Special Super Bowl edition, updated to include Super Bowl XLV!
The victory and legend of the Super Bowl XLV-winning Green Bay Packers continues in Chuck Carlson’s Tales from the Green Bay Packers Sideline. In this behind-the-scenes look at the NFL’s second oldest franchise, Carlson captures the determination, aggression, and vision that have constantly spurred the Packers to greatness. Through interviews and extensive research, Carlson brings to life stories from Packers legends such as Curly Lambeau, Vince Lombardi, Bart Starr, Ray Nitschke, Brett Favre, and the stars of today’s Packers like Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews, Jr. Tales from the Green Bay Packers Sideline opens a window into the greatest Packers moments both on and off the field. Why was Vince Lombardi against the idea of rededicating the Packers stadium and naming it Lambeau Field? How was Monday Night Football changed forever during a Packers game on October 17, 1983? How did Aaron Rodgers deal with the pressure of the Super Bowl? Updated to include coverage of Super Bowl XLV on February 6, 2011.
Readers will relive the greatest moments and quirkiest anecdotes from throughout Packers history. This collection is a must-listen for any Green Bay fan.
From the their Super Bowl I victory in 1967 under Vince Lombardi to their improbable run in 2010 led by Aaron Rogers, Chuck Carlson's book provides a behind-the-scenes, in-depth portrait of perhaps the most historic and iconic franchise in the NFL by skillfully blending together lighthearted anecdotes with portraits of complex players and coaches.
The marriage of Carlson's straightforward, concise prose and Mary Kane's amiable, down-to-earth performance brilliantly capture the blue-collar spirit of the storied Packers organization.
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