|Hometown:||Delray Beach, Fla.|
|NFL Exp.:||6 (6th with Chiefs)|
• Cornerback has spent his entire six-year career with the Chiefs.
• Joined the Chiefs as the club's second-round draft choice (35th overall) in 2008.
• Was selected to his first Pro Bowl following the 2013 season after being named a first alternate for the NFL all-star game following the 2012 season.
• Has seen action in 88 games (87 starts), recording 353 tackles (275 solo), 16 interceptions returned for 312 yards and three touchdowns, 90 passes defensed, four forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, 1.0 sack (-2.0 yards) and two QB pressures.
• Has started two postseason games, posting eight tackles (five solo), one interception for 17 yards and four passes defensed.
Signed with Kansas City (9/16/11) ... Signed with Kansas City (7/23/08) ... Originally entered the NFL with the Chiefs as a second-round pick (35th overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft.
2013: Started 13 contests at left cornerback, logging 68 tackles (63 solo), including three for loss, one interception returned for 32 yards, one sack for -6.0 yards, two quarterback pressures and seven passes defensed, was inactive in two contests with a knee injury and was active but did not play in one game ... Started one postseason contest, grabbing an interception before leaving the game with a concussion ... Grabbed four solo tackles, an interception off QB Blaine Gabbert returned for 32 yards and two passes defensed at Jacksonville (9/8) ... Tied a single-game career high with 10 solo tackles, including one for loss, vs. Dallas (9/15) ... Posted two solo tackles at Philadelphia (9/19) ... Was inactive vs. the N.Y. Giants with a knee injury (9/29) ... Generated eight tackles (six solo) and two passes defensed at Tennessee (10/6) ... Was inactive with a knee injury vs. Oakland (10/13) ... Tallied six solo tackles one for loss, one sack of QB Case Keenum for -6.0 yards, and two quarterback pressures vs. Houston (10/20) ... Added six solo tackles vs. Cleveland (10/27) ... Posted six solo tackles and a pass defensed at Buffalo (11/3) ... Logged three solo tackles, including one for loss at Denver (11/17) ... Recorded four tackles (three solo) and one pass defensed vs. San Diego (11/24) ... Added three solo tackles vs. Denver (12/1) ... Posted six tackles (five solo) at Washington (12/8) ... Tallied four tackles (three solo) at Oakland (12/15) ... Logged six solo tackles and one pass defensed vs. Indianapolis (12/22) ... Was active but did not play at San Diego (12/29) ... Started the club's AFC Wild Card Game at Indianapolis (1/4/14), logging three tackles (two solo), an interception of QB Andrew Luck returned for 17 yards and two passes defensed before leaving the game with a concussion.
2012: Started 15 games at left cornerback, recording 48 tackles (40 solo), including two tackles for loss, three interceptions, 13 passes defensed, a sack (-2.0 yards), one fumble recovery for 64 yards and one QB pressure ... Was inactive for one contest with a foot injury ... Was inactive vs. Atlanta (9/9) with a foot injury ... Grabbed one solo tackle and one pass defensed at Buffalo (9/16) ... Posted five tackles (four solo) and a pass defensed at New Orleans (9/23) ... Produced three solo tackles, an interception of QB Philip Rivers, and two passes defensed vs. San Diego (9/30) ... Generated two solo tackles, an interception of QB Joe Flacco and a pass defensed vs. Baltimore (10/7) ... Grabbed three tackles (two solo) at Tampa Bay (10/14) ... Posted three solo tackles and two passes defensed vs. Oakland (10/28) ... Produced one solo tackle at San Diego (11/1) ... Had two solo tackles at Pittsburgh (11/12) ... Grabbed five tackles (four solo) vs. Cincinnati (11/18) ... Posted four solo tackles, an interception (-2 yards) of QB Peyton Manning and a pass defensed vs. Denver (11/25) ... Had two solo tackles vs. Carolina (12/2) before leaving the game with a hamstring injury ... Grabbed five tackles (four solo) and a pass defensed at Cleveland (12/9) ... Posted five tackles (three solo) and a pass defensed at Oakland (12/16) ... Had four solo tackles, including two for loss, a sack (-2.0 yards) of QB Andrew Luck, one pass defensed and one QB pressure at Indianapolis (12/23) ... Posted three tackles (one solo), two passes defensed, and a fumble recovery that he returned 64 yards at Denver (12/30).
2011: Started 16 contests at left cornerback, tallying 81 tackles (53 solo), including 3.0 for loss, four interceptions returned for 95 yards with a TD and 21 passes defensed ... His four INTs tied for fourth in the AFC ... Tied a career-high with two interceptions at Oakland (10/23). Had one interception of QB Kyle Boller and one of QB Carson Palmer that he returned for a 58-yard touchdown.
2010: Started 15 games at left cornerback and was inactive for one contest ... Had 81 tackles (59 solo), 1.0 tackle for loss, 18 passes defensed, two INTs for 33 yards with a TD and a forced fumble ... Returned an INT 33 yards for a TD at Cleveland (9/19) ... Was inactive with a hamstring injury at Seattle (11/28).
2009: Started 15 games at left cornerback and was inactive for one contest ... Tallied 65 tackles (58 solo) with 4.0 for loss, a career-high five interceptions for 38 yards and a team-high 28 passes defensed ... His five interceptions tied for fifth in the AFC ... Added two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... Was inactive with a shoulder injury at Baltimore (9/13) ... Tallied a career-high five passes defensed and intercepted a pass in the end zone at Denver (1/3/10).
2008: Played in 14 games with 13 starts at right CB ... Was inactive for two contests ... Ranked fourth on the squad with 78 tackles (65 solo), including 3.0 for loss ... Returned two INTs for 118 yards, including a 91-yard TD ... Tied for the team lead with 10 passes defensed, while adding one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries ... Named to the Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie Team ... Was one of four rookies in the NFL to record two or more INTs in a single game ... Joined teammate CB Brandon Carr, Washington S Chris Horton, Arizona CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Tampa Bay CB Aqib Talib as the only five rookies with four or more takeaways ... Made his first NFL start at New England (9/7), collecting six tackles ... Registered his first two INTs off QB Brett Favre at the N.Y. Jets (10/26). Tallied 118 return yards, including a 91-yard TD, the fifth-longest in Chiefs history and the longest since CB Kevin Ross had a 99-yard INT return at San Diego (9/6/92). His 118 INT yards were the second-highest single-game total in team history. It was the first two-INT performance by a member of the Chiefs since S Jarrad Page did it at Oakland (12/23/06) ... Was inactive at San Diego (11/9) and vs. New Orleans (11/16) ... Amassed a career-high 10 solo tackles and forced a fumble vs. San Diego (12/14).
Saw action in 41 contests at Virginia Tech (28 starts) ... Tallied 158 tackles (99 solo) including 17.0 stops for a loss ... Intercepted 10 passes for 172 yards with two TDs ... Recorded 3.5 sacks (-28.0 yards), 32 passes defensed, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble ... Started 14 games as a junior in 2007, recording 86 tackles (56 solo) and five INTs with a TD ... Totaled 51 tackles (29 solo), with 3.5 sacks (-28.0 yards), three INTs and 18 passes defensed as a sophomore in 2006 ... Was named first-team All-America by the American Football Coaches Association while earning first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors ... Saw action in 13 contests (one start) as a redshirt freshman in 2005 ... Posted 20 tackles (13 solo) with four passes defensed and an INT ... Named first-team All-ACC and third-team All-America by the AP ... Competed in one game, notching a tackle and an interception return TD before being granted a medical redshirt in 2004 ... Entered the draft with a year of eligibility remaining ... Majored in Sociology.
• A prep standout at Atlantic High School in Delray Beach, Fla., where he led the team to a Class 5A regional title as a senior.
• Intercepted five passes and notched 3.0 sacks to earn first-team all-area and all-conference honors as a senior.
• Spent one season at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va., notching three interceptions.
• Related to former Chiefs CB Patrick Surtain through marriage.
Stats: Has three INT returns for TDs - a
91-yard return at the New York Jets (10/26/08), a 33-yard return at
Cleveland (9/19/10) and a 58-yard return at Oakland
Single-Game Career Highs:
Tackles: 10 (10 solo), two times, last vs. Dallas (9/15/13)
Interceptions: 2 at New York Jets (10/26/08), at Oakland (10/23/11)
INT Return Yards: 118 at New York Jets (10/26/08)
Long INT Return: 91t at New York Jets (10/26/08)
Passes Defensed: 5 at Denver (1/3/10)
Forced Fumble: 1, four times, last vs. Buffalo (10/31/10)
Fumble Recovery: 1, five times, last at Denver (12/30/12)
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Indianapolis (12/23/12)
QB Pressures: 1 vs. Indianapolis (12/23/12)
Tackles for Loss:
2, @ Detroit (9/18/11), vs. Indianapolis (12/23/12)
|Chiefs Record Book Int Return Yards, Game|
|121||Lloyd Burruss||vs. SD||10/19/86|
|118||Brandon Flowers||@ NYJ||10/26/08|
|108||Bobby Ply||vs. SD||12/16/62|
|105||Derrick Johnson||@ DEN||1/3/10|
|102||Gary Barbaro||vs. SEA||12/11/77|
|Chiefs Record Book Longest Int Return|
|102||Gary Barbaro||vs. SEA||12/11/77|
|100||Sean Smith||@ BUF||11/3/13|
|Tim Collier||@ OAK||12/18/77|
|99||Dave Grayson||vs. NYT||12/17/61|
|Kevin Ross||@ SD||9/6/82|
|94||Andy Studebaker||vs. PIT||11/22/09|
|91||Brandon Flowers||@ NYJ||10/26/08|
|Flowers' Interception Return Touchdowns (3)|
|10/26/08||@ N.Y. Jets||Brett Farve||91||L 24-28|
|9/19/10||@ Cleveland||Seneca Wallace||33||W 16-14|
|10/23/11||@ Oakland||Carson Palmer||58||W 28-0|
|Flowers' Multi-Interception Games (2)|
|10/26/08||@ N.Y. Jets||Brett Farve||91||L 24-28|
|10/23/11||@ Oakland||Kyle Boller/Carson Palmer||58||W 28-0|
|2013 - Chiefs|
|12/29||@ San Diego||Active, Did Not Play|
|2012 - Chiefs|
|9/23||@ New Orleans||4||1||5||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||1|
|10/14||@ Tampa Bay||2||1||3||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||0|
|11/1||@ San Diego||1||0||1||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||0|
|2011 - Chiefs|
|9/25||@ San Diego||6||2||8||0||0.0||1-43||0||0||0||0|
|11/21||@ New England||1||2||3||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||0|
|12/11||@ N.Y. Jets||2||3||5||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||2|
|2010 - Chiefs|
|12/12||@ San Diego||2||2||4||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||0|
|12/19||@ St. Louis||3||1||4||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||1|
|2009 - Chiefs|
|11/29||@ San Diego||5||0||5||1||0.0||0-0||1||1||0||2|
|2008 - Chiefs|
|9/7||@ New England||4||2||6||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||0|
|10/26||@ N.Y. Jets||5||2||7||0||0.0||2-118||0||0||0||2|
|11/9||@ San Diego||Inactive/Shoulder|