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SportSteve Spurrier takes shot at Redskins after AAF debut win

18:20  11 february  2019
18:20  11 february  2019 Source:

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Steve Spurrier takes shot at Redskins after winning AAF opener. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY Published 2:53 p.m. ET Feb. 10, 2019. When asked about winning his sixth consecutive opener with a new team, the famed "Head Ball Coach" couldn't resist taking a shot at one of his former employers.

Stephen Orr Spurrier (born April 20, 1945) is an American football head ball coach and former player who is currently the head coach of the Orlando Apollos of the Alliance of American Football.

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Steve Spurrier, now head coach of the Orlando Apollos, took home a 40-6 win in his AAF debut.

After, he also took a swipe at the Washington Redskins:

Spurrier just moved to 6-0 on his career in debuts with teams, hence the comment.

Funnily enough, Spurrier's brief flirtation with the NFL that started in 2002 only produced a 12-20 record over two seasons.

Spurrier is one of several faces associated with the Redskins in the past who now serves a role in the new league. Rest assured Redskins fans will watch to see if his tenure in Orlando produces a better result than the one he just joked about after his debut.

While Spurrier attempts to keep winning, the Redskins will watch from afar while trying to dissect a serious problem at quarterback after retaining much of the same coaching staff.

AAF winners, losers: Steve Spurrier sets tone with his team and mouth.
In the first two weeks of the fledgling Alliance of American Football, coach Steve Spurrier has proven he can still be a straw that stirs the drink. The 73-year-old Orlando Apollos coach boasts the league’s most dynamic offense and his entertaining presence has given the AAF instant visibility. In Week 2, Spurrier’s Apollos engineered a come-from-behind 37-29 win again against the San Antonio Commanders. Spurrier’s latest edition of the Fun-and-Gun offense generated three pass completions of 50 or more yards. SPORTS, DELIVERED:Get latest news right in your inbox! Spurrier also hasn’t disappointed as the league’s No.

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