There are some familiar faces in attendance for the XFL's debut in Dallas. ESPN is broadcasting the event with Pat McAfee working the sidelines, and he had Dallas Cowboys legend Troy Aikman out for an interview during the showdown. Well, that nearly turned out to be a disaster. During the interview, Aikman and McAfee were almost run over by an incoming receiver who made a catch and was trying to step out of bounds.
Aikman and McAfee hilariously had to side-step the receiver while someone can be heard telling Aikman to "get out of the way." That was certainly a close call, and the former Cowboys gunslinger will be thankful that he managed to avoid the player.
Even at 53, Aikman displayed some rather impressive awareness and elusiveness, and may have even been able to put up more offense than the Dallas Renegades showed us in their opener.
Better luck next time, Big D.