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If you've ever wanted to know the difference between a touchdown and a touchback or how a running back's role differs from a linebacker's, then Football For Dummies has you covered. From peewees to the pros, this friendly guide covers the nuts and bolts of football for fans of all ages and experience levels. Get set to impress your friends with your newfound knowledge of the game!
Kick off — find out how football is played and get a grip on the rules that govern the game
Make sense of offense — get an introduction to offense: the passinggame, the running game, the offensive line, and the strategies that players and coaches use to achieve various goals
Dig into the Big D — discover all the things the defense does to keep the contest (and the score) a little more evenly balanced, as well as some strategies defenses use in particularly sticky situations
Meet the line-up — get to know the kickers, punters, coaches, managers, trainers, and others who play a big part in the game
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, and penalties
Appreciate the different aspects of the game at the professional and college levels
John Czarnecki is a professional football consultant.
Bought this for my ex husband as a birthday president when he decided it was now time to start liking football. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Misty
A very helpful book if you're just learning about football. It's easy to read and easy to understand. I definitely recommend this book.Published 1 month ago by SAMI P.
This was a gift for my Brother from another Mother as well another country.(Cameroon) He understands American football much better!
Mr.Kenneth "Rudy" Dawkins. . .
If you know anyone who doesn't quite understand football but tries to follow along, then this is a great starter book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Genevieve
I know a lot about football but learned so much from this book - history and the minutiae that I needed to complete my football education!Published 3 months ago by Mary Gentile
This book is great. It starts with the basics. I bought it so I could watch football with my boyfriend and understand what's going on.Published 4 months ago by Anna M Gomez
Helped me to understand positions etc. Even though I have been a football fan for years. Especially helpful when the grandsons played high school football.Published 4 months ago by Leila Lyons