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Steve Raible's Tales from the Seahawks Sidelines
     

Steve Raible's Tales from the Seahawks Sidelines

by Steve Raible
 

From the hilarious to the surreal, from inside the huddle to inside the broadcast booth, 28-year Seattle Seahawks veteran Steve Raible takes fans to places they never knew existed. Readers have the chance to laugh along as Jack Patera trades Andre Hines to the Dolphins after warning Don Shula that a worse offensive lineman never existed. To marvel as Raiders legend

Overview

From the hilarious to the surreal, from inside the huddle to inside the broadcast booth, 28-year Seattle Seahawks veteran Steve Raible takes fans to places they never knew existed. Readers have the chance to laugh along as Jack Patera trades Andre Hines to the Dolphins after warning Don Shula that a worse offensive lineman never existed. To marvel as Raiders legend John Matuszak becomes Seattle's offensive coordinator during the final minutes of the Seahawks' blowout win. To come along with Steve Largent as the Hall of Famer obliterates Broncos safety Mike Harden in the ultimate payback. To eavesdrop as Chuck Knox tells his staff to update their resumes after the team drafted Dan McGwire. And to scarf down shrimp platters with Wayne Cody in the parking lot at Jack Murphy Stadium--during the game. Tales from the Seahawks Sideline brings all the household names to life, names like Jim Zorn, Dave Krieg, Kenny Easley, Curt Warner, Brain Bosworth, Cortez Kennedy, Warren Moon, Mike Holmgren, Ricky Watters, Chad Brown, and Shaun Alexander. This insider's account also explores the lesser known characters who stories inspire laughter, tears, and lasting lessons. Do fans remember the time Largent showed up at the annual Halloween party dressed as Yoda? Raible does, and he has the pictures to prove it. How about when the coach in charge of bed check opened the door to find two of his players in bed together? Again, Raible has it covered. From deciphering Patera to remembering Pete Gross, Tales from the Seahawks Sideline is all about the people, proving through vivid anecdotes that the Seahawks are a storied franchise after all. Raible also tells why the current Seahawks, led precociousquarterbackMatt Hasselbeck, are poised for big things in 2004 and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582611754
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Steve Raible is an original Seahawk whose six-year playing career marked the beginning of his association with the organization. Now entering his 23rd year as the team's radio color analyst, he is a Seahawks lifer whose reach extends beyond the locker room. An Emmy Award-winning news anchor for KIRO-7, the CBS affiliate in Seattle, he recently earned commendation from Columbia University for his role in a documentary the station produced. Raible lends his time, talent, and high profile to numerous charities. He owns a stake in Chandler Reach Vineyards, a winery in the Yakima Valley, and lives with wife on their farm in Enumclaw.

Mike Sando has covered the Seahawks for The Tacoma News Tribune since 1998. He contributes to Pro Football Weekly and USA Today Sports Weekly as well as the Seahawks Round Table on Seattle's KJR-AM radio. He covered various sports, notably Washington State University football, during a seven-year run in Spokane that preceded his arrival in Tacoma. A graduate of Whitworth College in Spokane, Sando resides near Tacoma with wife and son.

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