The 49ers and Browns Might Not Think Much of the 2018 Quarterback Draft Class

The 2017 NFL trade deadline was surprisingly full of excitement this season. There were many high impact trades affecting teams both trying to win now and those preparing for the long term. However, I want to mainly focus on the quarterback movement, or almost quarterback movement in the case of A.J. McCarron, and how we…

The Bears, the Browns, and Filling the Quarterback Position

The Inside the Pylon team often enjoys debating and discussing team-building philosophy and other football topics in our Slack board. From time to time, we publish these chats, lightly edited for readability. What follows is a recent discussion on how teams try to find a quarterback and how the Chicago Bears and Cleveland Browns have…

Cam Newton, Christian McCaffrey, and Creating Conflict

On Sunday Carolina Panthers rookie running back Christian McCaffrey scored his first touchdown in the National Football League. The delay was a bit surprising considering McCaffrey’s unique abilities in the run, pass and return game, but nonetheless the Stanford product has finally scored. Prior to Week 5, McCaffrey had been limited  in the Panthers offense…

2018 QB Market

Ryan Tannehill’s Injury Could Have a Major Impact on the 2018 QB Market

The Miami Dolphins were in a tough situation last week. Franchise quarterback Ryan Tannehill partially tore his ACL, and recently decided to undergo surgery, ending his 2017 season. Despite having a capable backup like Matt Moore, the Dolphins decided to fill the need left by Tannehill’s injury externally, signing Jay Cutler out of retirement and…