Around the League – Week 5

Week 5 of the XFL season continued with more great play as teams continue to battle an up-and-down season. After two weeks of embarrassing losses, including a shutout loss to the last place Tampa Bay Vipers, the DC Defenders stunned the Saint Louis BattleHawks to take the lead in the East division. Meanwhile in theContinue reading “Around the League – Week 5”

Roughnecks Win Spoiled by Controversy

HOUSTON — The Seattle Dragons were able to do what no other team so far has been able to, give the Houston Roughnecks a legitimate run for their money. The Roughnecks looked flustered early but were able to overcome a strong Seattle defense to secure their fifth win of the season. Roughnecks Struggle Early AfterContinue reading “Roughnecks Win Spoiled by Controversy”

Around the League – Week 4

We’re at the midpoint of the 2020 XFL regular season and in Week 4, the action has not slowed down. From injuries on and off the field to sustained crowds in Saint Louis and the inaugural Texas Throwdown, it was another week of captivating storylines. Renegade Leg Injuries Abound It was Landry Jones who drewContinue reading “Around the League – Week 4”

BattleHawks take Dragons down in the Dome

SAINT LOUIS — Led by an impressive performance by Jordan Ta’amu, the Saint Louis BattleHawks cruised past the Seattle Dragons to remain undefeated at home. Fighting off a late rally by the Dragons, the BattleHawks remain the favorite in the East division and continue to impress their consistently large crowds at home. BattleHawks gain earlyContinue reading “BattleHawks take Dragons down in the Dome”

Around the League – Week 3

The XFL’s third week of the 2020 XFL season continued to showcase entertainment value from within the league. From crazy homemade fan costumes and fights, to a sellout crowd Saint Louis BattleHawks’ much-anticipated home opener, the XFL has proven itself as the gift that keeps on giving. Rare Love for the Instant Replay One ofContinue reading “Around the League – Week 3”

XFL Week 2: Highs and Lows

Between off-field antics and on-field magic, the second week of the 2020 season was anything but a disappointment. While it had a few matchups that left more to be desired (I’m looking at you Vipers), there was certainly a lot to take away; not all of it good. Here’s a look at what I thoughtContinue reading “XFL Week 2: Highs and Lows”

BattleHawks stage upset in Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas — In a game of stops and starts, the Saint Louis BattleHawks pulled off an upset against the favored Dallas Renegades. The much anticipated Renegades quarterback Landry Jones sat out the first week of the season with a knee injury, leaving head coach Bob Stoops to start backup Philip Nelson. The game wasContinue reading “BattleHawks stage upset in Arlington”

P.J. Walker puts on dominant performance at home

HOUSTON – P.J. Walker got off to a hot start in Houston early on Saturday. Though they trailed much of the first half, the Roughnecks defense shutout the Wildcats in the second half. On just the third play of the game, a 50 yard touchdown pass from Walker to WR Cam Phillips put the firstContinue reading “P.J. Walker puts on dominant performance at home”

Two Auburn standouts join forces in Houston

Though the “Kick Six” has hardly faded from the collective memory of the Auburn Faithful, two players who were major contributors to that storied season have since fallen out of Tigers fans’ lexicon – that’s about to change. Gabe Wright and Sammie Coates both left Auburn on solid footing with promising NFL contracts, though theyContinue reading “Two Auburn standouts join forces in Houston”