Marquis Flowers meets with Cincinnati Bengals

Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

The Bengals appear to have interest in former Arizona linebacker Marquis Flowers, who appears to be in a similar position Emmanuel Lamur was in when he came into the NFL.

The Cincinnati Bengals may be interested in former Arizona outside linebacker Marquis Flowers, whom it appears they met with on Thursday night. That's when he tweeted this out:

Projected as a late-round-to-undrafted free agent, Flowers was a two-year starter at linebacker who reportedly ran the 40-yard dash in the 4.4 at his Pro Day and is described as a "Kam Chancellor-type linebacker turned safety."

This past season, Flowers registered 93 tackles and 11 tackles for loss to go with one sack, a pair of fumble recoveries and an interception returned for a touchdown.

He made a lot more noise in 2012 with 100 stops and 13 TFLs to go with 5.5 sacks. Flowers also forced three fumbles and recovered one, intercepted three passes (returned one for a TD) and broke up three passes.

Flowers appears to be in a similar position Emmanuel Lamur was in when he came into the NFL: an undersized backer who was a decent tackler but performed exceptionally in coverage.

He played exclusively at safety as a backup in 2011 before moving to LB full-time in '12, where he's played and started for the past two seasons.

Keep his name in mind when the Bengals get into the latter rounds of this year's draft.

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