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ITP Glossary: Counter Trey

The counter trey is a running play that perfectly combines deception and physicality. The down blocks on the playside move downhill and hit hard, while a fake in the backfield freezes the defense enough to allow two pulling linemen to charge the playside to wipe out the defensive front for the runner. Nearly every team…

November 13 Breaking the Plane Podcast- Alex Kozora Interview on 2016 Steelers Season

The Pitssburgh Steelers sit at second place in the AFC North entering Week 10 of the NFL season with their loss last week to Baltimore giving the Ravens sole possession of first place. Alex Kozora of Steelers Depot joins Jon Ledyard (@LedyardNFLDraft) on the November 13 Breaking the Plane Podcast to discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season so…

November 4 Pylon U Podcast- Rounding the Corner Into College Football Week 10

We are already in Week 10 of the college football season and with it the Playoff Committee released their first rankings of the season. On the November 4 Pylon U Podcast, Shane Alexander (@Alexander1Great) and Jeff Feyerer (@jfey5) discuss the college football setting for Week 10 and break down the first College Football Playoff Rankings of the season. There…

November 2 Breaking the Plane Podcast- Week 8 Breakdowns and Recaps

Teams are right around the halfway point as everyone has played  seven or eight games, but the playoff picture remains murky for most divisions. On the November 2 Breaking the Plane Podcast Matt Williamson (@WilliamsonNFL) and Jon Ledyard (@LedyardNFLDraft) breakdown the Week 8 games and the most disappointing teams of the season. The NFC West front runners in…

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November 1 Quick Kicks Podcast -Jamie Collins Traded to the Cleveland Browns

The Patriots have traded their second star linebacker in 2016 and the reactions are split as more news comes out about Collins time in New England. Dave Archibald and Michael Nuttle (@MPN_21) join Mark Schofield on the November 1 Quick Kicks Podcast to discuss the blockbuster trade of Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins to the Cleveland Browns for…

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ITP Glossary: Illegal Contact

Different than defensive holding or pass interference, the penalty constitutes contact initiated beyond five yards from the line of scrimmage while the quarterback (or any player who receives the snap) is still in the pocket. Per the NFL Rulebook, contact is legal within five yards of the line of scrimmage, as long as the it…