The big story today was Vince McMahon’s
announcement of relaunching the XFL.
McMahon started and ended the XFL after
only one season in 2001.
Things you need to know:
40 man roster
4 teams in postseason (semi finals and finals)
10 game season
I was listening to WFAN this afternoon and
they discussed how the XFL
should play in the venues similar to where
the chargers play now (StubHub Center).
Venue hold about 25,000. It is slightly
larger for football. The Red Bull Arena
where the New York Red Bulls play sits a
I think if Vince learned from his mistakes
the first time in 2001, makes the game
simpler, and interactive with fantasy
football, sports bet, mix it up between cable
TV and streaming device you can have a
Also on the FAN and I agree I think it great.
It creates new jobs for coaches and players.
It can be a great platform for players who
didn’t get drafted into the NFL Also, it is a
great place for coaches to perfect their craft
and build their resumes. Coaches can
leverage the experience and perhaps be
hired by the NFL.
Let’s see how it plays out.