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Ereck Flowers Reportedly Signing With New NFL Team

Ereck Flowers playing in a game for the New York Giants.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 19: Ereck Flowers #74 of the New York Giants defends against Frank Zombo #51 of the Kansas City Chiefs during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 19, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Earlier: Former first-round draft pick Ereck Flowers is getting another shot to play. He's returning to the NFC East, where his career began.

Flowers is signing a one-year, $4 million contract with the Washington Redskins, according to multiple reports. Washington will be Flowers' third NFL team.

A first-round pick of the New York Giants in 2015, Flowers spent three-and-a-half embattled seasons with Big Blue. The team finally released him in October 2018, and he was promptly picked up by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Flowers appeared in eight games with Jacksonville, making seven starts.

Flowers hasn't shown a propensity to be adequate at either tackle spot in his career, yet he'll continue to get looks for the time being because of his size and former draft status. The Redskins have a need at right tackle after losing Ty Nsekhe in free agency. Flowers started the 2018 season with the Giants at right tackle. However, he lost his starting job in Week 3 and only played in five games before getting cut. Update: Forget about Flowers playing tackle at all. The Redskins reportedly plan to use him at guard.

Figure this might be his last shot to carve out a role as an NFL lineman.