just might take a look and talk to him about $.

    Like I said, usually I'm on the other side of the fence on something like this, but players of his quality don't usually come available. I wouldn't blame the team at all if they did it.
  7. lostar2009

    lostar2009 Active Member

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    Somewhere in between and that's okay. Mo just isn't the guy we need.
  8. Fla Cowpoke

    Fla Cowpoke Well-Known Member

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    Exactly...it really doesn't make much sense the other way.
  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Yes he is better than any other #4CB we can field right now.
  10. M'Kevon

    M'Kevon A Love Supreme

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    So, Dallas is going to pay starter money for a #4 CB???
  11. Mookie

    Mookie Active Member

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    He is still young as well. I'd love that secondary of Flowers, Carr, Claibrone, Scandrick. Can we afford him?
  12. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    Maybe a #4 DL will be cut.
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  13. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Where did I say that? No where. But I did say we don't know what his market value is.
  14. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    Bout half what Ware was, and probably the same impact on this Defense.

    2014 is bleak, Flowers is a No-Brainer for 5 mil. he gives the Defense some hope, right now FS is a wishing well.
  15. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I think potentially a strength on our defense could eventually be the CBs. So unless Flowers or one of them can be a great FS,no thanks.
  16. RonSpringsdaman20

    RonSpringsdaman20 Ace Deuce Zone Supporter

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    Hard Hittin Thomas Everette....got him in the 3 act of his career, but man I've seen him put some hits on folks.
  17. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Eh. If the Boys thought he could help them and would be a good addition to the roster then I'm all for it.

    FA signings like this are ones that I can take it or leave it. I really don't care.
  18. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    How big is Earl Thomas.. i think he's a pretty good FS.
  19. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    Our predicament in terms of our salary cap status is prohibitive for acquiring vet FAs. We'll most likely stick with in-house guys.
  20. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    The Cowboys have 10M in cap space. They could acquire players if they wanted to go that route, but this is a developmental year and they would likely only be interested in veterans that they see as contributors in the future as well as this season. I don't see any reason that they would be interesting in Flowers this season. They have to keep some spots open to develop young players.
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