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Former FSU star EJ Manuel to start for Bills on Sunday

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As the calendar turns the page to a new year on Sunday, a familiar face will be back at quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. Former Florida State star EJ Manuel will lead his team against the New York Jets in the season finale for both teams. While starter Tyrod Taylor is officially being “benched,” the move is being described as a “business decision,” by sources close to the Bills. Taylor would be owed more than $27 million in guaranteed payments…

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Dolphins intercept four passes in final period to beat Chargers

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A football game with many mistakes is not often entertaining or filled with drama, but that does not describe Sunday’s game between Miami and San Diego. In the end, San Diego made the last mistakes resulting in the Dolphins 31-24 win at Qualcomm Stadium. Heading into the fourth quarter, Miami led 21-17. Throughout the period, the Dolphins took numerous penalties on both sides of the ball. They racked up 81 yards in penalties on the day. In the end, those…

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Chargers jump on Jaguars early, coast to 38-14 victory

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Last week the Jacksonville Jaguars had a chance to edge the mighty Green Bay Packers, but came up short. On Sunday, the Jags had no chance against the San Diego Chargers and were hammered 38-14 in Southern California. Last week the Chargers built a 21-point lead on the Kansas City Chiefs, but let the game slip away in overtime. On Sunday they also bolted to a three-touchdown lead, but instead of letting it get away, they played add-on. Jacksonville was…

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Dolphins lay another egg, fall to Chargers

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To Miami Dolphins Coach Dan Campbell, October must seem like so long ago. When he won his first two games after taking over for the fired Joe Philbin, it appeared his team was responding to his leadership. Since that quick start, Miami has lost six of their last eight games. The latest was Sunday’s debacle at San Diego, where the Chargers, largely on the strength of four Danny Woodhead touchdowns, manhandled the Dolphins, 30-14. San Diego broke a five-game home…

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Week 6 College Football by the numbers

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Saturday brought out several top performances in college football. Here are just a few. 1,022 – Rushing yards piled up this season by LSU’s Leonard Fournette. The Heisman Trophy hopeful added 159 on Saturday against South Carolina in the Tigers’ 45-24 win over South Carolina. He faces his stiffest challenge on Saturday when Florida comes to town. 405—Passing yards piled up by Miami’s Brad Kaaya in the Hurricanes’ narrow 29-24 loss on the road to Number 12 Florida State. Kaaya…

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