Sack Exchange

The Definitive Oral History of the 1980s New York Jets
Product Number: EB00074858
Released: Sep 01, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781770900615
Publisher: ECW Press
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Description

Comprised of all-new, exclusive interviews with Jets players, head coaches, and those closest to the organization, Sack Exchange is not only an eye-opening account of the Jets from this time, but also of the National Football League as a whole. The New York Sack Exchange was the nickname given to the New York Jets defensive line of the early 1980s, consisting of Mark Gastineau, Joe Klecko, Marty Lyons, and Abdul Salaam. Examined are such topics as the beginning of the Jets-Dolphons rivalry, the controversial firing of head coach Walt Michaels and hiring of Joe Walton, the team's relationships behind the scenes, the emergence of Joe Klecko, the rise and fall of Mark Gastineau, steroid use among the Jets and in the NFL, the legendary Shea Stadium as well as never-before-heard stories and insight into the legacy of Joe Namath.

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Author(s): Greg Prato
Genre: Sports
Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2011

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