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Around the XFL: Final thoughts on Week 4

Teams are going through their final reflections of their Week 4 performances.

Teams are ready to move on from Week 4 as they prepare to hit the practice field in advance of the Week 5 schedule.

We're here to make sure you have everything you need as you head into your early-week happy hour.


News update

  • Week 4 standouts, sights and sounds from this past weekend (NFL Live, ESPN)
  • Interview with XFL President and COO Jeffrey Pollack (102.5 The Bone)
  • XFL's 2 female presidents are a first in pro football. Will others emerge? (The Athletic - subscription)
  • The future of the replay booth is under review (Sports Techie)
  • XFL Week 4 winners and losers include Vipers rushing attach (USA Today)
  • St. Louis BattleHawks looking to open The Dome's upper deck (KMOX)

XFL tough

We all saw the play where Cameron Artis-Payne ran out of bounce and into his offensive coordinator, the great Hal Mumme, causing the coach to fall. 

What we didn't know was that the collision caused Mumme to break his leg, the team announced on Monday. Luckily for all of us, Mumme will be coaching from the press box this Saturday when the Renegades play host to the New York Guardians.

Mumme also had...Well...The most Mumme response ever.

Listen now: Episode 118


The latest on Landry JonesHal Mumme, and the DC Defenders locker room are on everyone’s minds as Week 4 turns into Week 5 in the XFL. A topsy turvy weekend showed how there is no margin for error even against seemingly struggling teams. Yet, the BattleHawks and Roughnecks remain the class of their divisions.

Find out who took home our weekly awards, what the current power rankings say, and whether or not Jim Zorn knew what the score was on Saturday. Jonathan Coachman joins the show to recap Week 4 and set the tone for Week 5 on another edition of the XFL’s first official podcast!


  • 4:05 – Dink & Dunk: Latest on Jones’ injury status + who is the toughest RB to tackle in the XFL?
  • 14:22 – Cover 2: Week 4 Awards + Power Rankings
  • 34:46 – Interview with Jonathan Coachman from the XFL Pregame Show
  • 56:43 – Hot Read: Quick Week 4 recaps + a look ahead for each team

XFL In the Trenches

Get to know Los Angeles offensive tackle Scott Norton, or as his teammates call him "Thor".

Cleared to Engage

This is truly for the love of football.

He is here to stay

Seattle Dragons quarter B.J. Daniels made quite the first impression under center for the Dragons during the second half of Saturday's game and he shows no signs of slowing down.

Photos of the week

See the best photography from Week 4.