Report: AAF Offered To Merge Leagues With XFL, XFL Turned The Offer Down

The AAF attempted to do business with the XFL.

The now-fallen football league Alliance Of American Football has left a plethora of players without jobs but there have been some players that have been picked up by NFL teams. Financial issues were the root of the AAF shutdown and according to a report form the Sports Business Journal, the AAF attempted to merge with WWE Chairman Vince McMahon's XFL during the beginning stages of their [AAF] financial problems.

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The report notes that the AAF had been running out of money since December which was two months before their season debut. The AAF would continue on for eight weeks until succumbing to their financial problems and shutting operations down for the foreseeable future. Co-founder of the AAF, Charlie Ebersol has yet to make a comment on the league shutdown.

The XFL on the other hand kicks off in the Spring of 2020 and the league has introduced team coaches, Presidents and GMs over the past few months and to stay up to date with all the happenings within the XFL, head over to the league's official Twitter page. Also, Fightful ran an article about XFL CEO and commissioner Oliver Luck revealing how much XFL coaches get paid and shared some of the investments that Vince McMahon has made in the league and for more on that, click here.

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