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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.
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.
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.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 06:23:57 -0700
Free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Lions) said he will take a physical for the Carolina Panthers.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue, 08 May 2012 11:16:12 -0700
The Denver Broncos will visit with free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills) Wednesday, May 9.
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.
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.
Fri, 04 May 2012 12:14:14 -0700
The New Orleans Saints could show interest in free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills).
Fri, 04 May 2012 12:12:46 -0700
The Carolina Panthers could show interest in free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills).
Fri, 04 May 2012 12:04:22 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could show interest in free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills).
Fri, 04 May 2012 08:09:02 -0700
The Buffalo Bills released CB Drayton Florence.
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).
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.
Sat, 13 Aug 2011 11:52:50 -0700
Buffalo Bills LB Shawne Merriman and CB Drayton Florence (ankle) are expected to see less snaps than the other defensive starters during the first preseason game Saturday, Aug. 13.
Mon, 08 Aug 2011 12:41:34 -0700
Buffalo Bills CB Drayton Florence (ankle) is not expected to play in the first preseason game after suffering a sprained ankle during practice Saturday, Aug. 6.
Sun, 07 Aug 2011 00:01:13 -0700
Buffalo Bills CB Aaron Williams (hand) suffered a hand injury Saturday, Aug. 6, and will undergo further tests. WR Donald Jones (calf), LB Shawne Merriman (Achilles'), LB Kelvin Sheppard (undisclosed), CB Justin Rogers (undisclosed), TE Shawn Nelson (undisclosed) and WR Marcus Easley (undisclosed) all missed practice, too. CB Drayton Florence (cramps) suffered cramps toward the end of practice, while LB Danny Batten (undisclosed) was shaken up on a play after a heavy hit.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:11:25 -0700
The Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms with free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills) on a three-year deal worth $15 million.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:17:37 -0700
The Buffalo Bills have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: LB Akin Ayodele, LB Keith Ellison, CB Drayton Florence, DE John McCargo, S Donte Whitner and CB Ashton Youboty.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 09:37:34 -0700
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix said the team would like to re-sign unrestricted free-agents LB Paul Posluszny and CB Drayton Florence. "They'll have other offers I'm sure, but our goal is to keep both of those guys," Nix said Tuesday, July 26.
Mon, 11 Jul 2011 20:41:39 -0700
The Detroit Lions might consider free-agent CB Drayton Florence (Bills) as an alternative to higher-priced options when the free agency period begins after the lockout.
Sun, 10 Jul 2011 22:13:10 -0700
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix is hopeful CB Drayton Florence will return in 2011, although the team is unlikely to overpay to bring him back.
Wed, 06 Jul 2011 07:20:25 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers could show interest in Buffalo Bills impending free-agent CB Drayton Florence, Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent CB Chris Carr and Washington Redskins impending free-agent CB Carlos Rogers if they are not able to re-sign impending free-agent Ike Taylor once free aency begins.
Tue, 03 May 2011 16:11:00 -0700
Updating a previous item, Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix is not expecting the team to re-sign FS Donte Whitner this offseason. Nix doesn't think Whitner wants to return to the team. Nix said the team has more interest in signing CB Drayton Florence.
Sun, 16 Jan 2011 12:52:36 -0800
The Buffalo Bills may not be able to re-sign impending free-agent CB Drayton Florence if he receives a good offer from another team this offseason, reports Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News.
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 10:55:17 -0800
Buffalo Bills impending free-agent CB Drayton Florence said he is open to re-signing with the Bills if they are interest in bringing him back, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.