NFL Preview: Devonta Freeman Against the Texans Linebackers

The Houston Texans and all-world defensive lineman J.J. Watt travel to take on the undefeated Atlanta Falcons in NFL Week 4. Dave Archibald has a two-part preview, focusing on the unstoppable Julio Jones in Part 1 and here, on the matchup between Devonta Freeman against the Texans linebackers. Freeman of the Hour While the back end of the Texans defense is…

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ITP Glossary: Pooch Kick

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From bird dogging to wide 9 technique, commentators rarely get to explain everything you need to know before the next play. Inside The Pylon’s glossary was developed to give fans a deeper understanding of the game through clear explanations, as well as image and video examples. Please contact us with any…

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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.3

Time to fire up another episode of ITP The Podcast Volume 1.3. Week 3 of the NFL season saw a number of lopsided games and several high-scoring shootouts. Chuck Zodda & Mark Schofield walk through the weekend’s matchups, and are joined by Dave Archibald of Inside the Pylon as well as Brandon Thorn of TheFootballEducator.com. Topics…

Air Force vs. Navy Preview: AF Falcons Base Option

The Air Force Academy meets the Naval Academy, both bringing an interesting twist on the option running game. Mark Schofield has a four-part preview of the matchup, from both sides, starting with the Falcons base option. The service academies offer a unique college football rivalry: these schools meet on the field knowing they’ll be teammates off it after graduation.…

Air Force vs. Navy Preview: AF Falcons Option Wrinkles

The Air Force Academy meets the Naval Academy on the football field, each bringing an inventive rushing attack based on the option. Mark Schofield has a four-part preview of the running game matchup, continuing with the AF Falcons option wrinkles. Familiarity breeds contempt in college football rivalries, but not when it comes to the service academies. These schools…

Air Force vs. Navy Preview: When Navy Takes To The Air

The Air Force Academy meets the Naval Academy on Saturday, each bringing an intriguing running game based on the option. Mark Schofield has a four-part preview of the matchup, continuing with when Navy takes to the air. The service academies feature the most unique college football rivalries: these schools clash on the football field knowing they’ll be teammates off…

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ITP Glossary: Squib Kick

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From bird dogging to wide 9 technique, commentators rarely get to explain everything you need to know before the next play. Inside The Pylon’s glossary was developed to give fans a deeper understanding of the game through clear explanations, as well as image and video examples. Please contact us with any…

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ITP Glossary: Cover 1

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From climbing the pocket to personal protector, commentators rarely get to explain everything you need to know before the next play. Inside The Pylon’€™s glossary was developed to give fans a deeper understanding of the game through clear explanations, as well as image and video examples. Please contact us with…

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ITP Glossary: Block Shedding

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to 0 technique, commentators and writers rarely get to explain everything you need to know before the next play. Inside The Pylon€™s glossary takes you inside part of the game you may be missing. Block Shedding Block shedding describes the defensive player’€™s ability to escape an offensive player’€™s block…

Florida’s Vernon Hargreaves III Dooms Kentucky

Scouts look for many things in a potential NFL prospect, but aboveall they are looking for playmakers like Florida‘s Vernon Hargreaves III. Shawn Spencer looks at the cornerback’s performance against Kentucky. The Florida Gators had defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 28 consecutive times prior to last weekend’s matchup in Lexington and extended the streak to 29 games with…