|Aug. 29, 2017 6:56 AM PT7:56 AM MT8:56 AM CT9:56 AM ET13:56 GMT21:56 6:56 AM MST8:56 AM EST8:56 AM CT17:56 UAE9:56 ETNaN:� - The Patriots have acquired Flowers for a seventh-round pick.
Analysis: Flowers has played primarily on special teams for Cincinnati since being selected out of Arizona with a sixth-round draft pick in 2014. The 25-year-old recorded seven tackles last season and 15 total in 32 games over the last two years. The Bengals elected to let Flowers go despite fellow linebacker Vontaze Burfict facing a potential five-game suspension.