A Few Seconds of Panic: A Sportswriter Plays in the NFL

A Few Seconds of Panic: A Sportswriter Plays in the NFL

Stefan Fatsis


"An insightful and . . . fun examine the interior workings of professional soccer" (The manhattan Times) from the bestselling writer of Word Freak

In Word Freak, Stefan Fatsis invaded the insular global of aggressive Scrabble gamers, finally attaining an expert-level score. Now, in his new ebook, he infiltrates a strikingly assorted subculture-pro soccer. After greater than a yr of training, Fatsis molded his fortyish physique into person who may perhaps stand up-barely-to the pains of NFL education. And for 3 months he grew to become a placekicker for the Denver Broncos. taking advantage of extraordinary entry to an NFL staff and its gamers, and drawing on his personal own adventure, Fatsis with wry candor and hard-won empathy unveils the brain of the fashionable seasoned athlete and the workings of a storied activities franchise as no author has sooner than.

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