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ITP Glossary: Defensive Holding

Defensive holding is called when a defender grabs an offensive player, or their jersey, or when they wrap their arms around the offensive player before a pass is thrown. The penalty for defensive holding is five yards and an automatic first down for the offense. Holding is called when the defender obstructs the offensive player…

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October 31 Quick Kicks Podcast- Recapping Bills-Patriots and the Road Forward for Buffalo

The Bills have had an interesting season as they started out 0-2, fired their offensive coordinator, ripped off four straight wins, but now sit at .500. Ryan Dukarm (@DBRyan_Dukarm) joins Chuck Zodda on the October 31 Quick Kicks Podcast to discuss the Bills second game of the year against the Patriots after winning the first when the…

October 29 Pylon U Podcast- A Look At Today’s Week 9 CFB Battles

College football is nearing the closing weeks of the season before the conference championships decide which teams will make major bowls, including the playoffs. On the October 29 Pylon U Podcast, Shane Alexander (@Alexander1Great) and Jeff Feyerer (@jfey5) to discuss the Week 9 college football matchups and teams that are better or worse than their records indicate. Christian…

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October 26 Quick Kicks Podcast- Lessons Gleaned From the Eagles Win Over Minnesota

The Minnesota Vikings were the last undefeated team in the league until their game against the Eagles last week which saw Philadelphia’s defense tear up the Vikings’ o-line. On the October 26 Quick Kicks Podcast Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield break down the Vikings-Eagles game from last week and the play of Carson Wentz against the great Minnesota defense. Wentz’s…

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October 21 Quick Kicks Podcast- Examining Stephen Gostkowski’s Struggles

Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski has been one of the best and most consistent kickers since he entered the league in 2006, but that has not been true this season. On the October 21 Quick Kicks Podcast Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield diagnose the struggles of Gostkowski so far this season and what has changed in his approach. After missing only…

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ITP Glossary: Wham Block

A skill player executes a wham block when he runs behind the line of scrimmage to block an interior defender from the side. The interior rusher often initially believes he is unblocked and does not expect the wham. Surprise is key because the blocker is typically a tight end or H-back matched up against a…