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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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Effort was there, victory was not for Jaguars

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Sometimes even a strong effort is not enough. That describes the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Sunday afternoon in Buffalo. Despite the defense playing aggressive football, there was not quite enough offense for the Jaguars to break their long losing streak. The Bills came away with a 28-21 victory at Ralph Wilson Stadium sending Jacksonville to their sixth straight loss. The Bills came into the game as the leading rushing team in the NFL. For most of the day, Jacksonville did a good…

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Former Clemson, FSU stars team up to blast Dolphins

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On Saturday, Clemson and Florida State were opponents as the Tigers beat the Seminoles, 23-13. On Sunday, a former Tiger and a former Seminole teamed up to help the Buffalo Bills smack the Miami Dolphins, 33-17. Sammy Watkins, a former Clemson standout, must have found some extra inspiration from his former school’s success. He torched the Dolphins secondary with 8 catches for 168 receiving years and a huge touchdown. Karlos Williams, the former Seminole, rushed for 110 yards and 2…

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

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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…

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Former Gator Percy Harvin seeks return to elite status

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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…

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