2020-02-14

Landry Jones To Make XFL Debut

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Quarterback Landry Jones will make his debut when he starts for Dallas Renegades (0-1) on Sunday, head coach Bob Stoops announced.

“We’re planning on starting Landry and playing the whole game and protecting him like we need to,” Stoops said, via Pro Football Talk. “But he’s felt good all week, so we’re anxious to see him out there.”

Last weekend, Jones missed week one against St. Louis Battlehawks after suffering a knee injury at training camp.

“Yeah, Landry’s practiced all week,” Stoops said. “He looks great, feels good, and so, yeah, he’s been working with the ones all week and has felt his knee has held up and felt really good.”

Phillip Nelson, Minnesota Gopher, QB, substituting for Jones threw 33-of-42, 209 yards, 79%, 1 INT in Dallas' 15-9 loss.

WATCH: ESPN First Take: Bob Stoops and Landry Jones

Nearly 20 years after the XFL shuttered many saw Jones as the face of the league when he was drafted by Stoops, Renegades in October. In four-season in Stoops’ at Oklahoma, Jones threw 16,646 yards, 123 touchdowns.

Jones looks to give the franchise their first win when Los Angeles Wildcats hosts the Renegades on Sunday 2 pm/ct.

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