This Week In Football’s Finest Writing & Tweeting – February 22, 2016

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. Football’s finest writing & tweeting collects some of our favorite pieces from friends and colleagues last week and shares them with you. The Weekly Reading List The Real Salary Increases Free Agents Should Look For Jason Fitzgerald explains what NFL free agents need to do in order to…

Christian Hackenberg On Three: Synchronized Passing

Like any good researcher, Mark Schofield despises a small sample size. Unfortunately, prospect evaluation is almost always too early, or without all the information necessary. Thus, we have our series: On Two, in which Inside The Pylon examines two, and sometimes three, plays from a quarterback that address traits that scouts are talking about. During his freshman season, Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg looked every bit the part of…

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Scouting Derrick Henry and Paul Perkins: A Trait-Based Approach to Two RBs

Draft season kicked off back in August, but with the bowls complete and the early entrants declared, it is just halftime of the scouting process. Here, Chris Dougherty delivers Derrick Henry and Paul Perkins on two: a trait-based comparison of two highly touted running backs. There are many methods to evaluate players for the upcoming NFL Draft.…

The Perils of Box Score Scouting: Josh Woodrum and Missed Opportunities

What shows up on the stat sheet isn’t necessarily reflective of what happens on the film. Mark Schofield looks at the perils of box score scouting, digging into the film of 2016 NFL Draft prospect Josh Woodrum and how the box score did not reflect a missed presnap opportunity by the quarterback. The perils of box score scouting have taught us that…

Draft Spotlight: KJ Maye, WR

Inside the Pylon presents Draft Spotlight, a series of videos focusing on NFL Draft prospects. These videos reside at our YouTube Channel. Other topics will include animated diagrams and the First Sound series. We continue to highlight a different videos on our site and encourage you to subscribe, bookmark, follow, listen, and like our work everywhere it appears. Click here for the other videos on our Youtube…

Cardale Jones On Two: Play Speed

Like any good researcher, Mark Schofield despises a small sample size. Unfortunately, prospect evaluation is almost always too early, or without all the information necessary. Thus, we have our series: On Two, in which Inside The Pylon examines two plays from a quarterback that address traits that scouts are talking about. Perhaps no quarterback in recent memory is more a victim of recent success as the draft process unfolds…

Cody Kessler On Two: Downfield Vision

Like any good researcher, Mark Schofield despises a small sample size. Unfortunately, prospect evaluation is almost always too early, or without all the information necessary. Thus, we have the latest installment in our series: Cody Kessler On Two, in which Inside The Pylon examines two plays from a quarterback that address traits that scouts are talking about. Following three years as the starting quarterback for the University of Southern…