Blindsided by KC Joyner, review

A book that aims to be an evidence-based look at football assumptions is less enlightening than it could be.

The Pro Style by Tom Bennett, review

Pitched as a "pro football strategy book for the fan", The Pro Style aimed to reveal how the NFL game was really played. It absolutely delivers on its promise.

Review: Inside the Helmet by Peter King

An enjoyable snapshot of early 1990s football and an engaging insight into how players think on the field make this worth a look.

Review: The Perfect Pass by SC Gwynne

Hal Mumme and Mike Leach played a massive role in shaping modern football. The Perfect Pass tells the riveting story of how they did it.

Review: So You Think You Know Football? by Ben Austro

Ben Austro's So You Think You Know Football? offers a chance for fans to not only test their knowledge but also to understand why the rules work the way they do.

Review: The Hidden Game of Football by Bob Carroll, Pete Palmer & John Thorn

The Hidden Game of Football essentially created the field of football analytics. It changed how sportswriters and analysts looked at the game.

No Medals for Trying by Jerry Izenberg, review

Jerry Izenberg follows the 1989 New York Giants for one week as they prepare for a crunch game against the Eagles.

Review: About Three Bricks Shy… by Roy Blount Jr

The 'writer embedded with the team' genre is now well established but in 1973 Roy Blount Jr was on relatively new ground when he spent a season with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Review: The Last Season of Weeb Ewbank by Paul Zimmerman

In a book that pioneered the inside-the-team chronicle, legendary writer Paul Zimmerman follows Weeb Ewbank’s final season as Jets head coach.

NFL Football by Richard C Crepeau, review

In a revised edition for 2020, historian Richard C Crepeau describes the NFL's 100-year rise to dominate the US sports landscape.

Brian Billick: How do we take Trubisky at one and let Mahomes fall to 12?

Brian Billick on the difficulty with evaluating QBs, writing with Bill Walsh, and the ever-changing nature of the NFL.

Matthew Sherry: Everything goes back to Bert Bell

Matthew Sherry is the founder and editor of Gridiron, the UK's only NFL magazine. His first book, Any Given Sunday, relates the history of the NFL by focusing on 20 of the most important games.

Jeff Benedict: My motto is ‘story, story, story’

Jeff Benedict talks about chronicling the Patriots in The Dynasty and how to create an effortless reading experience.

Neil Reynolds: Interviewing Joe Montana at his house was a ‘pinch yourself’ moment

Sky Sports host Neil Reynolds talks about interrupting Dick Butkus's breakfast, the NFL's Neil Reynolds Library, and being a 'happy hamster in a wheel'.

The Dynasty by Jeff Benedict, review

The New England Patriots have dominated the NFL for two decades. With unprecedented access to the organisation’s key figures, Jeff Benedict examines the reasons for their success.

From Colts to Ravens by John Steadman, review

John Steadman covered Baltimore football for more than 50 years. This book shares his inside view.

The Yucks by Jason Vuic, review

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost their first 26 games as a franchise. The Yucks tells the story.

Review: Beyond Broadway Joe by Bob Lederer

Bob Lederer's Beyond Broadway Joe looks, as the title suggests, at the other players that formed the Super Bowl III-winning New Yorks Jets.

Review: Guts and Genius, Bob Glauber

Bill Walsh, Bill Parcells and Joe Gibbs dominated the NFL in the 1980s. Bob Glauber looks at their careers.
Instant Replay, Jerry Kramer's diary of the Green Bay Packers' 1967 season, has rightly earned its place among the great football books.
An enthusiastic but honest biography of one of football's legendary figures, Ken 'Snake' Stabler.
John Feinstein recounts the story of the 2017 NFL season, as seen by four active QBs and one QB-turned-front office executive.

The Q Factor by Brian Billick and James Dale, review

Former head coach Brian Billick and co-author James Dale attempt to bring clarity to the biggest challenge in NFL team-building - drafting a winning QB.

Crunching Numbers by Fitzgerald and Natarajan, review

The salary cap is as much a factor in NFL competition as what happens on the field. Crunching Numbers helps fans to understand how teams gain an advantage.

Gridiron Genius by Michael Lombardi, review

Former Patriots and Browns personnel man Michael Lombardi on the secrets of building a winning team.

’69 Chiefs by Michael MacCambridge, review

Michael MacCambridge's 'labour of love' is a beautifully illustrated tribute to the Super Bowl-winning 1969 Kansas City Chiefs.

Review: The Pro Football Experience by David Boss

The Pro Football Experience is a collection of photos portraying game day, from the pre-game build-up, to the victory celebrations afterwards

Review: NFL 100 by Rob Fleder

There will be many books marking the NFL's 100th season over the next few months but this is the big one, the NFL's official tome, the one that gets the special logo and the fancy gold football on the cover.

Review: The Pro Football Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary Book by Joe Horrigan and John Thorn

A chunky coffee table book, released for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 50th anniversary, that features photos of many exhibits from the Hall's collection.

Football’s Fearless Activists by Mike Freeman, review

Journalist Mike Freeman tells the story of anti-racism protests by NFL athletes and the backlash they faced from the NFL, right-wing fans and even the President.

Love, Zac by Reid Forgrave, review

Youth football, concussions and masculinity are examined in this tragic story of a 24-year-old stricken by CTE.

Growing Up On the Gridiron by Vicki Mayk, review

The story of Penn player Owen Thomas, who took his own life aged 21, and was later found to have CTE.

The King of Sports by Gregg Easterbrook, review

Football faces problems that could eventually cause its demise, argues Gregg Easterbrook. In The King of Sports he proposes some solutions.

Review: Brand NFL by Michael Oriard

Academic and former Kansas City Chiefs player Michael Oriard examines the NFL's growth as a brand.

Big Game, Mark Leibovich

Mark Leibovich, who writes for the New York Times Magazine and mostly deals in the world of politics, goes behind the scenes of the NFL.

The Billion Dollar Game, Allen St John

Allen St John, a former Wall Street Journal writer, attempts to provide an overview of everything that goes into making the Super Bowl happen, with mixed results.

Tailgating, Sacks and Salary Caps, Mark Yost

If you're interested in the economic side of the NFL then this is a solid grounding.