AFC Championship Preview: New England at Denver

In a rematch from Week 12, the Denver Broncos host the New England Patriots in what is being billed as Brady-Manning XVII – possibly the final competition between two all-time great quarterbacks. Aidan Curran has an AFC Championship preview. Peyton Manning, having reclaimed the starting quarterback position from Brock Osweiler, managed the Broncos’ to victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers in…

ITP Draft Guide

10 Scouting Rules: # 5 College Role Is Not All

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 5, College Role Is Not All. Player evaluation is often, as Blanton Collier and Paul…

Football Podcast

ITP The Podcast Volume 1.11

ITP The Podcast Volume 1.11 is back with a quick trip around Week 11 in the NFL. This past weekend saw several critical matches for division leaders that will have playoff implications in January. Hosts Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield are joined by Dave Archibald from Inside the Pylon and Dan Syed of SyedSchemes.com to…

This Week in Football Writing: November 23, 2015

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. This Week in Football Writing collects some of our favorite pieces from friends and colleagues last week and shares them with you. Surviving and Thriving: Chancellor Lee Adams Turns 16 The Charlotte Observer’s Scott Fowler profiles the son that of former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth conspired to murder 16 years…

NFL Week 1 Collection

This is the 2015 NFL Week 1 collection of all content from Inside the Pylon.  Please also visit our Glossary, Podcasts, and College Football collections. Click here for NFL Week 2. PODCAST Episode 1.1 Scouting Previews by The Scouting Academy’s Dan Hatman Scouting the AFC East – Key Players Discussed: DeVante Parker, Dominique Easley, Devin Smith Scouting the…

Giant Problem: The 49ers Carlos Hyde Tries To Get Back On Track

The San Francisco 49ers offensive issues have been plentiful this season: Colin Kaepernick has disappeared into quicksand and the running game has been inconsistent. Dave Archibald explores what might happen when the 49ers Carlos Hyde meets the New York Giants defense. The 49ers and Giants meet in a matchup hearkening back to battles for NFL supremacy…

Quarterback Investment: They Pay These Guys How Much?!

NFL teams allocate anywhere between 1% and 18% toward quarterback investment, making these players important factors in salary cap management and roster construction, not just on the field. Dave Archibald separates the quarterbacks into four groups based on their average cap hit to see how teams are investing in the position. No player on the football…

ITP: The Podcast

Inside the Pylon: The Podcast is an extension of the premium football analysis we provide in our daily articles. Our NFL and NCAA football podcast introduces listeners to our authors and guests who we want to highlight each week as they discuss what is going on in the world of college and professional football. We…

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