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This really got better as the series went on. Love it.

My only major qualm, and I understand why you did it, was the changing of the Chicago Enforcers' colors. I always felt that the Enforcers had an awesome look, but something I was hoping you might do is related to a CE hat I had as a kid:

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I LOVED that hat (I think it's still somewhere in my parents' crawl space, actually...) and was thinking that if you did a half and half helmet, ala Maryland, you really might be on to something.

Now, I still like what you did with Chicago, but sentimentality for my XFL team runs deep.

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Don't you think it should be the LUMBERJAX

I think he's ditching the overuse of 'X'

Having the ManiaX change to the Southern, for example

and I get the hint that the Xtreme endure only by popular demand, he indicated that he wanted to rebrand them as the 'LA Royals'

All the designs are great, though the XFL Texans need a name change, the NFL will sue claiming trademark on the name.

'San Antonio Desperados' could work, just as an example.

Just a dumb thought, since Hartford CT is WWE HQ, shouldn't the the Whalers be the 'Wrestlers' ?

I can understand the choice on Whalers, this notional XFL is more than likely distancing itself from it's parent after the marketing disaster during the first season. 'Hartford Rabid Panda's' as a "TakeThat!" to the Wildlife Fund could've been a fun alternate name direction.

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No, no. The Hartford Sports Entertainers. Not the Hartford Wrestlers. :D

I like a lot of these, especially Vancouver and Portland. I do think that for both the Whalers and Texans, you need to scrap them both and start from the ground up with different nicknames. The Whalers seemed lazy and unispired all around (I'm not saying you're lazy, you're obviously not), and the Texans were basically a mix between the Giants and the Cowboys with a name already used by and NFL team.

I also think it was weird to give the Hitmen the Enforcers' colors and then change the Enforcers' colors.

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Next up are the New York-New Jersey Hitmen. For their design, I basically copied the Northwestern uniforms. I know they're not very original, but I could see an XFL team using them. Also, the helmet is matte black. Thoughts?hitmen_zps09f3e20c.png

I don't like the color scheme; replace purple with blue.

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