This article originally appeared on March 24, 2023, published by Axios D.C.
Back in ancient times, Washington was known as a football town with a team that played in Super Bowls. These days, you gotta go to Audi Field — not FedEx Field in Maryland — to find what’s being called the “best fanbase” in a league.
We’re talking about the Defenders, not the Commanders. They wear red and white uniforms and play in what’s called the XFL — and their fans have been rocking the 20,000-seater stadium in Buzzard Point.