Quantifying the Sam Bradford Trade

Trading for players when desperate never yields the best value. But after Teddy Bridgewater‘s season ended…

September 1 Breaking the Plane Podcast: Previewing the AFC South in 2016

After years of being ruled by the Indianapolis Colts and being filled with bottom-of-the-league teams, the…

Big Ten: Schemes, Strategies & Storylines: Part 2

The Big Ten is shaping up be a highly competitive conference this year. Although much of…

Dino Babers: Packaged Plays & RPOs

Coaches have tricks to win, using formations and wrinkles to try to deceive opponents. Sean Cottrell looks at what’s…

SEC 2016 Season Preview Hub

Film work complete, Mark Schofield is ready to make his predictions for the coming Southeastern Conference…

September 2 Quick Kicks Podcast: The Growth of Steelers Kicker Chris Boswell

It’s Kicker Friday here at Inside the Pylon, and Steelers kicker Chris Boswell receives this weeks break…

Jared Goff’s Preseason: Don’t Touch that Panic Button Just Yet

As preseason comes to a close, people rush to sort things, sufficient information be dratted, and Los…

Failures in Punt Protection: Improper Kick-Slide and Punch

Punters have one of the weirder jobs in professional sports: While in possession of the ball…

ITP Glossary: Offensive Holding

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to climbing the pocket, commentators rarely get to explain…

September 1 Quick Kicks Podcast: Previewing the 2016 SEC Season

While last week’s Hawaii and Cal game gave us our first taste of college football, this week brings…

August 24 Pylon U Podcast: Previewing the Power 5 Conferences, Top 25, Pre-season Awards

The college football season is underway and this week brings some great out of conference, Top…

Mississippi State Bulldogs Screen Game

Teams change as players leave through the draft or or can’t play for whatever reason, but schemes and concepts…

August 23 Breaking the Plane Podcast: Introducing “Breaking the Plane”

Introducing the Breaking the Plane podcast, which offers an in-depth look at the NFL. On the August…

2016 Big Ten Preview: Schemes, Strategies & Storylines

The Big Ten is shaping up be a highly competitive conference this year. Although much of…

The Stanford’s Unbalanced Run Schemes

David Shaw is hoping to lead his team a national championship with a new quarterback and…