Pro Football's Underdogs: Players and Teams Who Shocked the Football World

Pro Football's Underdogs: Players and Teams Who Shocked the Football World

by Michael Bradley

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Football fans love to cheer for the underdog, and every autumn they get reminded that anything can happen on the gridiron. An undrafted player can become and All-Star. A franchise known as a perennial loser can rise up and win the Super Bowl. This book presents the thrilling tales of players and teams who have shocked the pro football world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515780489
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Series: Sports Shockers! Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 1020L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 14 Years

About the Author

Michael Bradley is a writer, broadcaster, and professor who lives in suburban Philadelphia. He is the author of 28 books, and his work on a variety of sports, business, and general feature topicshas appeared in a vast collection of publications and websites. Michael is a host on 97.5 The Fanatic radio in Philadelphia and appears on radio programs throughout the country, including in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Jacksonville. He appears on Fox29's Good Day Philadelphia televisionprogram and teaches journalism and Villanova University, where he is also the faculty advisor forThe Villanovanstudent newspaper.

Table of Contents

Football's Underdogs 4

Perfect Upset 6

The Guarantee 8

Call Him "Incredelman" 10

From the Hardwood to the Gridiron 12

The Sneakers Game 14

Ugly Winners 16

Second Time's a Charm 18

Sweet Revenge 20

Johnny U. 22

Supermarket to Super Bowl 24

The Afterthought 26

Ending an Era in Style 28

Underdog Roundup 30


Internet Sites 32

Index 32

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