This Week In Football’s Finest Writing & Tweeting – June 24, 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 for the week of June 24, 2016 and shares them with you.

The Weekly Reading List

Analyzing Tyrod Taylor’s middle-of-the-field use

Chris Trapasso investigated Tyrod Taylor’s alleged troubles when throwing over the middle of the middle and found some surprising numbers.


How much is Andrew Luck worth? Modeling his next contract

Contracts for NFL franchise quarterbacks get larger each and every year, and Andrew Luck’s is on the horizon, so Chris Burke takes a stab at trying to figure out just how large it will be.


Ducks Lead Way For LGBT Inclusion

The University of Oregon, along with Northwestern University and the University of Nerbraska-Lincoln, is instituting an inclusion program in the athletic program for LGBT students that they hope will catch on across the country.


Ranking the playing careers of all 32 NFL head coaches

Kevin Seifert went through each NFL coach’s history and figured out how the stacked up when it came up to their playing career.


The Must Follow List: @ITPylon’s Favorite Twits

Only in Boston


The Podcast List – The Best Stuff For Your Ears

Quick Kicks Podcast: Former Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask Interview Part 1

Former Chief Executive Officer of the Oakland Raiders, Amy Trask, joined Mark Schofield and Chuck Zodda on the ITP Quick Kicks Podcast to talk about her career choice, the NFL, Al Davis, and much more. Click here for part 2 of the interview.

The Book Corner

The aforementioned Amy Trask wrote You Negotiate Like a Girl: Reflections on a Career in the National Football League which details how she rose from intern to chief executive, her interactions with the legendary Al Davis, and what the inner workings of the NFL are really like.


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. This year’s RSP was released on April 1, 2016, and is well worth the investment. The post-draft edition allows Matt time to study, present, and rank additional players who are drafted or prominent free agent signings.


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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