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The Inside Story of Tom Brady's Fight for Redemption
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.13 hours)
Product Number: Z100137908
Released: Jul 31, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781549144622
Narrator/s: Greg Baglia
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The incredible story of Tom Brady and the Patriots' tumultuous 2016 season: from national disgrace to the greatest Super Bowl comeback of all time. In January 2015, rumors circulated that the New England Patriots-a team long suspected of abiding by the "if you ain't cheating you ain't trying" philosophy-had used underinflated footballs in their playoff victory against the Indianapolis Colts. As evidence began to build, however, a full-on NFL investigation was launched, exploding an unsubstantiated rumor into an intense scandal that would lead news coverage for weeks. As shock waves rippled throughout the NFL system, the very legitimacy of one of the league's most popular teams and their star quarterback began to erode, even as the Patriots and Brady went on to win that year's Super Bowl. But as the celebrations gave way to the off season, the investigation only intensified, reopening old wounds between the Patriots' powerful owner, Robert Kraft, and the NFL commissioner, Roger Goodell. Brady was devastated and seemingly more nervous in front of a judge than on a game-winning drive. When the dust settled, Brady would be able to play again-but only after watching the first four games of the 2016 season from his couch. The pressure couldn't have been more intense: Brady's legacy was at stake. If he failed to return to his usual self, all the critics and even the history books would have to put a giant asterisk next to his name, signifying one thing: he was a cheater. 12 is the propulsive story of this gritty comeback. It's a drama that unfolds in the locker room, the court room, and under the brightest lights in all of sports-the Super Bowl. Now for the first time, readers will have an exclusive look into Tom Brady's experience and the NFL's shocking strangle-hold on their players. With unprecedented access to Brady himself, his teammates, and his lawyers, we will see just how a football legend went up against one of the largest corporations in the world to stage the greatest comeback in NFL history and emerge a god of the gridiron.

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Author(s): Dave Wedge
Original Publish Date: Jul 31, 2018

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Author(s): Dave Wedge
Narrator(s): Greg Baglia
Product Number DD38803
Released: Jul 31, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781549144646

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