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Around the XFL: Week 3 loading

Anthony Johnson set for his return to LA to face the Wildcats, less than 2 weeks after being traded to DC.

it's time to turn our attention to Week 3 as teams hit the practice field in preparation for the third weekend of football.

Let's get you all caught up on anything you may have missed in the past 24 hours.



  • The XFL's access and fun environment makes game fun to watch (Dan Le Batard Show, ESPN News)
  • Impressions of New York Guardians QB Matt McGloin's on-field interview (Highly Questionable, ESPN2)
  • Calling the good and the bad: ESPN's approach to XFL coverage (Sports Business Daily)
  • Former Chargers QB Cardale Jones glad to "finally have a chance to start" in XFL (Sports Illustrated)
  • Houston Roughnecks head coach June Jones' part in the rise of Patrick Mahomes (Houston Chronicle)
  • Marcell Frazier has 'something to prove'. He's seizing that chance in the XFL with the Dragons (Seattle Times)


The Showcase

the latest episode is here. XFL correspondents D'Ante Smith and Charly Arnolt give you the Wednesday Winners and take a look back at Week 2. 

Listen in

Ever wonder what a gameday sounds like on the field for the players and coaches? Behold: Week 2's 'Mic'd Up.'

Player of the Week

Houston Roughnecks wide receiver Cam Phillips has been named the Week 2 Star of the Week following his three-touchdown performance agianst the St. Louis BattleHawks on Sunday.

The award stays in Houston after quarterback P.J. Walker took home the honors in Week 1. Roughnecks teammate and cornerback Charles James III is loving it. 

In the community

With their home opener just days away, the BattleHawks were in town serving dinner at the St. Patrick Center for Women in Need yesterday.

Grit don't quit

Even though they didn't come down with the win in Week 2, the Los Angeles Wildcats are hungrier than ever to improve heading into Week 3.

On the practice field

Teams are back on the practice field starting their prep for Week 3. Starting in Dallas, where the Renegades and quarterback Landry Jones are looking to build off their first win of 2020.

And it's almost like the Dallas weather knows they are going to be playing in Seattle this weekend. 

As for the Dragons, they are getting prepared for Hal Mumme's Air Raid offense.

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