Get Your Own Damn Beer, I'm Watching the Game!: A Woman's Guide to Loving Pro Football

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Rodale, Aug 15, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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Year after year, Sunday afternoons and Monday nights during the NFL season have belonged to men. While they cheer and argue play calls, the women in their lives are relegated to beer and chip detail. It's time for these women to join the action, and Holly Robinson Peete, star of 21 Jump Street, For Your Love, and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, and wife of NFL quarterback Rodney Peete, has written this hip, smart, cheerful guide to help them do so.

Peete shares her infectious enthusiasm for pro football and takes the complexity out of the game by breaking it down to its component parts. She explains the role of each position player, provides a rundown of all on-field penalties and referees' hand signals, and offers an illustrated guide to some of the most common plays in the NFL. She gives her take on the most memorable plays in NFL history and dishes some inside dirt-in a breezy, girl-talkin' narrative that promises to turn the novice spectator into a well-informed football fanatic.
 

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User Review  - castiron - LibraryThing

An introduction to American pro football, written for the complete novice. I read part of this book and ended up skimming the rest because I had to return it to the library. It's not the kind of book ... Read full review

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This book has brought my football knowledge to an entirely new dimension! I read it while watching the games sometimes and its amazing how it clarifies plays players and the overall game. Good buy. Read full review

Contents

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3
49
4
71
PlaybyPlay
87
6
115
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131
8
149
9
171
And Finally the Ultimate Cheat Sheet
209
Index
223
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HOLLY ROBINSON PEETE is one of the best-loved actresses on television and a lifelong, diehard football fan. Holly frequently appears on Fox Sports' Best Damn Sports Show. She currently resides in Los Angeles.

DANIEL PAISNER is the author of more than 25 books on topics ranging from business and sports to politics and entertainment. He is also one of the busiest collaborators in publishing, having worked on books with Whoopi Goldberg, Montel Williams, Willard Scott, and other celebrities. He currently resides in Port Washington, New York.

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