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qThis book will change the way you think about professional football--in much the same way that Bill James revolutionized the analysis of Major League Baseball. The research is impeccable. The approach is irreverent. You will be 'blindsided' by what you think you know about the NFL, but don't. Warning to fantasy football lovers: You won't be able to put this book down.q a€”Sal Paolantonio, ESPN reporter and author of The Paolantonio Report: The Most Overrated and Underrated Players, Teams, Coaches, and Moments in NFL History qKC Joyner's theories will completely revolutionize football, cure baldness, save the whales, and bring total peace and harmony to all nations. That's why you must read Blindsided!q a€”Gregg Easterbrook, ESPN's Tuesday Morning Quarterback qToo much of football literature is just tedious hagiography, but Blindsided is a book for those of us who enjoy the complex game on the field and football conversation that goes past 'my team rules.' q a€”Aaron Schatz, lead author and editor of Pro Football Prospectus Pro footballa€™s statistical iconoclast, K.C. Joyner, challenges conventional wisdom with fact-based and film-based responses in Blindsided: Why the Left Tackle is Overrated and Other Contrarian Football Thoughts. If you love sports statistics or find excitement in fantasy football, you will enjoy the detailed insights and carefully researched information in this book. Scrap the typical media hype and hoopla for the real, straight-from-the-fields-and-films scoop, including information on free agents, parity, NFL business practice, Hall of Fame standards, coaching practices, historical iconoclasm, and a thorough statistical review.4. Does. the. Creampuff. Diet. Work. for. NFL. Teams? Over the past few years, it seems that Super Bowl winners have come from rather weak divisions. Indianapolis in 2006 had two young and not very strong division opponents in Tennesseeanbsp;...

Author:K. C. Joyner
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-01-07


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