FROM THE ARCHIVES: Patriot Michael Williams: A Tackle In Tight End’s Clothing

Pass protection, run blocking schemes, picking up the blitz and good decision making all contribute to offensive success. Brian Filipiak looks at an old-school blocking tight end, Patriot Michael Williams, being used in a modern passing attack. More and more teams in the NFL are turning to faster, highly athletic tight ends to augment their offense.…

Colts Swinging Gate Fake Punt

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Indianapolis Colts Fake Punt… or Something

The matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots last night saw more of Pat McAfee’s brilliance in the punting game. Chuck Zodda was stunned when the Colts fake punt went hilariously wrong, so he broke it down. But beyond the Xs and Os, here is a more artistic rendition. [jwplayer file=”http://cdn.insidethepylon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/indy-kitten-sbs-full.mp4″ image=”http://cdn.insidethepylon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/indy-kitten-sbs-full1.jpg”] Follow us on…

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Super Bowl XLIX: Malcolm Butler in the Middle

All season long the Patriots mantra has been Do. Your. Job. Nothing personified this more than Malcolm Butler’s Super Bowl-securing interception of Russell Wilson in the end zone. Dave Archibald explains how Butler recognized the play early, and used his experience from film and practice to cement the legacy of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick and…

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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.11

ITP The Podcast Volume 1.11 is back with a quick trip around Week 11 in the NFL. This past weekend saw several critical matches for division leaders that will have playoff implications in January. Hosts Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield are joined by Dave Archibald from Inside the Pylon and Dan Syed of SyedSchemes.com to…

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 /…

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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…