Miami Dolphins sign defensive back Trey Flowers to one season, sources say

Trey Flowers is already familiar with the defensive scheme employed by defensive coordinator Josh Boyer.

the defensive end Trey Flowers reached an agreement for a one-season contract with the Miami Dolphinsa source told Adam Schefter of ESPN this Sunday.

Flowerswho was released by the Detroit Lions last March, he had recently auditioned for the dolphins.

In 2019, the Lions converted the two-time champion of the superbowl into one of the richest defensive players in the game with a $90 million deal over five years, including $56 million guaranteed, but Flowers he couldn’t stay healthy over the last couple of seasons.

The 29-year-old defensive end was placed on injured reserve during the 2020 and 2021 seasons, and had just 3.5 total quarterback sacks over that two-year span. He had seven sacks in his first season with the Lionswhen he played in 15 games.

Flowers is familiar with the defensive scheme employed by the defensive coordinator Josh Boyerhaving played similar schemes during his first two seasons with the Lionsand also during his first four years as a member of the New England Patriots. Boyer He is a former defensive assistant for the patriots.

Flowers had 21 sacks in his first four seasons with the patriots. He also had 5.5 sacks in nine postseason games for the franchise. New Englandand won two rings of patriots with that franchise.

The defender entered the NFL as a fourth-round pick, No. 101 overall, for the patriots in the 2015 NFL Draftcoming from the Arkansas Razorbacks. Forever, Flowers boasts 31.5 sacks, 37 tackles for loss, 10 forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries, and 261 total tackles.

Information from Eric Woodyard was used in the writing of this note.

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Miami Dolphins sign defensive back Trey Flowers to one season, sources say