Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Rex Ryan

Former FSU star EJ Manuel to start for Bills on Sunday

in Sports by

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…

Keep Reading

Miami: One city, but a tale of two coaches

in Sports/Top Headlines by

If you are a football coach and your team plays its games at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium, these are not the best of days. To be blunt, neither Miami’s tradition-rich NFL team nor the iconic college program is satisfying their rooters. With apologies to Charles Dickens, Miami is one city presenting us with a tale of two coaches. With the Miami Hurricanes’ loss to the Cincinnati Bearcats on Thursday, the heat index will intensify under Coach Al Golden. Air traffic…

Keep Reading

Colts out of Luck; Karlos Williams, Percy Harvin lead Bills to big win

in Sports/Top Headlines by

The Buffalo Bills began the Rex Ryan era in impressive fashion on Sunday with a 27-14 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. The Bills, under first-year coach Ryan, were led by quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who completed 14 of 19 passes for 195 yards and one touchdown. Taylor beat out former Florida State Seminole E.J. Manuel for the starting job. Florida State was well represented in the game anyway. In his first NFL start, running back Karlos Williams outshone his Pro Bowl…

Keep Reading

Former Gator Percy Harvin seeks return to elite status

in Sports/Top Headlines by

Few players at any position have ever come out of the University of Florida with more raw talent than Percy Harvin. This guy was bound to be a star in the National Football League for years to come. His three seasons in Gainesville provided plenty of highlights for NFL scouts to consider. It wasn’t until the end of his freshman year when the SEC, Florida State and the nation saw what he could do. In a 21-14 win against FSU…

Keep Reading

Go to Top