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100 Yards of Glory: The Greatest Moments in NFL History

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Relive the greatest moments in the NFL

The Immaculate Reception. The Ice Bowl. The Music City Miracle. The Catch. For nearly a century, the National Football League has provided fans with pulse-pounding moments on the gridiron.

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; In the tradition of their best-selling collaboration And the Crowd Goes Wild, veteran chronicler of popular history Joe Garner and broadcast icon Bob Costas team up to bring fans this one-of-a-kind compendium of NFL history. 100 Yards of Glory celebrates 100 of professional footballand#8217;s greatest moments, players, coaches, teams, and triumphs. The richly illustrated text is accompanied by an original ten-part documentary, hosted by the inimitable Bob Costas, produced by an Emmy Awardand#8211;winning team, and featuring thrilling game footage, commentary, and highlights, direct from the NFLand#8217;s own archives.

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; From the great dynasties to the improbable catches, the legendary coaches to the heroic QBs, the most incredible comebacks to the most notorious collapses, 100 Yards of Glory relivesand#8212;in print and on screenand#8212;the most unforgettable moments in the gameand#8217;s history. 100 Yards of Glory is a must-have for any football fan.

Donand#8217;t miss:

and#8226; The infamous 1934 and#8220;Sneakers Gameand#8221;

and#8226; Roger Staubachand#8217;s Hail Mary pass

and#8226; Tony Dorsettand#8217;s amazing 99-yard run

and#8226; Coach Vince Lombardiand#8217;s firstand#8212;and lastand#8212;playoff loss

and#8226; The 1985 Chicago Bears defenseand#8212;the and#8220;Monsters of the Midwayand#8221;

and#8226; Johnny U in the 1958 AFC Championship: and#8220;The Greatest Game Ever Playedand#8221;

and#8226; Eli Manningand#8217;s Giants toppling Tom Bradyand#8217;s Patriots in Super Bowl XLII

and#8226; Landryand#8217;s Cowboys, Walshand#8217;s 49ers, Belichickand#8217;s Patriots, and Lombardiand#8217;s Packers

and#8226; Drew Brees hoisting the Lombardi trophy for jubilant New Orleans Saints fans

and#8226; And much more.

Synopsis:

Aand#160;fully illustrated book and accompanying DVD of the NFL's greatest moments

Synopsis:

From the foreword by Joe Montana

When you are growing up, the love for your first team is ingrained in your heart, and it never really leaves you.

Thats why I think this book will be so enjoyable to football fans. Whatever team, player, coach, or particular game stands out in their minds, they are likely to find them all here and have the chance to relive their most treasured memories.

An official publication of the National Football League

Synopsis:

From the creators of the best-selling And the Crowd Goes Wild, a thrilling collection of the NFLs greatest moments, officially endorsed by the NFL

Includes an original ten-part documentary on DVD

The Immaculate Reception. The Ice Bowl. The Music City Miracle. The Catch. For nearly a century, the National Football League has provided fans with pulse-pounding moments on the gridiron.

In the tradition of their revolutionary collaboration And the Crowd Goes Wild, veteran chronicler of popular history Joe Garner and broadcast icon Bob Costas team up to bring fans this one-of-a-kind compendium of NFL history—a lavishly illustrated hardcover book, with gripping text and archival photographs, as well as an original ten-part documentary, produced by an Emmy-Award winning team, hosted by the inimitable Costas and featuring official NFL video highlights.

From the great dynasties to the improbable catches, the legendary coaches to the heroic QBs, the most incredible comebacks to the most notorious flubs, 100 Yards of Glory relives—in text and video—the most unforgettable moments in the game. Also available as an enhanced e-book, 100 Yards of Glory is a must-have for any football fan.

About the Author

Joe Garner is the author of four bestselling multimedia collections, including We Interrupt this Broadcast (with Brian Williams), And the Crowd Goes Wild and And the Fans Roared (with Bob Costas).
andnbsp;
Aandnbsp;nineteen-time Emmy Award winner, Bob Costas is the host of NBC's Football Night in America and the lead anchor for the MLBandnbsp;network. Costas also hosts NBC's coverage of the Olympic Games, theandnbsp;U.S. Open, Kentucky Derby, andandnbsp;more.

Table of Contents

8and#160;Foreword by Joe Montana

1and#160;The Dynasties

10and#160;The 2000s Patriots

14and#160;The 1990s Cowboys

18and#160;The 1980s 49ers

22and#160;The 1970s Steelers

26and#160;The 1960s Packers

30and#160;The 1950s Browns

32and#160;The 1940s Bears

36and#160;The 1930s Giants

40and#160;The 1920s Bulldogs

2and#160;The NFL Championships

48and#160;1958: and#8220;The Greatest Game Ever Playedand#8221;

52and#160;1934: and#8220;The Sneakers Gameand#8221;

56and#160;1950: Rams vs. Browns

60and#160;1938: Giants vs. Packers

62and#160;1960: Lombardiand#8217;s Firstand#8212;and Lastand#8212;Playoff Loss

64and#160;1933: The NFLand#8217;s First Championship Game

66and#160;1940: The Most One-Sided Victory in NFL History

68and#160;1953: The Rematch: Lions vs. Browns

70and#160;1945: The Game That Led to the and#8220;Baugh/Marshall Ruleand#8221;

72and#160;1963: and#8220;Three Yards and a Cloud of Dustand#8221; Lead to Victory

3and#160;The Super Bowl

76and#160;XLII: Giants 17, Patriots 14and#8212;February 3, 2008

80and#160;III: Jets 16, Colts 7and#8212;January 12, 1969

84and#160;XIII: Steelers 35, Cowboys 31and#8212;January 21, 1979

88and#160;XLIII: Steelers 27, Cardinals 23and#8212;February 1, 2009

92and#160;XXXIV: Rams 23, Titans 16and#8212;January 30, 2000

94and#160;XXXVI: Patriots 20, Rams 17and#8212;February 3, 2002

96and#160;XXIII: 49ers 20, Bengals 16and#8212;January 22, 1989

98and#160;XXXVIII: Patriots 32, Panthers 29and#8212;February 1, 2004

100and#160;XXV: Giants 20, Bills 19and#8212;January 27, 1991

102and#160;XIV: Steelers 31, Rams 19and#8212;January 20, 1980

4and#160;Fantastic Finishes

108and#160;The Immaculate Reception, 1972

112and#160;The Ice Bowl, 1967

114and#160;The Catch, 1982

116and#160;Epic in Miami, 1982

120and#160;Music City Miracle, 2000

122and#160;The and#8220;Tuck Ruleand#8221; Game, 2002

126and#160;The Drive, 1987

128and#160;Panthers vs. Rams, 2004

130and#160;Jets vs. Raiders, 1968

132and#160;The Snowplow Kick, 1982

5and#160;Improbable Catches

138and#160;Bradshaw to Swannand#8212;Super Bowl X

140and#160;Starr to McGeeand#8212;Super Bowl I

142and#160;Montana to Riceand#8212;Super Bowl XXIII

144and#160;Brady to Branchand#8212;Super Bowl XXIX

146and#160;The 1974 AFC Playoff Game and the Sea of Hands

148and#160;Staubachand#8217;s Hail Maryand#8212;1975 NFC Playoffs

150and#160;Aikman to Irvin (Twice!)and#8212;Super Bowl XXVII

152and#160;Simms to Morris to Simms to McConkey and Simms to Bavaro to McConkeyand#8212;Super Bowl XXI

154and#160;Williams to Sandersand#8212;Super Bowl XXII

156and#160;Everett to Anderson for an NFL Single-Game Recordand#8212;1989

6and#160;Amazing Runs

158and#160;Bigger Than Life: John Riggins in Super Bowl XVII

160and#160;The Longest Run in Super Bowl History: Willie Parker in Super Bowl XL

162and#160;The Record That Willie Parker Broke: Marcus Allen in Super Bowl XVIII

164and#160;2,000 Yards in a Season: O. J. Simpson in 1973

166and#160;Rushing for Six Touchdowns in a Game: Ernie Nevers in 1929

168and#160;Propelling Chicago Toward the Playoffs: Walter Payton in 1977

170and#160;Setting a Rookie Record: Earl Campbell in 1978

172and#160;Setting a Game Record: Adrian Peterson in 2007

174and#160;A 99-Yard TD Dash: Tony Dorsett in 1983

176and#160;From the Outfield to Back-to-Back TD Runs: Bo Jackson in 1987

7and#160;Defensive Greats

180and#160;Baltimore Ravens, Super Bowl XXXV

184and#160;Chicago Bears, Super Bowl XX

188and#160;Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowl IX

192and#160;New York Giants, 1958 Tiebreaker Playoff

196and#160;New York Giants, 1990 NFC Championship Game

198and#160;Los Angeles Raiders, Super Bowl XVIII

202and#160;Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Super Bowl XXXVII

204and#160;New York Giants, 2000 NFC Championship Game

206and#160;Dallas Cowboys, Super Bowl VI

208and#160;Miami Dolphins, 1982 AFC Championship Game

8and#160;The Greats — Quarterbacks

214and#160;Johnny Unitas

218and#160;Joe Montana

222and#160;Terry Bradshaw

226and#160;John Elway

230and#160;Tom Brady

234and#160;Brett Favre

238and#160;Troy Aikman

240and#160;Roger Staubach

242and#160;Peyton Manning

246and#160;Otto Graham

9and#160;Great Comebacks

250and#160;January 3, 1993: Bills 38, Oilers 35

254and#160;December 7, 1980: 49ers 38, Saints 35

256and#160;December 23, 1972: Cowboys 30, 49ers 28

258and#160;September 24, 1989: 49ers 38, Eagles 28

260and#160;October 23, 2000: Jets 40, Dolphins 37

262and#160;November 23, 2003: Ravens 44, Seahawks 41

264and#160;January 5, 2003: 49ers 39, Giants 38

266and#160;October 16, 2006: Bears 24, Cardinals 23

268and#160;October 3, 2003: Colts 38, Buccaneers 35

270and#160;September 17, 2006: Giants 30, Eagles 24

10and#160;Coaching Greats

274and#160;Vince Lombardi

278and#160;Bill Walsh

282and#160;Chuck Noll

286and#160;Don Shula

290and#160;Bill Belichick

294and#160;Tom Landry

298and#160;Joe Gibbs

300and#160;Paul Brown

304and#160;John Madden

308and#160;Tony Dungy

312and#160;Acknowledgments

314and#160;Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547547985
Author:
Garner, Joe
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
Garner
Author:
Costas, Bob
Author:
Joe
Author:
Montana, Joe
Subject:
Football
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Football General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
350 color photos
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
10.5 x 10 in 1 lb

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From the foreword by Joe Montana

When you are growing up, the love for your first team is ingrained in your heart, and it never really leaves you.

Thats why I think this book will be so enjoyable to football fans. Whatever team, player, coach, or particular game stands out in their minds, they are likely to find them all here and have the chance to relive their most treasured memories.

An official publication of the National Football League

"Synopsis" by , From the creators of the best-selling And the Crowd Goes Wild, a thrilling collection of the NFLs greatest moments, officially endorsed by the NFL

Includes an original ten-part documentary on DVD

The Immaculate Reception. The Ice Bowl. The Music City Miracle. The Catch. For nearly a century, the National Football League has provided fans with pulse-pounding moments on the gridiron.

In the tradition of their revolutionary collaboration And the Crowd Goes Wild, veteran chronicler of popular history Joe Garner and broadcast icon Bob Costas team up to bring fans this one-of-a-kind compendium of NFL history—a lavishly illustrated hardcover book, with gripping text and archival photographs, as well as an original ten-part documentary, produced by an Emmy-Award winning team, hosted by the inimitable Costas and featuring official NFL video highlights.

From the great dynasties to the improbable catches, the legendary coaches to the heroic QBs, the most incredible comebacks to the most notorious flubs, 100 Yards of Glory relives—in text and video—the most unforgettable moments in the game. Also available as an enhanced e-book, 100 Yards of Glory is a must-have for any football fan.

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