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    XFL Announcers Week 5: ESPN, ESPN2, FX Game Assignments This Week

    Who will be the Week 5 XFL announcers across the four games being broadcast this week on FX, ESPN, and ESPN2?

    We are heading into Week 5 of the XFL season. Which announcers will cover each of the four matchups? Let’s walk through the assignments, beginning with Thursday Night Football and wrapping up with Sunday’s nightcap.

    ESPN Announcers for Week 5

    Only one game will be broadcast on ESPN this week: the fierce Thursday night battle between the Seattle Sea Dragons and Houston Roughnecks. This contest also will be available on ESPN+.

    Seattle Sea Dragons vs. Houston Roughnecks
    Thursday, March. 16 | 10:30 p.m. ET

    • Play-by-Play: Lowell Galindo
    • Analyst: Sam Acho
    • Field Reporter: Taylor McGregor
    • Field Analyst: Eric Mac Lain

    FX Announcers for Week 5

    Two Saturday tilts will be featured on FX and live-streamed on ESPN+. The first matchup has the DC Defenders hosting the St. Louis Battlehawks in a battle between two title contenders. Game No. 2 will showcase two winless teams seeking redemption: the Vegas Vipers and Orlando Guardians.

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    St. Louis Battlehawks vs. DC Defenders
    Saturday, March 18 | 7 p.m. ET

    • Play-by-Play: John Schriffen
    • Analyst: Tom Luginbill
    • Field Reporter: Stormy Buonantony
    • Field Analyst: Harry Douglas

    Vegas Vipers vs. Orlando Guardians
    Saturday, March 18 | 7 p.m. ET

    • Play-by-Play: Matt Barrie
    • Analyst: Joey Galloway
    • Field Reporter: Tiffany Blackmon
    • Field Analyst: Eric Mac Lain

    ESPN2 Announcers for Week 5

    Another game will be broadcast on ESPN2 this weekend: a potentially defensive-minded matchup between the San Antonio Brahmas and Arlington Renegades. This contest also will be available on ESPN+.

    San Antonio Brahmas vs. Arlington Renegades
    Sunday, March 19 | 9 p.m. ET

    • Play-by-Play: Tom Hart
    • Analyst: Cole Cubelic
    • Field Reporter: Katie George
    • Field Analyst: Kris Budden

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