The return of the XFL football league will include St. Louis but not Chicago.

Football is my favorite sport. I played in 5th grade all the way through high school. My family has been Chicago Bear season ticket holders since 1982.

When the XFL came out in 2001, I was curious, so I went to see the Chicago Enforcers play at Soldier Field. I had a great time. Unfortunately, the league only lasted one season.

Recently, it was announced that it was coming back in 2020. They made a huge announcement this week.

According to,

"The new XFL took a step toward reality on Wednesday with the reveal of its eight teams and stadiums."

I was very surprised that Chicago was not included. The closest location to Rockford is St. Louis.

Here are the 2020 XFL teams & stadiums.

  • City: St. Louis
    Stadium: The Dome at America's Center (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • City: Dallas
    Stadium: Globe Life Park in Arlington (Arlington, Texas)
  • City: Houston
    Stadium: TDECU Stadium (Houston, Texas)
  • City: Los Angeles
    Stadium: StubHub Center (Carson, California)
  • City: New York
    Stadium: MetLife Stadium (East Rutherford, New Jersey)
  • City: Seattle
    Stadium: CenturyLink Field (Seattle, Washington)
  • City: Tampa
    Stadium: Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Florida)
  • City: Washington, D.C.
    Stadium: Audi Field (Washington, D.C.)

I'm sure more details will be coming soon.

I look forward to checking it out.

Will you be watching?


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