year the league has slowly evolved, and in 1998 the idea of multiple
defensive players by position was introduced; it also marks the first
time the commissioner of the league won a Superbowl. While it still
saw the usual turnover in team ownership, the concept of the league
was really beginning to take hold.
remained at twelve teams, but some teams did change ownership. The
happy return of the Hostile Amish came as R.T. left town and relinquished
control of his team. Pam decided running a football team was not her
thing so she gave the team to Dave in Texas. Darren and Peggi needed
to let there teams go as well. This opened the door for Ty, and Doug
to join the league.
itself was met with the typical peaks and valleys. K.C., and her Disciples
of Rubin Kincaid, had a record dreadful year by finishing 0 and 14.
Perhaps the most prominent legend that comes from this season is the
"half point curse" that has plagued Roman ever since he
lost to Benjamin in the Superbowl by that amount. This was one of
the closet Superbowl finishes ever (every vote was recounted - no
hanging chad's allowed); after all was said and done Benjamin finally
got his name on the trophy.
- Superbowl Winner:
- League MVP: Terrell
- Offensive Player
of the Year: Terrell Davis
- Defensive Player
of the Year: Zach Thomas