Tag Archives: NFL

15-17 June 2017 – Reading Fran Zimniuch’s Philadelphia Eagles – Where Have You Gone?

Philadelphia Eagles – Where Have You Gone? by Fran Zimniuch Publisher – Sports Publishing Copyrights 2004, 2015 200 pages Rating – 5.5 out of 10 Way back in the late 1970s, I started watching pro football with my father. One … Continue reading

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Book Review – League of Denial by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru

League of Denial – The NFL, Concussions, and The Battle for The Truth by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru Publisher – Crown Archetype Copyright 2013 352 pages Rating – 9/10 Summary – In the past decade, no organization has fallen harder than … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Did It My Way by Bud Grant

I Did It My Way: A Remarkable Journey to the Hall of Fame by Bud Grant and Jim Burton Publisher – Triumph Book Copyright 1997 288 pages Rating – 6.5/10 Summary – Minnesota Vikings coach Bud Grant was noted for … Continue reading

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What I’m reading… The Opelika-Auburn News on former Auburn Star Terry Beasley

My parents sent a link from my hometown newspaper, the Opelika-Auburn News. It’s an account of the post-football life of former Auburn star Terry Beasley. Growing up in Auburn, I was a huge football fan. Auburn wasn’t very good when … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sack Exchange by Greg Prato

Sack Exchange: The Definitive Oral History of the 1980s New York Jets by Greg Prato Publisher – ECW Press 440 pages Copyright – 2011 Rating – 8/10 Summary – During the early-1980s, the New York Jets seemed on the verge … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Game That Was by Myron Cope

The Game That Was: An Illustrated History of the Tumultuous Early Days of Pro Football by Myron Cope Copyrights 1970, 1974 Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company 246 Pages Rating: 6.5/10 Summary: The Game That Was is a good oral history … Continue reading

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Book Review – Football Wife: Coming of Age with the NFL as Mrs. Karl Kassulke

Football Wife: Coming of Age with the NFL as Mrs. Karl Kassulke By Jan Thatcher Adams Franklin Green Publishing Copyright 2011 269 pages Rating – 7.5/10 Summary – Football Wife is a readable, true story about the rise and fall … Continue reading

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