Found May 05, 2012 on Buffalo Wins:
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Yes, I get it. Drayton Florence got burned a lot last year. I'm talking Freddy Kruggar burnt. I know some fans have never been able to get over his "It's a business" or he's a "business man" comments while others liked him because he Tweeted about the Bills Mafia. I don't care either way. Yes, he was a walking pass interference cornerback who played on a terrible defense. Terrible defense happens to be the key here. As I've maintained since the season ended, the Bills secondary was compromised because we couldn't get a pass rush to save our lives. Spencer Johnson and Arthur Moats on the edge will lead to your defense going over the edge. The pass rush stunk. Period. This was bascially the same secondary unit that was 2nd in the league in INTs in 2009 because they had a better pass rush. You can be an all-pro defensive back, but if you dont have a pass rush, it will kill your secondary...and this isn't a blanked statement either. Ta...
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