WHAT IF PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL WERE JUST ANOTHER REALITY SHOW?
A series of controversial calls
Tony Stravnicki is an old-school assistant coach who lives for the game-often to the detriment of his family. After a difficult loss, he is fed up and suspicious about the number of controversial calls against his players. Is it his coaching, bad luck, or something else? He intends to find out.
An unknown adversary and a high-stakes gamble
Soon he comes up against a sinister group manipulating the sport through blackmail, physical violence, and murder. As he searches for the truth, his family’s safety, his values, and his job are all under siege. How much is he willing to risk, and how will this change him?
The Hidden Game explores the contentious balance between football as a team sport and football as a massive entertainment business carefully orchestrated for maximum ratings and profit.