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Watched the games on Saturday. Loving the rule changes mostly. Gameplay is what you would expect.

Overall pretty entertaining.
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Is that the lingerie football league?
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One of the teams already fired their DC. Seems like a short leash.
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I liked the Saturday games. I missed the Sunday games.
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I've enjoyed what I've seen so far.

Landry Jones apparently hurt himself early in what passes for their training camp, and it's shown in a lot of his passes, though he did lead a comeback last week.

Cardale Jones, Bills castoff, playing well...except for last week, when he stunk.

Haven't seen the star of the league yet, some QB who's apparently lighting it up. Don't even know his name. But soon the whole world will know!

Heck, if the old XFL gave us Rod "He Hate Me" Smart, who ended up having a reputable NFL career, then surely this league will give second life to at least a few players. The rule changes, like not letting the coverage team move on kickoffs until the return man has caught it, are good. Also the multiple point options for post-TDs.

I like it! Long live the XFL!!!
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Have to admit, I haven't even noticed it yet
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According to Bleacher Report, 2.9 million people watched in week one, 2.3 million people watched in week two, and 1.7 million people watched in week three. That’s not good. I’ll admit that I completely forgot about this league before seeing this thread today, even though I watched a few minutes back in week one and thought the product was better than what the NFL puts out.

I think the Dallas team uses the Texas Rangers’ old ballpark as their home field. I’ve been half joking that the league would fold before MLB Opening Day, giving the Texas Rangers a backup option as a contingency for construction delays at their new park. The XFL has much better funding than the AAF last year, so realistically, I don’t think it’ll fold mid-season, but it’s hard to imagine it lasting 3+ years if nobody’s watching.
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My viewership of the NFL is already in decline. I'm caring less about the sport, and I've been trying to figure out why. I think it's all the injuries, but haven't put together a clear argument to convince myself that that's it.

That said, the XFL could not interest me any less than it already does. My caring about sports can only stretch so far.
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They should do a fantasy football league for it to get stat geeks interested
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