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Week 3 Preview: Get to Know the Los Angeles Wildcats

February 18, 2020 - Thanks to a 27-0 victory in Week 2 over the new York Guardians - the first shutout of the 2020 XFL season - the DC Defenders hit the road for the very first time. On Sunday, Feb. 23, the Defenders (2-0) take on the Los Angeles Wildcats (0-2) at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. The Wildcats and Defenders are separated by over 2,000 miles, but the familiarity between the two teams is much, much closer. The Defenders have only made two trades since the October XFL Draft, but both trades were made with the W... Full Story

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3 Stars, 2 Bars: Defenders vs. Guardians

February 16, 2020 - WASHINGTON - Two weeks, two wins for the DC Defenders. Unlike last week's 31-19 victory over the Seattle Dragons, which was a back-and-forth affair, the Defenders took an early lead against the New York Guardians in Week 2 of the 2020 XFL season at Audi Field and never looked back. The end result was a dominant 27-0 victory with production from all three phases of the game. Here are 3 stars and 2 bars from the 27-0 win. 3 STARS: DEFENDERS VS. GUARDIANS 1. The Defense We're called the Defenders for a reason.... Full Story

Thurman, DC Defense Thrive in XFL's First Shutout

February 15, 2020 - WASHINGTON - The DC Defenders defense continued its dominance with three sacks, two interceptions and a forced fumble to help it record the XFL's first shutout, beating the New York Guardians, 27-0. After a strong Week 1 that featured two defensive touchdowns and 48 combined tackles, the Defenders locked down Guardians quarterback Matt McGloin, holding the former Oakland Raider to just eight completions and 44 total yards. Tallying up 35 combined tackles and the team's third defensive touchdown -- a league-best - lin... Full Story

Defenders vs. Guardians: Looking Ahead to Week 2

February 14, 2020 - Week 2 of the 2020 XFL regular season is finally here, and the DC Defenders (1-0) look to stay unbeaten as they host the New York Guardians (1-0) at Audi Field on Saturday, Feb. 15. While the season is still early, Week 2 is a pivotal matchup in the East. Both the Defenders and Guardians looked impressive in Week 1, thanks to stout quarterback play from Cardale Jones and Matt McGloin, respectively. Both teams got tremendous efforts from their defenses as well. The Defenders recorded a special teams touchdown and a defe... Full Story

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DC Defenders quarterback Cardale Jones (right) makes pregame acquaintances with his Seattle Dragons foe
DC Defenders quarterback Cardale Jones (right) makes pregame acquaintances with his Seattle Dragons foe
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