The DC Defenders are a professional American football team based in Washington, D.C. The team is an owned-and-operated member of the new XFL founded by Vince McMahon’s Alpha Entertainment and plays its home games at Audi Field, a soccer-specific stadium owned and originally built by Major League Soccer’s D.C. United, who leases the land from the District of Columbia. At 20,000 seats, Audi Field is the smallest stadium in the XFL
The Defenders inaugural season was cut short due to the 2019 – 2020 coronavirus pandemic and the XFL officially suspended operations for the remainder of the season on March 20, 2020.
The DC Defenders is a professional American football team based in Washington, D.C. The team is an owned-and-operated member of the XFL begun by Vince McMahon of World Wrestling Entertainment. The team will play its home games at Audi Field, a soccer-specific stadium owned by the District of Columbia and originally built for Major League Soccer’s D.C. United. At 20,000 seats, Audi Field is the smallest stadium in the XFL.
2020 – Present / XFL
2020 – Present / DC Defenders
Defenders – In the sport of soccer, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. The DC Defenders have a soccer look in their logo and name.
XFL Championships 0
2020 – Present / Audi Field
2020 – Present / Alpha Entertainment, LLC
2020 – Present / Pep Hamilton
*Blue is this team’s history