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DRAYTON FLORENCE RUMORS

Detroit Lions: Preseason preview week 3

The regular season is only 2 weeks away and teams are preparing for their final player selections on the 53-man roster. The Detroit Lions will face the Jacksonville Jaguars, a team that went 4-12 last year but have been 1-1 so far this preseason. The Lions are coming off a loss to the Oakland Raiders, matching their preseason record with the Jaguars at one win and one loss. The game...
Via isportsweb.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions release Drayton Florence

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have released cornerback Drayton Florence. Detroit signed the veteran defensive back earlier this month, but he was cut before practice Tuesday. Florence started five games for Carolina last season. He started three for the Lions the previous season. The 33-year-old Florence has played in the NFL since 2003, spending his first five seasons...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Drayton Florence lasted just a few days in Detroit; Team releases vet

Eight days ago the Detroit Lions signed veteran cornerback Drayton Florence.  It did not take long for the team to make their decision. The team released him after signing him to a 1-year deal  worth $955,000 (no guaranteed $$, counts $570 K vs. cap).  Dave Birkett    @davebirkett  Lions release CB Drayton Florence Because he is a […] The post Drayton Florence lasted just...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Sign Veteran CB Drayton Florence

  The Detroit Lions have announced the signing of veteran CB Drayton Florence to a contract on Thursday, per Tim Twentyman. Florence, 33, is coming off of a productive season in which he appeared in 14 games and totaled 26 tackles, two interceptions, and nine passes defensed. Despite the productive season with the Panthers, Florence found a limited amount of interest this offseason...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Ross and Drayton Florence to be Ravens?

The Ravens haven’t said anything yet, but Aaron Ross tweeted out a not so subtle indicator that he may be the most recent addition to the Ravens secondary: Headed to Baltimore for the Ravens mini camp #StayPrayedUp #WhenOneDoorClosesAnotherOn eOpens… http://t.co/QF8mwKCfxc — Aaron Ross (@AaronRoss31) June 16, 2014 It seems as though this is more of a tryout than an official...
Via cover32 - Ravens
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Also Considering CBs Asante Samuel, Dunta Robinson, Drayton Florence & Jabari Greer

  Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun has reported that the Ravens are among the teams with interest in free agent CB Brandon Flowers. However, it appears as though the Ravens are casting a wide net when it comes to finding some extra depth at the position. Wilson reports that the Ravens also have interest in free agent cornerbacks: Asante Samuel, Dunta Robinson, Drayton Florence...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent CB Drayton Florence Visited With The Titans Tuesday

  Albert Breer of the NFL Network reports that free agent CB Drayton Florence visited with the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday. Alex Marvez of Fox Sports reported a few days ago that Florence are both expected to make visits with interested NFL teams this week, so the news shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. The Titans unfortunately lose Alterraun Verner in free agency, and although...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Top cornerbacks in the draft: Do the Panthers need to take a corner in the first round?

Anybody who has followed the Carolina Panthers closely this past season and offseason recognizes that Carolina has three key weaknesses that must be addressed in the draft: wide receiver, offensive line, and secondary. We’ve paid a lot of attention to the first two, but with losing starters Captain Munnerlyn and Drayton Florence, cornerback is arguably just as big of a need. Even...
Via cover32 - Panthers
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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