How Do You Not Punt and Score 19 Points?

The Minnesota Vikings prevailed over Washington 19-9 in a Thursday night game that featured a statistical…

Glossary Entry: Expected Points Added

Expected Points Added (EPA) is a football statistic that seeks to measure the value of individual…

The Deep Pass: The Best Play in Football?

The NFL analytics community has known for a while that deep passing is more efficient than…

“Less Than Zero”: Bill Belichick, Ernie Adams, and Analytics

When asked how much analytics informs the New England Patriots‘ decision-making in key situations, Bill Belichick…

Kyler Murray vs Lamar Jackson: Future Superstars?

The NFL has seen a new breed of quarterback enter the league this decade. Patrick Mahomes,…

Conflicting Thoughts on the Zeke Elliott Extension

All salary figures courtesy of OverTheCap.com unless otherwise specified. These days, it seems like nothing brings…

Top 10 NFL Games of 2018

Jake Schwanitz looked at the 256 NFL regular season games in 2018 as well as the…

Top 10 NFL Games of 2018: #1 Kansas City Chiefs @ Los Angeles Rams

As if there was any other choice for the #1 NFL game of 2018-19. The Kansas…

Top 10 NFL Games of 2018: #2 New England Patriots @ Kansas City Chiefs AFC Championship Game

The best playoff game of the 2018-19 NFL season was without a doubt the AFC Championship.…

Top 10 NFL Games of 2018: #3 Minnesota Vikings @ Los Angeles Rams Week 4

The Minnesota Vikings traveled to Los Angeles in Week 4 on a Thursday night to take…

Top 10 NFL Games of 2018: #4 Los Angeles Chargers @ Pittsburgh Steelers Week 13

One of the biggest comebacks of the year took place in week 13, when the Los…

Top 10 NFL Games of 2018: #5 New Orleans @ Dallas Week 13

The old combat sports adage is “styles make fights,” and the same goes for football. You…

Top 10 NFL Games of 2018: #6 Houston @ Indianapolis Week 4

The Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts struggled for the same reason in 2017: An injured franchise…

Glossary Entry: Voidable Year

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…

Top 10 NFL Games of 2018: #7 New England @ Miami Week 14

There are some games on the NFL calendar that get circled no matter the circumstances. Whether…

Glossary Entry: Route Stem

The route stem is the initial vertical segment of a receiver’s route, consisting of the part…