Wayne Lyons: Michigan’s Secondary Savior?

College coaches are always looking to improve their teams, and Jim Harbaugh is no different. While the Wolverines are 1-1 after their victory over Oregon State, they could improve in the secondary. Shawn Spencer examined the film and has a suggestion for Coach Harbaugh – let Wayne Lyons be Michigan’s Secondary Savior. Under new head coach…

NFL Film Preview Week 2: Rex vs Brady XVI

New season, new team, same evil genius. Head coach Rex Ryan and his Buffalo Bills are looking for their first playoff berth this century. Knocking off the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, and notching a division win, would help that goal. Mark Schofield previews Rex vs Brady XVI. Sunday in Orchard Park the…

Friday Walkthrough: SEC Clashes With a Side of Flexbone

Some big games are on this weekend’s CFB slate. Our Friday Walkthrough will get you ready for all the action including the Florida State Seminoles visiting the Boston College Eagles. Head writer Mark Schofield breaks down what to expect this CFB weekend. Film Reviews First up are Mark Schofield’s play reviews from Week 2, in case you missed them: Deshaun…

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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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.1

The first-ever ITP The Podcast Volume 1.1 features hosts Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield discussing Week 1 action from the NFL. This week, guests include The Scouting Academy’s Dan Hatman and Inside the Pylon’s defensive back guru, Dave Archibald. Segments include: Can the Indianapolis Colts bounce back from their Week 1 loss to Buffalo? (2:40) Former…

CFB Preview Week 3: Georgia Tech Flexbone against Jaylon Smith and the ND Defense

One of Week 3’s most interesting matchups will take place in South Bend when the Notre Dame Fighting Irish host the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Mark Schofield looks at the Georgia Tech flexbone rushing attack and how to defend it. The Yellow Jackets are currently ranked #15 in the country, with victories over Alcorn State…

This Week In Football Writing: September 16, 2015

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football articles to our readers. In case you missed it, our friends and colleagues produce high-level football writing every day. This Week in Football Writing pulls together some of our favorite pieces from the last week and shares them with you. Film review: Shaq Mason is ready right now to…

CFB Film Review: MSU Defense Did Its Homework

The Michigan State Spartans emerged victorious in the first meeting between Top-10 teams this season, knocking off the Oregon Ducks 31-28. Mark Schofield previewed the matchup, and looks at the tape from Saturday to show how the MSU defense did its homework. The Spartans rode to victory behind a solid performance from quarterback Connor Cook and…