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XFL: Tampa Bay Vipers vs NY Guardians 2PM ET Fox

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by GratefulGator, Feb 9, 2020.

  1. GratefulGator

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    Anybody watching?

    I just flipped it on. Pretty good football, exciting new rules, good production values.
    No gimmicky WWE stuff.

    20 Gators in the XFL including 5 on the Vipers:

    "Running back Mack Brown, wide receiver Antonio Callaway, tight end DeAndre Goolsby, offensive lineman Martez Ivey and defensive end Cece Jefferson opened the season on the Tampa Bay Vipers. However, Callaway is already out for the season after being placed on injured reserve last week with a leg injury."

    XFL rosters: Eight Florida Gators open season on initial 2020 teams
     
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  2. GolphinGator

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    Watching a little of it. Watched a few minutes yesterday. Not something I think I will really care much about over the course of the season.
     
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  3. GolphinGator

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    Just flipped it over to the Lady Gators BB game on SEC network
     
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  4. Gator Mike

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    Aaron Murray... is not good.
     
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  5. Gator Mike

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    Ooof.

    Vipers not looking good.
     
  6. GatorKenW

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    Murray is pretty terrible, vipers looking meh on both sides of the ball
     
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  7. KronoGator

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    Awful showing, the Apollos would blow these guys out.

    Hire Spurrier.
     
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    Much nicer than I would have put it
     
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  9. cocodrilo

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    I'm positive that I heard one of the broadcasters say a "packed house" for the game. The first crowd shot I saw was at halftime, and the seats are half full at the most. Why tell an obvious lie?
     
  10. KronoGator

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    It's a "packed" house because they closed off 75 percent of the seats.
     
  11. GatorSean

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    I like how they have a camera in the review booth so we can see and hear the review official's thought process as he goes through the play. That sort of transparency is desperately needed in CFB.
     
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  12. shane4three

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    this is awful. No Gators playing. Yes on roster but not playing. Aaron Murray is really not good. Quinton flowers is a much better quarterback not sure why he’s not playing. Turning on golf this has been a waste of two hours
     
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  13. shane4three

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    Maybe 15,000 people at Best I might be off maybe 17. Bad game.
     
  14. ThePlayer

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    Those Tampa Bay uniforms remind me of the Flint Tropics. :eek:

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    Sucks, thought I could pull for them like I did the Apollos. Smh
     
  16. hotelgator

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    The question is Why?
    Why keep trying to make pro football year round...
    Most pro football fans are into mock drafts and the combine coming up.
    Just don't see it working imho

    Go Gators
     
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  17. shane4three

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    Only way it works is to grab a major name like Tebow. Tampa is bad and poorly coached. Watching Murray play QB was tough. Some of the worst offense I think I’ve ever seen. I just don’t see it working and last tickets were really really cheap ( they are not) and each team had a couple of huge names like Tebow. Problem is there aren’t many huge names out there that aren’t already in the NFL
     
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  18. gatordavisl

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    In professional football, it's common for the "fans" to leave their seats for the duration of halftime. They are filling their beers, visiting the latrine, and mucking about. Often, they are not back in their seats for the start of the second half, even when their team is on defense. This is a peculiarity, when compared with big-time college football.
     
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    Prattvile, AL-Go Lions!
    This time of the year is for Gator softball and baseball.
     
  20. GolphinGator

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    Agree, I would love to hear how the ball that the Georgia receiver scooped off the ground was a catch.
     
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