Florida Devours Greensboro 49-23
Hollywood, FL: With their usual hard-hitting Defense, an offense with rotating Quarterbacks, and some exceptional special teams play, the Florida Frenzy rolled over the Greensboro Revolution on Monday night, 49-23.
This was an exceptionally hard hitting game, with both teams' Defenses never holding back. Fans held their collective breaths on a number of occasions when a solid defensive hit rippled throughout the Hard Rock Live Area. One particular hit had three players laid out after the collision, and all three were shaking the cobwebs out as they slowly got back up. Carolina had beaten Florida earlier this year, and it was clear from the onset this was going to be an intense game.
The Florida offense took a new approach for this game, rotating QB's Ray Issac and Travis Wilson. Issac has a gun for an arm, while Wilson scrambles well, and has the legs to break any run wide open. The strategy worked well, as Greensboro could had a hard time countering Florida's balanced attachk.
Greensboro fought back, and three consecutive touchdowns towards the end of the 2nd Quarter put the Revolution in front at the half 23-21.
Florida regrouped and came out hard in the second half. Four unanswered scores by the Frenzy gave them a commanding lead. One of them, a 40 yard Interception returned for a Touchdown had Florida's Reggie Perkins making cuts on the turf like a young Barry Sanders. Another Frenzy defensive score would put them up by 10 when Donald Heaven sacked the Revolution QB for a Safety. Reggie Perkins took the following kick and almost broke it all the way. Receiver Patrick Rouzzard made a 40 yard diving catch flipping over the end zon'e dasherboards for a TD, and Florida would strecth it's lead to 49-23.
The Florida defense played tough throughout, lead by their heart & soul, Guy Muzzard on the Defensive line. Muzzard kept the pressure on the Greensboro QB's throughout, and scored a number of sacks.
Florida's Reggie Perkins picked up a fumble, and with his razor-sharp sharp cuts, came close to breaking this one all the way. Perkins was incredible from start to finish, and his play earned him the "Gold's Gym Player of The Game".
The tough Florida defense held throughout the 4th Quarter, shutting Greensboro out, and in the end Florida looked solid for a team in it's first season, as they waltzed away with a convincing 49-23 win.
The Florida Head Coach is Willie Chacon.
The Florida GM is former Miami Dolphin great, Oronde Gadsden.
CEO of the Florida Frenzy is Howard Leonhardt.
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