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Top Moments: Guardians 23, Vipers 3

See live photos and video from the XFL's third game of the 2020 season, with the Tampa Bay Vipers visiting the New York Guardians on Sunday at MetLife Stadium in Week 1.


Guardians 23, Vipers 3

4th Qtr: Put this on ice?

On a day in which he's on a hot mic, Guardians CB Jamar Summers may have ended this game. He scoops up a strip of Vipers TE Nick Truesdell and takes it to the house -- plus, the review allowed the close call to stand.

23-3 Guardians. Vipers running out of time.

3rd Qtr: Dutiful pressure

The Guardians' pass rush has been #OnDuty all day. 

3rd Qtr: Flowers Blooming

Quinton Flowers made some moves to try to jolt Tampa Bay's struggling offense.

While you're Watching

Hear Guardians CB Jamar Summers on a live mic.

Guardians CB Jamar Summers chatters during the Week 1 clash with the Vipers

2nd Qtr: Drive over

The Guardians record their second tip-drill interception of Vipers quarterback Aaron Murray, this one courtesy of cornerback Bryce Jones.

New York drove down to close the half with a 49-yard field goal by Matthew McCrane.

17-0 Guardians with two quarters to go.

2nd Qtr: My aim is Truesdell

Vipers tight end Nick Truesdell focuses with the self-tipped catch to try to generate some offense with his team down 14-0.

Vipers TE Nick Truesdell focuses to make a juggling catch

2nd Qtr: Double wide open

The Guardians strike the Vipers with two dazzling receptions: first a 45-yard streak from Mekale McKay, then a hard-fought separation juke by Colby Pearson to reach the end zone.

Another barreling one-point conversion from Tim Cook makes it 14-0.

Guardians WR Mekale McKay stretches, dives for great grab

1st Qtr: Truck Stick, Activated

Guardians running back Darius Victor bowls over a Vipers defender. Bonus points.

1st Qtr: Guardians Gonna Guard

New York protects its end zone with a tip-drill interception, courtesy of safety Andrew Soroh.

1st Qtr: QB1 finds paydirt

Guardians signal-caller Matt McGloin punches it in from the 1 on the home squad's first drive, and a Tim Cook one-point conversion run made it 7-0.

Through the lens