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Big news came out of Kansas City on Friday after 2013 Pro-Bowl Cornerback Brandon Flowers was released by the Chiefs.

Flowers played in and started 13 games for the Chiefs last year who had a much needed recovery season after they finished 2-14 in 2012.

After making his first career pro-bowl appearance in 2013, Flowers earned his ticket to Hawaii after being the third highest tackler for the chiefs last season.

He was however eclipsed by his team-mates in many of the statistics that count as he was only able to get one interception all season which came in that memorable game with the Indianapolis Colts.

The pass he claimed he was able to take back 32 yards the other way in an easily forgettable first half for Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck.

So the question arises - as it always does when anyone in the NFL becomes a free agent, where should Brandon Flowers go now?

Well there are two main contenders in my opinion, but it could go a bit further than that with possibly three other teams able to offer Flowers a home.

Could the Carolina Panthers be able to give Flowers a new place to ply his trade?

Well with their defensive stars last season Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis both starring as linebackers, then losing arguably their best Cornerback in Captain Munnerlyn to the Minnesota Vikings, I think it is obvious they could need someone like Flowers next season.

After releasing Chris Houston on Friday, the Detroit Lions could be looking for a Cornerback to come in and give them a bit of an upgrade at the position.

What about the New York Jets? Well the Jets lost four Corners this off-season including Antonio Cromartie who moved to the Arizona Cardinals.

So perhaps the Jets could use Flowers alongside other free agent Cornerback brought to the MetLife Stadium, Dimitri Patterson.

While the Jets, Lions and Panthers could all be good homes for Flowers, there are two others who stand out in particular.

The Houston Texans - who have already shown everyone that they are looking to strengthen their defense by drafting Defensive End Jadeveon Clowney with the first overall pick in this years draft, could be a more realistic home for Flowers.

Texans Defensive co-ordinator Romeo Crennel has previously coached Flowers and I think he would fit in pretty well with his system now.

Flowers would certainly make an impressive addition to a positional class which contains Kareem Jackson and Johnathan Joseph.

But are the Texans the perfect match? No, there is one other team who could give Flowers everything he needs.

Rumours have been circulating that the Atlanta Falcons have been monitoring Flowers status for some time and could be ready to go and pounce.

The addition of Flowers could give Atlanta an incredible trio at Cornerback with him, Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford.

Lets not forget that Flowers was initially signed to his deal in Kansas by current Atlanta front office member Scott Pioli.

The Falcons have the cap room to pull off the deal and I feel it is the most plausible outcome of any so it will be interesting to see what happens with Flowers as the weeks leading up to the season unfold.

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