A Few Seconds of Panic: A Sportswriter Plays in the NFL

A Few Seconds of Panic: A Sportswriter Plays in the NFL

Stefan Fatsis


"An insightful and . . . fun examine the internal workings of professional soccer" (The manhattan Times) from the bestselling writer of Word Freak

In Word Freak, Stefan Fatsis invaded the insular international of aggressive Scrabble avid gamers, eventually attaining an expert-level score. Now, in his new e-book, he infiltrates a strikingly varied subculture-pro soccer. After greater than a 12 months of practise, Fatsis molded his fortyish physique into one who may well stand up-barely-to the trials of NFL education. And for 3 months he grew to become a placekicker for the Denver Broncos. profiting from exceptional entry to an NFL workforce and its avid gamers, and drawing on his personal own event, Fatsis with wry candor and hard-won empathy unveils the brain of the fashionable professional athlete and the workings of a storied activities franchise as no author has earlier than.

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