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Reports: Brandon Flowers to make as much as $5 million in 2014


Cornerback Brandon Flowers took a one-year deal with San Diego.

But how much can he make over the life of the contract?

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Flowers can earn as much as $5 million with the Chargers, who have made two big investments in the secondary this offseason. In addition to agreeing with Flowers, the Chargers selected cornerback Jason Verrett in Round One of the 2014 draft.

Field Yates of reports Flowers has a $1.5 million guaranteed salary and received $1.5 million to sign.

The one-year deal allows Flowers to hit free agency next offseason. He will be 29 in February, potentially still young enough to receive a lucrative multiyear deal if he plays well and stays healthy in 2014.

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19 Responses to “Reports: Brandon Flowers to make as much as $5 million in 2014”
  1. sdboltaction says: Jun 24, 2014 8:53 PM

    I’m really glad they pulled this off… Can’t see how this is in any way a negative.

  2. natelan69 says: Jun 24, 2014 8:55 PM

    Perfect contract for both sides.

    Go Chargers!!

  3. vaughnjoe says: Jun 24, 2014 9:09 PM

    Yeah since hes playing for a bigger deal next season we should see him be very productive this year. Go Chargers!

  4. haleyistheman00 says: Jun 24, 2014 9:11 PM

    That is a great deal for the chargers! Also goes to show you that he had little to non interest from other teams.

  5. raiderapologist says: Jun 24, 2014 9:16 PM

    The Chargers had about 2.5 million in cap space. That could be a negative. But they need depth at the position, so it’s good move for them.

  6. gojags says: Jun 24, 2014 9:44 PM

    They need all the CB help playing in that divison.

  7. dumbolt says: Jun 24, 2014 9:55 PM

    so who did they cut…Chargers only had 2.4 in cap space…still I guess the chargers were the highest bidder for his services. To think this guy had a 5 year 50 million dollar contract….talking about going from cashews to peanuts….choo choo…Super bowl express derailed again

  8. mrsryansfamoustoejam says: Jun 24, 2014 10:14 PM

    There was something wrong with Flowers last season that (along with his high cap number) led to his release.

  9. Cameronm says: Jun 24, 2014 10:17 PM

    Win win on both sides!

  10. sd619tripleog says: Jun 24, 2014 10:18 PM

    Bolt up San Diego.

  11. wisconsinhillfolk says: Jun 24, 2014 10:56 PM

    I’m glad the Leos didn’t shell out that much for a 5′ 8″ Cornerback. Enjoy!

  12. pftisfulloftrolls says: Jun 24, 2014 11:00 PM

    Well, you can’t say he went for the money.

  13. enigma2742 says: Jun 24, 2014 11:01 PM


  14. dtlb58 says: Jun 25, 2014 12:02 AM

    @LRiddickESPN: CB’s that can’t challenge WR’s @ LOS in today’s game and deal with the big boys, AND are speed deficient? Your value is going down. Fact.

  15. chargersdiehard says: Jun 25, 2014 12:43 AM

    Revamped defense is all we needed. This is gonna be our year! #makearunb4riversisdone

  16. joetoronto says: Jun 25, 2014 3:45 AM

    From one loser team to another, choo choo!

  17. numberoneinthehoodg says: Jun 25, 2014 3:51 AM

    Smells like roses or is it pushing up daisies?

  18. kcflake says: Jun 25, 2014 9:23 AM

    B Flowers got Burned multiple times the last 2 years with my Chiefs. I still like him and am a fan, wish he had gone somewhere outside the division.

  19. slick50ks says: Jun 25, 2014 11:20 AM

    The game is changing, and we decided to change with it by prefering tall, long fast corners.

    The Chargers apparently are sticking with the failed short, slow corners method. This signing, combined with drafting a midget CB, is a sign of the same old Chargers. Winning nothing.

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