Chiefs release Brandon Flowers

Updated: June 13, 2014, 10:09 PM ET
By Adam Teicher | ESPN.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Cornerback Brandon Flowers, a six-year starter, was released by the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday. Flowers played in his first Pro Bowl last season.

Flowers had been absent from the Chiefs' offseason practices this year, indicating he was unhappy playing in Kansas City. The Chiefs shifted him to nickelback last season in obvious passing situations.

Marcus Cooper, the third cornerback last season as a rookie, has replaced Flowers in the starting lineup during ...

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