The XFL has reached the second half of its common season and a few clear separation between groups is changing into clear.
On Saturday, the Seattle Sea Dragons and St. Louis BattleHawks every improved to 4-2 behind two of the league’s higher quarterbacks, because the BattleHawks’ A.J. McCarron and Sea Dragons’ Ben DiNucci threw 5 landing passes between them. Their wins got here on the expense of the Orlando Guardians and Vegas Vipers, who fell to a mixed 1-11.
The Week 6 motion continues on Sunday with the Arlington Renegades additionally taking pictures for a 4-2 begin once they play host to the San Antonio Brahmas. Then on Monday night time maybe the most important sport of the XFL season up to now kicks off, when the 5-0 D.C. Defenders tackle the 4-1 Houston Roughnecks (here is a take a look at the season schedule, scores and standings)
We’ll break down all of the motion beneath, beginning with a take a look at the Week 6 scores and matchups.
Seattle Sea Dragons 26, Orlando Guardians 19
St. Louis BattleHawks 29, Vegas Vipers 6
San Antonio Brahmas at Arlington Renegades, 3 p.m. ET | ABC
Houston Roughnecks at D.C. Defenders, 7 p.m. ET | FX
Saturday video games
Sea Dragons roll off fourth straight victory
After dropping their first two video games by a mixed six factors, the Seattle Sea Dragons have gained 4 in a row. Fresh off an upset of the beforehand unbeaten Houston every week in the past, the Sea Dragons bounced again from a halftime deficit on Saturday to beat the Orlando Guardians, 26-19.
Seattle entered the sport with the XFL’s high passing assault, and quarterback Ben DINucci threw two extra TD passes in Week 6. That was regardless of Josh Gordon not having a catch. The former NFL receiving chief received off to a quick begin within the XFL, however Gordon now has solely two catches for 15 yards previously two video games mixed. Blake Jackson led Seattle in receiving with six catches for 79 yards, together with this 20-yard landing within the second half.
DiNucci went 18 for 35 for 177 yards, and he was additionally Seattle’s dashing chief (43 yards). The Sea Dragons’ working backs managed simply 35 yards mixed.
Orlando stays the XFL’s solely winless group regardless of a powerful first half on Saturday. The Guardians went with Quinten Dormady at quarterback after utilizing a number of QBs in earlier video games this season, together with Paxton Lynch, who did not play on this one. Dormady went 22 of 44 for 243 yards and not using a landing or interception.
The Sea Dragons will attempt to make it 5 wins in a row on Friday night time once they go to the Renegades in Arllington.
McCarron practically flawless for BattleHawks
A.J. McCarron threw three landing passes — two of them to Darrius Shepherd — as St. Louis cruised previous the Vipers, 29-6, on Saturday night time.
The BattleHawks improved to 4-2, with each of these losses coming towards the D.C. Defenders, the XFL’s solely unbeaten group. McCarron went 23 of 29 for 236 yards and no interceptions together with the three TDs.
The St. Louis protection picked off Vipers quarterback Luis Perez twice. Perez (99 yards passing) and Brett Hundley (120 yards, 1 TD) break up QB duties for Vegas, which fell to 1-5.
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