A History of NFL Preseason and Exhibition Games: 1986 to by Mark L. Ford

By Mark L. Ford

For fanatics soccer who suggestion they'd learn every little thing in regards to the historical past of the sport, Mark L. Ford breaks new floor with this account of the NFL preseason. defined as “test labs” via Ford, preseason video games are a time for testing new techniques, contemplating destiny rule alterations, and imposing tv assurance recommendations. For hundreds of thousands of gamers who vie for a place within the league each summer time, the preseason is additionally the defining second the place careers may be made or damaged.

A heritage of NFL Preseason and Exhibition video games: 1986 to 2013 is one in every of books by way of Ford on specialist football’s preseason. in addition to its spouse volume—which covers 1960 to 1985—these assets supply details on each NFL and AFL preseason online game performed because the AFL used to be introduced in 1960. the entire fascinating occasions and other people that have been a part of those summer time battles are special, in addition to the 1st outings for brand spanking new groups, new principles, and new stars. Ford additionally contains a laugh anecdotes and mishaps, resembling a last-minute defeat in 2000 whilst a participant tackled his personal teammate.

Along the way in which, Ford recounts key low season advancements that will remodel specialist soccer from a modest company right into a international monopoly with annual sales and resources worthy billions. A historical past of NFL Preseason and Exhibition video games is a distinct and critical reference for professional soccer lovers and cultural historians alike.

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