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Chiefs release CB Flowers after voluntary workouts


Former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers tackles Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Griff Whalen during an NFL game on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs finally have some much-needed salary cap space.
They have an opening at cornerback, too.
Kansas City released Brandon Flowers on Friday after three weeks of voluntary workouts in which the former starter was conspicuously absent. Flowers was due to make $5.25 million this season, and he carried a salary cap number of $10.5 million that made him difficult to keep.
Already bumping up against the salary cap, the Chiefs will save about $7.25 million this season and $7.5 million next season. That money could be used to help the team sign ...

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