XFL Press Gallery ~ Week 2

Fans cheer on the Memphis Maniax with the help of the cheerleaders Sunday during the Maniax game with the Las Vegas Outlaws. (AP)
Duane Butler (31) joins a crowd of Birmingham Thunderbolts congratulating teammate Keith Franklin (hidden behind Davis) after he picked up a fumble and took it in for a touchdown. (AP)
Birmingham Thunderbolts quarterback Casey Weldon (11) loses the ball after being hit for a loss by NY/NJ Hitmen's Israel Raybon (93) during the second quarter of Sunday’s game. (AP)
A cameraman gets an up-close view as NY/NJ Hitmen's Chris Brantley (1) and Birmingham Thunderbolts' Tony McCall (35) fight for the coin toss scramble. (AP)
A fan is bundled up as he watches Birmingham beat New York/New Jersey 19-12 Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J. Freezing temperatures and 22 mph winds made it feel like 6 degrees. (AP)
The image of a fan is projected on the big screen as the NY/NJ cheerleaders go through their routine before the start of the game in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP)
Dialleo Burks (81) of the Orlando Rage and Brandin Young (23) of the San Francisco Demons scramble for the ball before the start of their game Sunday in Orlando to see who will receive and who will kick. (Allsport)
Drew Pearson, left, vice president and general manager of the NY/NJ Hitmen, talks with Vince McMahon, XFL founder, before the start of the Hitmen-Birmingham Thunderbolts game. (AP)