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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.8

Week 8 in the NFL is in the history books, and Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield are in studio for Inside the Pylon: The Podcast to look at the highs, lows, and everything in between. They are joined this week by Mike Backherms and Dr. Christopher Geary to help break down last weekend’s action and…

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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.7

The ITP crew sits down for their weekly look around the NFL on ITP The Podcast Volume 1.7, breaking down last weekend’s action as well as previewing the upcoming slate of games. This week, Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield are joined by Alex Kirby of ProFootballStrategy.com and Dave Archibald of Inside the Pylon in a 40-minute…

NFL Preview: Devonta Freeman Against the Texans Linebackers

The Houston Texans and all-world defensive lineman J.J. Watt travel to take on the undefeated Atlanta Falcons in NFL Week 4. Dave Archibald has a two-part preview, focusing on the unstoppable Julio Jones in Part 1 and here, on the matchup between Devonta Freeman against the Texans linebackers. Freeman of the Hour While the back end of the Texans defense is…

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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…

Scouting the NFL: AFC South 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 South players to watch in 2015. Houston…

This Week in Football Writing: August 3, 2015

Inside The Pylon works tirelessly to deliver quality football articles to our readers. But writers around the internet produce high-level football writing every day, some of which you may have missed. This Week in Football Writing pulls together some of our favorite pieces and shares them with you to ensure our loyal readers have access to the great…

Explaining Kickoff Coverage: The Importance of Safeties

Chuck Zodda enjoys candlelit return blocks, long runbacks on punts, and the sweet smell of gunners making tackles. When not busy romanticizing the virtues of punters as multi-talented players, he spends his time on the oft-overlooked aspects of special teams. Kickoff coverage units seem relatively straightforward to build: Find 10 men with little regard for…

Reel Football Preview Week 15

The Reel Football Preview Week 15 is Mark Schofield‘s look at the most compelling matchups in the NFL on tape. Scouring the film, highlighting interesting play design, optimum offense, innovative defense and how the inches really matter. This week we have some divisional rivalry rematches: #OAKvsKCC, #HOUvsIND, #CINvsCLE and #SFvs#SEA. Oakland v. Kansas City –…

Reel Football Preview Week 14

The Reel Football Preview Week 14 is Mark Schofield‘s look at the most compelling matchups in the NFL on tape. Scouring the film, highlighting interesting play design, optimum offense, innovative defense and how the inches really matter. This week it’s #SEAvsPHI, #NOvsCAR and #JAXvsHOU. The Legion of Boom vs. Chip Kelly’s Tactics One matchup to…