Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

17 Sep 2011

Brandon Flowers Signs Extension with Chiefs

Somebody told me (it was the Kansas City Star, actually) that the Chiefs and cornerback Brandon Flowers agreed to a new contract last night. According to the paper, the contract is worth $50 million over five years, with $22 million in guarantees.

Posted by: Rivers McCown on 17 Sep 2011

11 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2011, 9:07am by dmb

Comments

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by Thunderbolt of ... :: Sat, 09/17/2011 - 12:05pm

Is Al Davis running the Chiefs now?

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by Raiderjoe :: Sat, 09/17/2011 - 4:33pm

Not running Chiefs. Al Davis great football minf. Forgot mroe football than Chiefs organization combined ever knew. If Davis was planet woudl be Saturn and cheifs would eb the rings aorund Saturn trying to look cool but knwoing they coul d never touch the planet adn be like it.

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by Intropy :: Sat, 09/17/2011 - 12:30pm

This strikes me as a strange signing. There's no doubt that Brandon Flowers' performance is still excellent, but with all of their problems in the passing games on both sides of the ball should the Chiefs' top priority right now really be signing a new lead vocalist and keyboard player?

He's also getting up in age. This would have been a better deal when he was young. Looking on the bright side, somebody told me that all the things he's done point to him being a more cerebral player who reads the defense's minds, a skill humans don't lose until much older.

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by Anonymous Coward (not verified) :: Sat, 09/17/2011 - 1:30pm

+1

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by AnonymousA (not verified) :: Sat, 09/17/2011 - 1:35pm

Getting up in age? I was unaware that "turning 25 this year" was getting up inage.

Holy crap, I'm ancient!

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by dmb :: Sat, 09/17/2011 - 1:40pm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brandon_Flowers

To be fair, I wouldn't peg 30 as particularly old, either.

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by Intropy :: Sat, 09/17/2011 - 10:28pm

It was the easiest way to riff on "When You Were Young."

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by dmb :: Sun, 09/18/2011 - 9:07am

I can't believe I didn't catch that the first time...

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by jackgibbs :: Sat, 09/17/2011 - 1:47pm

it all depends on his play. if he's human, he's over paid; if he's dancer, then this is good value

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by Temo :: Sat, 09/17/2011 - 2:12pm

I like this thread.

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by Raiderjoe :: Sat, 09/17/2011 - 4:36pm

yes, it good. Drinkign some Sierra Nevada, wacing college football. Va vs UNC boring. Going to go out (not drinking and driving; don't do it kids, it is bad), see a movie, come bakc later for more drinking, OU- FSU game,an d hope these FO threads have more good comments so will be fin nigh