Praise for Blindsided"This book will change the way you think about professional football-in much the same way that Bill James revolutionized the analysis of Major League Baseball. The research is impeccable. The approach is irreverent. You will be 'blindsided' by what you think you know about the NFL, but don't. Warning to fantasy football lovers: You won't be able to put this book down." -Sal Paolantonio, ESPN reporter and author of The Paolantonio Report: The Most Overrated and Underrated Players, Teams, Coaches, and Moments in NFL History"KC Joyner's theories will completely revolutionize football, cure baldness, save the whales, and bring total peace and harmony to all nations. That's why you must read Blindsided!" -Gregg Easterbrook, ESPN's Tuesday Morning Quarterback"Too much of football literature is just tedious hagiography, but Blindsided is a book for those of us who enjoy the complex game on the field and football conversation that goes past 'my team rules.' " -Aaron Schatz, lead author and editor of Pro Football ProspectusESPN.com Insider KC Joyner, "The Football Scientist," explores and explodes many of the myths of NFL footballHave free agency and salary caps put an end to football dynasties? Does it take an elite running back to win a Super Bowl? Which players belong in the Hall of Fame? What defense is the greatest of all time? Does playing creampuffs work for NFL teams? Do coaches have a ten-year shelf life?In Blindsided, pro football's statistical iconoclast challenges conventional wisdom with fact-based and film-based answers to these and many other key NFL questions. Whether you're a devout fantasy football player, a football fanatic, or a fan who wants the real, straight-from-the-fields-and-films scoop instead of the typical hype and hoopla, this book will inform and transform your thinking about the game.Joyner, K. C. is the author of 'Blindsided' with ISBN 9780470124093 and ISBN 0470124091.