Inside the Helmet: Hard Knocks, Pulling Together, and Triumph as a Sunday Afternoon Warrior
Following a magical season that ended in Super Bowl glory, one of the NFL’s biggest stars delivers a no-holds-barred, hardhitting hitting account of life in the league.
Michael Strahan is one of the NFL’s most talented players, and he is also one of the game’s most vocal personalities. In Inside the Helmet, Strahan exposes all of the pressure, pain, and glory of life in the NFL, venturing into territory no previous football author has had the nerve to tread.
Bringing the reader right into the middle of the action, Strahan recounts exhilarating victories and reveals the hair-raising details of the ruthless grit required for every win. He gives an honest account of the brutality on the field and the myriad injuries from which he continues to suffer. He describes the relationships among teammates (including an account of his well publicized feuding with Tiki Barber), the practical jokes players use to preserve their sanity and the violent blow-ups that occur when the pressure gets too intense, and the challenges of taking orders from head coach Tom Coughlin and his squadron of assistant coaches.
Strahan also writes about dealing with the relentless media coverage, rabid and demanding fans, and the struggle to live up to a multimillion-dollar salary.
Finally, in two new chapters for the paperback edition, Strahan writes about the ups and downs of a truly sensational 2007 season that saw the Giants overcome the odds to win the Super Bowl. For the millions of rabid NFL fans, Inside the Helmet is an all-access pass into the huddle, the locker room, and the minds of the warriors on the field.
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Review: Inside the Helmet: Life as a Sunday Afternoon WarriorUser Review - Neil Chambers - Goodreads
Inside The Helmet by Michael Strahan is a good look inside the life of an NFL player. Strahan, a former New York Giants player tells about the lessons he learned growing up, his earliest thoughts ... Read full review
Review: Inside the Helmet: Life as a Sunday Afternoon WarriorUser Review - Robert Mason - Goodreads
This book was ok. He goes on some rants about things that later admits to doing similar things. He also tells alot of "I heard" stories about players on other teams. It would have been better if he stuck to fitrst hand stories. Read full review
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