The league had previously suspended operations in response to the pandemic.
The XFL’s future appeared to be in doubt as COO Jeffrey Pollock said in a Friday conference call that all employees had been laid off, according to multiple reports.
Colin Kaepernick is among the notable free-agent NFL players who did not take the field over the weekend during the XFL’s first week, which featured all of its eight teams in action.
The new league kicks off on Saturday, Feb. 5.
The new league kicks off on Saturday, Feb. 8.
Here are the ways in which XFL rules are different from those in the NFL.