Why Football Is the Best

Baseball may be America’s pastime, but football is America’s passion.

Football is the only team sport in America that conjures up visions of Roman gladiators, pitting city versus city, state versus state 一 sometimes with a Civil War feel, like when the Jets play the Giants in New York or …

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Where to Go from Here

Where to Go from Here

So you’re geared up and ready to play, metaphorically speaking. Where you go from here depends on the type of information you’re looking for. If you want a primer on football starting at square one, head to Chapter 1. If you want to know about …

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Beyond the Topplay Book

Beyond the Book

This book provides great information to help you learn about football, but you can find many more resources on Dummies.com:

You can download the book’s Cheat Sheet at www.dummies.com/cheat sheet/football. It’s a handy resource to keep on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

You can read interesting companion …

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Icons Used in This Book

To help you navigate your way through this book, I place icons in the margins. These little pictures point you to a particular type of information. Here’s a list of the icons in this book and what they mean:

 

Being a commentator, I can’t help but want to throw …

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