Yesterday afternoon, Vince McMahon held a press conference to announce the return of the XFL!

The XFL originally launched in 2001, but folded after one season. The league was then-known for being more violent than the NFL, sexier than the NFL, and generally worse than the NFL. McMahon tried to bring a pro-wrestling mentality, but the league lost a massive amount of money, and had since been left to our memory banks (fun fact: I won the championship in the only season of XFL Fantasy Football!).

Now, based on the video above, McMahon seems to be shying away from the pro-wrestling angle and focusing on a different product. The new XFL promises to be quicker, safer, and more fan-focused than the NFL. How all of this will be accomplished is yet to be seen, but until then, let's talk about the most important thing: the names!

The most memorable part of the XFL was allowing players to customize their jerseys, giving us the iconic Rod "He Hate Me" Smart. The team names were also crazier than the NFL, featuring the NY/NJ Hitmen, the Chicago Enforcers, and the Los Angeles Xtreme.

After the press conference we were talking around the office and tried to imagine what it would be like if the XFL only existed in Ocean County; here's our rosters of teams:

Brick Bruisers
Jackson Jawbreakers
Lakewood Lunatics
Point Pleasant Predators
Seaside Slaughter
Toms River Terminators

Barnegat Bashers
Manahawkin Maulers
Manchester Maniacs
Ocean Township Outlaws
Toms River Rampage
Waretown Warriors

Obviously we couldn't include every single town in the county, but we think this is a pretty solid group!  Got any better suggestions? Leave us some comments!

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