Jared Lorenzen Tweets At Vince McMahon, Wants In On XFL (TWEET)

Jared Lorenzen Tweets At Vince McMahon, Wants In On XFL (TWEET)

The chairman of the board announced the revival of the league during a press conference last night, and we here at Sportskeeda were lucky enough to be a part of the call.

Several WWE superstars and figures reacted to the XFL announcement, and a few such as Bray Wyatt, Rusev, and Nia Jax said that they would be open to playing in the new league in two years. But the audience did not stick around on Saturday nights to watch bad football, lascivious cheerleader shots, sophomoric double entendres and other gimmicks that saw ratings plummet and quickly doomed the league. The postseason will feature two semifinal playoff games before the championship.

"I've always wanted to bring it back", the 72-year-old McMahon said on Thursday. Chong noted that considering marijuana is becoming legal in more states, particularly for medical use, players who consume cannabis would not necessarily be breaking the law. An interesting note is that the games, according to McMahon, will be 2 hours from start to finish ideally.

The XFL is an attempted re-imagining of professional football set to kick off in 2020. McMahon hosted a Q&A on YouTube in order to explain the circumstances around the XFL's return, and although we don't know a lot of the specifics (broadcast distribution, cities, camera angles), we have learned quite a bit in a short period time. So if he's got the goods, he's willing to play ball.

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"We played in the first game and I made a field goal, so that was pretty cool".

McMahon told ESPN players will be required to stand for the national anthem, and players with "any sort of criminal record" will not be able to join the league.

The original XFL ran for one season in 2001 as a joint venture between the WWE and NBC, but as Deadline points out, McMahon's revamped and dangerously non-progressive new idea, isn't likely to come into fruition.

The XFL plans to launch with eight teams consisting of 40-man rosters each and will play over a 10-week regular schedule.

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