Inside The War Room: College Football Playoff Edition

This week’s Inside the War Room by John Blair features a look at the two College Football Playoff games, the draft risers and fallers, an assessment of whether Ole Miss defensive end Robert Nkemdiche is worth the risk of a first-round draft pick, and reveals Blair’s top senior offensive guards in the 2016 NFL Draft.…

NFL Week 15 OSR Stats

Offensive Success Rate (OSR) tracks how well an offense has performed on any given play based on the down, distance, and result of the play. Success rate is a measure of how many plays gain 50% of needed yards on first down, 50% of needed yards on second down, or 100% of needed yards on third or…

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NFL Big Gain Week 15: Russell Wilson to Tyler Lockett

The Seattle Seahawks clinched a playoff berth with their victory over the Cleveland Browns. A fourth quarter touchdown from their Super Bowl winning quarterback helped seal the victory. Mark Schofield looks at the pass from Russell Wilson to Tyler Lockett. With a seven-point lead as the fourth quarter began, quarterback Russell Wilson found rookie wide receiver Tyler Lockett on…

NFL Week 14 OSR Stats

Offensive Success Rate (OSR) tracks how well an offense has performed on any given play based on the down, distance, and result of the play. Success rate is a measure of how many plays gain 50% of needed yards on first down, 50% of needed yards on second down, or 100% of needed yards on third or…

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NFL Week 13 OSR Stats

Offensive Success Rate (OSR) tracks how well an offense has performed on any given play based on the down, distance, and result of the play. Success rate is a measure of how many plays gain 50% of needed yards on first down, 50% of needed yards on second down, or 100% of needed yards on third or…

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This Week In Football Writing: December 7, 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. Purdue Fires a Champion of Athletes’ Rights Joe Nocera asks whether Purdue University fired their offensive coordinator for being too supportive of the rights of student-athletes in…

NFL Week 12 OSR Stats

Offensive Success Rate (OSR) tracks how well an offense has performed on any given play based on the down, distance, and result of the play. Success rate is a measure of how many plays gain 50% of needed yards on first down, 50% of needed yards on second down, or 100% of needed yards on third or…

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NFL Week 11 OSR Stats

Offensive Success Rate (OSR) tracks how well an offense has performed on any given play based on the down, distance, and result of the play. Success rate is a measure of how many plays gain 50% of needed yards on first down, 50% of needed yards on second down, or 100% of needed yards on third or…

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