Glossary Entry: Horizontal Board

NFL teams prepare two draft boards in preparation for the NFL draft, a horizontal board and…

Glossary Entry: Vertical Board

NFL teams prepare two draft boards in preparation for the NFL draft, a horizontal board and…

Answering Questions About the N’Keal Harry Pick

Since 2000, every franchise had selected a wide receiver in the first round—except the New England…

2019 WR Draft Superlatives

The 2019 NFL wide receiver draft class is as diverse as an NFL playbook. Whether you…

Towards a Level Playing Field: The Hiring and Firing of Minority GMs

African-American NFL coaches and general managers have had a tough off-season.. Head coaches Todd Bowles, Hue…

Giants Take a Page from Sashi Brown

Dave Gettleman is not the most popular man in the greater New York area these days.…

Ball Velocity Is Bunk

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Since 2008, former NFL scout Dan Shonka of ourlads.com has been capturing “ball velocity”…

Why Does Bill Belichick Hate the Fifth Round? (updated)

For the Patriots, as with everyone else, the draft is a critical time to address your…

Super Bowl LIII: The Blowout That Wasn’t

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Something about the numbers in Super Bowl LIII doesn’t add up. The Patriots had…

Marcus Mariota and Misleading Metrics

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]In the aftermath of Monday night’s contest between the Houston Texans and Tennessee Titans,…

Dr. Z, Mr. B., and Nana

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]The thing about losing legends is that you can’t even pretend there’s any way…

Occam’s Razor and the Los Angeles Rams

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]The Los Angeles Rams showed the most dramatic offensive turnaround in the history of…

A New Slant on the Colts Offense

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]No quarterback had more deep passing attempts than Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck did…

The Sony Michel Pick Was On-Brand Patriots

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]On a recent Locked On Patriots mailbag, LOP Host and ITP Lead Writer Mark…

Lessons on Hiring Head Coaches: Follow-Up

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]A little over two years ago, I wrote a piece called “Five Lessons on…

Announcing the Post-Draft Supplement

We are pleased to announce the Inside the Pylon 2018 Post-Draft Supplement is available! The 2018 Draft Guide contained detailed…