Son of Bum: Lessons My Dad Taught Me About Football and Life

Son of Bum: Lessons My Dad Taught Me About Football and Life


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ISBN-13: 9781682308080
Publisher: Diversion Books
Publication date: 05/02/2017
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 671,795
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Wade Phillips is an innovative football coach with a long and successful career in the NFL. As Defensive Coordinator, he helped the Denver Broncos win the Super Bowl in 2016 with a smothering and punishing defense, considered one of the best of all time. In thirty-four seasons as both a coordinator and a head coach, Wade’s defenses have finished in the NFL top ten in twenty-four of them. In 2015, the Associated Press voted him the NFL’s Assistant Coach of the Year. Wade is currently the Defensive Coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams.

Vic Carucci has covered the NFL as a writer and broadcaster for thirty-seven years. Vic covers the NFL for the Buffalo News and is a regular co-host for SiriusXM NFL Radio. He is a former columnist for and NFL Network contributor. He has received multiple honors from The Associated Press and the Pro Football Writers of America. He is the author of nine previous books about pro football.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Baby Derby 1

Chapter 2 Coaching Isn't Bitching 19

Chapter 3 "If It's Third and a Mile, We Wont Give It to Him" 37

Chapter 4 Love Ya Blue 63

Chapter 5 Finding a Buddy and a New Defense 83

Chapter 6 The Music City Mistake 101

Chapter 7 With America's Team, it's Always Super Bowl or Bust 123

Chapter 8 "Hey, They Can't Kill You and Eat You" 143

Chapter 9 From Unemployment to the Super Bowl 169

Chapter 10 "The Mistakes Are Mine" 193

Acknowledgments 209

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