Brandon Flowers says he's the best corner in NFL

Cut by the Kansas City Chiefs and signed by the San Diego Chargers, Brandon Flowers just said he's the top cornerback in the NFL.

Although Flowers made the Pro Bowl last season, he didn't excel in single coverage.

“First off, let me must say, I am the best corner in football,” Flowers told NFL Network.

Flowers was caught off guard by being released.

“I was very surprised when it happened,” Flowers said. “I knew I hit the cap pretty hard, but I thought if I was going to get traded or released it was going to be in February or March sometime. The timing that they did it, it kind of hit me. That’s why I stayed in the division. I wanted to let the Chiefs know that’s why they hit me. I want to let them know how I felt about it."

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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