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The 2016 Golden Skull Trophy

2017 Season Notes

  • Before moving on to our 2017 season, I’d like to congratulate our reigning Champion, Suspension Freaks one more time on a tremendous season.
  • I’d also like to announce to the league and to extend a warm thanks to Coach Barb of the Battering Rams who has agreed to come on board as Asst League Manager to help out with stat/record keeping, trophies, etc – Thank You Barb in advance for the time and the help
  • Htown99 has been removed from the Legion for 2016 inactivity
  • Animal Kingdom withdrew their franchise as soon as NFL.com opened the website
  • There is a poll up on the Legion’s NFL site concerning the future of the tiered division format for the league.  Please see the details of the poll in the emailed update and vote

Confirmed Returning for 2017:

  1. Chinese Bandits
  2. Battering Rams
  3. Gates of Delirium
  4. Suspension Freaks
  5. Sleeper Agent
  6. The Cavalry
  7. Sacks Fifth Avenue
  8. Mighty Pats
  9. Insane Clowney Posse

New Franchises:

  2. Gotta Big D efense
  3. Roxteady

2017 Updates:

  • 2016 StatsPOSTED (Leagues>Legion of Defense>Legion History>2016 Stats)
    • Stats for the 2013 and 2014 seasons have also been posted, each with their own page found under the Legion History Sub-Tab (or at the links here)
  • 2016 Season ReviewPENDING
    • I will try to put one together before the 2017 season rolls around, but no promises
  • League Records Page (Hall of Records) Updated Through 2016 Season – POSTED
    • All League Stat Records (Sacks, Interceptions, FF/FR, and Defensive Scoring) from 2013-2016 have now been compiled and posted/updated in the Hall of Records
    • Can be found at:  Leagues>Legion of Defense>Hall of Records (or at the link provided above)
  • Golden Skull Page Update:
    • The old Golden Skull Page which displayed the Golden Skull Trophy for all League Champions as well as the historical standings for each season of the league has been removed
    • It has been replaced by two individual pages
    • The first is the Historical Standings Page which shows the standings and Championship outcome for each year of the League’s history
    • It can be found at Leagues>Legion of Defense>Legion History>Historical Standings (or through the link above)
    • The Golden Skull Trophies for all League Champions have been moved to the newly created Hall of Warriors Page (see below)
  • LoD Trophy PagePOSTED
    • A Hall of Warriors page has been created as a display area for all Legion Awards, going back to the 2011 season
    • These include the League Champion’s trophy (Golden Skull), as well as awards for League Runner-Up, Defense of the Year, Defensive Scoring Leader, Sack Leader, Interception Leader, and FF/FR Leader
    • It can be found at Leagues>Legion of Defense>Hall of Warriors (or at the link above)
  • 2016 Season Archived – POSTED (Leagues>Legion of Defense>Legion History>LoD 2016)
  • 2017 Division TierringPOSTED (below)
  • 2017 Rules Changes  – PENDING
    • Draft Lottery Restructuring – I will have a new and better version of determining draft order put together before draft season rolls around
  • 2017 Schedule ReleasePENDING
  • 2017 New FranchisesPENDING
  • 2017 Draft Lottery and Draft order AnnouncedPENDING
  • 2017 Draft Date/Time:  2017 Draft will be held live online on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 11:00am EDT