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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 2:58 pm    Post subject: Lions sign former Chargers, Bills CB Drayton Florence Reply with quote

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Breaking News: #Lions signed former #Chargers and #Bills veteran CB Drayton Florence.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DET has like NO CB's
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Couldnt hurt...
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MonserinNC wrote:
DET has like NO CB's


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MonserinNC wrote:
DET has like NO CB's



Everyteam lacks something for most part. Chicago has NO Oline.


This is a start in right direction for Det
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If they can get Tim Hightower along with this guy they did a very good job!! Good signing
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DetroitPride26 wrote:
If they can get Tim Hightower along with this guy they did a very good job!! Good signing


It would be ideal, but Florence alone is a step in the right direction. Very nice pick up for the Lions.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 5:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Florence isnt the answer, but he helps a depleted secondary...
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Louis Friend wrote:
DetroitPride26 wrote:
If they can get Tim Hightower along with this guy they did a very good job!! Good signing


It would be ideal, but Florence alone is a step in the right direction. Very nice pick up for the Lions.


Florence is horrible with no upside, how is a he a step in the right direction?
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 5:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

vikingsrule wrote:
Louis Friend wrote:
DetroitPride26 wrote:
If they can get Tim Hightower along with this guy they did a very good job!! Good signing


It would be ideal, but Florence alone is a step in the right direction. Very nice pick up for the Lions.


Florence is horrible with no upside, how is a he a step in the right direction?


Horrible? Not really. He's no where near elite, or even very good. But he's better than what the Lions currently have, which is a step up.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 5:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

this is a panic move
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this is a panic move
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Florence shouldn't have spurned us in the offseason, could have not had to worry about being cut.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He was amazing in 2009 and 2010, but last year with no pass rush and having to cover every team top receiver he kind of sucked.

But now he won't have to worry about being the top CB and the Lions has the 2nd best DL in the NFL. Razz
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well considering Florence was cut yesterday from the Broncos in favor of 2 undrafted players, even though we gave him a $1.5 million signing bonus, that's not showing too much confidence in his skills.
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