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Around The XFL: Assessing Week 3

The Dome in St. Louis before opening kickoff of the BattleHawks and Guardians game on Sunday.

Week 3 has come and gone. Teams are starting to tie a bow on what they learned about this past weekend's games and then boom. It happens. You remember there are still four more days until the next weekend of games. Sadness.

Time to brush the sadness off. Get out your pens and paper. It's time to assess what went down in Week 3. Let's get it. 


News Update

  • Should the NFL adopt the XFL's PAT and kickoff innovations? (Get Up, ESPN)
  • Recap of Week 3's sights and sounds (NFL Live, ESPN2)
  • Los Angeles Wildcats take down DC Defenders (The Herd with Colin Cowherd, FS1)
  • The St. Louis BattleHawks make XFL history with the first kick return touchdown (NFL Live, ESPN2)
  • XFL Power Rankings, Week 4: Roughnecks rise to No. 1 amid major shakeup across the league (CBS Sports)
  • XFL 2020 Stats: Renegades have as many road wins as rest of the league combined, and more stats to know for Week 4 (CBS Sports)
  • Lessons the NFL should be taking from the XFL's surprising success (Yahoo Sports)
  • XFL offers pair of apps to accompany its launch: One centered around gamified-content (Sports Video Group)
  • Los Angeles Wildcats head coach Winston Moss unfazed by Gatorade celebration (Fox News)
  • Wildcats head coach moss non-reaction to Gatorade bath following win was priceless (CBS Sports)
  • XFL coach and UM Alum Winston Moss Got his first win Sunday. His reaction was priceless (Miami Herald)
  • If you haven't been to an XFL Seattle Dragons game yet, you need to, & here's why (NBC Sports)



From the return of pro football in St. Louis to the unexpected blowout win for the LA Wildcats over the DC Defenders, Week 3 was a memorable affair.

This episode includes our Week 3 awards, a look at the current XFL power rankings, and a good, crisp football talk with Jonathan Coachman of the XFL Pregame.

Get a recap of all the action and dive into all the major stories throughout the XFL as we head on into Week 4!


6:12 – Dink & Dunk: Answering social media questions + latest on injuries/transactions

20:36 – Cover 2: Week 3 Awards and the current XFL Show Power Rankings

36:41 – Good Crisp Football Talk with Jonathan Coachman

55:02 – Hot Read: Quick game recaps + a look ahead at what is in store for each team in Week 4

XFL Power Rankings

Want to see where your favorite team stacks up? We got you covered. 

First see where ESPN's Greg McElroy have the teams lined up. 

Also, The Action Network gives its Week 4 XFL Power Rankings.

Best of Week 3

See all the best sights and sounds from this past weekend's action.

The DC Defenders are back to work after a setback in Los Angeles Sunday.

The Vipers are looking for their first win in Week 4.

The Renegades are heading into Week 4 looking for their third-straight win.

the Roughnecks went to Tampa and came back with another win.

That home-field advantage

See the work and the result of the St. Louis BattleHawks' home-field advantage.

Star of the Week

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