Monthly Archives: October 2018

Review: Bringing the Heat, Mark Bowden

Mark Bowden spends a year following the 1992 Philadelphia Eagles.

Review: Son of Bum, Wade Phillips

Wade Phillips reflects on more than 40 years of coaching, including a decade spent coaching with his father, Bum Phillips.

Review: Collision of Wills, Jack Gilden

It would benefit from a tighter focus but this book on the tension between Don Shula and Johnny Unitas contains plenty of good anecdotes.

Not For Long, Robert W Turner

A timely book about the rights of players and what happens to them after their careers are over.

Review: Finding the Winning Edge, Bill Walsh

One of the treasures of NFL books. Bill Walsh offers an in-depth view of the job of a head coach.

Review: Blood, Sweat and Chalk, Tim Layden

Tim Layden breaks down 22 different plays, schemes and formations that changed football strategy.

The League, John Eisenberg

John Eisenberg examines the early decades of the NFL through the careers of five key figures who helped to shape it.

The Games That Changed the Game, Ron Jaworski

Ron Jaworski breaks down seven games that had a game-changing influence on NFL strategy.