XFL team fires defensive coordinator after first game of the season

The opening weekend of the revamped XFL is now history, and the final ratings for the four games are in.

There were no Longhorns in the initial game of the XFL season between Seattle and DC. That means standout performers like Houston Roughnecks quarterback PJ Walker, who threw four touchdowns in his XFL debut last weekend, won't be able to sign elsewhere until their team's season is over.

Unlike its predecessor, which folded in 2001, the current incarnation of the XFL has not positioned itself as a direct competitor to the NFL.

Sister network ABC will air the New York Guardians vs. D.C. Defenders at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, as well as the Dallas Renegades vs. L.A. Wildcats on Sunday starting at 3 p.m. ET. He played seven seasons for the Giants, before moving on to the Browns. Fans are already excited for next week and in all honesty, so are we.

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We previously reported Saturday's numbers.

In their place, the league invented a three-tiered system: An offense can score one extra point by reaching the end zone from the 2-yard line, two points if they score from the 5-yard line or three points from the 10.

St. Louis was the only road team to win in Week 1. Houston might have as much talent as any team in the entire league. The only game that was not played in an MLS stadium was the New York Guardians and the Tampa Bay Vipers game.

How you feel about the spring football product itself might depend on how you fared in XFL betting and DFS. A 9-point touchdown there would have brought the Dragons within a field goal with time winding down. The Defenders seemed strong at home in Week 1 when Cardale Jones delivered the best grade PFF (90.8) among all the QB.

  • Lawrence Cooper