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Brandon Flowers questionable for matchup with Eagles

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The Chiefs are headed to Philadelphia for a date with the Eagles on Thursday night and they’re not sure whether their top cornerback will be able to help them try to win it.

Brandon Flowers is listed as questionable on the injury report for the game after limited participation in practice this week because of a knee injury. Stopping the Eagles offense will be difficult enough with all hands on deck, so losing Flowers would be a pretty big blow to the Chiefs’ defensive plans. If he is out, Sean Smith would likely get the call to shadow DeSean Jackson.

Tight end Anthony Fasano is unlikely to play after being listed as doubtful with an ankle injury. One of his potential replacements, Travis Kelce, is listed as questionable. If both can’t go, they’ll be down to Sean McGrath and Kevin Brock at tight end.

Tackle Branden Albert and defensive end Mike DeVito both participated fully in practice and are probable to play.

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18 Responses to “Brandon Flowers questionable for matchup with Eagles”
  1. ccjcsr says: Sep 18, 2013 12:16 PM

    Still wiping of the skid marks Dez put on him!

    #burnt

  2. dtlb58 says: Sep 18, 2013 12:22 PM

    People need to wake up and stop realizing
    Flowers is NOT the Chiefs best CB. Sean Smith is. If Dez didn’t prove that look back at last 2 years tape and see him getting burned time after time by stud WR’s.

  3. s0merand0mguy says: Sep 18, 2013 12:26 PM

    Goodluck to anybody that has to cover DeSean Jackson. You will need it.

  4. shayeezy says: Sep 18, 2013 12:32 PM

    “People need to wake up and stop realizing”

  5. drblinky says: Sep 18, 2013 12:34 PM

    ccjcsr says:
    Sep 18, 2013 12:16 PM
    Still wiping of the skid marks Dez put on him!

    #burnt

    ————————————————-

    You know the Cowboys lost that game, right?

  6. shayeezy says: Sep 18, 2013 12:41 PM

    dez had 93 of his yards on two plays in the first quarter, one of which wasn’t even a catch. flowers stuck with him in man coverage for the rest of the game, allowing the chiefs to send heavier and more frequent blitzes, and making him a non-factor for the remaining three quarters.

  7. The Shoeman says: Sep 18, 2013 12:45 PM

    At least we aren’t the Redskins . .

  8. theseaward says: Sep 18, 2013 12:48 PM

    All great corners get burned some in one on one coverage against great wide outs but you know the corner is great when they leave him out there one on one against a great wide out. KC left Flowers out there alone so they could dedicate the rest of the secondary to shut down Austin and Witten……..and it worked.

  9. ottawabrave91 says: Sep 18, 2013 12:56 PM

    no. in second half chiefs put a safety over the top of dez. flowers needed the help. they only threw 9 routes mostly. hardly anything short to dez. but that said flowers was about a half step behind him on each play. which is not bad considering the illegal contact and holding rules

  10. DaveKShape says: Sep 18, 2013 12:57 PM

    He might have a show with The Killers that night.

  11. shayeezy says: Sep 18, 2013 1:04 PM

    “ottawabrave91 says: Sep 18, 2013 12:56 PM

    no. in second half chiefs put a safety over the top of dez.”

    didn’t happen. watch the all 22. there may have been a safety over top on a couple of plays when the chiefs were disguising coverage, but for the most part flowers was with dez on an island.

  12. joetoronto says: Sep 18, 2013 1:15 PM

    He’s a crappy CB anyway.

  13. jjackwagon says: Sep 18, 2013 1:21 PM

    And the rest of the Cowboys offense did what?

    I will take the win and one opposing WR having a good game over a loss anyday. Isn’t that right Trollonto?

  14. wfh88 says: Sep 18, 2013 1:27 PM

    I guess Dez should have shown up when it matters….maybe Dallas would have won the game.
    I guess Dez had a nice fantasy game though…..so congrats on that! I’d rather have that W the Chiefs put up.

  15. slick50ks says: Sep 18, 2013 1:36 PM

    There’s not a DB on the fade that would make the Chiefs roster. None. Practice squad either.

  16. phloorioisanarcissist says: Sep 18, 2013 1:37 PM

    Joetoronto, why don’t you get a life. Seeing you troll every chief article with your ignorant comments is getting old. You, filthymcnasty, and logicalvoicesays should all get together sometime since its clear all of you need a life and someone to talk to.

    As far as the article, I hope Flowers can play, because they will need him. It’ll be interesting to see how fast the eagles can (or can’t) run that high pace offense on a short week.

  17. mrgdawg says: Sep 18, 2013 2:44 PM

    To those bashing Flowers, Very few CBs could be on an island with Bryant.

  18. urana55 says: Sep 19, 2013 7:20 AM

    phloorioisanarcissist says: “You, filthymcnasty, and logicalvoicesays ………”

    Then 3 dislikes… lmfao !!!!!!

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