Best of Rivals: Joe Montana, Steve Young, and the Inside Story behind the NFL's Greatest Quarterback Controversy

Best of Rivals: Joe Montana, Steve Young, and the Inside Story behind the NFL's Greatest Quarterback Controversy

by Adam Lazarus

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Overview

In this revealing, in-depth look at the NFL's greatest quarterback controversy, Adam Lazarus takes readers into the locker room and inside the huddle to deliver the real story behind the rivalry between Joe Montana and Steve Young, who battled on and off the field and forged one of the greatest football dynasties of all time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306822636
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 09/03/2013
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,121,233
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Adam Lazarus is a member of the Professional Football Writers of America, is the author of Super Bowl Monday: The New York Giants, The Buffalo Bills, and Super Bowl XXV, and the coauthor of Chasing Greatness: Johnny Miller, Arnold Palmer, and the Miracle at Oakmont. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife, Sarah, and their boxers, Hannah and Montana.

Table of Contents

Prologue: May 12, 1987 1

1 Crystal Joe 3

2 The Comeback Kid 19

3 Great Expectations 37

4 Stirring Something Up 53

5 Joe Cool and Mr. Hyperactivity 73

6 The Orchestrator 105

7 The Next One 123

8 A Year Early 139

9 Pandora's Box 161

10 Dream On 185

11 The Monkey on My Back 213

12 Here We Go Again 233

Epilogue: Forever Young 243

Acknowledgments 247

Notes 249

Original Interviews Conducted by the Author 293

Index 295

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