Inside The War Room: College Football Playoff Edition

This week’s Inside the War Room by John Blair features a look at the two College Football Playoff games, the draft risers and fallers, an assessment of whether Ole Miss defensive end Robert Nkemdiche is worth the risk of a first-round draft pick, and reveals Blair’s top senior offensive guards in the 2016 NFL Draft.…

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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.16

Week 16 saw the last of the undefeated teams fall as the Carolina Panthers lost to the Atlanta Falcons. ITP The Podcast Volume 1.16 takes a look at this matchup, as well as several other top stories from this week in the NFL. Hosts Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield are joined by Doug Farrar of…

Cornerback Investment: They Pay These Guys How Much?!

How do NFL teams allocate resources? Dave Archibald has looked at the real price of contract extensions and draft picks on quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, offensive linemen, and the trends on offense in general. In this installment, he looks at how teams evaluate cornerback investment. The New York Jets finished a disappointing 4-12 in 2014, and while a sputtering offense…

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ITP Glossary: Pivot Route

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From spot concept to down block, 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 terms or phrases…

How The Patriots Exploit Matchups

After proving he knows the Oakland Raiders offense inside and out, Ted Nguyen tackles a new assignment: How the New England Patriots exploit matchups with their versatile personnel. The Patriots offense begins with explosive tight end Rob Gronkowski and the versatile talents of wide receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola. Add the multidimensional running backs like Dion Lewis…

NFL Big Gain Week 15: Russell Wilson to Tyler Lockett

The Seattle Seahawks clinched a playoff berth with their victory over the Cleveland Browns. A fourth quarter touchdown from their Super Bowl winning quarterback helped seal the victory. Mark Schofield looks at the pass from Russell Wilson to Tyler Lockett. With a seven-point lead as the fourth quarter began, quarterback Russell Wilson found rookie wide receiver Tyler Lockett on…