Paxton Lynch On Two

Like any good researcher, Mark Schofield despises a small sample size. Unfortunately, prospect evaluation is almost always too early, or without all the information necessary. Thus, a new segment: On Two, in which Inside The Pylon examines two plays from a quarterback that address traits that scouts are talking about. While not the recommended method of player…

Johnny Hekker’s Fake Punt Scramble Drill

The St. Louis Rams recent history is full of exciting special teams plays. Last year, they scored two punt return touchdowns – conventionally and unconventionally. This year, punter Johnny Hekker’s fake punt scramble drill against the Green Bay Packers took lemons and made them into lemonade. Time stood still. The ball hung in the air as the 25-year-old…

CFB Week 6 Efficient Drive: Meet Myles Gaskin and Siosifa Tufunga

The Washington Huskies efficiently drove to victory against USC, benefitting from excellent blocking. Mark Schofield breaks down how Myles Gaskin and Siosifa Tufunga took over with the game on the line. In an upset, the Huskies beat the Trojans using a four-play scoring drive to take a commanding 17-6 lead early in the fourth quarter, introducing the…

Giant Problem: The 49ers Carlos Hyde Tries To Get Back On Track

The San Francisco 49ers offensive issues have been plentiful this season: Colin Kaepernick has disappeared into quicksand and the running game has been inconsistent. Dave Archibald explores what might happen when the 49ers Carlos Hyde meets the New York Giants defense. The 49ers and Giants meet in a matchup hearkening back to battles for NFL supremacy…