Former Chiefs/Chargers DB Brandon Flowers Announces Retirement
After nine seasons in the National Football League, former Chargers and Chiefs defensive back Brandon Flowers announced his retirement. Brandon Flowers spent six seasons with Kansas City before joining the Chargers in 2014. Brandon Flowers career took hits due to a number of injuries that have riddled him over the years. In 2016, Brandon Flowers had issues staying healthy as he missed 10 games in 2016 which ended in Week 10 vs. Miami where he sustained a concussion. The Chargers would later place him on injured reserve for the remainder of the year, ending his run with the team.
This offseason, the Chargers decided to part-ways with Flowers allowing him to test the free agent market. Brandon Flowers found minimal interest in free agency but no-deal was ever brought to the table for him. Now 31, Brandon Flowers ends his 9-year NFL career with 1 Pro Bowl selection under his belt and retires with career totals of 429 tackles, 3 sacks, 21 interceptions and 4 forced fumbles.