DRAYTON FLORENCE RUMORS

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers bring back Florence to help out secondary

The Panthers announced they've re-signed free agent cornerback Drayton Florence to help out an injury-plagued secondary. Florence, a 10-year NFL veteran who has played in 143 career games and started 99, attended training camp with the Panthers and has worked primarily with the starters during the preseason before being released in final roster cuts. At the time, Panthers coach...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Drayton Florence, Carolina Panthers players & coaches host a Play 60 youth football camp at Fort Bragg

May 14, 2013 (Fayettveille, NC) — The Carolina Panthers, including new addition and military support himself, Drayton Florence, traveled to Fort Bragg in partnership with Lenovo and the USO of North Carolina to host a Play 60 football camp for children on-base, a culture change forum and spend time with our troops today. In addition to Florence, welcoming the children to the Play...
Via Bonfire Impact
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss
X-RAY VISION

Lions CB tweets pic of broken arm post-surgery

Detroit Lions cornerback Drayton Florence had surgery Tuesday to repair a broken forearm. Hours later, he tweeted a picture of what his arm looks like post-surgery. Florence, who is one of the more interactive athletes you’ll find on Twitter obviously wasn’t shy about showing off what looks like a rod in his arm to help the bone fuse together. He was hurt two Sundays ago in...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Drayton Florence Breaks Arm During Game - Detroit Lions CB…

Drayton Florence Breaks Arm During Game - Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence suffered a broken arm during the second half of Sunday night’s 27-19 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Florence signed one week before the season opener against the St. Louis Rams and started at right cornerback in Week 2. The Lions secondary is already without safety Louis Delmas (knee) and cornerbacks...
Via CJ Sports NFL Talk
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Drayton Florence already taking first-team reps with Lions

After being released just three days ago from the Denver Broncos, Drayton Florence is reportedly already taking first team snaps with the Detroit Lions (Credit: AP Photo) According to ProFootballTalk, Drayton Florence is taking first-team reps in practice with the Lions, only three days after getting the boot from the Broncos. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free-Press, is reporting...
Via Down and Distance
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos sign free agent CB Florence

The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with veteran free agent cornerback Drayton Florence, who was released by the Buffalo Bills last week. Florence is a 10th-year pro whose release from the Bills was regarded as a mild surprise. He had 45 starts in 46 games during his three-year stint with Buffalo. But he was slated to make $4 million in base salary this season and the Bills...
Via AP on Fox
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos agree to terms with CB Florence

The Denver Broncos agreed to terms with free-agent cornerback Drayton Florence on Thursday, the team announced. Florence, 6 foot, 193 pounds, has played 136 regular-season games in his nine-year career. He played for San Diego from 2003-07, Jacksonville in 2008, and Buffalo from 2009-11. He's made 425 tackles, 17 interceptions, forced three fumbles and recovered five...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills release veteran CB Florence

The Buffalo Bills have released veteran cornerback Drayton Florence, who became the odd-man out in what's become a crowded defensive backfield. Florence is a nine-year NFL player, who spent the past three seasons in Buffalo where he started 45 of 46 games. He had two years left on his contact, and scheduled to make a base salary of $4 million this season. His release on Friday...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss
MAN DOWN

Bills corner provides this week's epic flop

When you can't beat them, and get Buffalo Bills haven't been able to beat a drum since October, you have to do anything possible. And that includes leaping into the air as though you're a five year old jumping on your parents' bed after getting nudged an opponent. Bills cornerback Drayton Florence was that five year old today after getting tapped by Patriots offensive...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 01, 2012  |  1 Comment
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