Understanding Perspective and Gravity in Football Evaluation

The proliferation of the evaluation of football players can be seen across the internet. Draft profiles, rankings, and play breakdowns all critique players with incomplete information, but those evaluations can still be worthwhile despite the protests of some within the game. Sean Cottrell explains the importance of understanding perspective and gravity in football evaluation. NFL and college…

Do Kickers Belong In Football?

Whether in the 2015 playoffs or 2016 NFL Draft, kickers have had people asking questions recently. Chuck Zodda examines kickers and their place in the game today, and wonders if they belong in football. “I’ve been talking with the kicker all night?” That was the last thing the young woman said to me as she…

The Case Against Roger Goodell

Inside the Pylon, like most of the football world, has followed the DeflateGate scandal. Former attorney, and ITP Head Writer Mark Schofield has read every legal brief and news article in between breaking down film for the upcoming season. Meanwhile, editor in chief David R. McCullough has spent his offseason watching Super Bowl XLIX on a continuous loop in a Malcolm Butler jersey. Here, McCullough makes…