ITP Glossary: Climbing The Pocket

The language of football is often confusing: play calls, alignments, techniques, and concepts litter the commentary and writing about the game. Inside the Pylon wants…

The Art, Magic and Science of Quarterbacking: Climbing the Pocket

Mark Schofield spent a short lifetime playing quarterback. Now he is in the midst of a…

ITP Glossary: Pocket Mobility

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]The ability of a quarterback to use their feet, peripheral vision, and awareness of…

Christian Hackenberg On Two: Progressions and Pocket Awareness

Like any good researcher, Mark Schofield despises a small sample size. Unfortunately, prospect evaluation is almost always too early,…

On Two: Jared Goff’s Pocket Presence

Cal Bears quarterback Jared Goff is considered the #1 quarterback prospect in the 2016 NFL Draft,…

Glossary Entry: Ghost Motion

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

Kyler Murray and Dwayne Haskins: Ceilings and Floors

Last year, Joseph Ferraiola wrote that “we’re thinking about quarterback ceilings all wrong,” poking holes in…

ITP Glossary: Fold Block

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

Manny Wilkins and the Exit/Climb Decision

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Studying and evaluating football players is a continual exercise in uncovering actions, methods, and…

Check With Me: Mark Schofield’s 2018 NFL Draft QB Rankings 10-6

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Ten down, ten to go. In this group of passers we start to get…

One Drive with the 2018 NFL Draft Quarterbacks

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]I’ve long been fascinated by offensive drives. I would dedicate entire pieces to a…

Mark Schofield’s Check With Me September 1, 2017: 10 More Quarterbacks to Keep an Eye on

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Labor Day brings the return of the school year, and the return of football.…

Penn State’s “Triangle” Offense

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]To hear Head Coach James Franklin tell it, Penn State’s offensive line is the…

The Seattle Seahawks’ Redzone Woes

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] Seattle’s 2016 NFL season contained detrimental elements that had not previously been seen…

Antonio Pipkin: Feel

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] It is a tradition as tried and true as any during the draft…

The Denver Broncos Swarming Pass Rush

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] The defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos have one of the most feared…