5 Best Fantasy Football Trophies for 2019 NFL Season

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Winning a fantasy football league is one of the most satisfying feelings for anyone playing fantasy sports. However, the real reward, is being awarded with your league's championship trophy.

Whether it's a simple trophy or something more, here are five of the best championship prizes you should consider for the winner of your 2019 fantasy football league.

5. Engraved Trophy

BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 25: The DFB Cup trophy is being engraved with the name of the winning team after the DFB Cup final between RB Leipzig and Bayern Muenchen at Olympiastadion on May 25, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Lukas Schulze/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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An engraved trophy with the names of past winners is the living history of a fantasy football league and is considered a must in many circles. Plus, if you don't take home the title this season, pointing out your name when this year's winner is presented the trophy should keep them in their place, at least for a few seconds.

4. Championship Ring

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Okay, so it's not a trophy in the literal sense, but it is something the winner of your league can wear as a status symbol throughout their reign. Then whenever someone asks you where you got that ring, you can subtly reveal that they're in the presence of a fantasy football champion.

3. Championship Cup

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 25: Beauden Barrett watches Jordie Barrett drink from the Bledisloe Cup in the dressing room after winning The Rugby Championship game between the New Zealand All Blacks and the Australia Wallabies at Eden Park on August 25, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)
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The championship cup is a simple trophy, by most standards, but it's also one of the best trophies to win because of what you can do with it. Besides being a symbol of your triumph, the cup, much like Lord Stanley's, allows you the opportunity to drink out of it. Or, if you don't want to drink out of it in celebration, it's perfect for a celebratory bowl of cereal, or even a place to keep breath mints, keys or the like throughout the year.

2. Armchair Quarterback

Whether they'd like to admit it or not, even the most casual of fantasy football players can't deny it: everyone who plays fantasy football is actually an armchair quarterback. So, now that we've come to terms with that, a trophy embodying exactly that couldn't be more fitting for a fantasy football league champion.

1. Championship Belt

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: An Alabama Crimson Tide player holds the Ball Out Belt on the sidelines during the second quarter against the Georgia Bulldogs in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Similar to the ring, a championship belt isn't an actual trophy, but it's arguably the most obnoxious piece of hardware you can take home after winning a fantasy football league. Just imagine the satisfying and over-the-top it entrance you could make by marching into your fantasy draft with a championship belt draped over your shoulder.

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Mike Esposito is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Mike Esposito also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username espo6891. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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