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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…

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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.5

Week 5 of the NFL season featured several tests of hot teams looking to continue their winning ways. Hosts Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield are joined by Andy Guyader of TheQ5.com and Daniel Syed of SyedSchemes.com to help break down all of the action from this week in the NFL. ITP The Podcast Volume 1.5…

Johnny Hekker’s Fake Punt Scramble Drill

The St. Louis Rams recent history is full of exciting special teams plays. Last year, they scored two punt return touchdowns – conventionally and unconventionally. This year, punter Johnny Hekker’s fake punt scramble drill against the Green Bay Packers took lemons and made them into lemonade. Time stood still. The ball hung in the air as the 25-year-old…

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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.4

Whether looking at the real data behind NFL kickers or examining the best and worst-coached teams of 2015, ITP The Podcast Volume 1.4 rolls on with our weekly look at NFL action. Chuck Zodda & Mark Schofield take you around the league in this 35-minute look at the big stories of the week. Topics this…

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ITP Glossary: Climbing The Pocket

The language of football is often confusing: play calls, alignments, techniques, and concepts litter the commentary and writing about the game. Inside the Pylon wants to aid everyone in developing a deeper understanding of the game, so our glossary entries will offer clear explanations and video examples to that end. We hope we can help you to enrich your experiences with the game of…

Super Bowl XLIX Preview: The Seattle Run Game, Part 2

As part of their zone-read option rushing attack, the Seattle Seahawks apply additional well-schemed concepts to keep defenses guessing. In Super Bowl XLIX, the New England Patriots will attempt to cope with creative wrinkles and a well-choreographed unit capable of controlling the time of possession and shortening the game. Brian Filipiak continues his look at…

The Morgan Burnett Electric Slide: Why You’ve Got to Move

The Green Bay Packers fell to the Seattle Seahawks in overtime, 28-22, in the NFC Championship Game. While this matchup offered many compelling story lines ‒ Russell Wilson’s terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day, the Packers’ conservative play-calling, a fake punt, and an onside kick recovery ‒ one of the decisive moments remains one of…

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ITP Championship Round NFL Power Picks

Just one more step to the Super Bowl. Will the Inside The Pylon staff correctly predict the final two? Each pick is now worth 20 points. If our experts are right, it’s a dream Seattle vs. New England matchup as Jeff, Mark, and Jeremy newly take the lead! Divisional Round Results With 10x the points with…

NFL Playoff Rematches: Is History A Good Teacher?

Tomorrow’s conference championships are NFL playoff rematches of regular season battles. The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots both scored decisive wins over the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts, respectively. Historically, what do earlier duels tell us about results of subsequent rematches against the spread, and does margin of victory matter? Konstantin Medvedovsky digs…

Reel Film Recap: Divisional Round Rushing Report

Each week Inside The Pylon takes a look at the standout offensive plays from around the league in Reel Film Recap. In this Divisional Sunday edition, Mark Schofield keeps the football on the ground and examines the running games in both the Green Bay Packers win over the Dallas Cowboys and the Indianapolis Colts victory…