Tight End Investment: They Pay These Guys How Much?!

How do NFL teams allocate resources? Dave Archibald has looked at the real price of contract extensions and draft picks on quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, and offensive linemen. In this installment, he looks at how teams evaluate tight end investment. NFL teams employ tight ends on nearly every offensive play, but their role in the offense varies wildly from…

CFB Preview: Joe Schobert and the Wisconsin Defense

In order to keep their division title hopes alive, the Wisconsin Badgers must rely on senior linebacker Joe Schobert to slow down the Northwestern Wildcats offense. Mark Schofield turns to the Badgers’ film this year to highlight how Schobert is an athletic veteran who flashes excellent pure strength. The Big Ten West division title is close…

Jerry Hughes: Stuntman

The Buffalo Bills hired Rex Ryan with the hopes of challenging the New England Patriots for the AFC East title. Not everything has gone as planned, but there is one defensive player that’s having an impact without putting up big numbers. Brian Filipiak demonstrates how Jerry Hughes excels at disrupting the quarterback. Buffalo Bills defensive end /…

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Fantasy Outlook: The Return of Austin Seferian-Jenkins

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been missing one key piece from their offense for most of this season. Despite this, their young quarterback has been improving, which is a good sign for this struggling franchise. Dave Archibald takes a look at Austin Seferian-Jenkins and the potential impact his return will have. Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Austin…

CFB Big Gain: Vernon Adams Connected With Taj Griffin On A Wheel Route

The Oregon Ducks have moved on from Marcus Mariota and his replacement is doing just fine. In their matchup with the Stanford Cardinal, Vernon Adams connected with Taj Griffin for a game changing touchdown pass. Mark Schofield demonstrates how a well-executed mesh concept resulted in the score. Last week, Inside the Pylon broke done some…

CFB Big Throw: Jake Rudock to Amara Darboh On The Double Move

In a key conference match up, the Michigan Wolverines and the Indiana Hoosiers went into a second overtime period. Mark Schofield looks at the game winning touchdown pass from Jake Rudock to Amara Darboh. The Michigan Wolverines kept their Big Ten title hopes alive with a thrilling overtime win in Bloomingfield over the Indiana Hoosiers.…

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ITP Glossary: Cover 2

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From 12 personnel to press man coverage, 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…