Another professional sports team is coming to Colorado and pretty much in our backyard and they play their first home game this weekend at the Budweiser Events Center.


 

If you're not familiar with the new football league led by former NFL Hall of Fame player and Coach Mike Ditka, here are some basic details about it.

The Extreme Football League (X League) is officially up and rolling this summer and this weekend, the team will play their inaugural and sole home game of the 2022 season on Friday so if you want to check out the action up close and personal, you need to come out to the BEC on Friday.

It will be a whole new take on "Friday Night Lights".

The X League

The X League is a professional, national, women’s seven-on-seven tackle football league played on a 50-yard field. Created in 2020, it is backed by Football Hall of Famer Mike Ditka, the league’s principal owner and chairman.

The league describes itself as "a fast-paced 7-on-7 game with offensive fireworks, with every athlete on the field being eligible." The X League plans expansion to all 32 NFL cities by 2028.

I recently reached out to Brendan Sullivan from the Extreme Football League and asked him some questions about the team, the league, and more about the league and the Denver Rush.

 

A New Pro Sports Team Is Debuting In Loveland This Weekend

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