People have been playing Madden NFL head-to-head for more than 20 years, but nothing turns the line between gamesmanship and sportsmanship on its ear more than online play. Before Madden NFL 2003, players needed to be in the same room to play. Friends played friends. Taking a lopsided losses were just part of the Madden experience. Head-to-head Madden games were truly a character building social engagement. But online play has changed the way we think about playing each other.