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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
August 21, 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
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

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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