Tampa Bay’s new XFL team will be called ‘The Vipers’

We're snakes now.

click to enlarge Tampa Bay’s new XFL team will be called ‘The Vipers’
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This afternoon the returning XFL unveiled the names and logos for their upcoming season, and it appears that Tampa Bay is now home of “The Vipers.”

“Hunters by instinct. Cold-blooded by nature. Luring all who challenge them into the jaws of defeat. Ready to strike February 2020: The Tampa Bay Vipers,” said the league in a tweet. 

The other teams include the Dallas Renegades, the Houston Roughnecks, the Los Angeles Wildcats, the New York Guardians, the St. Louis BattleHawks, the Seattle Dragons, and the Washington Defenders.

The Tampa Bay Vipers, whose home games will be played at Raymond James Stadium, will wear green and yellow uniforms with a large “V” logo, and will take the field in February 2020.

We’re now less than five months from kickoff, and not much else has been shared, other than quarterback Landry Jones was the first signee to Tampa, Marc Trestman is the head coach, and the league will have a “everyone must stand for the National Anthem” policy. 

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Colin Wolf

Colin Wolf has been working with weekly newspapers since 2007 and has been the Digital Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa since 2019. He is also the Director of Digital Content Strategy for CL's parent company, Chava Communications.
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