Trey Flowers
Trey Flowers
25-Year-Old Defensive EndDE
Detroit Lions
Questionable
Injury Shoulder
2018 Fantasy Outlook
When Flowers entered the NFL, the concern was that he had a defensive end's build and skill set but a defensive tackle's athleticism, rendering him useless at both. The opposite has proven true, as his pass-rushing skills overcame his athletic limitations, and his ability to play in traffic allows him to contribute from the interior just as easily as the edge. While he doesn't look like the sort of end to pile up double-digit sacks, Flowers' ability to provide solid tackle and sack production allows him to match the IDP utility of plenty of double-digit sack guys. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a five-year, $90 million contract with the Lions in March of 2019.
Officially signs with Detroit
DEDetroit Lions
Shoulder
March 14, 2019
Flowers (shoulder) officially signed with the Lions on Thursday.
ANALYSIS
Flowers agreed to a five-year deal that can pay him up to $90 million, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. The $18 million average annual value is not only more than what Flowers could have made on the franchise tag, but it also makes him the fifth-highest paid defender in the league -- while signaling Detroit's total confidence that Flowers won't have any long-term ramifications from the shoulder surgery he underwent this offseason.
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Measurables Review
How do Trey Flowers' measurables compare to other defensive ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 2"
 
Weight
265 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.93 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.40 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.34 sec
 
Vertical Jump
36.5 in
 
Broad Jump
121 in
 
Bench Press
28 reps
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2015
Flowers, who turns 24 in August, finished last season with 45 tackles and a team-high seven sacks in 16 games. The 2015 fourth-rounder logged eight starts in 2016, and assuming he becomes a lineup fixture at defensive end, the 6-2, 265-pounder will be on the IDP radar thanks to his ability to get to the QB.
Flowers is a a high-motor player who shows a lot of violence in traffic, making him a nice fit as a passing-down pass rusher from the tackle spot. On earlier downs Flowers should help set the edge against the run. A move to defensive tackle could be in the cards for the Arkansas product if he puts on about 15 pounds.
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Headed to Detroit
DENew England Patriots
Shoulder
March 11, 2019
Flowers (shoulder) intends to sign with the Lions, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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Slated to become free agent
DENew England Patriots
Shoulder
March 5, 2019
The Patriots did not apply their franchise tag to Flowers (shoulder), Herbie Teope of NFL.com reports.
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Rehabbing from surgery
DENew England Patriots
Shoulder
March 3, 2019
Flowers underwent shoulder surgery this offseason and is currently rehabbing, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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Leads team in sacks
DENew England Patriots
January 4, 2019
Flowers finished up the 2018 regular season with 57 tackles, 7.5 sacks and three forced fumbles in 15 games.
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Two sacks in Week 14
DENew England Patriots
December 11, 2018
Flowers added four solo tackles and two sacks in Sunday's 34-33 loss to the Dolphins. He also forced a fumble.
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