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First and 10: Why is Trey Flowers nicknamed ‘Quiet Storm’?

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(Adam Richins/Boston Sports Journal)

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De facto defensive coordinator Brian Flores told us the other day on a conference call that defensive lineman Trey Flowers was nicknamed "Quiet Storm." So I asked Flowers Wednesday if there was a story behind the nickname. After he picked up a pair of the new orange shorts in the locker room, he filled me in.