Manage episode 333870683 series 3293078
Kevin McDougal threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as Chicago beat Orlando 23-6 to take the final XFL playoff spot. The Enforcers, who overcame an 0-4 start to finish the regular season 5-5, opened the playoffs in Los Angeles against the Western Division-champion Xtreme. The Rage (8-2) the Eastern Conference champion had already clinched home-field advantage throughout the playoffs before the game. McDougal, 13-of-20 for 182 yards, scored on a 2-yard run late in the second quarter, and threw a 29-yard TD pass to Aaron Bailey to give Chicago a 20-0 lead in the third. Chicago's John Avery, bothered by a sore hamstring, rushed for 41 yards. He led the league in rushing with 800 yards. Andy Crosland kicked three field goals for Chicago. Orlando's only score came on Brian Kucklick's 51-yard touchdown pass to Dialleo Burks.