Trey Flowers Thanks New England in Heartfelt Instagram Post

Trey Flowers is moving on from New England. The star defensive end signed a five-year deal reportedly worth close to $17 million annually with the Lions on Monday.

Flowers, who had 7.5 sacks and three forced fumbles last season, thanked the Patriots with a heartfelt Instagram post. "For the memories, for the lessons, for the relationships..for the opportunity..I thank you!! #forevergrateful," he wrote.

Flowers isn't the only former Patriot heading to Detroit. Wide receiver Danny Amendola agreed to a deal with the Lions on Monday too, along with cornerback Justin Coleman.

Of course, Flowers will reunite with ex-Pats defensive coordinator and current Lions head coach Matt Patricia.

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