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Football flashback: Did Gators’ Jabar Gaffney catch the ball?

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The Tennessee Vols and Florida Gators have a lot to talk about this week before their game on Saturday. They can discuss the proposed “funeral” for Gators’ quarterback Austin Appleby. They can decide what Florida defensive back Quincy Wilson mean when he said that “no one has ever seen a duck pull a truck.” They can talk about Florida’s 11-game winning streak, including two straight wins of one point each. Or, they can go to the old standby. They can argue whether Jabar Gaffney caught the ball. This week’s…

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Mistake-prone Bucs are clobbered by Arizona Cardinals

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For a week, it felt better. For a week, you could dream. For a week, the Tampa Bay Bucs were undefeated and talking about better days. All of that ended Sunday, when the Bucs were clobbered in a 40-7 loss to Arizona. Bucs’ quarterback Jameis Winston threw four interceptions and fumbled once in the loss, and the Cardinals erupted for 24 points in the second quarter and never looked back. “I did not do a good enough job of getting…

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Panthers take easy victory over Arizona in NFC Title game

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This time, the Carolina Panthers didn’t slow down. The Panthers overwhelmed the Arizona Cardinals Sunday night, rolling to a 49-15 victory in the NFC title game. The victory means that the Panthers will play against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50. The previous week, the Panthers had taken a 31-0 halftime lead against Seattle, but eased up and the Seahawks came within 31-24 before losing. This time, there was no letup. The Panthers took a 24-7 halftime lead, but…

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