Playing professional football is a dream for manyabut it's also a high-pressure, grueling job. If you're the pro player on the field, millions of people are scrutinizing your every play, expecting you to make your blocks, outsmart your opponents, move the ball to your end zone, and score. To play at 100 percent on Sundays, you are constantly preparing for the next gameapracticing, lifting weights, going to meetings, or watching video. Throughout the year, you must also maintain your fitness through proper workouts, rest, and nutrition. Playing in the pros is an incredible challenge. But for those who suit up on Sundays, the journey is totally worth it. This book, which was reviewed by six-year National Football League (NFL) veteran Michael Lehan, offers an authentic look at what life is like as a pro football player. You'll learn: ac How players climb the ranks to reach the NFL ac What daily life is like for an NFL player ac How NFL players prevent and treat injuries Go behind the scenes and see what it's really like to be an NFL star!The NFLa#39;s popularity began to take off after the merger. The first ... Early NFL players often had to work second jobs during the off-season to make ends meet. ... (Eight additional players can join each teama#39;s practice squads at lower salaries .)anbsp;...
|Title||:||Playing Pro Football|
|Publisher||:||Lerner Publications - 2014-08-01|