Around the XFL: Engaged in scrimmages, Media Day
HOUSTON -- On Monday at TDECU Stadium, the XFL hosted its first two scrimmages of the four that will wrap up 2020 Training Camp:
- Scrimmage recap: Seattle Dragons-DC Defenders
- Scrimmage recap: St. Louis BattleHawks-Dallas Renegades
- Daily report: Tampa Bay Vipers: Day 15
- Feature: Dragons WR Byrd making quick impression
Read those, then come back to get a picture of what the rest of the day looked like for those teams who must wait to play in their exhibition game tomorrow.
The other four teams participated in Media Day activities, but we lead with the feel-good story of Training Camp.
For the Love of Football
After a recent practice, Houston Roughnecks fullback Marquez Williams borrowed the league's mantra.
Not to mention the BattleHawks': He took a knee, then was 'Cleared to (Get) Engaged' to his partner Abigail. Daughter Zephaniah had a front-row seat.
Showing their stripes
Did you miss this exclusive first look at the league's referee jerseys?
Dropping the beat
Alto High School's band belted a fire version of Luniz's I Got 5 On It to set the mood.
Happy Little Clouds?
Remember, Roughnecks pass rusher Kony Ealy and New York Guardians wide receiver DeAngelo Yancey: "We don't make mistakes -- just happy little accidents."
Getting glossy with the Roughnecks, Guardians and Los Angeles Wildcats:
Coast to coast
Another big XFL trade went down Sunday as the Wildcats sent quarterback Luis Perez to the Guardians.
New York caught up with its newest addition:
Sticking with it
Vipers wide receiver Seantavius Jones had a few tips on how to make an absurd catch:
In Any Weather
The BattleHawks welcomed a famous Gateway City bird to the nest Sunday.
Dragon or bat?
Dragons wide receiver Jalen Rowell dug deep into his utility belt to make this catch in scrimmage play.
Light up the scoreboard
ESPN's Dianna Russini is predicting plenty of points across the 2020 season.
"I can basically do whatever I want. It's amazing" Russini said. "I can't wait to get this started."
Tuesday will offer the final two peeks at opening weekend, with Wildcats-Roughnecks and Vipers-Guardians, and Around the XFL will be back to put a bow on Training Camp with those recaps and other can't-miss scenes.