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Welcome to the Jungle
Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to the Jungle

Everything You Need to Know to Be a Bengals Fan
By Mary Schmitt Boyer

SPORTS & RECREATION

208 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

ISBN 9781572439344

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2008)

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Overview

Examining the Cincinnati Bengals from the team's earliest days in Nippert Field to the current squad in its quest to regroup and meet the lofty expectations placed upon them, this guide covers coaches and players, uniforms and stadiums, great games and terrible draft choices, and the infamous “Who Dey?” cheer.

Author Biography

Mary Schmitt Boyer is an award-winning sports reporter and feature writer for the Cleveland Plain Dealer who has spent her career covering Ohio sports. She is a former president of the Association for Women in Sports Media, the 2008 recipient of the AWSM Pioneer Award winner for career achievement, and the coauthor of many sports books, including The Inside Game. She lives in Avon Lake, Ohio.

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Founded by the Father of Modern Football, the Cincinnati Bengals have had on amazing run over the last thirty years and Welcome to the Jungle:  Everything You Need to Know to Be a Bengals Fan captures every moment in a fun and entertaining way.

 

With two trips to the Super Bowl, innovative coaches like Paul Brown and Sam Wyche, two MVP quarterbacks, and attention-attracting players like Chad Johnson and Icky Woods, the Bengals are one of the NFL’s most colorful franchises, right down to their orange and black uniforms and tiger-striped helmets.  Welcome to the Jungle tells all the stories, from Bob Trumpy and Cris Collinsworth to Carson Palmer and Chad Johnson, from Paul Brown to Marvin Lewis and everything in between.

 

Laced with trivia, “Did You Knows…” facts, statistics, an All-Time roster, and all the stories and players that have made the Bengals one of the most interesting franchises in the NFL since 1967, Welcome to the Jungle includes:

 

·         The Ten Great Draft Picks

·         The Ten Wasted Draft Picks

·         The Ten Great Games

·         The Bengals Greatest Quarterbacks

·         The Hall of Fame quarterback who spurned the Bengals

 

If you know how to pronounce Houshmandzadeh, can do the Icky Shuffle, or had your heart broken by Super Bowls XVI and XXIII, Welcome to the Jungle is a must read.

 

About the Author:

Mary Schmitt Boyer is an Ohioan who has spent her career covering sports in the state.  She’s an award-winning sports reporter and feature writer for The Plain Dealer who has served as president of the Association for Women in Sports Media.  She’s coauthored four other sports books, including the autobiography of another Ohio sports legend, Wayne Embry’s The Inside Game.