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.
Tim Graham, of The Buffalo News, writes about how the evolution of the rub route, or pick play, as a response to aggressive man on man defenses seen across the league.
ESPN’s Kevin Seifert uncovers how Baltimore Ravens punter, Sam Koch, has 10 distinct types of punts that he uses situationally to reduce the opportunity for the opposing team to gain a successful return.
Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated put together a roundtable consisting of Mike Freeman, John Ourand, Peter Schrager, and Jenny Vrentas to discuss the future of Super Bowl media coverage in the NFL.
Over at Complex Sports, Max Rappaport interviews the victims of one of the internet’s favorite gifs, the runaway golf cart at a Texas high school state championship game plowing through a crowd of people.
Dave Rappoccio gave us the week’s best laughs with some really creative uses of the famous features of the former USFL owner.
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I don't care if you're 6'6" 260 TE and can move. If you drop your head and lead with your pads as a blocker, you'll lose too often.
— Matt Waldman (@MattWaldman) December 17, 2015
Criticizing teams for not drafting/passing on players that went on to have success elsewhere is pointless. If u don't understand why, well..
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The game ended. But they don't want it to be over. pic.twitter.com/ouGwXwSSun
— Michael Gehlken (@sdutGehlken) December 21, 2015
If you think Manning is a better fit for the Broncos at this point, you're either Tony Dungy, or stuck in 2013.
— Doug Farrar (@SI_DougFarrar) December 20, 2015
I can't believe that with NYC real estate prices, Josh Norman can afford to own so much space in Odell Beckham's head.
— Kevin Clark (@bykevinclark) December 20, 2015
— Gregg Bell (@gbellseattle) December 12, 2015
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