- The Washington Times - Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The new iteration of the XFL will kick off in the nation’s capital.

The DC Defenders will host the Seattle Dragons on Feb. 8 at 2 p.m., the opening game of the league’s first season.

The XFL announced its 2020 schedule Tuesday. Each team will play 10 games, five at home and five away; the Defenders will play their home games at Audi Field, home of D.C. United.


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The Defenders will play in the East Division and face the New York Guardians, Tampa Bay Vipers and St. Louis BattleHawks twice in a home-and-away season series. They’ll play each of the four West Division teams — the Dragons, the Los Angeles Wildcats, the Dallas Renegades and the Houston Roughnecks — once.

Season and single-game tickets go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. at XFL.com/tickets.



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