CB Drayton Florence to visit Broncos

According to Adam Schefter and Albert Breer, cornerback Drayton Florence is scheduled to visit the Broncos tomorrow after meeting with the Titans today.

Florence, originally drafted by the Chargers in 2003, was cut by the Bills on Friday after three seasons with the team. Reports out of San Diego that day indicated the Chargers were interested in bringing the 31-year-old corner back to his original team, although there have been no reports since of a visit.

In nine seasons, Florence has started 96 of the 135 games he's appeared in, with 17 interceptions, including two pick-sixes, plus 441 tackles. He started all sixteen games for the Bills in 2011, grading out at minus-10.9 overall according to PFF (-3.5 run, -0.2 pass rush, -4.2 pass coverage, -3.0 penalty) on 1,022 snaps.

The Broncos have previously added Tracy Porter via free agency, Omar Bolden in the draft, and Coryell Judie as an undrafted free agent. Porter, who signed a one-year deal, is expected to start opposite Champ Bailey, with Chris Harris the current starting nickel corner.

Prior to the draft, Denver had attempted to acquire Asante Samuel from Philadelphia but were unable to agree to a renegotiated contract with the corner; the Eagles later dealt Samuel to Atlanta.

Florence had been due to make $4M in 2012 and $5M in 2013 with Buffalo; the minimum salary for a player of his experience level is $825K.

Veteran corner Andre' Goodman, whom Denver cut on April 13, was also due to visit Tennessee today.

Updated 5:11 pm ET

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