XFL commissioner Oliver Luck told Sporting News in February that scouts were “watching these games closely.”MORE: XFL players with the best chances to make NFL rosters in 2020 “A lot of these guys have spent time in the league, so these NFL teams will know them relatively well,” Luck said. “But there’s a brisk interest in a lot of players in our league from other professional leagues.”We’ve already gone over some players that should get an opportunity, but below we’ll simply be tracking the players that have secured deals. Expect a few of the XFL’s standout players like P.J. Walker, Cam Phillips and Storm Norton to get deals early on. But while some players may sign deals with team early on, there’s no guarantee they last past training camp. NFL rosters expand to 90 at this time of year and have to shrink all the way down to 53 before the season starts.XFL players to sign with NFL teams Name Position XFL team NFL team P.J. Walker QB Houston Roughnecks Carolina Panthers Deatrick NicholsCB/SHouston RoughnecksNew Orleans SaintsJordan Ta’amuQBSt. Louis BattleHawksKansas City ChiefsDravon Askew-HenryCB/SNew York GuardiansNew York GiantsDonald ParhamTEDallas RenegadesLos Angeles ChargersDeMarquis GatesLBHouston RoughnecksMinnesota VikingsCavon WalkerDTNew York GuardiansPittsburgh SteelersKhari LeeTED.C. DefendersAtlanta FalconsJarron JonesOLNew York GuardiansPittsburgh SteelersTyree KinnelDBD.C. DefendersPittsburgh SteelersNick MooreLSTampa Bay VipersBaltimore RavensChristian KuntzLB/LSDallas RenegadesPittsburgh SteelersEdmond RobinsonLBHouston RoughnecksAtlanta FalconsDewayne HendrixDLSt. Louis BattleHawksPittsburgh Steelers———— The XFL unfortunately had to cancel its first season midway through due to the coronavirus pandemic, which means its players are now free to sign in the NFL.Several players in the XFL have already had NFL jobs at one point, whether it be on a practice squad, in training camp or in actual games. For one reason or another, they couldn’t stick in the big leagues and had to prove themselves in the XFL. But with more game tape, it’s likely that NFL teams will take another look at a number of players because of their XFL experience.
Steve Bacchus, who was wanted by the Police for questioning in relation to several criminal offences, was on Tuesday charged for being in possession of a quantity of ganja.Ex-soldier Steve BacchusBacchus made his appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts and pleaded not guilty to the charge when it was read to him by Principal Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus.Police stated that the 27-year-old labourer, of North Sophia, Greater Georgetown, had six grams of cannabis in his possession between November 24 and 25, 2019 at North Sophia.Bacchus was represented by Attorney-at-law Dexter Todd, who told the court his client should be granted bail since the offence is a bailable one.He further told the court that his client turned himself in to Police after learning that a wanted bulletin was issued for him. The lawyer stated that his client maintained his innocence throughout interrogation by Police.The Prosecutor, however, objected to bail being granted on the grounds that Police were still carrying out investigations in relation to the defendant being in possession of an illegal AK-47, a rifle and matching ammunition.The Prosecutor further opined that the defendant would not return to court if bail was granted. The Magistrate, nevertheless, granted Bacchus bail in the sum of $5000.Bacchus was then instructed to make his next court appearance on December 9, 2019.