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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.14

With Week 14 in the books and some upheaval at the top of the AFC, ITP The Podcast Volume 1.14 is here to guide you through all of the top stories of the last week. Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield are back in the latest installment of our podcast, this time featuring Alex Kirby of…

10 Scouting Rules: # 8 Talent Tradeoff

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 8, Talent Tradeoff. Almost all the information a scout uses to evaluate a player…

10 Scouting Rules: # 7 Be Open To Exceptions

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 7, Be Open To Exceptions. Scouts are looking at the same players, on…

10 Scouting Rules: # 6 Film Not Workouts

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 6, Film Not Workouts. NFL Hall of Famer Paul Warfield once noted that his coach, Blanton Collier,…

ITP Draft Guide

10 Scouting Rules: # 5 College Role Is Not All

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 5, College Role Is Not All. Player evaluation is often, as Blanton Collier and Paul…

Do Your Job: Eagles Punt Block Exploited Patriots Protection

The New England Patriots like to talk about doing your job in all three phases, but multiple special teams breakdowns led to their loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. We made Chuck Zodda flip a coin, so here’s the breakdown on how the Eagles punt block exploited Patriots protection scheme. With only seconds remaining in the first half,…