Episode 32 – Grind with a Purpose – Kenneth Farrow and Jackson Conner

First, host Mark Nelson talks with Seattle Dragons running back Kenneth Farrow about the shortened XFL season, the success of the Seattle Dragons, especially with the fans in the city of Seattle, his work with the “Grind with a Purpose” foundation, and his plans for the future. Then we hear from XFLBoard.com Seattle Dragons team reporter Jackson Conner. Jackson talks about the shortened XFL season, which players are headed to the NFL, and what we can expect from the XFL leading up to season two.

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Episode 31 – XFL taking stock and looking forward – Greg Parks

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing governments to dictate regulations regarding public gatherings, and considering the health and safety of XFL players, coaches and staffs, the XFL had no choice but to officially cancel the remainder of their 2020 season. To discuss the present situation, and talk about the future, host Mark Nelson has invited Tampa Bay Vipers team reporter Greg Parks to the podcast. Greg is a regular visitor to this podcast, and we always enjoy his football knowledge, and his keen memory of players, and their playing history. You can find Greg on Twitter, imparting his wisdom at @gregmparks, and sharing fascinating spreadsheets of players and their statistics.

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Episode 30 – 2020 XFL Regular Season Canceled – Mike Mitchell

With the XFL shutting down their regular season, we are left to wonder what could have been if the second half of the season would have unfolded. With this in mind, Mark Nelson has invited Mike Mitchell to the podcast discuss the current situation with league, to hypothesize of what could have been if the season had completed, and to talk about how the XFL succeeded to impress the sports world, even in the abbreviated season they had.

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Episode 29 – XFL Week 5 – Jameer Thurman and Brendan Howe

First, we speak to DC Defenders linebacker Jameer Thurman. We talk to Jameer the standout season he is having with the Defenders of the XFL, and hear how Jameer feels the Defenders are destined to go all the way to the XFL championship. Then we  speak to Brendan Howe, our XFLBoard.com team reporter for the DC Defenders. Brendan helps dissect a very interesting XFL week five, and provides a look forward into week six.

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Episode 28 – XFL Week 4 – Dean Blandino and Colin Gray

First, we speak to Dean Blandino the Head of XFL Officiating. We discuss the state of XFL officiating after week three, and talk about how transparent the league is attempting to be in its enforcement of the rules. Then we speak to Colin Gray, one of our XFLBoard.com team reporters for the Tampa Bay Vipers. Colin helps to dissect a very interesting XFL week 4, and provides a look forward into week five.

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Episode 27 – XFL Fantasy Football – Adam Pelletier

Are you ready for some XFL Fantasy? This episode is a special episode where we talk about XFL fantasy football with Adam Pelletier (@adampelletier). Adam is an XFL and Fantasy Football Writer, and we have him here today to talk to us about XFL Fantasy Football. Sit back and relax while Adam explains the XFL fantasy options, and then goes into his thoughts on the best picks for XFL week 4.

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Episode 26 – XFL Week 3 – James Butler and Greg Parks

First, we go to the Houston and speak to James Butler a running back with the Houston Roughnecks of the XFL. We talk to James about how he is making the most of his opportunity with the Roughnecks, and about something he calls the “Houston Hop.” Then we speak to Greg Parks, one of our XFLBoard.com team reporters for the Tampa Bay Vipers. Greg helps dissect a very interesting XFL week 3, and provides a look forward into week four. Will week 4 be just ask interesting. Greg thinks so, and I tend to agree with him.

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Episode 25 – XFL Week 2 – Dontez Byrd and Mike Mitchell

First, we go to the west coast and speak to Dontez Byrd, a wide receiver with the Seattle Dragons of the XFL. We talk with Dontez about the Dragons first win, and how exciting it is to play in a sports-minded city like Seattle. Then we speak to Mike Mitchell, our XFLBoard.com team reporter for the New York Guardians. Mike helps dissect XFL Week 2, and provides a look forward into Week 3…  which, according to Mike, includes the first “revenge game” of this XFL season.

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Episode 24 – XFL Week 1 – Colby Pearson and Mike Ellison

First, we go to the east coast and speak to Colby Pearson, a wide receiver with the New York Guardians. We talk to Colby about his first XFL game, and what it was like to score a touchdown on national television. Then we speak to Mike Ellison, the XFLBoard team reporter for the St. Louis BattleHawks. We talk about last weekends games, the on-field product, broadcast innovations, and the officiating. Then we talk about the St. Louis BattleHawks victory over the Dallas Renegades, and analyze next weekend’s games.

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Episode 22 – “We are Ready” – Kirk Barron, Garrett Hartley, Mike Gambill

First, we go to Seattle and speak to Kirk Barron, a Center with the Seattle Dragons. Kirk tells us about his journey to the Dragons and how he is looking forward to getting on the field with the DC Defenders in the XFL opening matchup next weekend. Then we go to New Orleans, where we catch up with Kicker Garrett Hartley. We talk about how Garret was signed by the Seattle Dragons, but released a few days later because the league would not clear him medically. Finally, we head of to Tulsa Oklahoma, and speak to XFLBoard.com Houston Roughnecks team reporter Mike Gambill. Mike is a school teacher, a football coach, and a huge fan of football. We hear Mike’s take on Team 9, the Roughnecks, and on the impending success of the league.

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