If These Walls Could Talk: New York Jets
Stories from the New York Jets Sideline, Locker Room, and Press Box
By Marty Lyons with Lou Sahadi / Foreword by Joe Klecko
Having spent 11 seasons at defensive tackle for the New York Jets before later joining the broadcasting team as a radio analyst, Marty Lyons knows what it means to live and breathe Jets football. In If These Walls Could Talk: New York Jets, Lyons provides insight into the Jets inner sanctum as only he can, from the New York Sack Exchange days alongside the likes of Joe Klecko to the current roster helmed by Sam Darnold.
If These Walls Could Talk: New York Jets features conversations with players and coaches past and present as well as off-the-wall anecdotes only Lyons can tell, this indispensable volume is a fan’s ticket to Jets history.
Highlights include from Lyons’ book include:
• A heartfelt foreword from former New York Jets lineman and teammate Joe Klecko
• Playing alongside his “Sack Exchange” teammates Mark Gastineau, Joe Klecko and Abdul Salaam in the early 1980s
• Stories from the past 18 years of covering the Jets as the team’s radio analyst
• Lyons work to establish the Marty Lyons Foundation to work with terminally ill children, providing them wishes
If These Walls Could Talk: New York Jets offers fans an amazing behind-the-scenes look at the Jets franchise through the eyes of the man who has seen it all for the past four decades. Proceeds from the sale of this book will support The Marty Lyons Foundation.
About the Authors:
Marty Lyons played defensive tackle for the New York Jets for 11 seasons. He was selected to two Pro Bowls and was named the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year in 1984.
Lou Sahadi is the co-author of several classic sports books, including Johnny Unitas: America's Quarterback, Say Hey: The Autobiography of Willie Mays, The Winning Edge, the autobiography of Don Shula, and They're Playing My Game, the autobiography of Hank Stram.