Fantasy football owner’s classy gesture to honor late commissioner will have you tearing up about fantasy football

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Beyond all the glory, trash talk and (many times) money involved in fantasy football, there are also amazing stories that come out of playing the games.

We learned of one earlier this week as the final week for the majority of leagues came to a close: Twitter user @TillThiccle shared that his uncle — his league’s commissioner for over a decade — died on October, but his uncle’s team made it to the title game in the league.

So the opposing team’s owner did the classiest thing: he benched his entire squad against the uncle’s team, allowing the late commissioner to clinch the win.

What an incredible gesture. It lead to some people sharing similar stories of loss tied in with their leagues: