Football for Dummies

Football for Dummies

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"Howie's book has got it all!" Jimmy Johnson, Former Head Coach, Miami Dolphins Praise for Football for Dummies "Full of insights, strategies, and me!" - Terry Bradshaw, FOX NFL Commentator and Former NFL Quarterback "Howie's passion and enthusiasm for football comes through on every page!" - John Elway, Quarterback, MVP, Super Bowl XXXIII "Football For Dummies has all the answers and more!" - Bill Cowher, Head Coach, Pittsburgh Steelers Your playbook for positions, rules, and penalties Decipher the Xs and Os - from the Zone Blitz to the Run-and-Shoot You won't have to fumble around for expert football advice using this friendly guide. Tackle the intricacies of the game with these tips on everything from plays and strategies to youth teams and fantasy football leagues. Whether you're a player, fan, parent, or coach, you'll find these pointers from one of football's greats invaluable. Discover how to: Decipher football terms and lingo Understand basic run formations Interpret referee signals Understand defense and offense Gear up with pads, shoes, and more Get in game shape Get smart! www Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Get a free Dummies Daily e-mail newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answers
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Product details

  • Paperback | 430 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 657.71g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • 0764550543
  • 9780764550546

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Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Football 101. Chapter 1: America's Greatest Game. Chapter 2: Meet Me on the Gridiron. Chapter 3: Rules and Regulations. PART II: Go Offense. Chapter 4: The Quarterback. Chapter 5: The Passing Game. Chapter 6: On the Ground. Chapter 7: The Offensive Line. Chapter 8: Offensive Plays and Strategies. PART III: The Big D. Chapter 9: These Guys Are Huge: The Defensive Line. Chapter 10: The Secondary. Chapter 11: Defensive Tactics and Strategies. PART IV: Meet the Rest of the Team. Chapter 12: The Kicking Game. Chapter 13: Coaches, General Managers, and Other Important Folks. PART V: Football for Everyone. Chapter 14: Armchair Quarterbacks and Other Fabulous Fans. Chapter 15: Youth Leagues and High School Football. Chapter 16: College Football. Chapter 17: The NFL and Other Professional Football. Chapter 18: Fantasy Leagues. PART VI: Staying in the Game. Chapter 19: The Mental Game and Motivation. Chapter 20: Conditioning, Training, and Diet. PART VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: The Ten Greatest Defensive Players of All Time. Chapter 22: The Ten Greatest Offensive Players of All Time. Chapter 23: Ten Plus One: A Dream Team. Chapter 24: The Ten Greatest Coaches of All Time. Chapter 25: The Ten Best Teams of All Time. Appendix: Football Speak. Index. Book Registration Information.
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About John Czarnecki

Howie Long, former Oakland Raiders defensive end, earned 8 Pro Bowl appearances, plus a Super Bowl Championship. John Czarnecki is an editorial consultant for FOX NFL Sunday and CBS NFL Today.
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