Synopses & Reviews
Weighing in at a hefty 5.4 lbs, Total Patriots is the first and only comprehensive New England Patriots encyclopedia containing all the information every dedicated Patriot fan needs to know. Comprised not only of statistics, but also dramatic photographs, player profiles, compelling game-story recaps, and trivia, Total Patriots tells the who, what, where, how, and when of every dramatic offensive, defensive, and special teams play in the team's history. It is an invaluable reference tool no fan will want to be without. A monumental work more than twelve years in the making, Total Patriots will satisfy everyone's thirst for knowledge, from the casual fan to the totally obsessed fanatic. Updated through the 2008 season and playoffs, it includes profiles of all of the more than 960 players who have ever worn the uniform. From the early greats of the old AFL such as Gino Cappelletti and Nick Buoniconti, to other stars of an earlier era like John Hannah and Steve Grogan, to the current Tom Brady-led championship teams, Total Patriots is the ultimate reference book for every Patriots fan.
Weighing in at a hefty 5.4 lbs, this comprehensive New England Patriots encyclopedia contains all the information every dedicated Patriot fan needs to know. Comprised of not only statistics, but also dramatic photographs, player profiles, compelling game-story recaps, and trivia, it tells the who, what, where, how, and when of every dramatic offensive, defensive, and special teams play in the team's history.
About the Author
Bob Hyldburg is a Patriots historian, an NFL photographer for Patriots home games, and a loyal Patriots fan since 1968. Over the last 15 years, he has diligently pursued his dream of capturing the team's vast history by researching every Patriots player and chronicling every Patriots game. Gino Cappelletti is an announcer for radio broadcasts of New England Patriots games, a former Boston Patriot,and#160;the 1964 AFL Mostand#160;Valuable Player, a five-time AFL All-Star, and a member of the Patriots Hall of Fame and the AFL Hall of Fame.