Jacksonville Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey combined football and the Olympic Games on Sunday.
Returning to the field for the first time since Friday night's scrimmage, Mularkey ended practice a little early and invited the 1,200 fans in attendance to join the players and coaches inside EverBank Field to watch the finals of the women's 400 meters.
Sanya Richards-Ross, wife of Jaguars cornerback Aaron Ross, was among the favorites in the race. She lived up to that billing, coming from behind in the last 50 meters to finish first and win her first gold medal.
"Well that was a good way to finish practice," Mularkey said afterward. "That was a neat experience for the players. I don't think any of them knew the outcome. The fans did a great job of keeping (the outcome) under wraps. This brought us a little closer as a team."
Mularkey said he came up with the idea earlier in the afternoon. He had the Jaguars video department tape the race off of a live Int...