Hall of Famer Warren Sapp was spotted joining Commanders minicamp ahead of upcoming NFL season

After retiring from the NFL field as a dominant player, Hall of Famer Warren Sapp took another spot in the field being an assistant coach with the Commanders from the last summer.Warren Sapp Was the Beginning of a New Era for a Generation of Buccaneers Fans | News, Scores, Highlights, Stats, and Rumors | Bleacher Report

The former NFL player expressed his optimism for the team’s defense during the minicamp of the previous season, saying that being a part of the team brought back memories of his playing career.

“They got a real nice group, a real nice young group,” he said. “It reminds me of me and my boys when were young. We fought together. We lived together. And we were gonna win and lose together. So I just try to get that message to them and I think they took it.”

Warren Sapp’s NFL career

The defensive tackle had a 13-year career with the Buccaneers and Raiders, playing as one of the league’s top defenses in the late 1990s and early 2000s, finishing his career with 96.5 sacks, which ranks 28th all-time in NFL history.

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Between 1997 and 2003, Sapp was chosen to play in the Pro Bowl seven times in a row and was also named the AP Defensive Player of the Year. In 2002, under his leadership, the Buccaneers defeated the Raiders 48-21 to win their first Super Bowl; however, he put an end to the illustrious journey in 2008.

Is Warren Sapp coaching any NFL team right now?

Warren operated as a temporary tutor for the Washington Commanders’ defensive line during minicamp sessions before the teams’ general manager Martin Mayhew gave the former NFL player the opportunity who was also his teammate during his career in Tampa Bay.

However, before the regular season, the 50-year-old is now back in his previous role assigned by Mayhew and was spotted Tuesday on the Washington Commanders’ three-day mandatory minicamp.

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Warren is not in charge of coaching any NFL team apart from the Commanders and he appears as happy as a pig in the muck while enjoying this brief job here. He saw it as an opportunity to share some of his experiences and get to know the next generation of outstanding defensive linemen, yet he is hesitant to involve his name as a full-time coach.


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