Madden NFL 2005 (PS2)- A Football Masterpiece that Gave Us Hit Sticks, A History Lesson, and the Last Great Franchise Mode

Madden NFL 2005 existed in a space where Madden Football was competing with 2K’s ESPN NFL 2K5 and the war was heated. Full disclosure, I am an NFL 2K die hard fan. I spent my entire Freshman year in college Playing NFL 2K5 with my floor in college and genuinely think it’s the best football simulation ever created from top to bottom. But that doesn’t mean Madden wasn’t a banger that year.