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FSU running back Jacques Patrick a bridge between star runners

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He stands between the Best One and the Next One. For FSU running back Jacques Patrick, it’s a special place to be. A year ago, he supported record-setting Dalvin Cook for the Seminoles. Now, he is grooming Cook’s eventual replacement in Cam Akers. For now, however, the job belongs to Patrick. “It gets you excited and gives you a rush, knowing a guy like that is going to be a first-round pick in the [NFL] draft, and he’s blocking for…

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Drug violation led to the benching of Bucs’ back Doug Martin

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The unexplained benching of Tampa Bay Bucs running back Doug Martin cleared up Wednesday afternoon. Martin announced he is serving a four-game suspension for performing enhancing drugs. “I was notified last week of a four-game suspension for violating the league’s drug policy,” Martin said in a statement. “My initial instinct was to appeal the suspension and finish the season with my teammates. However, after numerous discussions with people close to me – including Coach (Dirk) Koetter – I am starting…

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