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 work being produced about the sport we love.

NFL Training Camp: Underrated Rookies

With training camps opening, Doug Farrar highlights 12 rookies who are currently flying under the radar, including Titans wide receiver Tre McBride, an ITP favorite.

Ryan Kerrigan is Boring and He’s Fine With That

Washington defensive end Ryan Kerrigan recently signed a large contract extension. Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post profiled the young defensive star – and found he leads quite the low-profile life.

Pete Carroll – Eternal Optimist

The Seahawks and head coach Pete Carroll were a few feet away from back-to-back Super Bowl titles. Sports Illustrated looked at how the coach is looking to use that heartbreaking loss as fuel in 2015.

Deflategate Legal Questions

Houston-based lawyer – and Texans writer – Stephanie Stradley put together the only Deflategate legal primer you need. Give her a follow on Twitter.

Chad Finn on Chris Mortensen

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported – incorrectly – that 11 of the 12 Patriots’ footballs were severely underinflated early in the Deflategate saga. That story touched off the firestorm, and remains uncorrected. Mortensen backed out of a recently scheduled appearance on Boston’s WEEI, and Chad Finn of the Boston Globe had some thoughts.

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