Football For Dummies

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Wiley, May 9, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 408 pages
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The fun and easy way to tackle football basics and enjoy America's most popular sport

Since the last edition of Football For Dummies, new stadiums have been built, new stars have ascended, and records have been broken. This new edition has been revised to reflect today's game, giving football fans up-to-the-minute information on all the rules and regulations, positions, plays, and penalties.

Featuring coverage of the newest stadium technologies, revised greatest players and legends, and pro-football must-do experiences, it also includes expert advice on training and gearing up for those who play the game.

  • The complete fan's updated guide to football
  • Revised material on new players, stadiums, and strategies
  • Written by football legend Howie Long and revered analyst John Czarnecki

From peewees to the pros, this hands-on, friendly guide covers the nuts and bolts of football for fans of all ages and experience levels.

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User Review  - veneff - Overstock.com

I purchased this book for my Wife since she enjoys watching football and often has questions concerning some of the referee calls. Once we got past the Dummies thing she enjoyed the book quite a bit ... Read full review

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User Review  - bluetyson - LibraryThing

Football for Dummies by Howie Long is actually a reasonable book. It would probably be ok for showing to non-yanks, as well, to try and fill them in on the basics of the gridiron, and how it is ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Howie Long is a former Oakland/Los Angeles Raider with eight Pro Bowl appearances, a Super Bowl win, and a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

John Czarnecki is a professional football consultant.

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