"You're Okay, It's Just a Bruise" by Rob Huizenga
A Doctor's Sideline Secrets About Pro Football's Most Outrageous Team

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Along with other sideline secrets, the former L.A. Raiders' doctor reveals the occupational hazards of caring for angry 290-pound linemen and the compromises made for a management that only wants to win. National ad/promo. Tour.
 

About Rob Huizenga

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Rob Huizenga, M.D., graduated from Harvard Medical School and is a past president of the National Football League Physician's Association. He has written for "Sports Illustrated" and been interviewed on sports medicine issues by "Nightline," ESPN, "Larry King Live," and National Public Radio's "All Things Considered." He now practices medicine in Beverly Hills, California, where he lives, and is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA.
 
Published June 1, 1994 by Diane Pub Co. 326 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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They're going to have to drag me off the freaking field kicking and screaming.'' Much of Huizenga's memoir revolves around his relationships with players, including stars Marcus Allen (whose unwillingness to risk serious injury landed him in team owner Al Davis's doghouse), the late Lyle Alzado (...

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Raiders in 1983 as the team internist and resigned in 1990, disillusioned at the way pro football, and the Raiders in particular, treated, or failed to treat, players' medical problems.

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