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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.6

It was a topsy-turvy week in the NFL, with several favorites taking losses or needing overtime to push past underdogs. Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield are in-studio once again to look at all of the week’s action. Joining them on the phone lines are Rich Hill of PatsPulpit.com and Jeff Risdon of RealGM.com, SideLionReport.com, and…

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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.3

Time to fire up another episode of ITP The Podcast Volume 1.3. Week 3 of the NFL season saw a number of lopsided games and several high-scoring shootouts. Chuck Zodda & Mark Schofield walk through the weekend’s matchups, and are joined by Dave Archibald of Inside the Pylon as well as Brandon Thorn of TheFootballEducator.com. Topics…

NFL Preview Week 3: How the Arizona Cardinals Attack Cover 2

Bruce Arians, Carson Palmer, and the Arizona Cardinals are no longer a surprise contender ‒ they are one of the best teams in the NFC. Mark Schofield previews their matchup with the San Francisco 49ers, and will be watching how the Arizona Cardinals attack Cover 2. The Arizona Cardinals are off to a 2-0 start,…

New England’s Four Tight End Package: Getting One On One Matchups

NFL offensive coordinators are always looking for a play, or personnel package, that gives them an edge on the opponent. In the season opener, the New England Patriots unveiled a four tight end package against the Pittsburgh Steelers, to great success. Dave Archibald breaks down the plays and shows how getting one on one matchups…

Scouting the NFL: AFC North Players To Watch

With the regular season around the corner, Inside The Pylon reached out to former NFL scout and current Scouting Academy director Dan Hatman for a cheat sheet on who the pros are keeping an eye on – and who may be in danger of losing their job. Here, he identifies which AFC North players to watch in 2015. Pittsburgh…

Fantasy Football Feast or Famine: Week 1

The goal of Fantasy Football Feast or Famine is to identify specific weekly fantasy matchups that are favorable and unfavorable, and why. Looking around the league, there are several opportunity plays ‒ and some to avoid ‒ for the smart fantasy owners in Week 1. Feast Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers Vegas says this game…

The Art, Magic and Science of Quarterbacking: Stance and Cheat Step

Mark Schofield spent a short lifetime playing quarterback. Now he is in the midst of a second lifetime watching, evaluating, and writing about the position. In this summer series covering techniques for playing QB he takes us through some of the books he used to learn to play the position, using film to illustrate these…

When Football and Karate Combine: Antonio Brown and Billy Sims

Early in the 2014 season, Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers tried to evade a punter with a flying kick, evoking memories of another high flying superstar of the past, former Detroit Lions running back Billy Sims. Dave McCullough takes us through Antonio Brown and Billy Sims’ karate kicking ways. The Lions line up with…