Football GOATs: Hear Their Story
February 11, 2022
The New England Patriots may not be playing in the Super Bowl game this Sunday, but we can’t deny some self-evident facts: Tom Brady is one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time; Bill Belichick is one of the greatest coaches of all time; and the Patriots Dynasty is unlike anything we have ever witnessed in professional sports.
Here are two audiobooks about the New England Patriots that football fans will want to add to their listening list:
IT’S BETTER TO BE FEARED: THE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS DYNASTY AND THE PURSUIT OF GREATNESS
By Seth Wickersham
Narrated by Richard Poe
The explosive, long-awaited account of the making of the greatest dynasty in football history―from the acclaimed ESPN reporter who has been there from the very beginning.
Over two unbelievable decades, the New England Patriots were not only the NFL’s most dominant team, but also-and by far-the most secretive. How did they achieve and sustain greatness-and what were the costs? In It’s Better to Be Feared, Seth Wickersham, one of the nation’s finest investigative sportswriters, presents the definitive account of the New England Patriots dynasty, capturing the brilliance, ambition, and ruthlessness that powered it.
BELICHICK: THE MAKING OF THE GREATEST FOOTBALL COACH OF ALL TIME
By Ian O’Connor
Narrated by Brian Hutchison
From a New York Times best-selling author, the definitive biography of the NFL’s most enigmatic, controversial, and yet successful coach, Bill Belichick.
Bill Belichick is perhaps the most fascinating figure in the NFL—the infamously dour face of one of the winningest franchises in sports. As head coach of the New England Patriots, he’s led the team to five Super Bowl championship trophies. In this revelatory and robust biography, readers will come to understand and see Belichick’s full life in football, from watching college games as a kid with his father, a Naval Academy scout, to orchestrating two Super Bowl–winning game plans as defensive coordinator for the Giants, to his dramatic leap to New England, where he has made history.