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Author Rand, Jonathan.

Title 300 pounds of attitude : the wildest stories and craziest characters the NFL has ever seen / Jonathan Rand.

Publication Info. Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, [2006]


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 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  796.332 RAND    DUE 04-27-24
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  796.332 RAND    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  796.332 R15    Check Shelf
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 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  796.332 RA    Check Shelf
Description xi, 291 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-283) and index.
Contents Introduction -- 300 pounds of attitude: Warren Sapp -- Look at me: Terrell Owens & Co. -- Homeless: Wandering saints -- Norman Einsteins: Pigskin geniuses -- Big splash: Gatorade showers -- Cowher power: Bill Cowher -- Burnout: Dick Vermeil -- Title town: Vince Lombardi -- 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 -- One and only Butkus: Dick Butkus -- Hollywood: Thomas Henderson -- Sharpe tongue: Shannon Sharpe -- Bo knows: Bo Jackson -- Boz: Brian Bosworth -- 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 -- No-fun league: Rules breakers -- Babygate: David Williams -- Prime time: Deion Sanders -- He hate me: Rod Smart -- 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: 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 -- Brave new world: WFL -- One-dollar league: USFL -- World wrestling football: XFL -- Replacements: 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 -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography.
Subject National Football League -- Biography.
National Football League -- History.
Football players -- United States -- Biography.
Football -- United States -- History.
Added Title Three hundred pounds of attitude
ISBN 1592289959
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