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.
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.
3rd Q: TRICKERY
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.