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300 pounds of attitude : the wildest stories and craziest characters the NFL has ever seen

Author: Jonathan Rand
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2006.
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Amusing, entertaining, and often as brutal as the sport itself, this volume chronicles four decades of lore from the gridiron, locker room, and front office. Highlights include how Tim Rossovich once showed up outside his hotel room "on fire", and why Dick Butkus claims his reputation for meanness was blown way out of proportion.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Rand
ISBN: 1592289959 9781592289950
OCLC Number: 70342952
Description: xi, 291 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 300 pounds of attitude : Warren Sapp --
Look at me : Terrell Owens & co. --
Homeless : the wandering Saints --
Norman Einsteins : pigskin geniuses --
The big splash : Gatorade showers --
Cowher power : Bill Cowher --
Burnout : Dick Vermeil --
Title town : Vince Lombardi --
The future is now : George Allen --
McKay by the Bay : John McKay --
Dutch : Norm Van Brocklin --
So Jimmy says to Jerry : Johnson-Jones feud --
So Ditka says to Buddy : Ditka-Ryan feud --
Super Bowl shuffle : '85 Bears --
In the heat of the moment : sideline spats --
So Dan says to Peyton : Peyton Manning --
Iron man : Brett Favre --
Gone today, here tomorrow : Ricky Williams --
The one and only Butkus : Dick Butkus --
Hollywood : Thomas Henderson --
Sharpe tongue : Shannon Sharpe --
Bo knows : Bo Jackson --
The Boz : Brian Bosworth --
The Tooz : John Matuszak --
Hacksaw : Jack Reynolds --
Riggo : John Riggins --
Rosso : Tim Rossovich --
Butch and Sundance : Larry Csonka --
Looney : Joe Don Looney --
Good-time Max : Max McGee --
Motor mouth : John Randle --
The No-Fun League : rules breakers --
Babygate : David Williams --
Prime Time : Deion Sanders --
He Hate Me : Rod Smart --
The Bachelor : Jesse Palmer --
Foot in mouth : controversial kickers --
Super laughs : Championship comedy --
Just win, baby : Al Davis --
Kick 'em in the head Ted : '70s Raiders --
Heidi : the author remembers --
Broadway Joe : Joe Namath --
Brain lock : infamous blunders --
Immaculate : the famous reception --
Miracle of the Meadowlands : aka The Fumble --
Music City miracle : Titans' Super Bowl run --
Babysitting : AFL-NFL signing wars --
A brave new world : WFL --
The one-dollar league : USFL --
World Wrestling football : XFL --
The replacements : the 1987 strike --
Shoeless Joe : pranksters --
Steve Old : Steve DeBerg --
Zebras : calls of the wild --
Gridders gone wild : pro wrestlers --
Chill of victory, agony of the feet : shoe stories --
Looks like Tarzan, plays like Jane : scouting --
Draft picks and draftniks : draft day tales --
Busts : worst picks ever.
Other Titles: Three hundred pounds of attitude
Responsibility: Jonathan Rand.
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