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Steven V. Roberts…give the guy credit. When George Plimpton attended an NFL camp in 1963 and wrote his famous account of that experience, Paper Lion, he was more observer than participant. Fatsis worked hard to become a passable place kicker, and because he shared their training camp regimen—the pain and pressure, brutality and boredom—he won the confidence of his teammates. That intimacy produces some candid insights, particularly about the marginal players, the walk-ons and spear-carriers in the NFL's "moneymaking machine," as one Bronco calls it…Fatsis might not be a real Bronco, but he's a real sportswriter, and this book tells you what brings real Broncos to tears.
—The Washington Post