Brandon Flowers Could Bolster the Oakland Raiders Depth at Cornerback

June 14, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With an ankle injury to 2013 first round draft pick D.J. Hayden shining a light on their noticeable lack of depth at cornerback, the Oakland Raiders have a need for a player the caliber of former Kansas City Chief Brandon Flowers. 
As reported by CBSSports.com the Chiefs released Flowers on Friday after he failed to report to camp, apparently unhappy with his role in the Chiefs new defensive scheme and unwilling to restructure his contract after a Pro Bowl appearance last season.
Flowers has 17 career interceptions and has averaged over 60 tackles per season in his six-year career. He's played his entire career with the Chiefs, and his release comes as somewhat of a surprise after he made the Pro Bowl last season.
The projected starters at corner for the Raiders are Hayden and Tarell Brown, with Carlos Rogers in the slot and Chimdi Chekwa as the dime back. Rookie Keith McGill and converted running back Taiwan Jones are competing with a handful of others fo...

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