Home team : coaching the Saints and New Orleans back to life / Sean Payton and Ellis Henican

Author(s): Payton, Sean
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Subjects: Football coaches--United States--Biography
Football--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina, 2005
New Orleans Saints (Football team)
Payton, Sean
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New American Library, c2010
LC Classification: G, GV
Physical Description: viii, 295 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
1. Football dreams 9
2. College Days 15
3. Going pro 23
4. Professor Parcells 31
5. Meeting al 37
6. Move where? 47
7. Losing Tradition 57
8. New Home 63
9. Settling in 71
10. Getting Drew 77
11. Getting Reggie 87
12. Getting Ready 97
13. Getting Shot 103
14. Getting wet 111
15. Test Drive 119
16. Welcome Dome 127
17. Cinderella Season 137
18. Fan base 147
19. Do good 155
20. Getting Kenny 163
21. Next Season 169
22. New Storm 177
23. Seeking perfection 185
24. Pressure cooker 193
25. Channeling Bill 201
26. Crisis Time 209
27. We're Back 215
28. New Heights 223
29. Special ops 231
30. Game plan 239
31. Super Psych 245
32. Tough Going 253
33. Game Changer 261
34. Winning Time 265
35. Trophy Time 271
36. Marching 283
New Orleans Saints 2006 Coaching Staff 289
New Orleans Saints 2006 opening-Day Boster 290
New Orleans Saints 2009 Coaching Staff 292
New Orleans Saints Super Bowl Xliv Roster 293
Additional Authors: Henican, Ellis
Notes: LCCN: 2010013731
ISBN: 9780451232618
ISBN: 0451232615
Summary: Payton details his decision to become head coach for the devastated New Orleans Saints in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and how he led the team to a Super Bowl victory in 2009 and helped revitalize the city's spirit
Contents: Football dreams -- College days -- Going pro -- Professor Parcells -- Meeting Al -- Move where? -- Losing tradition -- New home -- Settling in -- Getting Drew -- Getting Reggie -- Getting ready -- Getting shot -- Getting wet -- Test drive -- Welcome dome -- Cinderella season -- Fan base -- Do good -- Getting Kenny -- Next season -- New storm -- Seeking perfection -- Pressure cooker -- Channeling Bill -- Crisis time -- We're back -- New heights -- Special ops -- Game plan -- Super psych -- Tough going -- Game changer -- Winning time -- Trophy time -- Marching in
OCLC Number: 535490832
ISBN/ISSN: 9780451232618
0451232615