Fifty-Six Seconds To History: The Cleveland Browns Final Drive To Defeat

Cleveland managed to make history, twice, against Baltimore on Monday night and David R. McCullough celebrates the achievement by recapping the Browns final drive, which is sure to live in infamy. 0:56 Seconds Remaining Taking possession at their own 38-yard line after Andy Lee’s punt, the Baltimore Ravens line up with 11 personnel, with trips formation…

NFL Week 4 Collection

This is the 2015 NFL Week 4 collection of all content from Inside the Pylon.  Please also visit our Glossary, Podcasts, and College Football pages. Click here for NFL Week 1, NFL Week 2 & NFL Week 3 collections. PODCAST Episode 1.4 Week 4 Previews, Reviews, and Long-Form Mark Schofield reviews the film on the Washington defense and the effective…

NFL Week 3 Collection

This is the 2015 NFL Week 3 collection of all content from Inside the Pylon.  Please also visit our Glossary, Podcasts, and College Football pages. Click here for NFL Week 1 & NFL Week 2. PODCAST Episode 1.3 Week 3 Previews, Reviews, and Long-Form Mark Schofield looks at the Arizona Cardinals proficiency at beating cover 2. Mark Schofield…

NFL Week 2 Collection

This is the 2015 NFL Week 2 collection of all content from Inside the Pylon.  Please also visit our Glossary, Podcasts, and College Football pages. Click here for NFL Week 1. PODCAST Episode 1.2 Week 2 Previews, Reviews, and Long-Form Mark Schofield previews Rex Ryan versus Tom Brady XVI, looking at how the evil genius of…

NFL Week 1 Collection

This is the 2015 NFL Week 1 collection of all content from Inside the Pylon.  Please also visit our Glossary, Podcasts, and College Football collections. Click here for NFL Week 2. PODCAST Episode 1.1 Scouting Previews by The Scouting Academy’s Dan Hatman Scouting the AFC East – Key Players Discussed: DeVante Parker, Dominique Easley, Devin Smith Scouting the…

Super Bowl XLIX Recap: Jon Ryan vs Julian Edelman, Part 2

In Part 1, Chuck Zodda broke down the first half of Super Bowl XLIX and the special teams battle pitting Jon Ryan vs Julian Edelman. After being captivated by Katy Perry’s halftime extravaganza, Chuck went back to the film room to examine whether the Seattle Seahawks punt unit could once again stop Edelman and the…

Super Bowl XLIX Recap: Jon Ryan vs Julian Edelman, Part 1

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots both feature talented special teams performers. In the wake of Super Bowl XLIX, Chuck Zodda revisits concepts from his special teams previews, and looks at the battle between punter and returner — Jon Ryan vs Julian Edelman — that ensued in Arizona. You may now resume regular breathing.…

Super Bowl XLIX Recap: Drive One ‒ Finding Tharold Simon

On the New England Patriots’ third drive of Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks, the Patriots made finding Tharold Simon their priority. With Simon replacing the injured starter, Tom Brady and his receivers went right down the field for their first points of the game by picking on the backup. The Patriots open the drive on…

The Butler Did It! Patriots Win Super Bowl XLIX

Inside The Pylon congratulates the New England Patriots for their victory in Super Bowl XLIX over the Seattle Seahawks. We will cover every angle of the action on film, so keep us bookmarked, check in frequently, and follow our feeds on Facebook and Twitter. Ready for the offseason? We are! We’ll have 2014 reviews and grades, team-by-team needs analysis, free…

Patriots Super Bowl History In The Brady Belichick Era

Super Bowl XLIX is the sixth appearance in the big game for Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, an unprecedented feat in NFL Playoff history. When the New England Patriots square off with the Seattle Seahawks, history will be on the line. Looking back at the film has helped Inside The Pylon prepare for this season’s game, but…

The Quick Out Route: How Darrelle Revis Got There First

It is a game of yoctoseconds and inches. When everything comes together ‒ the play call, the execution ‒ it can be stunning, even beautiful. When the timing is off, it can be horrible and gut-wrenching. The New England Patriots soundly defeated the Indianapolis Colts thanks in part to well-timed and executed defense. The quick out route…