War Room

War Room : The Legacy of Bill Belichick and the Art of Building the Perfect Team

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Bill Belichick is one of the titans of today's game of football. Now, sports commentator and bestselling author Michael Holley follows three NFL teams--the New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, and Atlanta Falcons--from training camp 2010 through the Super Bowl and into the April draft, opening a new window into Belichick's influence on the game. This one-of-a-kind exploration takes football fans behind the scenes of the most popular sport in America, with unprecedented insider access to the head coaches, scouts, trainers, and players who make the game what it is--including new insights from Bill Parcells, Todd and Dick Haley, and Belichick himself. For true fans of the game, and for readers of Badasses, Patriot Reign, and Boys Will Be Boys, Holley's War Room is not to be missed.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 536 pages
  • 152 x 230 x 32mm | 621.42g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0062088874
  • 9780062088871
  • 555,204

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WAR ROOM is going to take you into the inner world of pro football. I recommend it highly. --Peter King, Sports Illustrated"
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Back cover copy

Football games aren't won on Sundays in the fall. They're won on draft day in the spring--in the war room.

New York Times bestselling author Michael Holley takes readers behind the scenes of three contending National Football League teams and into the brilliant minds of Bill Belichick and his two former front office proteges, Thomas Dimitroff and Scott Pioli.

Though they once worked together to create one of the greatest franchises in modern NFL history, these three master strategists are now competitors. Belichick continues at the helm of the New England Patriots, while Pioli heads the Kansas City Chiefs and Dimitroff runs the Atlanta Falcons. Yet still they share a common goal: building the perfect team, one draft pick and one trade at a time.

War Room is packed with never-been-told anecdotes as well as new insights from team officials, players, coaches, and scouts, all leading to surprising and groundbreaking insights into the art of building a champion.
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