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.
Review: Bringing the Heat, Mark Bowden
Mark Bowden spends a year following the 1992 Philadelphia Eagles.
Paper Lion by George Plimpton, review
There aren't many football books that can boast a recommendation by Ernest Hemingway.
Collision Low Crossers, Nicholas Dawidoff
A year with the 2011 Jets ends in frustration for the team - but still makes for an excellent book.
Next Man Up, John Feinstein
Feinstein spent a year following the 2004 Ravens team that went into the season expecting to be Super Bowl contenders.