The Dark Side of the Game: My Life in the NFL

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Grand Central Publishing, Nov 15, 2008 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages
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In this book, 8-year veteran of the NFL Tim Green reveals for the first time the scandals, the horrors, the abuses and also the wonders of playing football

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User Review  - Ray_Cavanaugh - LibraryThing

This book is penned by a former NFL star who’d read Dickens in the locker room. The prose isn’t exactly sparkling, but it’s pretty good for a former jock. Lucid, definitely. Lots of information here ... Read full review

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User Review  - bluetyson - LibraryThing

An interesting look at what goes on with players. The parts dealing with injury, pain and the processes players have to go through to get into the league are some of the better content in this book ... Read full review



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Timothy Green was born in Liverpool, New York on December 16, 1963. He received a degree in English from Syracuse University in 1986. He was the Atlanta Falcons' first-round draft pick in 1986 and played for them through 1993. In 2002, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. He graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in 1994 and began writing books for adults including The Dark Side of the Game, False Convictions, and A Man and His Mother: An Adopted Son's Search. He also writes children's books including Football Genius, Baseball Great, The Big Time, and Unstoppable. He has served as a commentator for the NFL on Fox.

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