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With the Seattle Sea Dragons’ XFL postseason on the road, quarterback Ben DiNucci and broad receiver Josh Gordon got here by means of.
DiNucci recorded 4 whole touchdowns, and Gordon made 9 receptions for 115 yards because the Seahawks downed the Vegas Vipers, 28-9, at house to clinch the final playoff spot within the XFL.
DiNucci, the ex-Cowboys sign caller, impressed followers within the first three quarters by throwing for 3 TDs and including another on the bottom.
Ben DiNucci is a rattling magician. He is undoubtedly a robust contender for XFL MVP
Sports activities is my factor @Sports_Chic2
QB DiNucci is on 🔥🔥 #XFL
Dallas Cowboys legend Ben DiNucci is a baller tonight. Trying fairly good. @XFLSeaDragons
Sea Dragons followers knew Seattle wanted a minimum of 34 points to, surely, clinch a playoff spot.
Within the ultimate minutes of the sport, with the Sea Dragons main 28-3 and simply six factors from that magic whole, DiNucci threw an interception ultimately zone from the 8-yard line.
W.E.B. La Croix @KekeJaNet32
It isn’t a Sea Dragons recreation with out DiNucci throwing an INT within the endzone 😂 small victories #XFL2023
Dinucci is a baller however he is good for a drive killing decide each recreation#XFL2023
Due to strong defense, Seattle held the Vipers to a low sufficient whole that tiebreakers favor the Sea Dragons for the playoff spot regardless of two late interceptions from DiNucci.
In the meantime, Gordon was strong for Seattle all through the sport. He confirmed off the arms that helped him lead the NFL in receiving yards for the Cleveland Browns 10 years in the past by catching a 40-yard cross within the fourth quarter.
Michael Gray @TheMichaelGrey
Josh Gordon remains to be good at catching a soccer. #XFL
Gordon’s catches on Sunday had followers questioning if the previous NFL All-Professional is destined to finish up again within the large league.
Coach Aaron @CoachAaronRHA
Ben Dinucci and Josh Gordon will probably be again within the NFL after this XFL season
Mikaela Mattes 🎙 @mikaelamattes
Josh Gordon has such good arms! Actually want we might have him again as WR3 for the Seahawks…
As soon as once more Josh Gordon is a cheat code and must be again within the nfl subsequent season lol I do not get it
Seattle started the sport by honoring defensive finish Chris Smith with a second of silence. Smith, aged 31, died on Monday. He spent eight years within the NFL and final performed for the Sea Dragons on April 9, when he recorded two tackles towards the D.C. Defenders.
Jason M @sanjaromin
If was good to see our #SeaDragons d-line come out holding Chris Smith’s # 42 jersey.#ForChris#BreathFire
Musketeer Gripweed @BeastMode__80
@XFLSeaDragons tribute and pay respect to passing of teammate Chris Smith #BreatheFire pic.twitter.com/93hmSYlLWY
The Seattle gamers completed out the victory whereas sporting a No. 42 decal on their helmets in Smith’s reminiscence.
Having secured a postseason berth, DiNucci, Gordon and the Sea Dragons will now put together to face the D.C. Defenders within the XFL North Championship Game on Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m. ET.