But Luck said at his press conference today that the XFL has big ambitions and isn't afraid of a big challenge. WWE Chairman Vince McMahon stated that he would spend $100 million on the league but that nothing close to what he will end up spending.
It seems that the official XFL website prematurely posted a listing of cities - which has since been deleted - that will join the league. "We pledge to bring St. Louis a team deserving of a passionate and football-starved fan base".
In the spring, the only football TDECU usually sees is the Red & White spring training game, but professional football will grace its fields in 2020.
Those cities include: St. Louis, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Tampa Bay, and Washington D.C.
McMahon said there is a long term financial commitment to the XFL, and that the game play will be innovative and exciting. It opened with the Governor of New Jersey, who introduced Vince McMahon. He said research indicates fans want more football, and they want to give it to them.
Also, the league said tickets will have an "affordable price" but the ticket price range was not announced.
Seattle: CenturyLink Field, home of the Seahawks. The XFL has locked in major former National Football League executives, and in the first quarter of 2019, they will identify team presidents and key players, including Doug Flutie. But to the dismay of fans across the region, the Rams moved back to Los Angeles for the 2016 season. Murphy confirmed that a third football team will be utilizing the stadium when the XFL returns in 2020. The league lasted just one season.