Lions cut Drayton Florence

The Detroit Lions have released veteran cornerback Drayton Florence.

Florence played for the Carolina Panthers last season, playing in 14 games with five starts and two interceptions.

The 33-year-old has played for the Lions previously, as well as the Buffalo Bills, Jacksonville Jaguars and San Diego Chargers. He worked out for the Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens earlier this year.

Florence has 486 career tackles and 20 interceptions.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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