I hadn't bought Madden in a long time and never played the online. I was hoping you would just pick a team (Jets vs Fins) and just play with actual rankings and players. I guess you can use your own Franchise and Customized team? Anyone have suggestions? What is easier to rank up player wise and vice versa or are there games out there that you can just play with the basic teams? It just seems like there would be some huge gaps in player skills due to play time, etc, no?

Does it have to be Franchise vs Franchise and so on or not? I don't know if I'll play Madden THAT much in order to keep up unless someone has some tips for making things go a little smoother.