was the founding year of the Church of the Oblong Ball. We were all
just getting used to the concept of the game, little did we know it
would become a life-time addiction. The rules were a bit unique during
the first year; no defensive players were chosen, but we did select
a head coach. If the coach's team won, then an extra point was added
to the final score. This idea was somewhat clumsy and later abandoned.
The most interesting to note is the old NFL players that were on our
rosters that no longer play the game.
first season Tad edged out Rob to win the North Division, and Roman
easily won the South Division. In the playoffs, however, Rob overcame
Tad with the help of his kicker Jason Hanson, and went on to face
Roman in the Superbowl. Then again, riding the strong kicking leg
of Jason Hanson, Rob was able to soundly beat Roman to claim the first
rights to fantasy football glory, and thus he was the first name to
be etched on the coveted trophy.