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Welcome to the violent world of NFL referee Chad Brown, where three-hundred-pound men hurtle at each other at supercharged speeds. Where intimidation is a way of life. And where Chad is the man marked in stripes, the man in the middle, the man who throws the yellow flag-or doesn't. This electrifying book exposes the hard-hitting reality of life in the trenches for an NFL referee, including:
* On-Field Action: what players and coaches are really saying on the field in the heat of battle.
* Dirty Tricks: how NFL players have perfected the art of escaping penalties-or getting them called on an opponent.
* Ballistic Coaches: what it's like to have everyone-coaches, players and a whole stadium full of fans-trying to intimidate you every moment of the game.
* Instant Replay: why the video tape can make an official look like a fool or a genius-and why sometimes the tape lies.
Packed with action and inside stories on some of the game's greatest players-and biggest whiners-"Inside the Meat Grinder" is a hard-hitting look at hardcore NFL action, where Chad Brown, a boy hell-raiser turned football player turned NFL zebra, plays the toughest position on the field...
Title: Inside the Meat Grinder: An NFL Official's Life in the Trenches
Categories: Sports MM,
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: September 2000
ISBN Number: 0312976534
ISBN Number 13: 9780312976538
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Book Condition: Used - Good
Item: 4.00 Item
Seller ID: 10000000098275
Description: Inscribe by the author. Has light edgewear. Domestic orders shipped with USPS tracking numbers.