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Feb 02, 2022

A Brief History of Pro Football in Orlando

They tell me the history of pro football in Orlando is cursed, and my initial reaction is polite skepticism. Orlando? With its football-crazed fan base? Rabid TV market? Florida Citrus Sports hosting the big-league Vrbo Citrus Bowl? Postcard weather? A Who’s Who of eventual or former NFL head coaches that included Steve Spurrier, Jack Pardee, Jim Haslett, and Jay Gruden? Sounds like a lot of positives. “I wouldn’t use that word,” said Lee Corso, the ESPN college football analyst who […]

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