The inaugural XFL season will take place on the weekend of February 8-9, 2020 - the week following Super Bowl LIII. They want to compliment fall football, and half spoke with the NFL, former players, and other officials to plan out the league. He wants a crisp game that takes less than three hours. He also said that the league will give fans a legal way to bet on games. Luck says they want to listen to fans and say they already have great ideas from them. They are establishing health and wellness policies with a health board.
Also, the league said tickets will have an "affordable price" but the ticket price range was not announced. He said there will be an app that will serve as the central hub for the league.
If you're interested in what teams will be involved in the XFL comeback, check out when and how you can watch the press conference live. The goal is to announce them in the first quarter of 2019. Luck spoke about former players, coaches, and medical professionals about modifying the game so that it's familiar yet unique.
The NFL Cardinals played in St. Louis from 1960 to 1987 before relocating to Arizona. Luck said they are confident that game will be available on multiple platforms when they launch in 2020.
"We are proud to restore the River City's rightful place among pro football cities and we will not stop there", the XFL said in a statement. He said the goal was to establish a true partnership with cities instead of just renting a building.
Today's big reveal fell in line with a report from last week which caught a potential leak on the XFL website, listing the phone numbers for eight league headquarters in different cities around the country. Team names, logos, colors, and players will be announced in the coming weeks and months.