A Look Back at the Craziness of the XFL

7 reminders about how crazy Vince McMahon’s short-lived football league was.

A Q&A section on XFL’s website had the following

Q: CAN I PLAY?
A: MAYBE
I can’t give you a definite answer to this question because I don’t know you. For all my friends and family who have asked me, the answer is “definitely not,” but you may be a different story. If you’re over 18 and have a football background (high school, college), I suggest you go fill out our player questionnaire. However, if the last time you tossed around the pigskin was at your grandmother’s house on Thanksgiving or you think you’d make a great linebacker because you’d “drop a mean People’s Elbow on the quarterback,” then odds are you should stick to being a fan

The fact that this question had to be answered at all speaks volumes of the XFL.

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