Fans of the Atlanta Falcons will be overjoyed by these vignettes, compiled by Matt Winkeljohn, of a once-inept franchise that has turned into a reliable powerhouse in the NFC South. Charles Carroll performs with an appropriately wry edge when describing some of the wackiest moments in Falcons history, such as an astronaut's attempt to sway Tommy Nobis to sign with the Houston Oilers instead. Tales from the Atlanta Falcons Sideline is an amusing and enlightening listen that allows die-hard fans the chance to reminisce while informing newer fans of their team's sometimes checkered history.
All the glory and passion of Falcons football direct from the gridiron - newly updated!
Through all the pain, all the glory, and all the moments of absurdity, fans of the Atlanta Falcons have always had one thing in common - passion. Now those stalwart supporters will get to relive all the history of their favorite franchise in this newly updated edition of Tales from the Atlanta Falcons Sideline. Since their inauspicious beginnings in 1966, the Atlanta Falcons have risen to become one of the powerhouse teams of the NFC South. In this riveting collection of misbegotten woes and tireless efforts, Matt Winkeljohn captures an epic journey of athletic redemption. From the team’s miserable, mosquito-infested first training camp, to the shocking defeat of the Minnesota Vikings in the 1999 NFC Championship game, and up through their recent success, Tales from the Atlanta Falcons Sideline has it all.