What title would suit a "championship" game for a bunch of losers? Step forward Pee Wee Herman. In 1996 the Times Football League started a consolation tournament for the teams that failed to make the playoffs. Here are the best of the worst:

Pee Wee Bowl I
East Hartford Ex-Eskimos 56 Narcoossee Nose Apes 38
Drew Bledsoe 15 Steve Young 12
Barry Sanders 15 Mario Bates 7
Leroy Hoard 0 Jamal Anderson 1
Isaac Bruce 8 Terry Glenn 12
Marvin Harrison 2 Keyshawn Johnson 0
Cole Ford 14 Cary Blanchard 6
Carolina Panthers 2 San Francisco 49ers 0


Pee Wee Bowl III
Willow Weasels 32 Flint Bison 20
Steve McNair 1 Trent Green 6
Adrian Murrell 6 Robert Edwards 0
Marshall Faulk 1 Leroy Hoard 0
Shannon Sharpe 7 Ed McCaffrey 0
Terrell Owens 8 Antonio Freeman 9
John Kasay 9 Olindo Mare 5
Seattle Seahawks 0 Buffalo Bills 0


Pee Wee Bowl V
Limerick Loons 66 Willow Weasels 25
Mark Brunell 15 Jeff Garcia 6
Marshall Faulk 25 Warrick Dunn 0
Mike Anderson 14 Eddie George 8
Germaine Crowell 0 Terrell Owens 0
Oronde Gadsden 0 Mushin Muhammad 6
Martin Gramatica 6 Mike Hollis 5
New Orelans Saints 6 Seattle Seahawks 0


Pee Wee Bowl VII
Denver Pyles 34 Anchorage Kitchen 29
Duante Culpepper 21 Michael Vick 6
Zack Crockett 7 James Stewart 0
Mike Alstott 0 Ahman Green 1
Keyshawn Johnson 0 Marvin Harrison 0
Shannon Sharpe 0 Troy Brown 9
Olindo Mare 6 Jeff Reed 10
San Francisco 49ers 0 New York Giants 3


Pee Wee Bowl IX
East Hartford Ex-Eskimos 57 Flint Bison 23
Jake Delhomme 17 Michael Vick 6
Rudi Johnson 20 Ruben Droughns 2
Dorsey Levens 0 Michael Bennett 0
Reggie Wayne 11 Bubba Franks 7
Lee Evans 1 Donald Driver 0
Mike Vanderjagt 2 Jay Feely 8
Cincinnati Bengals 6 Philadelphia Eagles 0


Pee Wee Bowl XI
Penobscot Wolfpups 42 Flint Bison 27
Matt Hasselbeck 6 Ben Roethlisberg 11
Brian Westbrook 0 Jamal Lewis 1
Larry Johnson 22 Travis Henry 3
Andre Johnson 0 Donte Stallworth 0
Reche Caldwell 13 Marvin Harrison 7
Robbie Gould 1 Jeff Reed 5
Atlanta Falcons 0 Dallas Cowboys 0


Pee Wee Bowl XIII
Arctic Gators 43 Baltimore Barons 41
JaMarcus Russell 12 Donovan McNabb 18
Jonathan Stewart 7 Matt Forte 1
Brian Westbrook 1 Le'Ron McClain 13
Tony Gonzalez 7 Antonio Bryant 2
Johnny Lee Higgins 7 Jerricho Cotchery 0
Matt Stover 9 Stephen Gostkowski 7
Jacksonville Jaguars 0 New Orleans Saints 0


Pee Wee Bowl XV
Alaska Oosiks 30 Arctic Gators 15
Ben Roethlisberg 17 Carson Palmer 9
Chester Taylor 0 Steven Jackson 0
John Kuhn 0 Joe McKnight 5
Vincent Jackson 1 Dustin Keller 0
Brandon Marshall 2 Jermaine Gresham 0
Ryan Succop 4 Jay Feely 1
Minnesota Vikings 6 Cleveland Browns 0


Pee Wee Bowl XVII
Alaska Oosiks 50 Long Beach All-Stars 38
Aaron Rodgers 29 Peyton Manning 21
Darren Sproles 11 Matt Forte 9
Marshawn Lynch 3 Mike Goodson 0
Brian Hartline 1 Brandon Lloyd 0
Sidney Rice 0 Aaron Hernandez 0
Jason Hanson 6 Dan Bailey 5
Baltimore Ravens 0 Chicago Bears 0


Pee Wee Bowl XIX
Limerick Loons 44 Alaska Oosiks 35
Shaun Hill 3 Jay Cutler 3
Dan Herron 3 Kerwynn Williams 2
Justin Forsett 4 Malcolm Floyd 2
Dez Bryant 16 Calvin Johnson 14
Golden Tate 2 Cole Beasley 4
Carlos Santos 13 Graham Gano 10
Buffalo Bills 3 San Francisco 49ers 0


    
Pee Wee Bowl II
Willow Weasels 44 Alaska Oosiks 12
Mark Brunell 12 Drew Bledsoe 2
Emmitt Smith 6 Corey Dillon 1
Warrick Dunn 3 Johnnie Moore 3
Cris Carter 20 Tony Martin 0
Terrell Owens 0 Jake Reed 0
Joe Nedney 3 Mike Hollis 6
Kansas City Chiefs 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0


Pee Wee Bowl IV
Denver Pyles 44 Dutch Harbor Dawgs 21
Steve Beurlein 33 Kurt Warner 12
Olandis Gary 0 Terry Allen 0
Robert Smith 8 Curtis Enis 0
Az-zahir Hakim 0 Amani Toomer 0
Carl Pickens 0 Ike Hilliard 0
Wade Rickie 3 Richie Cunningham 9
Denver Broncos 0 Miami Dolphins 0


Pee Wee Bowl VI
Bagdad Newts 27 East Hartford Ex-Eskimos 11
Vinny Testaverde 6 Elvis Grbac 0
Stacey Mack 1 Curtis Martin 1
Keven Barlow 1 Richard Huntley 5
Torry Holt 5 Tony Gonzalez 0
Marty Booker 0 Plaxico Burress 0
Morten Andersen 5 Cedric Ogelsby 5
Pittsburgh Steelers 9 St. Louis Rams 0


Pee Wee Bowl VIII
Anchorage Kitchen 46 Baltimore Barons 20
Jake Delhomme 12 Steve McNair 0
Antowain Smith 1 Marshall Faulk 6
Ahman Green 22 Derrick Blaylock 0
Eddie Kennison 6 Anquan Boldin 0
Javon Walker 0 Koren Robinson 3
Kris Brown 5 Olindo Mare 11
Seattle Seahawks 0 Baltimore Ravens 0


Pee Wee Bowl X
Baltimore Barons 32 Hogtown Halibut 13
Mark Brunell 6 Ben Roethlisberg 6
Mike Alstott 0 Carnell Williams 2
Jamal Lewis 2 Chris Brown 0
Steve Smith 13 Drew Bennett 0
Dallas Clark 0 Keyshawn Johnson 2
Josh Scobee 11 Sebastian Janikowski 3
Cincinnati Bengals 0 Dallas Cowboys 0


Pee Wee Bowl XII
Flint Bison 38 Dutch Harbor Dawgs 17
Sage Rosenfels 6 Marc Bulger 6
Frank Gore 2 LaDainian Tomlinson 1
Aaron Stecker 0 Adrian Peterson 0
Randy Moss 18 Kellen Winslow 1
Terrell Owens 0 Calvin Johnson 1
Neil Rackers 12 Shayne Graham 8
Detroit Lions 0 Jacksonville Jaguars 0


Pee Wee Bowl XIV
Cary Big Sticks 41 Hogtown Halibut 37
Josh Freeman 6 Philip Rivers 6
Jason Snelling 4 Marshawn Lynch 0
Thomas Jones 14 Jonathan Stewart 13
Randy Moss 2 Larry Fitzgerald 6
Miles Austin 2 Antonio >Gates 6
Robbie Gould 13 Josh Scobee 6
Baltimore Ravens 0 Miami Dolphins 0


Pee Wee Bowl XVI
Limerick Loons 55 Penobscot Wolfpups 38
Ryan Fitzpatrick 15 Tom Brady 22
Roy Helu 6 Evan Royster 3
Steven Jackson 2 DeAngelo Williams 1
Reggie Wayne 4 Randy Moss 0
Calvin Johnson 17 Santana Holmes 0
Neil Rackers 11 Rob Gostkowski 12
Cleveland Browns 0 Dallas Cowboys 0


Pee Wee Bowl XVIII
Bagdad Newts 40 Narcoossee Nose Apes 34
Matt Cassel 14 Jay Cutler 12
LeSean McCoy 10 Zac Stacy 0
Josh Gordon 2 DeAngelo Williams 2
Pierre Garcon 1 Jimmie Graham 7
Dez Bryant 11 Danny Amendola 0
Dan Bailey 10 Rob Bironas 13
San Francisco 49ers 0 New Orleans Saints 0


Pee Wee Bowl XX
Safety Harbor Deuces 63 Bagdad Newts 44
Ben Roethlisberger 24 Blake Bortles 3
Isaiah Crowell 2 Devonta Freeman 9
Antonio Brown 17 Jeremy Hill 9
Emmanuel Sanders 4 Jordan Matthews 16
Torrey Smith 3 Allen Hurns 1
Phil Dawson 13 Chandler Catanzaro 0
St. Louis Rams 0 Philadelphia Eagles 6