War Room: The Legacy of Bill Belichick and the Art of Building the Perfect Team

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Pub Date: 2012-09-04 Pages: 352 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins US In War Room. New York Times bestselling author Michael Holley gives readers an unprecedented look behind the scenes at three contending National Football League teams-from the draft room to the locker room to the sidelines-and grants access to the brilliant minds of Bill Belichick and his former protgs. Thomas Dimitroff and Scott Pioli.In 1991. while he was with the Cleveland Browns football organization. Belichick was struck by the Big Idea: how to build the perfect team. one draft pick and one trade at a time. This strategy obsessed him. leading him on a remarkable personal and professional journey filled with miraculous finishes. heartbreaking losses. shattered relationships... and ultimately three Super Bowl championships. In Massachusetts. Belichick reunited with two former office employees fr...

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Bill Belichick is one of the titans of today's game of football. Now, sports commentator and bestselling author Michael Holley follows three NFL teams--the New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, and Atlanta Falcons--from training camp 2010 through the Super Bowl and into the April draft, opening a new window into Belichick's influence on the game. This one-of-a-kind exploration takes football fans behind the scenes of the most popular sport in America, with unprecedented insider access to the head coaches, scouts, trainers, and players who make the game what it is--including new insights from Bill Parcells, Todd and Dick Haley, and Belichick himself. For true fans of the game, and for readers of Badasses, Patriot Reign, and Boys Will Be Boys, Holley's War Room is not to be missed.

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"Fans will want to read how Belichick transformed the once-lackluster Patriots into the mostsuccessful franchise of the past decade, which Holley explains in an engaging chronological narrative."--Booklist

"WAR ROOM is going to take you into the inner world of pro football. I recommend it highly."--Peter King, Sports Illustrated

"A deeply reported, thoroughly engaging look at what it takes to succeed in the NFL."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"The ultimate book for pro football geeks."--Publishers Weekly

A deeply reported, thoroughly engaging look at what it takes to succeed in the NFL. --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"

WAR ROOM is going to take you into the inner world of pro football. I recommend it highly. --Peter King, Sports Illustrated"

The ultimate book for pro football geeks. --Publishers Weekly"

Fans will want to read how Belichick transformed the once-lackluster Patriots into the mostsuccessful franchise of the past decade, which Holley explains in an engaging chronological narrative. --Booklist"

-A deeply reported, thoroughly engaging look at what it takes to succeed in the NFL.---Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Crisply written, the story moves along like a two-minute drill. It also sparkles with interesting anecdotes and tidbits....WAR ROOM is a lively, fast-paced insider's account that will please ardent and casual fans alike.---Boston Globe

-WAR ROOM is going to take you into the inner world of pro football. I recommend it highly.---Peter King, Sports Illustrated

-The ultimate book for pro football geeks.---Publishers Weekly

-Fans will want to read how Belichick transformed the once-lackluster Patriots into the mostsuccessful franchise of the past decade, which Holley explains in an engaging chronological narrative.---Booklist

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