He made an impact on the team that took him in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
Flowers became a Pro Bowler in 2013 after having 68 tackles, a sack, and an interception.
His previous seasons were also impressive, especially his 2011 campaign wherein he finished with 59 tackles and four interceptions.
After six seasons with the Chiefs, he joined the San Diego Chargers and ended up playing three seasons before his retirement.
Six years after his last game, Flowers would like to officially retire from the NFL through the team that gave him an opportunity.
— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) June 9, 2022
The Chiefs’ official Twitter account posted a video of him signing a one-day contract to hang up his cleats for good.
Joining him during the signing are Chiefs general manager Brett Veach and head coach Andy Reid, who had been Flowers’ mentor during his last two years in Kansas City.
Reid asked Flowers, “Do you feel old?”
To which he answered, “Nah, I don’t think I ever feel going there. They [his kids] keep me young. But when you think about the years that you played and the year it is now, that’s a nice little time that I went by.”
Chiefs Need Help In The Secondary
In some weird way, perhaps Flowers considers having another season with the Chiefs.
After all, they need more depth at cornerback and safety.
Having one of the worst pass defenses in the league won’t help their cause, especially against talented AFC West teams.
Tyrann Mathieu‘s departure left a huge void in the Chiefs’ roster.
However, he is clearly ready to enjoy the next phase of life.