Oh soccer, we missed you. We needed to go nearly an whole week with out the game to observe, and gosh it was tough. Fortunately the XFL is again, in February, to begin a brand new season. It’s a great time to take a look at the gamers within the league this yr, the format for the season, and most significantly the ST. LOUIS BATTLEHAWKS, one of the best title in sports activities.
The three month season begins this weekend with the identical seven groups that competed in its final season, plus the addition of an eighth: The San Antonio Brahmas. The XFL final performed in 2020, earlier than it was suspended mid-season as a result of Covid, and finally disbanded. The massive distinction between this newest iteration of the league and the previous is that WWE chairman Vince McMahon is not concerned. It’s now owned by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Dany Garcia, and a RedBird Capital, who bought the league from McMahon for simply $15M.
Who’re the 2023 XFL groups?
Seattle Sea Dragons
ST. LOUIS BATTLEHAWKS (which should at all times be written in caps)
San Antonio Brahmas
Who’re the notable gamers for 2023?
The time period “notable” is at all times a bit nebulous. From high to backside the XFL is full of former NFL gamers, and guys you in all probability know from school. Probably the most well-known soccer folks related to the league are within the teaching ranks, with Hines Ward (Brahmas), Rod Woodson (Vipers) and Wade Phillips (Roughnecks) being authentic, legendary NFL people making their approach to the league.
A few of the greatest recognized gamers within the XFL this season are:
- Josh Gordon, WR — Seattle Sea Dragons
- Vic Beasley, LB — Las Vegas Vipers
- A.J. McCarron, QB — ST. LOUIS BATTLEHAWKS
- Martavis Bryant, WR — Las Vegas Vipers
- Paxton Lynch, QB — Orlando Guardians
When does the season begin and the way do I watch?
THIS SATURDAY! The primary video games start on Saturday, February sixteenth at 3 p.m.
You can find the full season schedule here, however these are the matchups for opening weekend.
Saturday, Feb. 16
- Vegas Vipers vs. Arlington Renegades: 3p.m. ET on ABC
- Orlando Guardians vs. Houston Roughnecks: 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN/FX
Sunday, Feb. 17
- ST. LOUIS BATTLEHAWKS vs. San Antonio Brahmas: 3 p.m. ET on ABC
- Seattle Sea Dragons vs. DC Defenders: 8 p.m. ET on ESPN
Can I guess on the XFL?
You higher imagine it. DraftKings Sportsbook is providing sport traces and title futures.