This Week In Football Writing: November 16, 2015

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. This Week in Football Writing collects some of our favorite pieces from friends and colleagues last week and shares them with you.

DeflateGate got Tom Brady mad, and the rest of the NFL is paying the price

Sally Jenkins on Tom Brady the crazy driven person. Raises some interesting ideas about what makes quarterbacks great.

Lighs Out Football

Jenny Vrentas with another great piece, detailing how teams are trying to get an advantage by maximizing the amount and quality of sleep their players get.

I Hear My Train A Comin’: RB Karlos Williams

Matt Waldman wrote a profile of Florida State RB Karlos Williams, but never published it. He revisited his thoughts on the running back in this very interesting piece.

Tackling Common Complaints Surrounding Atlanta’s Offense

Charles McDonald addresses some of the common criticisms of the Atlanta Falcons offense head-on in this well put together piece, and has one message for Atlanta fans: RELAX.

Paxton Lynch Scouting Report: Big Game Quarterback

Ben Natan at Bleeding Green Nation takes a look at Paxton Lynch, and outlines the importance of taking in the whole picture when evaluating a quarterback.

Stupid Nike Uniforms Wreaking Havoc On Colorblind NFL Fans

Timothy Burke examines the introduction of Nike’s new uniforms for Thursday’s Bills-Jets game, and the color-on-color combination is especially bad for people with colorblindness, who are taking to Twitter to let the NFL know their displeasure.

The Must Follow List: @ITPylon’s Favorite Twits

Doug Kyed

Pro Football Focus

Shane Alexander

Justin Mosqueda and Matt Waldman

Arif Hasan

Cardale Jones

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