A framed photo of the Super Bowl XXXV champions hangs on Edwin Mulitalo's bedroom wall; a "Festivus" T-shirt, in his closet. They are cherished keepsakes for Mulitalo, a starting guard for the 2000 Ravens when they won their first NFL title.
Has it been 15 years since he dreamed up "Festivus" — a nod to a Seinfeld episode — during the team's playoff run, creating a buzz around town and a stampede for shirts made to cash in on the craze?
"The whole thing just took off," Mulitalo said. "Of course, it was all predicated on us continuing to win."
Win they did, with Mulitalo (360 pounds) and Hall of Fame tackle Jonathan...