The New England Patriots are signing veteran pass rusher Trey Flowers, a league source confirmed to The Athletic on Tuesday. NFL Network first reported the signing. Here’s what you need to know:
Flowers played the first four seasons of his career in New England, winning two Super Bowls with the team.
He spent last season with the Dolphins but appeared in only four games due to a foot injury.
The 29-year-old, who also played three seasons in Detroit, has 31 1/2 career sacks in 79 games.
The Athletic’s instant analysis:
The addition of Flowers accomplishes two things for the…