This is the XFL Show
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This show examines the history of the XFL in all of it's glory and failures, while looking forward to the reconstruction and eventual relaunch of the league in 2020. This is a show about what football should be. This is a show about what football can be. This is the XFL Show!
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 52: Insuring the Future of Football||Oliver Luck revealed that a TV deal should be announced in “about three weeks” which is right around Super Bowl Sunday. This week’s show features a discussion on the XFL reportedly getting many great broadcasting offers as well as the chances the||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 51: To Be an XFL QB||Who are the ideal and realistic quarterbacks the XFL could be signing this year? Run down the list of potential field generals with us on this week’s episode! Also, the NFL coaching carousel is finally settling down but not without affecting teams i||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 50: What’s the Big Deal?||With new information regarding details within the XFL’s stadium agreements, this week’s show takes a look at exactly what the league is giving it’s 8 host cities to play games and why. Could a bigger than expected TV deal be in the works? Also,||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 49: Follow the Leader||As we anticipate the NFL’s dreaded “Black Monday” and the XFL announcing the 8 Head Coaches/General Managers for their 8 teams, this week features a lengthy discussion on potential candidates. From “pie in the sky” names to realistic ones,||12/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 48: XFL Director of Player Personnel Eric Galko||XFL Director of Player Personnel Eric Galko gives us a behind the scenes account of what is being done by the XFL to acquire talented players. This is a fascinating conversation where Eric discusses, in detail,||12/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 47: Enter the Football Laboratory||The XFL has revealed some of the rules that will be tested out prior to the 2020 kickoff. This week we enter the “Football Laboratory” and discuss which new ideas to re-imagine the game are good and which ideas need to be dropped. Also,||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 46: The Great XFL Eight||This week’s show recaps the most eventful week for the XFL since the return was announced in January, featuring a break down of each of the 8 XFL cities and their stadiums. Alan, Vince, and Jake also discuss everything coming out of the test practices||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 45: Cities & Stadiums Are Officially Official||Get a complete recap from today’s monumental press event as the XFL has now officially revealed all 8 host cities for the inaugural 2020 season. Bryant runs down all the events of the live press conference while Alan,||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 44: Big City Football||In a week that saw multiple reports on XFL cities being chosen, this week’s episode sets the record straight as we discuss everything you need to know when it comes to the future locations of the 8 XFL teams in 2020. As more news comes out,||12/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 43: Thankful For Football||This week we give thanks to Football as we discuss the latest XFL news including a potential lawsuit with Adidas, CFL turmoil being good for the XFL, and how live televised betting elements in the Tiger Woods vs.||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 42: Optimum Scouting||This week we learned what the salary structure for players and coaches will look like. Vince and Alan discuss what type of players and coaches the XFL will be able to attract with their tiered salary structure. Also,||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 41: Whaley||The XFL hired a new VP of Football Operations this week. Vince gives us the background info on the new executive working under Oliver Luck. We also hear from many XFL fans who chimed in on the XFL Fan Line this week as we go “XFL Coast to Coast” on||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 40: Title Town||This week’s show features your reaction to the latest show topics and some interesting debates on where the XFL title game will be held. Cover 2: Johnny Football has no interest in the XFL…yet Betting on every single play in the AAF Hot Read: Where||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 39: Targeting||The NCAA and NFL enforce targeting in different ways but both have rules in place to keep the game safer. This week’s Hot Read features a debate on how to best enforce this rule while also preventing things like players being ejected for hits that may||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 38: No More Nicknames||The XFL had a prominent presence at this week’s Sports Media & Technology Conference and Oliver Luck made some announcements as well as one interesting idea league officials have talked about introducing to the league in 2020.||10/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 37: Can There Be Too Much Football?||Many of you reached out on social media and the XFL Fan Line in response to this week’s topic which features a debate on whether or not it is possible for the XFL, the Canadian Football League, and the Alliance of American Football to all thrive in th||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 36: The XFL, CFL, and AAF Are Competing For Players||Oliver Luck has stated that cities will be announced for the XFL’s return in the month of October. That is this month! Jake believes one city has it in the bag. Listen and find out what town that is, plus a thorough break down of the latest AAF team n||10/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 35: Why is Your City an XFL City?||This week we open the XFL Fan Line so our listeners can state their city’s case for being an XFL city in 2020. The reaction and enthusiasm for the XFL is overwhelming and the callers are highly entertaining. Listen along with Alan,||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 34: All Aboard the XFL Express!||Unpacking everything Oliver Luck talked about on last week’s show including the revelation that an original XFL city will be back in 2020, the process of finding a TV home, and why it is important to keep gimmicks away from the new XFL. Also,||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 33: A Conversation with Commissioner Oliver Luck||XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck joins the show for a thorough discussion about the league building process, what cities may be hosting the first eight teams, and how the XFL will re-imagine football. Follow us on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, AND FACEBOOK!||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 32: : The USFL with Author Jeff Pearlman||Jeff Pearlman is a New York Times best-selling author and his latest book entitled Football For a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL tells the amazing story of the most successful alternative football league to ever exist.||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 31: Ollie In||Jake and Alan discuss Oliver Luck’s email to various football agents, our burning questions for the commissioner, as well as some names that were cut by NFL teams this week that would be intriguing for the XFL. Follow us on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM,||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 30: Fantasy XFL Football||Cover 2: The NCAA replaced Oliver Luck this week while the new XFL commissioner was busy having meetings about media production. The NFL helmet rule is here to stay. Does this introduce a “balls and strikes” aspect to officiating that the XFL should||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 29: The Pre-Pre Preseason||Oliver Luck did some radio interviews where he revealed a few things about the XFL, including the ideal player for the league, how the league plans to broadcast it’s games, and when the league plans on announcing the host cities for it’s inaugural s||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis is the XFL Show Episode 28: Rooting For a Labor Dispute||This week’s show examines how the NFL’s new helmet rule has looked so far in their preseason and how the XFL will approach the issue. Also, the AAF has it’s first 100 players signed; did any recognizable names join the defacto NFL developmental?||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
So glad I found this show. It has a great mix of analysis and the right balance of humor and wit.
I love this show! It gets me hyped every week for what’s to come in 2020! Been listening since day one ish lol.
Recommended for all Big Football Fans
Great insight into starting a football league.