Read an Excerpt From the All-New Football Book, ‘Legends’

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Just in time for the start of the NFL season this week, comes the second book in a cool non-fiction series for sports fans, Legends: The Best Players, Games, And Teams in Football by Howard Bryant.

It’s a great look at some of the most famous moments in football history. Whether you’re a fan of QB’s like Tom Brady or John Elway, famous plays like David Tyree’s epic Helmet Catch or the Immaculate Reception, or any of the other great moments from NFL history, this is the book for you. Plus, you’ll get an timeline of the history of football.

Here’s the official synopsis:

9780399169045 (1)[1]In this day and age, the gridiron reigns supreme. Football is America’s most popular sport and the NFL’s star players are instant celebrities. Our collective obsession with the game begins when we’re just kids and culminates each year on what has become the equivalent of a national holiday—Super Bowl Sunday. Recounting momentous stories of football’s past and present, and accompanied by iconic photos, Top Ten Lists to chew on and debate, and a Top 40-style timeline of key moments, this comprehensive collection details twenty of the greatest Super Bowls in NFL history—and expands on their relevance within the larger scope of dynasties, giants of the coaching world, and marquee players forever etched in the public’s mind. From the upsets to the blowouts to the nail-biting finishes, this is the perfect book for young fans eager to kick off their football schooling.

Read an Excerpt

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