Author index


Matthew Algeo: Last Team Standing (2006) [Review] [Top Five: The NFL and the Presidency] [Top Five: Eagles]
Jennifer Allen: Fifth Quarter (2000) [Top Five: Rams] [Stub]
Phil Anastasia: The 1960 Philadelphia Eagles (2001) [Top Five: Eagles]
Dave Anderson: Countdown to Super Bowl (1969) [Top Five: Super Bowl]
(with John Madden): Hey, Wait a Minute (1984) [Review]
Ken Anderson (with Jack Clary): The Art of Quarterbacking [Top Five: Bengals]
Lars Anderson:
Chasing the Bear (2019) [Review]
The Proving Ground (2001) [Feature] [Top Five: Insiders]
(with Bruce Arians): The Quarterback Whisperer (2017) [Review]
Johnny Anonymous: NFL Confidential (2016) [Top Five: Confessionals]
Bruce Arians (with Lars Anderson): The Quarterback Whisperer (2017) [Review]
Ken Armstrong (with Nick Perry): Scoreboard, Baby (2010) [Review]
Gretchen Atwood: Lost Champions (2016) [Top Five: Race] [Top Five: Rams]
Ben Austro: So You Think You Know Football? (2015) [Review]


Tom Barnidge: Best Shots (1999, ed.) [Review]
Steve Belichick: Football Scouting Methods (1962) [Feature]
Jeff Benedict: Interview
The Dynasty (2020) [Review] [Top Five: Autumn 2020]
(with Armen Keteyian): The System (2013) [Top Five: Business]
Tom Bennett: The Pro Style (1976) [Review] [Top Five: Strategy] [Top Five: Coffee Table]
Brian Billick: Interview
(with James Dale): The Q factor (2020) [Review] [Top Five: Autumn 2020]
(with Bill Walsh & James A Peterson): Finding the Winning Edge (1998) [Review] [Top Five: 49ers]
HG ‘Buzz’ Bissinger: Friday Night Lights (1990) [Review] [Top Five: High School]
Roy Blount Jr: About Three Bricks Shy… And the Load Filled Up (1984) [Review] [Top Five: Insiders]
David Boss: The First 50 Years (1969) [Review] [Top Five: History] [Top Five: Coffee Table]
The Pro Football Experience [Review]
Mark Bowden: 
The Best Game Ever (2008) [Review] [Top Five: Colts]
Bringing the Heat (1994) [Review] [Top Five: Eagles]
Tyler Brooke (with Will Carroll): The Science of Football [Review]
Bryan Burwell:
Madden: A Biography (2011) [Review] [Top Five: Raiders]
Jim Byrne: The $1 League (1987) [Review]


Tom Callahan: Johnny U (2006) [Stub] [Top Five: Colts]
The GM (2008) [Top Five: Giants]
George Cantor: Paul Brown (2008) [Review] [Top Five: Bengals]
Bob Carroll (with Pete Palmer & John Thorn): The Hidden Game of Football (1988) [Review]
Will Carroll (with Tyler Brooke): The Science of Football [Review]
Bill Carter (with Marc Gunther): 
Monday Night Mayhem (1988) [Stub]
Vic Carucci (with Bill Polian): The Game Plan (2014) [Top Five: Colts]
(with Wade Phillips): Son of Bum (2017) [Review]
Alex Cassidy: 
American Football’s Forgotten Kings (2015) [Feature]
Cliff Christl (with Don Langenkamp): Sleepers, Busts and Franchise-Makers (1983) [Review] [Top Five: Draft]
Jack Clary: The Gamemakers (1976) [Stub]
(with Ken Anderson): The Art of Quarterbacking (1984)
Joel H Cohen (with Dan Patrick): The Occasionally Accurate Annals of Football (2023) [Top Five: Autumn 2023
Rich Cohen: Monsters (2013) [Top Five: Bears]
Matthew Coller: Football is a Numbers Game (2023) [Top Five: Autumn 2023]
Dick Connor: Kansas City Chiefs (1974) [Top Five: Chiefs]
Kevin Cook:
The Last Headbangers (2012) [Review] [Top Five: 1970s]
Richard C Crepeau: NFL Football (2020) [Review]


James Dale (with Brian Billick): The Q Factor (2020) [Review] [Top Five: Autumn 2020]
Dan Daly (with Bob O’Donnell): The Pro Football Chronicle (1990) [Review]
Tom Danyluk: The Lost Super Bowls (2016) [Top Five: Super Bowl]
The Super 70s (2005) [Top Five: 1970s]
Nicholas Dawidoff: Collision Low Crossers (2013) [Review] [Top Five: Insiders]
Chuck Day (with Don Weiss): The Making of the Super Bowl (2003) [Top Five: Super Bowl]
Nuno Demasio (with Bill Parcells): Parcells – A Football Life (2014) [Top Five: Giants]
Jim Dent: Monster of the Midway (2003) [Top Five: Bears] [Stub]
Dave Dixon: The Saints, The Superdome and the Scandal (2016) [Top Five: Saints]
Art Donovan (with Bob Drury): Fatso (1987) [Stub]
Tom Dowling: Coach: A Season With Lombardi (1970) [Stub]
Bob Drury (with Art Donovan): Fatso (1987) [Stub]
Jeff Duncan: Payton and Brees (2020) [Top Five: Saints]
Keith Dunnavant: Montana (2015) [Top Five: 49ers]
Tyler Dunne: The Blood and Guts (2022) [Review]
N Jeremi Duru: Advancing the Ball (2011) [Top Five: Race]


Gregg Easterbrook: The King of Sports (2013) [Review]
Mark Edmundson: Why Football Matters (2014) [Review]
Matthew C Ehrlich: Kansas City vs Oakland (2019) [Review]
John Eisenberg: Interview
The League (2018) [Review] [Top Five: History]
Rocket Men (2023) [Top Five: Autumn 2023]
Ten-Gallon War (2012) [Top Five: Chiefs] [Top Five: Cowboys]
Craig Ellenport: Interview
NFL 100 (2019) [Review] [Top Five: NFL 100]


Mark Fainaru-Wada (with Steve Fainaru): League of Denial (2013) [Review]
Steve Fainaru (with Mark Fainaru-Wada): 
League of Denial (2013) [Review]
Doug Farrar: Interview
The Genius of Desperation (2018) [Review] [Top Five: Strategy]
John Feinstein:
Next Man Up (2006) [Review] [Top Five: Insiders] [Top Five: Ravens]
The Quarterback (2018) [Review]
Bruce Feldman: Meat Market (2007) [Top Five: Draft]
The QB (2014) [Review]
Jason Fitzgerald (with Vijay Natarajan): Crunching Numbers (2016) [Review]
Rob Fleder: Interview
NFL 100 (2019, ed.) [Review] [Top Five: NFL 100]
Reid Forgrave: Love, Zac (2020) [Review] [Top Five: Autumn 2020]
Ed Fowler: Loser Takes All (1997) [Review]
Lew Freedman: Clouds Over the Goalpost (2013) [Top Five: The NFL and the Presidency]
Mike Freeman: Football’s Fearless Activists (2020) [Review] [Top Five: Autumn 2020] [Top Five: The NFL and the Presidency]
Snake (2016) [Review] [Top Five: Raiders]
Harvey Frommer: When It Was Just A Game (2015) [Top Five: Chiefs]


Roman Gabriel (with Bob Oates): Player of the Year (1970) [Top Five: Rams]
William Gildea (with Kenneth Turan): The Future Is Now (1972) [Stub]
When the Colts Belonged to Baltimore (1994) [Top Five: Colts]
Jack Gilden: Interview
Collision of Wills (2018) [Review]
Bob Glauber: Interview
Guts and Genius (2018) [Review]
Ray Glier (with Phil Savage):
4th and Goal Every Day (2017) [Review]
Hank Gola: Interview
City of Champions (2018) [Review] [Top Five: High school]
Roger Gordon: A Century of American Football (2019) [Top Five: NFL 100]
Michael Granberry (with Burk Murchison): Hole in the Roof [Review]
Tim Green:
The Dark Side of the Game (1997) [Review] [Top Five: Confessionals]
Corinne Griffith: My Life With the Redskins (1947) [Stub]
Marc Gunther (with Bill Carter): Monday Night Mayhem (1988) [Stub]
Gwynne, SC: The Perfect Pass (2016) [Review]


George Halas (with Gwen Morgan and Arthur Veysey): Halas by Halas (1979) [Top Five: Bears] [Stub]
David Halberstam:
The Education of a Coach (2005) [Review] [Feature] [Top Five: Patriots]
David Harris: The League (1986) [Stub] [Top Five: Business]
Mickey Herskowitz: The Golden Age of Pro Football (1974) [Stub]
Ralph Hickok: Interview
Merril Hoge: Brainwashed (2018) [Review]
Michael Holley:
War Room (2011) [Feature] [Top Five: Draft] [Top Five: Patriots]
Jack Horrigan (with Mike Rathet): The Other League (1970) [Review] [Top Five: Coffee Table]
Joe Horrigan: NFL Century (2019) [Review] [Top Five: NFL 100]
(with John Thorn): The Pro Football Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary Book (2012) [Review] [Top Five: Coffee Table]


Ben Isaacs: The American Football Revolution (2023) [Review] [Top Five: Autumn 2023]
Walter Iooss Jr (with Dan Jenkins): Football (1986) [Review] [Top Five: Coffee Table]
Jerry Izenberg:
No Medals For Trying (1990) [Review] [Top Five: Insiders] [Top Five: Giants]


Bo Jackson: Bo Knows Bo (1990) [Top Five: Raiders]
Nate Jackson: Slow Getting Up (2013) [Review] [Top Five: Confessionals]
Ron Jaworski (with Greg Cosell and David Plaut): The Games That Changed the Game (2010) [Review] [Top Five: Strategy]
Dan Jenkins (with Walter Iooss Jr): Football (1986) [Review]
Deacon Jones (with John Klawitter): Headslap (1996) [Top Five: Rams]
KC Joyner: Blindsided (2008) [Review]


Josh Katzowitz: Sid Gillman – Father of the Passing Game (2012) [Review]
Armen Keteyian (with Jeff Benedict): The System (2013) [Top Five: Business]
Peter King: Interview
Inside the Helmet (1993) [Review]
Pat Kirwan: Take Your Eye Off the Ball 2.0 (2015) [Review] [Top Five: Strategy]
John Klawitter (with Deacon Jones): Headslap (1996) [Top Five: Rams]
Jonathan Knight: The Ghost of Paul Brown (2018) [Top Five: Bengals]
Jerry Kramer (with Dick Schaap): Instant Replay (1968) [Review] [Top Five: Packers]


Don Langenkamp (with Cliff Christl): Sleepers, Busts and Franchise-Makers (1983) [Review] [Top Five: Draft]
Tim Layden: Blood, Sweat and Chalk (2010) [Review] [Top Five: Strategy]
Adam Lazarus: 
Super Bowl Monday (2011) [Top Five: Super Bowl] [Top Five: Giants] [Top Five: The NFL and the Presidency]
Best of Rivals (2012) [Review] [Top Five: 49ers]
Bob Lederer: Beyond Broadway Joe (2018) [Review]
Mark Leibovich: Big Game (2018) [Review]
David J Leonard: Playing While White (2017) [Top Five: Race]
Alan H Levy: Tackling Jim Crow (2003) [Top Five: Race]
Michael Lewis:
The Blind Side (2006) [Review]
Ray Lewis: I Feel Like Going On (2015) [Top Five: Ravens]
Richard Lister (with Howard Mudd): The View from the O-Line (2016) [Review] [Top Five: Confessionals]
Michael Lombardi: Football Done Right (2023) [Top Five: Autumn 2023]
Gridiron Genius (2018) [Review]
Chick Ludwig: The Legends (2004) [Top Five: Bengals]
Robert S Lyons: On Any Given Sunday (2009) [Top Five: Eagles]


Michael MacCambridge: Interview
’69 Chiefs (2019) [Review] [Top Five: Chiefs]
America’s Game (2004) [Review] [Top Five: History]
Chiefs’ Kingdom (2020) [Top Five: Autumn 2020]
Lamar Hunt (2012) [Top Five: Chiefs]
Wayne Mack: The Saga of the Saints 1967-1991 (1991) [Top Five: Saints]
John Madden (with Dave Anderson): Hey, Wait a Minute (1984) [Review]
Dick Maloney (with Steve Watkins): Classic Bengals (2018) [Top Five: Bengals]
Michael Mandelbaum: The Meaning of Sports (2004) [Review]
David Maraniss: When Pride Still Mattered (2000) [Stub] [Top Five: Packers]
Tex Maule (with Robert Riger): The Pros (1960) [Review]
John Maxymuk: Uniform Numbers of the NFL (2005) [Stub]
Vicki Mayk: Growing Up On the Gridiron (2020) [Top Five: Autumn 2020]
Dave Meggyesy:
Out of Their League (1970) [Review] [Top Five: Confessionals]
Jeffrey Miller: Rockin’ the Rockpile (2007) [Stub]
John J Miller: The Big Scrum (2011) [Top Five: The NFL and the Presidency]
Gwen Morgan (with George Halas and Arthur Veysey): Halas by Halas (1979) [Top Five: Bears] [Stub]
Jon Morgan: Glory For Sale (1997) [Review] [Top Five: Business] [Top Five: Ravens]
Howard Mudd (with Richard Lister): The View from the O-Line (2016) [Review] [Top Five: Confessionals]
Burk Murchison (with Michael Granberry): Hole in the Roof (2023) [Review]
Gary Myers: Interview
Brady vs Manning (2015) [Top Five: Colts]
Coaching Confidential (2012) [Review]


Larry Names: The History of the Green Bay Packers, vols 1-4 (1987-1995) [Stub] [Top Five: Packers]
Vijay Natarajan (with Jason Fitzgerald): Crunching Numbers (2016) [Review]
Dave Newhouse: Founding 49ers (2015) [Top Five: 49ers]
Greg Nichols: Striking Gridiron (2014) [Top Five: High school]


Ian O’Connor: Belichick (2018) [Top Five: Patriots]
Bob O’Donnell (with Dan Daly): The Pro Football Chronicle (1990) [Review]
Bob Oates (with Roman Gabriel): Player of the Year (1970) [Top Five: Rams]
Michael Oriard: Brand NFL (2007) [Review] [Top Five: Business]


Ernie Palladino: Lombardi and Landry (2012) [Top Five: Giants]
Pete Palmer (with Bob Carroll & John Thorn): The Hidden Game of Football (1988) [Review]
Sal Paolantonio: How Football Explains America (2008) [Review]
Bill Parcells (with Nuno Demasio): Parcells – A Football Life [Top Five: Giants]
Bernie Parrish: They Call It A Game (1971) [Stub]
Dan Patrick (with Joel H Cohen): The Occasionally Accurate Annals of Football (2023) [Top Five: Autumn 2023]
Ted Patterson: Football in Baltimore (2013) [Top Five: Ravens]
Jeff Pearlman: 
Boys Will Be Boys (2008) [Review]
Football for a Buck (2018) [Review]
Gunslinger (2016) [Top Five: Packers]
Sweetness (2011) [Top Five]
Nick Perry (with Ken Armstrong): Scoreboard, Baby (2010) [Review]
Doug Pederson (with Dan Pompei): Fearless (2018) [Top Five: Eagles]
James A Peterson (with Brian Billick & Bill Walsh): Finding the Winning Edge (1998) [Review] [Top Five: 49ers]
Andy Phillips: Interview
Round Zero (2023) [Review]
Wade Phillips (with Vic Carucci): Son of Bum (2017) [Review]
Andy Piascik: The Best Show in Football (2007) [Stub]
Charles P Pierce: Moving the Chains (2006) [Top Five: Patriots]
George Plimpton: Paper Lion (1965) [Review]
Terry Pluto: Browns Town 1964 (2003) [Stub]
Bill Polian (with Vic Carucci): The Game Plan (2014) [Top Five: Colts]
Gary M Pomerantz: Their Life’s Work (2014) [Top Five: 1970s]
Dan Pompei (with Doug Pederson): Fearless (2018) [Top Five: Eagles]
John Powers: Fridays With Bill (2018) [Review]
Christopher Price:
The Blueprint (2007) [Feature]
SL Price: Playing Through the Whistle (2017) [Top Five: High school]


Ken Rappoport (with Barry Wilner): On the Clock (2015) [Top Five: Draft]
Mike Rathet (with Jack Horrigan): The Other League (1970) [Review]
Susan Reyburn: Football Nation (2013) [Top Five: History]
Neil Reynolds: Interview
Mark Ribowsky: In the Name of the Father (2018) [Top Five: Saints]
Shula (2019) [Review]
Slick (1991) [Top Five: Raiders]
Jerry Rice (with Randy Williams): America’s Game (2019) [Top Five: NFL 100]
Nick Richards: Touchdown UK (2009) [Feature]
Peter Richmond: Badasses (2010) [Top Five: Raiders]
Robert Riger (with Tex Maule): The Pros (1960) [Review]
Charles K Ross: Mavericks, Money and Men (2016) [Review] [Top Five: Race]
Bill Ryczek: Crash of the Titans (2000) [Stub]


Albert Samaha: Never Ran, Never Will (2018) [Top Five: High school]
Phil Savage (with Ray Glier): 4th and Goal Every Day (2017) [Review]
Gale Sayers (with Al Silverman): I Am Third (1970) [Top Five: Bears]
Dick Schaap (with Jerry Kramer): Instant Replay (1967) [Review]
Casey Schreiber: Saints in the Broken City (2016) [Top Five: Saints]
John Schulian (Editor): Football (2014) [Top Five: History]
Brad Schultz: The NFL’s Greatest Day (2019) [Review]
The NFL, Year Zero (2013) [Top Five: 1970s]
Geoff and Mitch Schwartz:
Eat My Schwartz (2016) [Stub]
Fred Segal: Freezing Cold Takes: NFL (2022) [Review]
Matthew Sherry: Interview
Any Given Sunday (2020) [Review]
Al Silverman (with Gale Sayers): I Am Third (1970) [Top Five: Bears]
Dean Bartoli Smith: Never Easy, Never Pretty (2013) [Top Five: Ravens]
Sports Illustrated: Super Bowl Gold (2003) [Top Five: Super Bowl]
Allen St. John: The Billion Dollar Game (2009) [Review]
John Steadman: From Colts to Ravens (1997) [Review]
James C Sulecki: The Cleveland Rams (2016) [Top Five: Rams]


John Thorn (with Bob Carroll & Pete Palmer): The Hidden Game of Football (1988) [Review]
(with Joe Horrigan): The Pro Football Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary Book (2012) [Review]
Jerry Thornton: From Darkness to Dynasty (2016) [Top Five: Patriots]
TJ Troup: The Birth of Football’s Modern 4-3 Defense (2014) [Review]
Kenneth Turn (with William Gildea): The Future Is Now (1972) [Stub]
Robert W Turner II: Interview
Not For Long [Review] [Top Five: Business]


Arthur Veysey (with George Halas and Gwen Morgan): Halas by Halas (1979) [Top Five: Bears] [Stub]
Jason Vuic: The Yucks (2016) [Review]


Bill Walsh (with Brian Billick & James A Peterson): Finding the Winning Edge (1998) [Review] [Top Five: 49ers]
Steve Watkins (with Dick Maloney): Classic Bengals [Top Five: Bengals]
Don Weiss (with Chuck Day): The Making of the Super Bowl (2003) [Top Five: Super Bowl]
Richard Whittingham: What a Game They Played (1984) [Stub]
Seth Wickersham: It’s Better to be Feared (2021) [Review]
Pete Williams:
The Draft (2006) [Review] [Top Five: Draft]
Randy Williams (with Jerry Rice): America’s Game (2019) [Top Five: NFL 100]
Barry Wilner (with Ken Rappoport): On the Clock (2015) [Top Five: Draft]


Mark Yost: Tailgating, Sacks and Salary Caps (2006) [Review]
Steve Young: QB (2017) [Top Five: 49ers]


Joe Zagorski: America’s Trailblazing Middle Linebacker (2020) [Review]
The NFL in the 1970s (2016) [Top Five: 1970s]
David Zimmerman: Lambeau (2003) [Stub] [Top Five: Packers]
Paul Zimmerman:
The Last Season of Weeb Ewbank (1974) [Review]
The New Thinking Man’s Guide to Pro Football (1984) [Review]