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HIGHLIGHTS: Seattle Dragons vs. DC Defenders

See live photos from the XFL's first game of the 2020 season, with the DC Defenders hosting the Seattle Dragons live from Audi Field.

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Defenders 31, Dragons 19

DC defends its home turf in the XFL's first game of the 2020 season.

4th Q: Defenders, Indeed

DC lives up to its name with its second defensive score of the game.

4th Q: Rocket launch

Defenders wide receiver Rashad Ross soars downfield for a huge TD to give the Defenders the lead.

3rd Q: Double Dip

Austin Proehl found more room to run -- YAC attack -- to score his second sixer of the contest.


Double flea-flicker alert! 

After the grab, TE Khari Lee puts on the moves to wind into the end zone.

2nd Q: BOOM before the Locker Room

Defenders kicker Ty Rausa makes up for an earlier missed field goal, electrifying the hometown crowd before the halftime whistle with a 55-yard bomb.

(This should hold off PFT Commenter.)

Halftime: Dragons 13, Defenders 12

2nd Q: Dogs playing football? Mass hysteria

Dragons running back Trey Williams was amped after his touchdown catch that put the Dragons up 13-9.

2nd Q: Block-SIX

Defenders cornerback Elijah Campbell sprints and swats. Linebacker Jonathan Celestin scoops up DC's first-ever touchdown.

2nd Q: MY PICK

DC Defenders safety Rahim Moore snagged the league's first takeaway.

1st Q: Great escape

DC Defenders quarterback Cardale Jones fights his way to a completion.

1st QUARTER: The XFL's first TD

The Seattle Dragons enter the history books: Brandon Silvers zings it in to Austin Proehl.

The XFL's first kickoff


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