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”

Guardians win in Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Guardians traveled to Globe Life Park in Arlington and earned their first road win of the season over the Dallas Renegades 30-12. With the score tied 6-6 in the first half, the Guardians took over in the second half, scoring 15 unanswered points. The Renegades stumbled on offense without star quarterbackContinue reading “Guardians win in Arlington”

Wildcats beat Vipers in comeback win

Carson, Calif. — The Wildcats found a way to edge out a victory over Tampa Bay in the first Sunday late-night game of the season. The Wildcats offense started slow but Johnson began heating up, when it counted, to lead them to a 41-34 victory. Slow start for Los Angeles After getting picked off onContinue reading “Wildcats beat Vipers in comeback win”

A Restart to a New Era

WASHINGTON — Because of a poor decision or a ridiculous play, the DC Defenders starting quarterback Cardale Jones was benched, putting the Defenders’ season on the broad shoulders of backup Tyree Jackson as they defeated the St. Louis BattleHawks 16-6. Standing 6-foot-7 and 250-pound, Jackson took over when Jones was picked off by St. LouisContinue reading “A Restart to a New Era”

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”

BattleHawks at Defenders – Week 5

This weekend features a must-win home game for the Defenders as the 1st place BattleHawks come to Audi Field. The DC Defenders opened the season 2-0 and chants of MVP boomed through Audi Field faithful for quarterback Cardale Jones, who was playing at an elite level. Fast-forward two games and the possibility of benching himContinue reading “BattleHawks at Defenders – Week 5”

Vipers at Wildcats – Week 5

Will the Wildcats bounce back? Week 5 will finish with the Los Angeles Wildcats (-2.0) playing host to the Tampa Bay Vipers at Dignity Health Sports Park. The Wildcats are coming off a dud of a performance in MetLife Stadium where they lost 17-14 to the Guardians in a weak offensive showing. The Wildcats offenseContinue reading “Vipers at Wildcats – Week 5”

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”

Landry Jones reinjures MCL

The Dallas Renegades have released a statement on the condition of quarterback Landry Jones who suffered a leg injury after a 4th down run, towards the end of the 4th quarter against the Houston Roughnecks. “DALLAS — Renegades quarterback Landry Jones underwent an MRI Monday and results revealed the reaggravation of his left knee injury that was suffered onContinue reading “Landry Jones reinjures MCL”

Defenders’ struggles continue as Vipers earn their first win

TAMPA – In a non-contest, the Tampa Bay Vipers (1-3) earned their first win, shutting out the DC Defenders (2-2) 25-0. After outscoring opponents 58-19 in their first two games, the Defenders lost consecutive games, outscored 64-9. The Vipers received competent quarterback play from quarterback Taylor Cornelius who completed 24 of 31 attempts for 211Continue reading “Defenders’ struggles continue as Vipers earn their first win”