NFL Scheme: Big Day For Melvin Gordon?

The San Diego Chargers and Pittsburgh Steelers meet in NFL Week 5, and the Chargers sputtering…

Ravens Defense Cracks Down On The QB Sweep

The Baltimore Ravens captured their first win of 2015 in Week 4, overcoming a 13-point deficit…

Derek Carr Finds Amari Cooper On The Deep Comeback Route

The NFL passing game is complex. Mark Schofield shows how quarterback Derek Carr finds Amari Cooper, and why that’s a reason for…

ITP Glossary: Squib Kick

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From bird dogging to wide 9 technique, commentators rarely get to explain…

NFL Review Week 3: Dalton and Green Answer

NFL Week 3 featured many blowouts and just a few close, competitive games. The clash between…

ITP Glossary: Block Shedding

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to 0 technique, commentators and writers rarely get…

NFL Preview Week 3: The Ravens Tight Ends Poised For A Big Day

The Baltimore Ravens tight ends, second-year man Crockett Gillmore and rookie Maxx Williams, may have a…

NFL Big Gain: Carr to Cooper

Quarterback to receiver connections can become legendary in the NFL: Montana to Rice, Manning to Wayne,…

Turnover Battle Week 1: Denver Tops Baltimore

The team that wins the turnover battle usually wins the game, and it’s no mystery why:…

Scouting the NFL: AFC North Players To Watch

With the regular season around the corner, Inside The Pylon reached out to former NFL scout…

Doing the Wrong Thing: Salary Cap Cramps

Just as teams can win the offseason, they can certainly lose it through a series of bad signings,…

Super Bowl XLIX Preview: The Seahawks Run Defense Is Fast & Furious

The Seattle Seahawks enter their Super Bowl XLIX matchup with the New England Patriots with the…

Patriots Offensive Plays of the Year — #1: The Pass

Mark Schofield finishes his countdown of the five most important New England Patriots offensive plays of…

Gary Kubiak and the Art of Misdirection

Sometimes bad performance in one job can lead to an undeserved reputation. Of course, that didn’t…

Reporting As Ineligible: An Appreciation

Cries of foul play follow the New England Patriots, and legendary coach Bill Belichick, as night…

Patriots Defense Stretched Thin

Heading into the Divisional Round game against the Baltimore Ravens, the New England Patriots defense knew…