Tom Coughlin’s Memoir of the New York Giants 2006 Super Bowl Season: A Review

May 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A Team to Believe In: Our Journey to the Super Bowl Championship
by Tom Coughlin with Brian Curtis
ESPN Books, 2008
Tom Coughlin’s memoir of the New York Giants 2007 season and win over the undefeated New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII could have been a lot more than it is.  Like the public persona of the coach, it lacks a bit of personality and inside information that football fans are looking for.  I did find it worthwhile reading, anyway.
This book functions as a mini-autobiography of Coughlin’s coaching career and the high pressure and long hours it requires to be a successful coach in the National Football League.  One of the better features of the book is learning about his coaching pedigree and his discussion of how he had to loosen up a little bit with the New York Giants, who as most recall, were seemingly in near-mutiny of Coughlin’s old school rules and discipline.
And while Coughlin does a good job with the above, ...

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