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The New England Patriots Playbook
The New England Patriots Playbook

The New England Patriots Playbook

Inside the Huddle for the Greatest Plays in Patriots History
By Sean Glennon, Foreword by Steve Nelson

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240 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $18.95)

ISBN 9781629371252

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2015)

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The Patriots have won the most Super Bowls this century with victories in four years, and this is a compendium of their best plays This book does not disappoint as the ultimate collector's item for Patriots fans. It chronicles the most famous moments in the New England Patriots' history, 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; and the incredible run through the 2002 playoffs against the Raiders, the Steelers, and the Rams. It also examines Willie McGinest's sacking of Peyton Manning in 2004 and Rodney Harrison's six interceptions in the 2005 playoffs. The descriptions of each play are accompanied with game information and quotes from participants, players, and observers with firsthand accounts.

Author Biography

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; This Pats Year: A Trek Through a Season as a Football Fan; and Tom Brady vs. the NFL: The Case for Football's Greatest Quarterback. His work has appeared in several publications, including 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 lives in Florence, Massachusetts. Steve Nelson is a former linebacker for the New England Patriots. He lives in Middleboro, Massachusetts.

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The New England Patriots Playbook:

Inside the Huddle for the Greatest Plays in Patriots History

By Sean Glennon

 

Contact: Bill Ames, Triumph Books, 312.676.4256, 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, The New England Patriots Playbook: Inside the Huddle for the Greatest Plays in Patriots History (Triumph Books, September 2015).

 

The New England Patriots Playbook by Sean Glennon 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:

 

  • Malcom Butler’s incredible interception to clinch Super Bowl XLIX
  • Rob Gronkowski’s amazing one-handed catch against the Broncos in 2014
  • The incredible run through the playoffs in 2002 against the Raiders, Steelers and Rams
  • Rodney Harrison’s six interceptions in the 2005 playoffs
  • Willie McGinest’s memorable sack of Peyton Manning in 2004
  • Taking advantage of turnovers in the 1986 playoffs in the improbable run 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 2014, 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 of the plays that have defined a franchise, and experience the full extent of New England football, then The New England Patriots Playbook is most definitely a must read. 

 

About the Author:

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 Tom Brady vs. the NFL: The Case for Football's Greatest Quarterback, 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.

 

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