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.
Doug Farrar sits down with Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman to watch film and talk football. We love this piece, and series, by Farrar who uses his access and talent to do wicked cool things.
Jacob Rosen spoke with professional data scientist Trey Causey about the use of analytics in football.
Aaron W. Gordon looks the possibility that the concussion blood tests touted by some as “coming soon” might actually be farther off than these proponents believe.
Bryce Johnston breaks down how to figure what the real cap space is for each team and why the numbers reported are often wrong.
Tom Ley has a look at the pitiful effort of Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus in regulation, where he shanked a kick that would have won the game in regulation, and what he did right to make the kick in overtime.
Former NFL quarterback Joey Harrington explains why he considers his career a success and how athletes view the world differently than fans.
Jeff Risdon watched a lot of Bowl games and has ten things you should know about the games, the players, the coaches, and the NFL Draft prospects.
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Marshawn Lynch did not board the bus with the team.
— Katie G. Cotterill (@kgcotterill) January 8, 2016
Assigned to watch the Seattle Seahawks team boarding the team bus to the airport, Katie Cotterill broke the news that star running back Marshawn Lynch was not aboard. She was then pilloried for hours – by “professionals” who should know better. A shameful performance from people who treated Ms. Cotterill poorly because of her gender – and because they got scooped.
So Eagles pitch to coaching candidates is:
– No franchise QB
– All of Chip’s players
– Win less than 26 games in 3 years and you’re fired
— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) December 30, 2015
I don't want to hear anything come draft time about QBs moving to WR when we're watching this level of QB play in the playoffs.
— Emory Hunt (@FBallGameplan) January 10, 2016
— Matt Waldman (@MattWaldman) January 9, 2016
I like reading your articles @ITP_ChuckZ
— Jay Feely (@jayfeely) January 8, 2016
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