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.
Joe Nocera asks whether Purdue University fired their offensive coordinator for being too supportive of the rights of student-athletes in the wake of the Missouri strike.
Maria Piscopo with an excellent read on how crowd sourcing, season tickets, and the changing business market has affected the editorial sports photographers who have captured some of you favorite pictures at Sports Illustrated and elsewhere.
Kevin Clark of the Wall Street Journal profiles the NFL’s breakout star of 2015, Josh Norman, and how his film study doesn’t stop at opponents. The Carolina cornerback is playing a role on every snap.
Will Hobson and Steven Rich deliver an excellent look at how student fees are used to subsidize the athletics, and football, programs and how some students have begun to address these unnecessary costs to their education.
Inside the Pylon’s Football Fan Holiday Shopping Guide
Matt Waldman‘s 2015 Rookie Scouting Portfolio – An amazing resource of player evaluation. Good for the hardcore fan, or fantasy guru in your life. Plus, ten percent of each purchase is donated to the Darkness to Light charity.
And for the true football obsessive in your life, consider the spring semester of The Scouting Academy.
The Must Follow List: @ITPylon’s Favorite Twits
ESPN’s Robert Flores takes shot at First Take over Travis Kelce and Cam Newton pic.twitter.com/nKo5LB6pyB
— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) November 30, 2015
*blank stare* pic.twitter.com/cN533SsWx4
— Shaun Church (@NFLChurch) December 1, 2015
This new coverage had the nickel and or outside LB carrying vertical routes up the seam rather than their normal hook/curl/dig drop in
— Stephen White (@sgw94) December 3, 2015
— Arif Hasan (@ArifHasanNFL) December 5, 2015
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