Ereck Flowers set to visit Washington

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The Giants’ second pick in the 2015 draft signed with Washington last week and their top pick in that draft could be joining safety Landon Collins.

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that tackle Ereck Flowers will visit Collins’ new team on Sunday night. Flowers wouldn’t be leaving the Giants in order to sign with their divisional rivals, however.

The Giants selected Flowers with the ninth overall pick in 2015, but his run with the team came to an end when he was released in October 2018. Flowers opened his career at left tackle and struggled for most of his first three seasons. He moved to right tackle last year, but his poor pass protection and penchant for penalties followed him across the field.

He was benched after two games and then landed with the Jaguars after his release. Flowers started the final seven games at left tackle for Jacksonville.

Washington has left tackle Trent Williams and right tackle Morgan Moses under contract, but swing tackle Ty Nsekhe left for Buffalo as a free agent.

24 responses to “Ereck Flowers set to visit Washington

  1. He’s good for five yards per play. The problem is that the yardage always goes to the defense.

  2. Skins draft horrible then they are even worse every year throwing tons of money at FA’s. They truly have no direction. Well except down as in the NFC BEAST basement.

  3. Flowers isn’t worth even a look. He’s a total bust. The Redskins’ QBs get injured enough as it is. Adding Flowers would make the situation even worse.

  4. If he’s smart, he should contact the Patriots and offer to sign for one year at the vet minimum. If the Pats bite, Scar will turn him into an all star, then he’ll sign a 15 mil a year, multi-year contract with someone else next year…. then revert back to the player he was before…..

  5. Even if you don’t like Skins’ fans, you have to feel kinda bad for them. Seriously, with Little Danny Snyder as your team’s owner and Bruce Allen essentially being the GM, as they have never replaced Scot McCloughan. Even with the unfortunate drinking problem that got him canned, McCloughan was more capable than Allen could ever hope to be. The only reason Allen has a job with Washington is that his father was somebody named George Allen. What a pathetic outfit.

  6. If he can play guard, he’s worth a look. What most people fail to realize on here is that signing a player now does not guarantee a roster spot on opening day. They are just filling out the 90 man roster to take to camp. For the dude who said the Skins draft horribly, why have so many Skins players been signed in free agency last 2 yrs: Crowder, Preston Smith, Cousins, Spencer Long, Murphy? No team had more consecutive (4) 1st rd picks become pro-bowlers: 2009 – Orakpo, 2010 – Trent Williams, 2011 – Kerrigan, 2012 – Griffin III, 2015 – Scherff. Where is the poor drafting? False narrative as usual.

  7. Flowers brings literally ZERO value to a team he is that bad. The Skins would be much better off just drafting a back-up swing tackle which would also be tremendously cost effective over the next 4yrs. AZ for instance drafted Korey Cunningham last year who possessed elite athleticism running a 4.89 40 w/ a 36.5in vertical at 6″6-310pds who showed a ton of potential when thrown into the fire last season showing starting ability. Cunningham is raw he needs to polish up his technique but he provides tremendous value to the team as a 7th round pick able to play both LT & RT. He was a 7th round pick so they got lucky but it just goes to show you that you can find much more talented OT’s than Flowers later in the draft.

  8. I agree with @skinsdiehard And if you follow the current regime’s tendencies; they like taking veterans and projecting them into other positions. Plus; even as a backup tacle who can play either side in a pinch; you’ve saved a roster spot!

    I’m not saying that they’re right; but if you look at this strategically; it makes sense. But they haven’t even signed him!

  9. He’s only four years removed from being a top 10 pick and he’d be joining one of the best Oline coaches in the league. I’m not saying he’ll be a Pro Bowler or anything, there’s a reason he’s available after all, but he should be fine as a backup swing tackle.

  10. If he can play guard, he’s worth a look. What most people fail to realize on here is that signing a player now does not guarantee a roster spot on opening day. They are just filling out the 90 man roster to take to camp.

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    So you are happy that they are filling out their 90 man roster with crummy players. The bar is low in DC.

  11. lol what’s funny is that in his 7 Starts in Jax, he graded out better any T in the AFCS per PFT – TC and DM were able to coach him up. Amazing what a little Duval style discipline will do.

  12. Dear Dan Snyder,

    Please sign this man to a 10 year guaranteed contract, he is the missing piece you need to go all the way.

    signed, the rest of the NFC East.

  13. He’s probably either moving inside to guard where he’s more suited to play, or just a back up for the 90 man roster. People need to stop crying about players signed in March for a September roster of 53. And for the dummies crying that Collins got 84 million…you guys need to read the details of the contract. Basically 3 year deal, he he counts 4 million against the cap this year. Also, the Redskins have had the top rated drafts so whomever tried to make a false statement about they draft bad, needs to stop wishing and start looking. ESPN did a rating of teams draft over the last 5 years (5 because of the average length of time NFL players are in the league) and the Redskins were 4th. These are facts not opinions, and most people give false opinions in comment sections and even worse others run with that wrong info and repeat it.

  14. So you are happy that they are filling out their 90 man roster with crummy players. The bar is low in DC.
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    It’s ninety men for a reason. So you can explore all options at every age and skill level. If you’re not exploring all your options you’re doing it wrong.

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