We already knew that DraftKings would be holding XFL contests this year, but today everything went live. We’ve seen a firestorm of people celebrating on social media.
XFL is UP @DraftKings pic.twitter.com/N9kt5ziddD
— Brit Devine (@brit_devine) February 1, 2020
That means you can sign into the DraftKings app right now, stock up your account and start making moves. As of now, Josh Johnson tops the pricing list followed by Defenders QB, Cardale Jones.
Josh Johnson tops the pricing list. His Captain price? A cool $16.5k. Notable that Rocket Ross is above $15k as a captain… pic.twitter.com/P6wNW2kIUL
— XFL Fantasy Central 🏈 (@XFLFantasyCast) February 1, 2020
DraftKings as since commented via social media, responding to a fan asking about what formats their using. DraftKings has confirmed that all XFL contest will be Captain Showdown format.
Hey Anthony, all XFL contests will be the Captain Showdown format! We hope you are as excited as we are for some Spring Football!
— DraftKings CX Team (@DK_Assist) January 31, 2020
The XFL is set to make a fantasy announcement early next week, so if DraftKings isn’t your thing then you may want to hold out a little longer to see what they have in store. Regardless, this is great to see, it positions the XFL with other major sports organization. This league is much more accessible than other spring football leagues in the past, and this is just another example.