Football creates true bonds, true brotherhoods that last forever. Perhaps the sport’s greatest redeeming quality.
Football can also lead to lifelong health problems. To the mind and body.
“Once a Giant: A Story of Victory, Tragedy and Life After Football” captures this balance as well as any NFL book I’ve read. It was a pleasure chatting with the book’s author, the great Gary Myers, for this podcast episode.
The Bill Parcells, Mark Bavaro and Harry Carson stories are equal parts chilling and uplifting.
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I’ll aim to have more conversations with authors, too. The holidays are around the corner and nothing beats a good book as a gift. “Once a Giant” is a great place to start.