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Ravens | Drayton Florence attending minicamp

Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:42:43 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens will try out unrestricted free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Panthers) at minicamp.

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Panthers | 21 players will become unrestricted free agents

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 23:11:59 -0800

The Carolina Panthers have 21 players who will become unrestricted free agents when the free-agency period begins in March. Players include WRs Domenik Hixon, Brandon LaFell and Ted Ginn Jr., QBs Derek Anderson and Jimmy Clausen, TE Ben Hartsock, OL Jordan Gross, OL Geoff Hangartner, OL Travelle Wharton, OL Garry Williams, OL Bruce Campbell, DE Greg Hardy, DT Colin Cole, LBs Jordan Senn, Jason Williams and Dan Connor, S Quintin Mikell, S Michael Mitchell, CBs Captain Munnerlyn and Drayton Florence and K Graham Gano.

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Panthers | Two DBs not expected back

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:10:59 -0800

The Carolina Panthers are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent CB Drayton Florence or SS Quintin Mikell this offseason.

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Panthers | Friday practice report for Week 12

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:41:12 -0800

Carolina Panthers CB Drayton Florence (groin) and DE Greg Hardy (knee) both fully practiced Friday, Nov. 22, and are probable for Week 12. LB Chase Blackburn (foot), TE Ben Hartsock (knee), DE Charles Johnson (knee) and OG Chris Scott (knee) all did not practice and have been ruled out.

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Panthers | Thursday practice report for Week 12

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:04:12 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB Chase Blackburn (foot), DE Greg Hardy (knee), TE Ben Hartsock (knee), DE Charles Johnson (knee) and OG Chris Scott (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 21. CB Drayton Florence (groin) was limited.

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Panthers | Wednesday injury report for Week 12

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:45:02 -0800

Carolina Panthers LB Chase Blackburn (foot), CB Drayton Florence (groin), TE Ben Hartsock (knee), DE Charles Johnson (knee) and G Chris Scott (knee) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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Panthers | Saturday injury report for Week 11

Sat, 16 Nov 2013 16:26:59 -0800

Carolina Panthers TE Ben Hartsock (knee), OG Chris Scott (knee) and LB Chase Blackburn (foot) have been ruled out for Week 11. CB Drayton Florence (groin) is listed as questionable. OT Jordan Gross (non-injury) and DT Dwan Edwards (hamstring) are listed as probable. Gross and Edwards fully participated in practice Saturday, Nov. 16, while the other four players did not participate in practice.

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Panthers | Banged up secondary holds together

Sun, 22 Sep 2013 18:10:17 -0700

Carolina Panthers CBs Drayton Florence and Captain Munnerlyn combined to keep New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks from making a catch in Week 3, and SS Robert Lester and FS Melvin White accounted for all three of the team's takeaways in their shutout win.

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Panthers | Drayton Florence could start in Week 3

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:34:57 -0700

Carolina Panthers CBs Drayton Florence and Josh Norman (knee) are options to start opposite CB Captain Munnerlyn if CB Josh Thomas (concussion) is not cleared by a doctor.

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Panthers | Bring back Drayton Florence

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:11:51 -0700

The Carolina Panthers re-signed free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Panthers) Wednesday, Sept. 18, according to a league source.

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Panthers | Release eight players

Sat, 31 Aug 2013 08:34:28 -0700

The Carolina Panthers have released QB Jimmy Clausen, CB Drayton Florence, TE Zach Pianalto, WR James Shaw, WR Brenton Bersin, OG Hayworth Hicks, DT Sione Fua and LB Douglas Hogue.

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Panthers | Drayton Florence could compete for starting job

Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:33:34 -0700

Carolina Panthers CB Drayton Florence could compete for one of the starting cornerback jobs if he performs well during training camp.

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Panthers | Want Drayton Florence to be mentor

Sat, 18 May 2013 18:23:30 -0700

Carolina Panthers secondary coach Steve Wilks wants CB Drayton Florence to not only serve as an on-field leader and contributor, but help the younger players as well.

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Panthers | Drayton Florence favorite for starting job

Wed, 01 May 2013 14:15:39 -0700

Carolina Panthers CB Drayton Florence is considered the favorite for one of the starting cornerback jobs this season.

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Panthers | Drayton Florence agrees to terms

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:29:54 -0700

The Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Lions) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Panthers | Drayton Florence to have physical

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 06:23:57 -0700

Free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Lions) said he will take a physical for the Carolina Panthers.

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Lions | Three DBs set for free agency

Sun, 27 Jan 2013 19:06:22 -0800

Detroit Lions CBs Drayton Florence, Jacob Lacey and Patrick Lee are eligible for unrestricted free agency in March.

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Lions | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 30 Dec 2012 08:37:51 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared OT Corey Hilliard, CB Drayton Florence, OT Jason Fox, QB Kellen Moore, RB Kevin Smith, SS Ricardo Silva, DL Ronnell Lewis inactive for Week 17.

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Lions | Drayton Florence plays little

Tue, 11 Dec 2012 14:16:24 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence was on the field for only three plays as the team's dime defensive back after giving up a long touchdown pass the week prior. CB Jonte Green was back in the nickel role.

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Lions | Drayton Florence will start

Thu, 22 Nov 2012 08:53:57 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence will start at right cornerback in Week 12 in place of CB Jacob Lacey (foot).

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Lions | Five questionable

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:01:39 -0800

Detroit Lions S Louis Delmas (knee), DT Nick Fairley (illness), CB Drayton Florence (concussion), CB Jacob Lacey (foot) and DT Corey Williams (knee, illness) are questionable for Week 12. Florence was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 21, while the others did not practice.

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Lions | Two miss practice

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:19:44 -0800

Detroit Lions T Jeff Backus (hamstring) and CB Drayton Florence (concussion) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Nov. 20.

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Lions | Drayton Florence suffers concussion

Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:09:05 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence (concussion) suffered a concussion in the team's Week 11 game, according to head coach Jim Schwartz.

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Lions | Drayton Florence to play in Week 11

Sat, 17 Nov 2012 18:21:37 -0800

The Detroit Lions activated CB Drayton Florence (forearm) from the Injured Reserve/Designated to Return list Saturday, Nov. 18, and he will play in Week 11 against the Green Bay Packers.

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Lions | Drayton Florence to practice

Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:27:45 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence (forearm) will participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 29. He is currently on the Injured Reserve/Designated to Return list but is eligible to practice.

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Lions | Drayton Florence expects to practice next week

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:45:02 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence (forearm) said he expects to take part in practice next week and believes he will be able to come off the Injured Reserve/Designated to Return list when he is eligible. Florence will be allowed to return for Week 11.

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Lions | Five miss practice

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:11:56 -0700

Detroit Lions S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Drayton Florence (forearm), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps), TE Tony Scheffler (calf) and DT Corey Williams (knee) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 20.

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Lions | Drayton Florence placed on short-term IR

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:51:08 -0700

The Detroit Lions have placed CB Drayton Florence (arm) on the Injured Reserve/Designated to Return list.

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Lions | Five limited during practice

Wed, 19 Sep 2012 13:31:32 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Tony Scheffler (calf), DT Corey Williams (knee), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps), CB Drayton Florence (forearm) and FS Louis Delmas (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 19.

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Lions | Drayton Florence may be placed on short-term IR

Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:20:48 -0700

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said the team may consider placing CB Drayton Florence (arm) on the Injured Reserve/Designated to Return list.

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Lions | Drayton Florence has broken forearm

Mon, 17 Sep 2012 19:22:12 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence (forearm) suffered a broken right forearm in the second half of the Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers. Head coach Jim Schwartz said Florence "potentially could" miss a significant portion of the season due to the injury.

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Lions | Drayton Florence injury update

Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:04:06 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence (hand) suffered a right hand injury in Week 2, and the team is waiting for the diagnosis. Head coach Jim Schwartz did not sound optimistic about it being a minor injury.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Detroit News - Josh Katzenstein

Lions | Drayton Florence may have long-term injury

Mon, 17 Sep 2012 13:24:25 -0700

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said CB Drayton Florence (undisclosed) underwent X-rays on a potentially long-term injury he suffered Week 2.

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Lions | Bill Bentley suffers concussion

Sun, 09 Sep 2012 20:04:31 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Bill Bentley (concussion) suffered a concussion in the third quarter of the Week 1 game against the St. Louis Rams. He was replaced by CB Drayton Florence. He must visit an outside neurologist who is not affiliated with the team, and receive clearance, before he can re-join the team.

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Lions | Two candidates to start at CB if Chris Houston sits

Thu, 06 Sep 2012 10:39:36 -0700

Detroit Lions CBs Jacob Lacey and Drayton Florence are candidates to start at Week 1 if CB Chris Houston (ankle) is not able to play.

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Lions | Drayton Florence sees time with starters

Mon, 03 Sep 2012 11:08:16 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence saw snaps with the first-team defense during practice Monday, Sept. 3, because of the injury to CB Chris Houston (ankle).

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Lions | Drayton Florence signed

Sun, 02 Sep 2012 10:03:54 -0700

The Detroit Lions have signed free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Broncos). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Broncos | 19 released

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:18:19 -0700

The Denver Broncos released DE Jamie Blatnick, FS Rafael Bush, CB Drayton Florence, LB Jerry Franklin, DT Ben Garland, OG Adam Grant, OT Ryan Harris, WR Jason Hill, OG Tony Hills, SS Duke Ihenacho, TE Cornelius Ingram, RB Jeremiah Johnson, LB Mike Mohamed, WR Greg Orton, WR Gerell Robinson, DT Sealver Siliga, CB Syd'Quan Thompson, OG Wayne Tribue and QB Adam Weber Friday, Aug. 31.

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Broncos | Two to miss preseason game

Fri, 17 Aug 2012 11:24:29 -0700

Denver Broncos CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and DL Kevin Vickerson (concussion) will miss the Broncos preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks Saturday, August 18. CB Drayton Florence will replace Porter and DL Justin Bannan will replace Vickerson, who suffered the concussion Thursday, Aug. 16.

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Broncos | Drayton Florence expected to see a lot of playing time

Mon, 14 May 2012 11:13:33 -0700

Denver Broncos CB Drayton Florence is expected to see a lot of playing time this season either as an outside cornerback or a slot cornerback. Florence likely will be used against three- and four-receiver sets this season.

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Broncos | Drayton Florence signs

Thu, 10 May 2012 14:16:16 -0700

The Denver Broncos signed free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills) to a two-year deal worth $4.5 million Thursday, May 10. He can earn an extra $1 million in incentives.

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Broncos | Drayton Florence to visit

Tue, 08 May 2012 11:16:12 -0700

The Denver Broncos will visit with free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills) Wednesday, May 9.

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Titans | Drayton Florence to visit

Tue, 08 May 2012 08:30:27 -0700

Free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills) is scheduled to visit with the Tennessee Titans Wednesday, May 9.

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Chargers | Interested in Drayton Florence reunion

Fri, 04 May 2012 22:11:06 -0700

The San Diego Chargers expressed interest in free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills), a former second-round draft pick of the team in 2003. If he were re-signed, he would add depth to the secondary and likely serve as its new nickel back.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Saints | May have interest in Drayton Florence

Fri, 04 May 2012 12:14:14 -0700

The New Orleans Saints could show interest in free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills).

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Panthers | Could show interest in Drayton Florence

Fri, 04 May 2012 12:12:46 -0700

The Carolina Panthers could show interest in free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills).

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Buccaneers | Could have interest in Drayton Florence

Fri, 04 May 2012 12:04:22 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could show interest in free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills).

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Bills | Drayton Florence cut

Fri, 04 May 2012 08:09:02 -0700

The Buffalo Bills released CB Drayton Florence.

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Bills | Drayton Florence to start Week 3

Sat, 24 Sep 2011 10:10:49 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Drayton Florence will start at cornerback Week 3 in place of injured CB Terrence McGee (hamstring).

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Bills | Drayton Florence, Torell Troup play despite injury

Sat, 13 Aug 2011 22:33:34 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Drayton Florence (ankle) and DL Torell Troup (hand) were each able to play in the preseason opener Saturday, Aug. 13, against the Chicago Bears. Florence was limited and did not record any statistics, while Troup didn't last long, but had a pass defended.

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