Tight End 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, and offensive linemen. In this installment, he looks at how teams evaluate tight end investment. NFL teams employ tight ends on nearly every offensive play, but their role in the offense varies wildly from…

This Week in Football Writing: November 23, 2015

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. This Week in Football Writing collects some of our favorite pieces from friends and colleagues last week and shares them with you. Surviving and Thriving: Chancellor Lee Adams Turns 16 The Charlotte Observer’s Scott Fowler profiles the son that of former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth conspired to murder 16 years…

Jerry Hughes: Stuntman

The Buffalo Bills hired Rex Ryan with the hopes of challenging the New England Patriots for the AFC East title. Not everything has gone as planned, but there is one defensive player that’s having an impact without putting up big numbers. Brian Filipiak demonstrates how Jerry Hughes excels at disrupting the quarterback. Buffalo Bills defensive end /…

Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Fantasy Outlook: The Return of Austin Seferian-Jenkins

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been missing one key piece from their offense for most of this season. Despite this, their young quarterback has been improving, which is a good sign for this struggling franchise. Dave Archibald takes a look at Austin Seferian-Jenkins and the potential impact his return will have. Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Austin…

Football Podcast

ITP The Podcast Volume 1.10

Week 10 was one of the more unpredictable weeks of the 2015 season to this point, and ITP The Podcast Volume 1.10 is here to get you filled in on all of the top stories. Hosts Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield are joined by a number of top experts, including Dr. Christopher Geary of Tufts Medical…