XFL will kick off one week after Super Bowl LIV
The XFL officially announced their 2020 schedule on Tuesday, and they’re not even going to let the dust settle following the conclusion of the NFL league year to get things underway.
Less than one week after Super Bowl LIV, which will be played on Sunday, February 2, the XFL will kick off with a game between the DC Defenders and the Seattle Dragons on Saturday, February 8 at 2:00 p.m. ET on ABC.
That Saturday will feature a split double-header with FOX airing a game between the Los Angeles Wildcats and Houston Roughnecks at 5:00 p.m. ET.
The 10-week regular season will play out over the course of 79 days with the top two teams in each of the two four-team divisions then going to the playoffs. The East Final will be played on Saturday, April 18 at 3:00 p.m. ET on FOX, while the West Final will be played on Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 p.m. ET on ESPN.
The XFL Championship Game will be played on Sunday, April 26 at 3:00 p.m. ET on ESPN.