XFL

The XFL deserved better
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Rick Snider
April 13, 2020 - 4:18 pm
R.I.P. DC Defenders – you were the best part of the winter. 106.7 The Fan columnist Rick Snider bids farewell to the XFL, shut down too soon, remembering what it got right that the NFL – and the Redskins – got completely wrong.
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XFL's untimely death a warning shot for sports fans
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Brian Tinsman
April 13, 2020 - 11:06 am
Regardless of how you feel about the XFL, its closing is a sign of what could be to come for professional sports leagues on the bubble.
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Unsigned free agents the Redskins should go pursue
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The Fan News Desk
March 29, 2020 - 5:38 pm
The open market still has valuable contributors for the Redskins to pursue as the second week of free agency wraps up.
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XFL players who could help the Redskins
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Chris Lingebach
March 13, 2020 - 12:44 pm
XFL players are now free to sign with NFL teams. Could the Redskins perform a USFL 2.0 and grab some playmakers? The XFL showed little offense and virtually no offensive linemen, but there are some gems sprinkled about the rosters.
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XFL has a niche, but it's small ball
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Rick Snider
February 18, 2020 - 6:39 pm
The XFL is minor-league football. It has no offensive linemen so no running game. Yet, the DC Defenders are quickly gaining a local following ripe with twentysomethings because their games are cheap, accessible and offer an exciting brand of football that's not depressing like the Redskins.
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DC Defenders receive Redskins' lost love
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Rick Snider
February 10, 2020 - 9:57 am
The DC Defenders were given a hero's welcome after saving the love of football in the nation's capital. Why else would this new startup team in a sport that has repeatedly failed as a spring league gain so much attention by both traditional and social media? Because they're not the Redskins.
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XFL delivers electrifying, fast-paced inaugural game in D.C.
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Chris Lingebach
February 09, 2020 - 5:02 pm
The DC Defenders and Seattle Dragons kicked off the inaugural XFL season with a bang, delivering a television and game day experience that's unlike any other. The only question moving forward: Can the XFL hold onto the captive audience its gained? Plus, what fans and media are saying about the...
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January 30, 2020 - 2:09 pm
Join us Saturday February 8th for the Inaugural XFL DC Defenders Game at Audi Field! Come out early to the FREE FanFest from 11a-1p where there will be live music, food and fun for whole family. Arrive early and the first 10,000 fans get a foam DC Defenders Shield! You don't want to miss being...
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An XFL football sits on a ledge overlooking the New York City skyline.
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Ben Krimmel
February 07, 2020 - 10:32 am
If at first, you don't succeed... Vince McMahon is back for a second attempt at the XFL. After failing in 2001, will the wrestling mogul get football right in 2020? The Junkies have some thoughts.
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