Tag: History

Top five: NFL history books

If you want to get to grips with the 100-year history of the NFL then these five books are a good place to start.

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.

John Eisenberg: ‘The NFL aimed to always put the game first’

John Eisenberg talks about the early days of the NFL, covered in his new book, The League, and shares some of his favourite books.

The Pro Football Chronicle, Dan Daly & Bob O’Donnell

An irreverent and wide-ranging guide to some of the most outrageous stories and wildest feats in football history.

The First 50 Years, NFL Properties

Written to mark 50 years of the NFL, this book remains an excellent read today.

America’s Game, Michael MacCambridge

If Michael MacCambridge's history of the NFL isn't the greatest football book ever written, then there are few better.

Out of Their League, Dave Meggyesy

A blistering assault on football and its institutions that exposed racism, drug-taking, orgies and corruption.

The Gamemakers, Jack Clary

Eight head coaches share their winning philosophies in this NFL-published book that can 'make you a winner'.