Published: Wed, December 05, 2018
Sports | By Johanna Francis

XFL To Reveal Teams And Venues At Today's Press Conference

XFL To Reveal Teams And Venues At Today's Press Conference

The other host cities include New York (MetLife Stadium), Dallas (Globe Life Park), Houston (TDECU Stadium), Los Angeles (StubHub Center), Seattle (Century Link Field), Tampa Bay (Raymond James Stadium), and Washington D.C. (Audi Field).

It's not the NFL but pro football will return to St. Louis with Vince McMahon's XFL. The team's name was not announced.

"After months of research and consideration, we're thrilled to announce the cities and venues of the XFL's eight inaugural teams", said Luck. "We pledge to bring St. Louis a team deserving of a passionate and football-starved fan base".

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Former Houston Oilers quarterback Oliver Luck (father of Andrew Luck) will serve as Commissioner of the league, and was also on-hand to push the XFL's use of next generation technology, a simplification of the rules, an increased focus on player safety as well as speeding up the game overall. He also said they've taken input from fans and some of their best ideas have come from them. The XFL has locked in major former National Football League executives, and in the first quarter of 2019, they will identify team presidents and key players, including Doug Flutie.

Seattle: CenturyLink Field, home of the Seahawks.

Commissioner and chief executive Oliver Luck also said there will be franchises in Houston, St. Louis, Seattle, Tampa and Washington when the league kicks off the weekend of February 8-9. The league will start with eight teams, 45-man active rosters and a 10-week regular-season schedule, with a postseason consisting of two semifinal playoff games and a championship game. It folded after one season in 2001.

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