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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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

CB Drayton Florence Cut by Detroit Lions

Drayton Florence had a chance to make a comeback in Detroit, but it was very short lived. After failing to impress in practice and in the Lions’ preseason games, the Detroit Lions decided to cut the veteran cornerback. The move is not really a shock; Florence was a long shot to make the Lions’ 53-man roster. The move comes just a few weeks after the Lions decided to bring him...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
28 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Release Veteran CB Drayton Florence

  The Detroit Lions have released veteran CB Drayton Florence just 12 days after signing him to a contract, according to Tim Twentyman. Recent indications were that Florence was unlikely to make the team, which probably shouldn’t come as much of surprise given that he was signed to a contract so late in the offseason. Detroit is likely to move forward with CBs Rashean Mathis...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
29 days ago  |  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 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 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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