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Tom Brady won his first Super Bowl in February 2002. Since then, Brady has become one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history. In February 2017, he won his fifth Super Bowl. To celebrate the victory, Brady and the Patriots took part in a parade. Two years later, in February 2019, Brady won his sixth Super Bowl.

From 1999 to 2001, the St. Louis Rams were known as the Greatest Show on Turf. Their offense was the best in the NFL. Quarterback Kurt Warner seemed to be nearly unstoppable. And running back Marshall Faulk was a touchdown-scoring machine. The Rams got their nickname because their home stadium had artificial grass known as AstroTurf.

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Making Connections


Which of the NFL moments described in this book do you think is most impressive? Why?


Have you read other books about athletes? How were those athletes similar to or different from the ones described in this book?


Some great moments in NFL history took place several decades ago. Why do you think people enjoy telling stories about events that happened in the past?

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