Inside The Pylon works tirelessly to deliver quality football articles to our readers. But writers around the internet produce high-level football writing every day, some of which you may have missed.
This Week in Football Writing pulls together some of our favorite pieces and shares them with you to ensure our loyal readers have access to the great work being produced about the sport we love.
Syed Schemes looks at one of the favorite route combinations of offensive coordinators like Mike Martz and Norv Turner: the dagger, “a 3 man combination involving a vertical route from the slot receiver, a drag from the weak side for a horizontal stretch, and a 15 yard deep dig or square-in from the primary receiver.“
Doug Kyed of NESN reviewed the film from the New England Patriots first preseason game, breaking down the pass rush, pass defense, run defense, pass protection, passing game, run blocking and running game. Chuck Zodda hopes for more special teams coverage next week, though.
Seth Price of Football Concepts looks at the aggressive 1 gap defensive system that the Volunteers hope will return them to SEC relevance.
Matt and Mike Vahey of Football Educator explain how to scout offensive line play and the attributes they are looking for when reviewing film of a prospect.
Lauren Stephens looks at the frugal and responsible Detroit Lions wide receiver, who understands how short his career could be and saves his paychecks diligently.
In Deflategate News
Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports says the “actions of the league office grow more disconcerting and indefensible by the day” in light of the transcripts, testimony and legal briefs flying around.
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