The Art, Magic and Science of Quarterbacking: Climbing the Pocket

Mark Schofield spent a short lifetime playing quarterback. Now he is in the midst of a second lifetime watching, evaluating, and writing about the position. In this summer series covering techniques for playing QB he takes us through some of the books he used to learn to play the position, using film to illustrate these…

Quick Hits: WR Prospects on Day Two And Three

The NFL Draft’s first round saw six wide receivers come off the board, as Amari Cooper, Kevin White, DeVante Parker, Nelson Agholor, Breshad Perriman, and Phillip Dorsett found new homes. But according to Mark Schofield, there are more WR prospects to be found in later rounds. Devin Smith, Ohio State The OSU product shined in the National Championship and is a tremendous deep threat in the…

Inside The Pylon Mock Draft: Rounds Two And Three

Inside The Pylon strives to provide deep, thoughtful analysis of football and our NFL Draft Profiles have allowed us the chance to get to know some of this incoming class. We’ve also been preparing for the 2015 season, scouting and assessing team needs in advance of a bigger, and better, season. Head Writer Mark Schofield, Senior Writers Dave Archibald, Brian Filipiak and Chuck…

Three Reasons Marcus Mariota Should Go #1 Overall

Inside The Pylon‘s head writer Mark Schofield has spent the last three months watching quarterbacks and wide receivers, evaluating their potential on film, at the Combine and at Pro Days. This quarterback’s footwork, strengths and weaknesses, and transition to the next level have all gone under the microscope and now it’s time for final arguments on…