Saturday’s kickoff times, TV channels, more

Team previews, players analysis, betting odds


The XFL kicks off its inaugural 10-week regular season this weekend with a full schedule of games for the eight founding franchises.

In the first game on Saturday’s slate, former Washington Redskins coach Jim Zorn returns to the nation’s capital as he leads the Seattle Dragons against the homestanding DC Defenders, coached by former Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator (and Howard University quarterback) Pep Hamilton.  

Seattle Dragons at DC Defenders

Kickoff: Saturday, 2 p.m. ET

Site: Audi Field (Washington, DC)

Television: ABC

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In the second game, former NFL linebacker and longtime assistant coach Winston Moss takes the Los Angeles Wildcats deep into the heart of Texas to tangle with offensive wizard June Jones and his Houston Roughnecks.

Los Angeles Wildcats at Houston Roughnecks

Kickoff: Saturday, 5 p.m. ET

Site: TDECU Stadium (Houston, Texas)

Television: FOX

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