8 tight ends with Lions connections taken in XFL draft

XFL teams land QBs ahead of first season

Among those quarterbacks assigned were former Ohio Sate standout Cardale Jones (D.C. Defenders), and former Pittsburgh Steelers backup Landry Jones (Dallas Renegades).

Dallas Renegades: Landry Jones, who spent six seasons as National Football League backup and will be reunited with Renegades coach Bob Stoops, Jones' college coach at Oklahoma.

He was briefly a member of the Cleveland Browns, Indianapolis Colts (twice), San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Chargers.

The Seattle Dragons may be the Emerald City's new XFL team, but soon many familiar faces with grace the turf at CenturyLink Field.

Two of those three seasons in the NFL, Jones played with the Bolts, where he backed up QB Philip Rivers.

Several of those players will be selected by teams over the course of the next two days during the XFL's player draft.

After teaching himself how to play quarterback by watching YouTube videos, Perez walked on at Southwestern College in 2012 and worked his way up to a starting spot the following season.

New York Guardians: Matt McGloin, a prolific passer at Penn State who started seven games between 2013 and 2016 for the Oakland Raiders.

JMU AthleticsJames Madison product Rashard Davis was the No. 1 overall offensive skill player (WR-RB-TE and non-allotted QBs) taken in Tuesday's XFL Draft. His best season came in 2016 when he rushed for 583 yards in a combined season with Green Bay and Seattle.

Pumphrey on Tuesday morning was taken in the XFL draft by the Washington DC Defenders.

The XFL is breaking its draft into five phases, with players grouped by position.

After drawing interest from the New York Jets and Tampa Bay Buccaneers after the 2018 NFL Draft, Williams had surgery for a herniated disc in May 2018.

Teams will draft 71 players, and will whittle that down to a 52-man roster by the time the season begins on February 8, 2020 - the weekend after the Super Bowl.

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