This Week In Football’s Finest Writing & Tweeting – February 15, 2016

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. Football’s finest writing & tweeting collects some of our favorite pieces from friends and colleagues last week and shares them with you. The Weekly Reading List Looking Ahead to Von Miller’s Upcoming Contract Negotiation Jason Fitzgerald at OvertheCap.com tries to determine just how much money defensive anchor and…

Super Bowl 50 Retrospective: Three Plays Mike Shula Should Have Called

The Carolina Panthers number one ranked offense rolled into Super Bowl 50, but they came to a grinding halt against the Denver Broncos defense. The dust has settled and the MVP has been crowned, but what could have been done differently? Ted Nguyen looks at three plays Mike Shula should have called. Although the Carolina…

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Scouting Derrick Henry and Paul Perkins: A Trait-Based Approach to Two RBs

Draft season kicked off back in August, but with the bowls complete and the early entrants declared, it is just halftime of the scouting process. Here, Chris Dougherty delivers Derrick Henry and Paul Perkins on two: a trait-based comparison of two highly touted running backs. There are many methods to evaluate players for the upcoming NFL Draft.…

NFL Super Bowl Babies

The story has been written on what happened between the lines during the big game, but what about the commercials? The NFL made some interesting claims about the Super Bowl’s effect on couples and AJ Wiborg looked at the data. One of the more discussed commercials during Super Bowl 50 was the NFL’s own “Super…

Draft Spotlight: DeAndre Houston-Carson, 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 looks at William & Mary safety DeAndre Houston-Carson, an FCS standout looking to make the leap to the NFL. The…

The Perils of Box Score Scouting: Josh Woodrum and Missed Opportunities

What shows up on the stat sheet isn’t necessarily reflective of what happens on the film. Mark Schofield looks at the perils of box score scouting, digging into the film of 2016 NFL Draft prospect Josh Woodrum and how the box score did not reflect a missed presnap opportunity by the quarterback. The perils of box score scouting have taught us that…

Draft Spotlight: KJ Maye, WR

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. We continue to highlight a different videos on our site and encourage you to subscribe, bookmark, follow, listen, and like our work everywhere it appears. Click here for the other videos on our Youtube…