Drayton Florence walked off the Bills indoor practice field Wednesday afternoon in Orchard Park, N.Y., knowing too well what was waiting outside.
The bulk of another snowstorm was coming, just part of the ex-Chargers cornerback's life on the East Coast.
"It's always good to come to a warm-weather city," said Florence, who gets his chance this week, arriving in San Diego early Friday evening and facing his former team Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium. "It's going to be exciting to come back and compete against those guys."
The reunion for the 2003 second-round Chargers draft pick comes at a tough time, as his nearly 20 remaining teammates from that AFC Championship group he vacated in 2008 are scratching uphill in Week 14 for their playoff lives.
A reflective Florence offered perspective Wednesday on the past five years, beginning when former Chargers coach Marty Schottenheimer was fired following a divisional-round playoff loss to the Patriots after the 2006 season.
"I thought it was a li...