About the Author
Nick Cafardo is a sportswriter for the Boston Globe who has been covering the New England Patriots since 1996 and previously covered the Boston Red Sox for 15 years. He also covered the Red Sox for the Patriot Ledger. He was chosen by Boston Magazine as Boston's Best Sportswriter in 1994. Cafardo is the author of The Impossible Team: The Worst to First Patriots' Super Bowl Season and the coauthor of None but the Braves: A Pitcher, a Team, a Champion. He lives in Boston. Dave Roberts is a former MLB outfielder most notable for "The Steal" in Boston's 2004 postseason campaign. He is currently the bench coach for the San Diego Padres, for whom he was previously first base coach. He lives in San Diego.