Football For Dummies

Football For Dummies

by Howie Long, John Czarnecki

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Catch all the incredible coverage!
  • Call it like you see it - a complete overview of game rules and regulations
  • Stay in the game with expert advice on training, conditioning, and sharpening your mental game
  • Gear up your team with the right equipment for safe play
  • Assemble your own championship fantasy football team

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119553007
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/12/2019
Edition description: 6th ed.
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 141,787
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Howie Long is a former Oakland/Los Angeles Raider defensive end with eight Pro Bowl appearances, one Super Bowl win, and a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. John Czarnecki is a pro football consultant.

Table of Contents


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.


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