XFL Defenders

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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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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