NFL doors would open for Ballcoach

Updated: October 26, 2004, 6:44 PM ET
By Chris Mortensen | ESPN Insider
As Steve Spurrier mulls a return to Gator Nation, we're starting to hear that he has not ruled out a return to the NFL, as surprising as that may sound to the skeptics who watched his 5-11 and 7-9 seasons as coach of the Washington Redskins.

Steve Spurrier
If you believe the rumor mill, Steve Spurrier is heading back to Florida. But is he?
So, has the NFL ruled out Spurrier? Maybe not.

"I do think Steve could be successful in the NFL," said Rich McKay, general manager of the Atlanta Falcons. "I would expect I'm not alone in thinking that way."