This Week In Football’s Finest Writing & Tweeting – March 21, 2016

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. Football’s finest writing & tweeting collects some of our favorite pieces by friends and colleagues from the week of March 21, 2016 and shares them with you.

The Weekly Reading List

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B.J. Raji to take hiatus from NFL after seven seasons

Marc Sessler broke the news at NFL.com about B.J. Raji’s decision to step away from the NFL for an indefinite period.


NFL acknowledges, for first time, link between football, brain disease

Steve Fainaru discusses the first public admission by the NFL of the link to Congress in this piece at ESPN.


Meet Uncle Chaps: the troll duping the biggest names in sports media

Dan Carson introduces us to the man behind the Uncle Chaps Twitter account.


The All-22: Watching tape with Mackensie Alexander

Doug Farrar is joined by Clemson cornerback Mackensie Alexander to break down film of… Mackensie Alexander.


Bob Sturm’s weekly Cowboys Mailbag, Part 1: Why Dallas can’t afford to use No. 4 pick based on need

Bob Sturm answers his own question on what the the Dallas Cowboys need to do with their first round pick.

The Must Follow List: @ITPylon’s Favorite Twits

Ryan Burns

ESPN Monday Night

https://twitter.com/espnmondaynight/status/709542156101414913

Cole Cubelic

Warren K. Zola

The Book Corner

Mike Freeman‘s book, Two Minute Warning: How Concussions, Crime, and Controversy Could Kill the NFL (And What the League Can Do to Survive) is a tremendous read for football fans who care about the future of the game.

Fantasy football players who want to invest in next year’s success will find Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio invaluable before they draft next season.

Alex Kirby’s 2014 book Speed Kills: Breaking Down The Chip Kelly Offense should be one of the better selling tomes in the Bay Area this offseason.

Our own Mark Schofield wrote 17 Drives, breaking down a key drive from each week of the 2015-2016 College Football Season, culminating in Alabama’s victory over Clemson to earn a national championship.


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