The National Football League (NFL)is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The modern game of football is filled with plays and formations with names like the Counter Trey, the Wildcat, the Zone Blitz and the Cover Two. They have become part of the sport's vernacular, and yet for many fans they remain just names, often confusing ones. To rectify that, Tim Layden has drilled deep into the core of the game to reveal not only how these chalkboard X's and O's really work on the field, but also where they came from and who dreamed them up.
Today's players are bigger, stronger, and faster than ever before. A focused conditioning program has become essential to on-the-field success. Complete Conditioning for Football features a comprehensive training approach that builds players' abilities as well as the football-specific skills their positions require.
With sacks, punts, touchdowns, and tackles, this fun step-by-step guide to football is packed with action photos, easy instructions, and basic rules. Discover the moves and techniques you need to play football along with the history of the sport. So, get out of the locker room and onto the field to see just how fun football can be!
"In the new Play-By-Play novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Unexpected Rush, a football player who knows how to win on the field needs a better game plan for his love life. A defensive end for the San Francisco Sabers, Flynn Cassidy is used to being in the spotlight--he just doesn't enjoy it. But if getting in front of the cameras will help his new restaurant succeed, he's willing. Now if he could just meet a woman who loved him and not his fame"
The thrill of an interception, the crash of helmets, the seemingly impossible catch in the end zone -- Matt Christopher has captured all the suspense and play-by-play action of nine remarkable football plays and the personalities of the athletes who made them. Tom Dempsey's sixty-three-yard field goal, Joe Namath's guarantee of a Super Bowl win in 1969, and Walter Payton's record-setting 275 yards rushing in a single game are among the moments recorded in this not-to-be-missed book from America's best-loved sports writer for children.