XFL Rules Revealed: How the league will pump excitement into the sport | FOX SPORTS

  • Published: 07 January 2020
  • Crazy kickoffs, fewer punts, three-point conversions, and shootout style overtime are just a few of the rules the XFL will be using to infuse creativity and excitement into games. Take a look at all the XFL rules, which are being released for the first time.

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Comments • 2 669

  • FOX Sports
    FOX Sports   2 weeks back

    Do you think the rule changes will make the game more exciting?

    • Chizzie Lovell
      Chizzie Lovell  3 hours back

      @N9nth Knight i couldn't agree more

    • N9nth Knight
      N9nth Knight  3 hours back

      No. I can see the xfl failing with these rules. Secondly, they should have put the teams in areas where there is no nfl teams....LA already has 2 nfl teams. Why put an xfl team there? That would only make it even harder for xfl to succeed. Third, dumb move on the kick off and punt rules. That's just going to eliminate any real offensive and defensive players to have the chance to shine and make a name for themselves. Setting it up for failure is what I see. I was excited about it. But, not anymore after watching this

    • Chizzie Lovell
      Chizzie Lovell  12 hours back

      @James Christiansen the ARENA league did that.

    • Chizzie Lovell
      Chizzie Lovell  12 hours back

      Nope. It will make it boring

  • Brett Carpenter
    Brett Carpenter  3 minutes back

    Everyone is saying it's an offensive league, and defenses can just forget it, but I actually disagree. There are no more one point gimmes, and punting is now more easily punished, so the offense will be forced to take riskier plays.

    • starzandearth
      starzandearth  7 minutes back

      Is the incentive is just to go for it on fourth does it really make it more exciting? It just turns into a normal game where people end up having 4 downs instead of 3

      • Daniel Abrego
        Daniel Abrego  17 minutes back

        So the XFL hates defense

        • Shane Bryson
          Shane Bryson  42 minutes back

          This kick off rule sounds like easily the dumbest way to do it and a really easy way to get someone hurt.

          • James Gordon
            James Gordon  1 hours back


            • Papa Filth
              Papa Filth  1 hours back

              Not gna lie, I’m excited to see it.

              • Malcolm Battle
                Malcolm Battle  1 hours back

                All I know is I can’t afford Houston Ruffneck tickets🤷🏿‍♂️

                • Richard Emil
                  Richard Emil  2 hours back

                  great job, this will make American football global. go xfl!

                  • shad covert
                    shad covert  2 hours back

                    If they aren't carefully this might turn out just like XFL.

                    • Manan Rawat
                      Manan Rawat  4 hours back

                      The defence in the video was pretty lousy

                      • BizWiz
                        BizWiz  4 hours back

                        *Definitely not for fans of defense.*

                        • BizWiz
                          BizWiz  4 hours back

                          *This is lame. It’s probably going to be popular with wrestling fans lol.*

                          • カーネルヨンダース

                            Salary for defenders might be higher than offenders

                            • Diabolis
                              Diabolis  5 hours back

                              I love the NFL but glad there will be something else to watch. Might be really interesting & fun to watch. Can't have too much football

                              • Golden State Resistance

                                See it's the gimmicks that will be exciting the first year and make them go bankrupt the second

                                • Anthony McNeil
                                  Anthony McNeil  7 hours back

                                  The only rule I actually like is the 1, 2 and 3pt after touchdown...really hope the NFL implements this....soon.

                                  • MrDeluxe865
                                    MrDeluxe865  7 hours back


                                    • Lisa Fan
                                      Lisa Fan  8 hours back

                                      this is stupid. it will flop again.

                                      • R B
                                        R B  8 hours back

                                        If a team takes the double pass concept and bases its entire offense around it, the games will become super gimmicky and fans will never take this league seriously

                                        • Tyler Hobbs
                                          Tyler Hobbs  8 hours back

                                          We're assuming there will be a decent number of players competent enough to properly execute plays like the double pass...

                                          • Erick
                                            Erick  8 hours back

                                            This is dumb

                                            • TheQsanity
                                              TheQsanity  8 hours back

                                              The overtime bs is gonna be as boring as soccer's overtime kicking bs

                                              • Jon P
                                                Jon P  8 hours back

                                                I like these ideas.

                                                • Michael Cervantez
                                                  Michael Cervantez  9 hours back

                                                  Just 😂😂😂

                                                  • LegendaryKing
                                                    LegendaryKing  9 hours back

                                                    Lowkey I wanted this to flop again

                                                    • Master Shinto
                                                      Master Shinto  9 hours back

                                                      Very cool! Just 3 weeks and we will see if it will make it longer than the AAF!

                                                      • Scout 805
                                                        Scout 805  9 hours back

                                                        Gonna be some head crackin on kickoffs n Punts! Injury city!
                                                        How many games per season?

                                                        • Ant Borb
                                                          Ant Borb  9 hours back

                                                          Hopefully there won’t be more wwe style skits this time. That’s one big reason why many people tuned out of the original XFL

                                                          • Clayton Green
                                                            Clayton Green  9 hours back

                                                            Football is about the Off and the Dec. This is just giving it all to the Off. So........meh.

                                                            • Scout 805
                                                              Scout 805  9 hours back

                                                              There's good defence in basketball too, but it's usually offence that wins snd fires up the crowd.
                                                              Baseball same, people love a great defensive play but scoring runs is the biggest cheer.

                                                          • Matt Smith
                                                            Matt Smith  9 hours back

                                                            This is amazing! Especially the overtime shootout.

                                                            • D3CADE
                                                              D3CADE  9 hours back

                                                              Something tells me this wont work well

                                                              • Adam Block
                                                                Adam Block  9 hours back

                                                                Let’s get AB in here ASAP

                                                                • Slayton Graham
                                                                  Slayton Graham  10 hours back

                                                                  As a kicker, eliminating the extra point kicking the ball is dead. By the way these rules are made, being a kicker or punter is probably the least enjoyable position to play now in this league. Stupid.

                                                                  • Max Cinelli
                                                                    Max Cinelli  10 hours back

                                                                    The XFL will end up like the XFL nothing will be different keep football a fall sport please

                                                                    • Auxiliary Beatz
                                                                      Auxiliary Beatz  10 hours back

                                                                      I'm getting a real arcade-ish kind of vibe.

                                                                      • Wayde
                                                                        Wayde  10 hours back

                                                                        So no team will ever punt amd why not go for 3 after a Td everytime. From the 10 is alot easier then the 5.

                                                                        • deedas
                                                                          deedas  11 hours back

                                                                          A little too heavy on the offensive but we'll see. Also, I almost didn't watch the video because you had two ads before it. Really? Do you want people to watch your promos or do you want to make 100 bucks of this video?

                                                                          • Officer Beastmode
                                                                            Officer Beastmode  11 hours back

                                                                            superstar ko:

                                                                            • Brian Isley
                                                                              Brian Isley  11 hours back

                                                                              NFL-Defense wins championships

                                                                              • Tyler Gifford
                                                                                Tyler Gifford  11 hours back

                                                                                Let's just go ahead and take the defensive aspect out of the game why don't we says the xfl

                                                                                • Jim Ligon
                                                                                  Jim Ligon  11 hours back

                                                                                  So... There's no need for goal posts except as decoration, correct? 🤣🤣🤣

                                                                                  • Jim Ligon
                                                                                    Jim Ligon  11 hours back

                                                                                    I love these rules!!! I hope the league catches on. I would love to be able to watch football year around.

                                                                                    • Chosen_2nd
                                                                                      Chosen_2nd  11 hours back

                                                                                      Is this making a comeback?

                                                                                      • mason lmao
                                                                                        mason lmao  11 hours back

                                                                                        eh, just another league for people who can’t make it to the NFL. i see it folding in a few years..

                                                                                        • Jack Grinhaus
                                                                                          Jack Grinhaus  11 hours back

                                                                                          How does the receiving team’s players, who are facing the opposing teams players on the kick off, know when their kick returner has caught the ball and the game is now in play?

                                                                                          • Jonathan Floyd
                                                                                            Jonathan Floyd  11 hours back

                                                                                            No I honestly think this will fail. I was really hoping it was going to be the same rules but no rules when it came to tackling.

                                                                                            • LoMo 2
                                                                                              LoMo 2  12 hours back

                                                                                              I give the XFL 5 weeks