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Notes: Trey Flowers competing with Packers to help raise money for COVID-19 relief

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Trey Flowers is a really good dude.

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We’ve seen Lions running back coach Kyle Caskey raise money to deliver meals to those in need in local Detroit communities. We’ve seen head coach Matt Patricia work with several players to provide aid to a local nonprofit in order to expedite the production of medical supplies to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Now Lions star defensive end Trey Flowers is getting into the act.

Justin Rogers of the Detroit News has the full story on how Flowers is competing with Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdez-Scantling on who can raise more money for charities.

Flowers’ cause, the Flowers For the Future Foundation, is aiming for a $10,000 goal which will be used to purchase medical supplies for front-line employees and meals for underprivileged children.

You can donate to Flowers’ cause here, and there’s even the potential of winning memorabilia, including autographed gloves, cleats and a jersey.

As of writing this, Valdez-Scantling has a healthy lead. Let’s beat the Packers! And don’t forget to check out all of Rogers’ piece to get a full outlook of Flowers’ charitable endeavors since landing in Detroit.

  • Speaking of coach Caskey, he’s nearing his goal of $20,000, and he’s even willing to throw in some of his own money to help (note: the 24-hour period has now passed)

  • Former NFL executive and NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer Gil Brandt would be asking for a King’s ransom if he were the Detroit Lions general manager and looking to trade down:

  • The Lions’ latest signings were all near-minimum deals. Rogers has the details: