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Game Changers: New England Patriots
Game Changers: New England Patriots

Game Changers: New England Patriots

The Greatest Plays in New England Patriots History
By Sean Glennon, Foreword by Steve Nelson

Game Changers

SPORTS & RECREATION

160 Pages, 8 x 9

Formats: Cloth, PDF, Mobipocket, EPUB

Cloth, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $27.95)

ISBN 9781600784002

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Aug 2010)

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Overview

For serious football fans wanting to relive the most unforgettable, extraordinary, and gut-wrenching moments in New England Patriots history, this account explores the team's greatest plays, providing context, back story, relevant circumstances, and comments from those directly involved in each play. Photos help reanimate memories, including Jim Nance's 1966 Sports Illustrated cover; the team taking advantage of turnovers in the 1986 playoffs to make it to Super Bowl XX; the incredible run through the 2002 playoffs against the Raiders, the Steelers, and the Rams; Willie McGinest's sacking of Peyton Manning in 2004; and Rodney Harrison's six interceptions in the 2005 playoffs.

Author Biography

Sean Glennon is a writer who focuses on sports and music whose work has appeared in publications such as the Boston Globe, Boston Phoenix, and Salon. He is a member of the Professional Football Researchers Association and the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston. He is the author of The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: Heart-Pounding, Jaw-Dropping, and Gut-Wrenching Moments from New England Patriots History and This Pats Year: A Trek Through a Season as a Football Fan. He lives in Florence, Massachusetts. Steve Nelson is a former linebacker for the New England Patriots.

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Media

MassLive.com talks to Sean Glennon about Game Changers: Patriots.
Steve Nelson talks to WBZ about Game Changers: Patriots.
Game Changers: Patriots is a featured coffee-table book on Projo.com.
Boston.com was at the book signing for Game Changers: Patriots.
Steve Nelson stops by the Hill-Man Morning Show to talk Game Changers: Patriots.
Steve Nelson talks to Fox Providence about Game Changers: Patriots.
The Warwick Beacon previews the book signing for Game Changers: Patriots.

Press Releases

GAME CHANGERS: THE GREATEST PLAYS IN NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS HISTORY

By Sean Glennon/Foreword by Steve Nelson

 

Contact: Bill Ames, Triumph Books, 312.252.1248, b.ames@triumphbooks.com

 

New England Patriots fans are at their best on beautiful fall days in Foxborough when more than 68,000 of them pack Gillette Stadium.  Countless game changing plays have been etched in the minds of Patriots fans while watching them in their home uniforms and on the road, and the very best of them are accounted for in the brand new book, Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in New England Patriots History.

 

Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in New England Patriots History by Sean Glennon (foreword by Patriots Hall of Fame member Steve Nelson) was created for those Patriots fans who want to look back on the most memorable plays ever.  It reveals the special stories and experiences behind the most heart-stopping moments from the players and coaches who made them happen.  Author Sean Glennon shares what fans love to reminisce about while touching on the most famous plays in Pats football history including:

 

  • The incredible run through the playoffs in 2002 against the Raiders, Steelers and Rams
  • Rodney Harrison's six interceptions in the 2005 playoffs
  • Jim Nance landing on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1966
  • Willie McGinest's memorable sack of Peyton Manning in 2004
  • Taking advantage of turnovers in the 1986 playoffs to make it to Super Bowl XX

 

Patriots fans will love to increase their knowledge about of all these incredible games, plays and the stories behind them that have created such a legacy throughout New England over the years.  Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Tedy Bruschi, Corey Dillon, Kevin Faulk, Troy Brown, Drew Bledsoe and many more memorable Pats players and coaches are featured throughout the book.

 

So whether your favorite moment came in 1986 or 2002, whether it happened in Irving or on the road, you know you are part of something special as a Patriots fan.  If you want to call yourself a true New England Patriots aficionado, increase your knowledge the plays that defined a franchise, and experience the full extent of New England football, then Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in New England Patriots History is most definitely a must read. 

 

About the author:

Sean Glennon is the author of The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: Heart-Pounding, Jaw-Dropping, and Gut-Wrenching Moments from New England Patriots History and This Pats Year: A Trek Through a Season as a Football Fan. His articles about sports and music have appeared in such journals as The Boston Globe, the Boston Phoenix, and Salon. Glennon is a member of the Professional Football Researchers Association and the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston. He lives in Florence, Massachusetts, and can be found online at www.seanglennon.com.

 

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