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If you've ever wanted to know the difference between a touchdownand a touchback or how a running back's role differs from alinebacker's, then Football For Dummies has you covered.From peewees to the pros, this friendly guide covers the nuts andbolts of football for fans of all ages and experience levels. Getset to impress your friends with your newfound knowledge of thegame!
Kick off — find out how football is played and get a gripon the rules that govern the game
Make sense of offense — get an introduction to offense:the passinggame, the running game, the offensive line, and thestrategies that players and coaches use to achieve variousgoals
Dig into the Big D — discover all the things the defensedoes to keep the contest (and the score) a little more evenlybalanced, as well as some strategies defenses use in particularlysticky situations
Meet the line-up — get to know the kickers, punters,coaches, managers, trainers, and others who play a big part in thegame
Open the book and find:
How football works at the college and NFL levels
Football rules, regulations, and jargon
Diagrams that illustrate lineups, formations, and plays
The intricacies of downs
What the quarterback really does (and doesn't) do
Offensive and defensive plays and strategies
Football's all-time great players, coaches, and teams
Ways you can get involved with football
Tackle football basics and enjoy America's favorite sport
Grasp the rules and regulations, positions, plays, andpenalties
Appreciate the different aspects of the game at the professionaland college levels
John Czarnecki is a professional football consultant.
Bought it for my wife and she is using it to learn the gqame.Published 18 days ago by Craig Chilton
I'm a sixty something woman who recently moved to Seattle and became an instant Seahawks 12. So I needed help and I sure got it with this book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jacqueline L. Gause
Note to self: Dummies books are better in hard copy than kindle version.
For a girl who knows a fair amount about football, this book was a good resource to gain some... Read more