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NFL offensive linemen are commiserating about the difficulties of blocking Patriots DL Trey Flowers

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He’s a tough assignment.

(h/t /u/rafael_devers_hof)

New England Patriots pass rusher Trey Flowers is having an incredible postseason with 12 quarterback pressures in his two games, the second-highest total of any player in the postseason, to go along with six stuffs in the run game. He gained attention for his high level of play during last postseason’s run at Super Bowl LI and he’s putting together a great encore performance.

He’s doing so well that he’s causing some offensive linemen to commiserate about the struggles of blocking Flowers.

“I’ve been telling you guys about Trey Flowers,” Lions two-time Pro Bowl and 2014 second team All Pro right guard T.J. Lang wrote on Twitter. “He’s a mismatch if you get him 1v1.”

“Dude has a 12ft wingspan,” former Steelers, Bills, and Dolphins lineman Kraig Urbik responded. “You literally can’t punch his chest.”

(Note: This is what Urbik is talking about with a “punch.”)

“Bet,” Falcons guard Andy Levitre responded in agreement.

“Lol it is frustrating,” Lang replied.

Flowers will need another strong game in the Super Bowl to frustrate the dominant Philadelphia Eagles offensive line, just like he’s done in all of his previous playoff performances.

And if he’s playing well enough to make Pro Bowl caliber linemen complain on Twitter, then he’s probably doing enough to help the Patriots defense win the game.complain on