Draft Spotlight: Jalen Ramsey, DB

Inside the Pylon presents Draft Spotlight, a series of videos focusing on NFL Draft prospects. These videos reside at our YouTube Channel. Other topics will include animated diagrams and the First Sound series. In his latest set of videos David Archibald returns with more thoughts on Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey, an athletic defender mentioned as perhaps one of the top…

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ITP Glossary: 90-Man Roster

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to climbing the pocket, commentators rarely get to explain everything you need to know before the next play. Inside The Pylon’s glossary was developed to give fans a deeper understanding of the game through clear explanations, as well as image and video examples. Please contact us with…

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ITP Glossary: Pro Personnel Director

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From 7-technique to green dog blitz, commentators rarely get to explain everything you need to know before the next play. Inside The Pylon’s glossary was developed to give fans a deeper understanding of the game through clear explanations, as well as image and video examples. Please contact us with any…

Paxton Lynch On Two: Learning From Mistakes

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, we have our series: On Two, in which Inside The Pylon examines two plays from a quarterback that address traits that scouts are talking about. At the heart of the every draft evaluation lies a projection. Regardless of position, when an evaluator places…

Paying NFL Kickers

Recent playoff history for the Minnesota Vikings and New England Patriots have shown the importance of kickers in an increasingly-competitive league. The advent of the 33-yard extra point has altered the landscape by providing another data point for kickers to differentiate themselves from one-another, creating a greater difference in value between kickers at the top…