Will the XFL become a home for the player formerly known as Johnny Football?

Will the XFL become a home for the player formerly known as Johnny Football?

Having Manziel as a starting quarterback would help the XFL create a buzz, especially if he was placed in the Houston franchise where he could be reunited with coach June Jones, and once again throwing footballs under the bright, broad Texas sky. (Read more)

Speculation abounds after the XFL teases team identities

Speculation abounds after the XFL teases team identities

Like a burlesque entertainer removing one glove, this is all the XFL is willing to show.... today. (Read more)

The hunt for potential XFL talent continues: A list of the deepest position groups for every NFL team (pt. 2)

The hunt for potential XFL talent continues: A list of the deepest position groups for every NFL team (pt. 2)

With the NFL preseason under way, there are many intriguing camp battles to keep an eye on for future XFL players. Below I’ve highlighted one deep position group per team, featuring roster battles that could result in quality players being cut and ending up in the XFL. (Read more)

Opinion: The XFL team names must be worth the wait

Opinion: The XFL team names must be worth the wait

In 2001, the New York/New Jersey Hitmen had a great team name, but many other XFL team names were ridiculed. Will the team names of the 2020 version of the XFL be any better? (Read more)

Landry Jones has signed with the XFL

Landry Jones has signed with the XFL

The XFL has announced that Landry Jones has signed a contract with the league. The former University of Oklahoma standout and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will play for one of the XFL’s eight teams. (Read more)

Fantasy football and how the XFL can profit off of it + a brief Q&A with some AAF Fantasy Experts

Fantasy football and how the XFL can profit off of it + a brief Q&A with some AAF Fantasy Experts

Fantasy football and how the XFL can profit off of it + a brief Q&A with some AAF Fantasy Experts. (Read more)

The hunt for potential XFL talent continues: A list of the deepest position groups for every NFL team (pt. 1)

The hunt for potential XFL talent continues: A list of the deepest position groups for every NFL team (pt. 1)

With the NFL preseason under way, there are many intriguing camp battles to keep an eye on for future XFL players. Below I’ve highlighted one deep position group per team, featuring roster battles that could result in quality players being cut and ending up in the XFL. (Read more)

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XFL 2001 Archive

XFLXFL 1.0 was born on 3 Feb 2000, and died on 10 May 2001. In that short time, the football league was formed and eight teams played one full 10 game season.

Created by the wrestling guru Vince McMahon, the mastermind behind the success of the WWE, the XFL was promoted to be "Smashmouth Football", and the on field product was designed to be fan-friendly.

This site was the unofficial home to XFL fans. Today, the files from 2000/2001 remain as an archive, dedicated to the fans of the XFL.

The Story of the XFL

Do you recall how the XFL was born? Do you want to know how it ended? (Read the Story)

It was 18-years ago. How well do you remember the XFL?

How much do you remember about the XFL? Take our fun XFL Quiz and test your knowledge. - Link to Quiz

Rewind: Do you remember how the XFL was cancelled?

(Originally published 10 May 01) ...Joining us on the call today are Vince McMahon, Chairman of World Wrestling Federation Entertainment, Dick Ebersoll, Chairman of NBC Sports and Olympics, Bazil Devito [sp], President of the XFL... Link to Transcript of Cancellation News Conference

Rewind: Lightning Does Strike Twice

(Originally published 19 Feb 01) Read how the Bolts Got their 2nd Win and how our team reporter almost got booted from the press box for cheering too loudly.. Link to Article

Video Gallery

We have video clips from some of your favorite XFL moments. Check it out!

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