Wilson Official NFL Game Football 1969-2005. This football is in the original factory box and is brand new, never used. This model football was used from 1969-2005 seasons and has Paul Tagliabue's name on it. Get them while they are still available as these are great pieces to get autographed by NFL Players that played between the 1969-2005 seasons. The top of the line leather game ball designed for the highest level of competitve play. Wilson has been the Official Ball of the NFL???ª since 1941. Patented 3-ply VPU bladder made in the USA to provide the best durability and air retention. Doubled-lacing reinvorces and raises the laces for enhanced grip when passing. Official size and weight.