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2022 February -

The Tampa Bay Bandits made a splash by bringing on Burt Reynolds as a minority partner and good will ambassador in 1983, something much needed by the new league. Owner John Bassett put together an exciting team that featured retread NFL journeyman quarterback John Reaves and veterans Danny Buggs, Glen Edwards, Zenon Andrusyshyn and Doug Beaudoin. The pass-first mentality of coach Steve Spurrier paid off as the combined passing accounted for over 4,000 yards and 27 touchdown passes. But as Spurrier often encountered, live by the pass, die by the pass as the Bandits suffered down the stretch by throwing...

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