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Breaking: Landry Jones Will Start Week Two Against Wildcats

The Renegades offense struggled to find life, and ultimately the end zone in week one. While QB Phillip Nelsen did a good job of taking what the defense gave him, they didn’t give much and Dallas couldn’t push the ball deep. These issues are no longer a concern for Dallas as Starting QB Landry Jones will make his XFL debut on Sunday.

The Jones-Stoops connection goes all the way back to a wildly productive run at Oklahoma from 2009-2012. In that time, Jones threw 16,646 yards, 123 scores and 52 picks while winning 3 bowl games.

Jones then was selected in the 4th round by the Steelers, where he backed up Big Ben from 2013-2017 and put up solid play in a handful of starts.

After stints with the Jaguars and Raiders, he became the first ever player to sign with the XFL. With a big arm, a seasoned presence in the huddle and in depth knowledge of Bob Stoops’ system, he’s primed for a big year.

That all starts Sunday vs the Wildcats. LA struggled to stop PJ Walker’s air attack last week and gave up 276 yards and 4 scores, so it could be a big week for the Dallas Air Raid.

Matt Nagashima has been covering the XFL since before the 2019 Draft, and has witnessed history being made as a Credentialed Reporter for the Dallas Renegades. While he is engrossed with the X's and O's, the roster building and more, it has always been his goal to keep the players first in mind in coverage, showing the human aspect of this sport behind all the action on the field. With Dany Garcia and Dwayne The Rock Johnson now at the helm, he's excited to see all the opportunities that this league will create for players to showcase their talent and make their dreams come true.

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