Through the eyes of a memorable cast of characters, many of whom are based on real football players, coaches, general managers, and owners, you now get to see professional football from the inside in Marv Levy's fictional work "Between the Lies" from Ascend Books!
Larry Frank Wilson. . .Two-way star at Utah, No. 7 draft pick, 1960. . . Cat-like defender, exceptional team leader. . . Became NFL's top free safety, made "safety blitz" famous. . . All-NFL six times. . . Played in eight Pro Bowl games. . .Had steals in seven straight games, led NFL interceptors, 1966. . .Once intercepted pass with both hands in casts. . . Had 52 career interceptions. . .Born March 24, 1938, in Rigby, Idaho.
Bruce Rankin Matthews. . .Houston’s first round pick, 1983. . Played in more games (296) than any positional player in NFL history at time of retirement. . .Played at every position on line. . .Named to first of record-tying 14 consecutive Pro Bowl teams (9 at guard, 5 at center) following 1988 season. . .All-Pro 9 times and All-AFC 12 times. . .Selected as guard on NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1990s. . .Born August 8, 1961 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Roger Russel Wehrli. . .Cardinals' first round pick, 1969. . .Earned starting role as rookie. . . Led or tied for lead in interceptions for Cardinals four times. . .Amassed 40 career interceptions, recovered franchise record-tying 19 fumbles. . . Picked off career-high six passes, 1970 and 1975. . .Named to NFL's All-Decade Team of 1970s. . .All-Pro and All-NFC five times. . .Selected to seven Pro Bowls. . .Born November 26, 1947 in New Point, Missouri.