Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Vipers were not doing too swell in their inaugural game against the New York Guardians Sunday afternoon.

Quarterback Aaron Murray was a mistake waiting to happen. Despite this, head coach Marc Trestman decided to keep him in the game.

Down 17-0 late in the third quarter, Trestman decided to kick a field goal rather than go for a touchdown. It’s pretty crazy in that it was still just a two-score game. Remember, XFL rules enable teams to go for three points after the touchdown. That would have pulled the game to within 17-9.

Needless to say, the football world had some pretty hilarious reactions to the former Chicago Bears head coach living up to his reputation.

This article first appeared on Sportsnaut and was syndicated with permission.

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