The definitive portrait
of professional football’s hidden world, as told by the writer who saw it all
Football is the country’s most popular pastime, and yet most
of what happens in today’s NFL is a mystery. The New York Jets gave Nicholas
Dawidoff a security code, a locker, an office in the scouting department, and
for an entire year he lived with the team. He has written a vivid, funny, and
moving narrative about an emblematic NFL season that deepens the way we know
In Collision Low
Crossers, Dawidoff introduces us to a memorable cast of characters:
brilliant, polarizing head coach Rex Ryan; the defensive coaches and their
offensive counterparts and rivals; the best defensive player in football,
Darrelle Revis, and the young, whimsical, and erratic quarterback Mark Sanchez;
and the brotherhood of American characters who come together to form a team.
Here finally is the definitive work on the elusive game, a
story that is part Paper Lion and
part Moneyball, part Deliverance and part The Office. Download and start listening now!