GOING DEEP ~ How Wide Receivers Became the Most Compelling Figures in Pro Sports
Book review and technical detail GOING DEEP ~ How Wide Receivers Became the Most Compelling Figures in Pro Sports Cris Carter , Jeffri Chadiha
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|Title||GOING DEEP ~ How Wide Receivers Became the Most Compelling Figures in Pro Sports|
|author||Cris Carter , Jeffri Chadiha|
|Category||Entertainment & Sports|
|Publishing Date||1st January, 1970|
NFL Hall of Fame advanced receiver Carter (co-author: Born to Believe, 2000) offers his booty on the position’s growing accent to able football and why it attracts and creates some of the game’s better personalities. The change of the NFL has apparent massive changes in the way the bold is played, from old-time smash-mouth, running-based football to the modern, passing-oriented comedy we see today. Along with these changes, cultural and banking accouterment accept afflicted the lives of players off the acreage as well. NFL stars, like best able athletes these days, are generally in the news, not consistently for their game-day accomplishments. Many of the larger-than-life football stars of this new era assume to be advanced receivers, and Carter, who has become a acclaimed TV analyst in his post-playing days, sets out to analyze why. What ability assume to be a chiffon affair for a feature book is abounding out with Carter’s abrupt thoughts on his career and the careers, and controversies, of others who played, and still play, the position, including Jerry Rice, Michael Irvin, Terrell Owens and Randy Moss. Though Carter’s assay offers annihilation groundbreaking, and he occasionally has to amplitude a bit to accomplish his point, his aboveboard appearance and cabal ability will accumulate best readers entertained. The columnist does not authority aback from cogent his opinions on the mistakes fabricated by added players, but he applies the aforementioned lens to himself, speaking aboveboard of his own problems with drugs and booze aboriginal in his career and alms admonition to others on how to accomplish the best of their talent. A mix of autobiography, cautionary account and football-geek assay that will accommodate die-hards with some acumen into one of the sport’s best arresting positions.
How Wideouts Became the NFL's StandoutsFrom the time Cris Carter started his career as a supplemental draft pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1987 to his retirement in 2002, the position of wide receiver exploded in the NFL. Receivers went from being quiet and classy to being known for their electric play, off-the-field antics, and--in some cases--over-the-top personalities. In Going Deep, Carter and ESPN journalist Jeffri Chadiha chronicle the rise of the wide receiver and explain how it became the most complex, compelling, and talked-about position in all of professional sports. Using stories from his own career to offer unprecedented insight into the position, Carter explains the players' unique personalities, how their minds work, and why teams need to understand exactly what they're dealing with when it comes to their wideouts--the NFL's newest superstars.Told through Carter's opinionated voice, Going Deep covers all the important moments and people--from Michael Irvin, Jerry Rice, and Keyshawn Johnson to Randy Moss, Terrell Owens, and Chad Johnson--who have contributed to this revolution. He also tells stories readers have never heard about their favorite players, shares theories about the position that only get discussed in front offices and locker rooms, and offers revealing explanations on what these players mean to the league today, as well as why the NFL can't go forward without them."One of the most riveting, insightful football books I've ever read. This book takes you inside the huddle, along the sidelines, and deep into the secret world that is the NFL. Breathtaking work."--Jeff Pearlman, New York Times bestselling author of Boys Will Be Boys and The Bad Guys Won"No one understands wide receivers better than Cris Carter, and I loved his book. If you want to understand how we think, and hear inside stories about the most over-the-top athletes in sports, read Going Deep."--Jerry Rice, Hall of Fame wide receiver"I am so glad someone got Cris Carter to sit down and describe what makes receivers tick. (It's deeper than you think.) You'll get to the last page of this book and say, 'I really learned a lot here--and the pages flew by.' "--Peter King, senior writer, Sports Illustrated; author of Monday Morning Quarterback; and two-time National Sportswriter of the Year
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