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Drayton Florence to Broncos

Updated: May 10, 2012, 9:03 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- A crowded field of cornerbacks didn't deter veteran free agent Drayton Florence from picking the Denver Broncos as his new team.

"In the National Football League, very rarely do you see just two wide receivers line up. Now with the bigger tight ends that are more athletic, you need more defensive backs to match up," Florence said Thursday after signing a two-year deal with the Broncos after his release last week from the Buffalo Bills.

The deal is worth $4.5 million ...

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