ARLINGTON, TEXAS (May 16, 2023) – The XFL announced that seven additional players from XFL teams have signed NFL contracts. Three of those players were named to the 2023 All-XFL Team on May 8. This brings the total number of players who have signed an NFL contract to 18, including six who earned All-XFL Team honors.
To date, 58 players have either been invited to camps or have held individual workouts with NFL teams since the conclusion of the regular season. Monday, May 15 was the first day XFL players could officially sign NFL contracts. If the players return to the XFL, they will resume with their former teams.
The full list of players who have signed contracts as of 6 p.m. ET on their respective days are listed below in alphabetical order.
|NAME||POSITION||XFL TEAM||NFL TEAM||2023 ACCOLADES/STATS|
|Announced on May 16|
|Luq Barcoo||CB||San Antonio Brahmas||Pittsburgh Steelers||All-XFL Team, 31 total tackles, 1.0 sack, 3.0 TFL, 1 INT, 1 FF, 1 FR|
|Hakeem Butler||WR||St. Louis Battlehawks||Pittsburgh Steelers||All-XFL Team, 51 receptions, 599 yards, 8 TDs, 11.7 yards per reception|
|Gary Jennings||WR||St. Louis Battlehawks||Carolina Panthers||11 receptions, 149 yards, 3 TDs, 13.5 yards per reception|
|Jaryd Jones-Smith||OL||St. Louis Battlehawks||Washington Commanders||All-XFL Team, 67.7 offensive grade from PFF|
|Jacques Patrick||RB||San Antonio Brahmas||Denver Broncos||115 rushing attempts, 443 rushing yards, 5 TDs, 30 receptions, 238 receiving yards|
|Charleston Rambo||WR||Orlando Guardians||Philadelphia Eagles||35 receptions, 430 yards, 3 TDs, 12.3 yards per reception|
|Jordan Thomas||TE||Orlando Guardians||Carolina Panthers||8 receptions, 148 yards, 3 TDs, 18.5 yards per reception; Also saw action on defense|
|Announced on May 15|
|CJ Brewer||DL||Houston Roughnecks||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||17 total tackles, 2.5 sacks, 2.0 TFL, 1 FR|
|Lukas Denis||S||St. Louis Battlehawks||Atlanta Falcons||37 total tackles, 1.0 sack, 2.0 TFL, 2 INT|
|Ben DiNucci||QB||Seattle Sea Dragons||Denver Broncos||242-of-374, 2,671 passing yards, 20 passing TDs, 13 INTs, 305 rushing yards, 3 rushing TDs|
|Austin Faoliu||DL||Seattle Sea Dragons||SeattleSeahawks||All-XFL Team, 24 total tackles, 1.0 sack, 2.0 TFL, 1 FR|
|Jack Heflin||DL||Houston Roughnecks||New Orleans Saints||All-XFL Team, 25 total tackles, 1.0 sack, 3.0 TFL, 1 FR|
|Antwuan Jackson||DL||Seattle Sea Dragons||Carolina Panthers||20 total tackles, 1.0 TFL, 54.0 defensive grade from PFF|
|Niko Lalos||LB||Seattle Sea Dragons||New Orleans Saints||35 total tackles, 1.5 sacks, 7.0 TFL, 1 FF, 1 INT|
|LaCale London||DL||St. Louis Battlehawks||Atlanta Falcons||33 tackles, 3.0 sacks, 5.0 TFL, 2 FF, 1 FR|
|John Parker Romo||K||San Antonio Brahmas||Detroit Lions||All-XFL Team, 17 FG, 19 FGA, 2-3 from 50+ yards, 57-yard long FGM|
|Bryce Thompson||S||Seattle Sea Dragons||Miami Dolphins||34 tackles, 0.5 sack, 4 TFL, 2 INT|
|Barry Wesley||OL||Seattle Sea Dragons||Atlanta Falcons||83.4 pass blocking grade and a 68.9 offensive grade from PFF|
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