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Around the XFL: Staring down Week 5

Jim Zorn and the Seattle Dragons head to Houston to face the Roughnecks in Week 5. Check out our game previews and more below.

The week, luckily, has gone fast, which means Week 5 games will be here before we know it. What’s the best way to spend the day? Getting ready for everything that surrounds these big-time matchups.




  • Saints defensive lineman Cameron Jordan to join XFL broadcast this weekend (Pro Football Talk)
  • With XFL's BattleHawks, St. Louis gets a chance to avenge loss of the Rams (ESPN)
  • Top Betting trends to know for Week 5 of XFL (Action Network)
  • XFL 2020: St. Louis BattleHawks getting so much fan support they're opening their upper deck to hold more (CBS Sports)
  • Week 5 lines for the XFL matchups (Daily Wager, ESPN2)
  • XFL Director of Player Personnel Eric Galko talks about the status of the XFL (The Will Cain Show, ESPN News)
  • DC Defenders head coach Pep Hamilton says he's "never seen anything like" the "beer snake" (NBC Sports)

NEW SERIES: For The Love of Football

The XFL’s latest original series, “For The Love Of Football,” embodies everything that is the XFL: the passion of its fans, the personal stories behind what fuels its players, the strong football cultures in team markets, and the unique elements that make the XFL a fan-first league.

See how St. Louis has embraced the BattleHawks

In Episode 1, “Coming Home,” executive producer and host Bonnie Bernstein visits St. Louis to paint an intimate portrait of a city exuberant about the return of pro football.

Through the eyes of some of the city’s most passionate fans and influencers, viewers will hear firsthand about the healing power of sports in the aftermath of challenging times for the city and its residents.

Chattin' with the Star of the Week

The BattleHawks caught up with Week 4 Star of the Week, Jordan Ta'amu.

Inside the Numbers

Want some crazy numbers when it comes to the eight teams' success on PATs? The folks at Champion Data have you covered.

The Houston Roughnecks, the league's last-remaining perfect team, have the highest percentage of success on PATs. Coincidence? 

The numbers aren't always what they seem

Remember that crazy catch-and-run for Tampa Bay Vipers wide receiver Daniel Williams? See the actual yardage he racked up.