The XFL Unveiled Uniforms For All 8 Teams And Fans Went Off On Tampa’s New Design

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The revamped XFL will kick off on February 8, 2020. A lot of people, Vegas sportsbooks included, aren’t convinced the XFL will last in the long run. But that hasn’t stopped the league from getting HYPED around the 2020 season.

The first iteration of the XFL only lasted one season back in 2001. One and done. They’re hoping for a lot more interest this time around which could be a legitimate possibility given how much the game of football has grown in America over the past 18 or so years.

There will be eight teams in the XFL 2020 including the Dallas Renegades, Houston Roughnecks, Los Angeles Wildcats, Seattle Dragons, DC Defenders, New York Guardians, St. Louis Battlehawsk, and the Tampa Bay Vipers. These are teams that will play in some of America’s biggest cities, cities with populations that can support a football team.

But with the exception of St. Louis, they’re also all cities with NFL teams or multiple NFL teams in some cases. So it remains to be seen how much room these fans have in their lives for another “pro” sports team.

This week, the XFL 2020 unveiled uniforms for all eight teams and I’m honestly disgusted by the Tampa Bay Vipers. That’s the team I’d drive to see if I was going to an XFL game. But it looks like the University of Oregon’s uniforms if they were bathed in Monster Energy Drink for 72 hours and then left out in the Florida sun to cook. Let’s check out the eight team’s uniforms with Tampa’s last and some reactions to those unis.

The DC Defenders:

The LA Wildcats:

The Seattle Dragons:

The Houston Roughnecks:

The St. Louis BattleHawks:

The Dallas Renegades:

The New York Guardians:

Aaaaaaand here they are, the Tampa Bay Vipers:

The fan reactions to Tampa’s uniforms generally appear to mirror my own feelings about them. That staring too long at these uniforms could cause you to projectile vomit. That green looks like the baby poop green that you see on a group text when everyone has iPhones except for one guy with an Android. It’s f’n hideous.

This about sums it up:

Sure, there are only eight teams in the league and somebody had to be named the worst. I’m not shocked that it’s Tampa. I 100% expect this team to fold. They’ll be playing their games at the Raymond James Stadium where the Tampa Bay Buccaneers play and still aren’t able to sell out every game. The stadium is going to look completely empty when this XFL 2020 team shows up and has to pretty much give away free tickets to put fans in the seats.

Then we’ll be forced to look at the Florida sunshine bouncing off these puke green uniforms? That’s a hard pass for me.

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