The XFL assigned Cardale Jones to the D.C. Defenders ahead of the beginning of the league's skill position draft on Tuesday.
The Eagles clearly whiffed with their Pumphrey pick and it looks even worse based on some of the players who were drafted after him: Jamaal Williams, Marlon Mack, Aaron Jones, Chris Carson. Fellow NFL backup quarterback Landry Jones will play for the Dallas Renegades.
Luis Perez was assigned to the Los Angeles Wildcats.
Seattle Dragons: Brandon Silvers, another AAF veteran who was briefly signed by the New York Jets this spring.
As it prepares for its February 2020 kickoff, the XFL is largely targeting players who have been released from the National Football League or are otherwise unsigned.
During a two-day draft this week, each XFL team will add 71 players from a list of hundreds of players who accepted invitations into the draft pool and passed background checks. Drafted by the Buffalo Bills in 2016, Jones spent three years with Los Angeles Chargers' practice squad.
Matt McGloin, New York Guardians After an All-State high school career at West Scranton HS, in 2012 McGloin became the first walk-on QB to start at Penn State since 1949.
Teams will draft 71 players, and will whittle that down to a 52-man roster by the time the season begins on February 8, 2020 - the weekend after the Super Bowl. His best season came in 2016 when he rushed for 583 yards in a combined season with Green Bay and Seattle.
The BattleHawks have the No. 6 pick in the skilled players class, third pick in the offensive line phase, No. 2 selection in the defensive front 7 phase, seventh pick in defensive backfield stage and No 1 pick in the open phase. Garrett initially landed back on the practice squad in 2017, but was cut after about two weeks into the regular season.
Former UK kicker Austin MacGinnis is draft-eligible Wednesday.