2 was always going to be the acid test for Vince McMahon's revamped
XFL. The opening weekend was a winner that earned praise from all
corners of the sporting globe (including NFL hardcores like Cris
Collinsworth and Troy Aikman), but longevity will be key.
wants another AAF to stink up pro football's sphere.
are gonna' have to last longer than other NFL alternatives if they
want any hangover laughter from 2001's failure to disappear
completely. That's just the way it is, and they can't complain about
any doubters scoffing their way through the first few weeks.
Cheerfully, things look good, and room for improvement shouldn't be
viewed as some worrying alarm bells ringing in the distance.
week, the league offered up another four dynamic games for
football-hungry fans. New York Guardians travelled to take on the
impressive DC Defenders and Tampa Bay Vipers were at Seattle Dragons
on Saturday. Sunday's lineup was filled out by Dallas Renegades
visiting LA Wildcats and St. Louis Battlehawks at Houston Roughnecks.
everything one fan learned, and how the XFL's second week compared to