Here comes the Sunshine State

After early-season woes, the NFL's three Florida teams are on the upswing

Originally Published: December 13, 2013
By Adam Schefter | ESPN.com

For a good long while, Florida was as cloudy, as stormy and as gloomy as any state in the NFL.

Tampa Bay and Josh Freeman feuded as the Buccaneers opened their season 0-8, with calls for the job of head coach Greg Schiano.

A mess in Miami surfaced, with Jonathan Martin leaving the team, Richie Incognito being suspended from the team and the Dolphins going on a four-game losing streak that threatened to sink their season.

Jacksonville looked as inept as any team had in any ...

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