NFL Offensive Investment by Position Trends

In the first five installments of the investment in offense series, Dave Archibald looked at team spending at various offensive position groups – quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, and the offensive line. Having covered the offensive positions individually, he now looks for trends in NFL offensive investment as a whole. The chart below shows…

NFL Week 3 Collection

This is the 2015 NFL Week 3 collection of all content from Inside the Pylon.  Please also visit our Glossary, Podcasts, and College Football pages. Click here for NFL Week 1 & NFL Week 2. PODCAST Episode 1.3 Week 3 Previews, Reviews, and Long-Form Mark Schofield looks at the Arizona Cardinals proficiency at beating cover 2. Mark Schofield…

NFL Turnover Week 3: Turnovers And Momentum

Despite the cliche, games are rarely decided in one play. However, turnovers and momentum have more than a fleeting acquaintance. Dave Archibald explores what happens when things go wrong for the Dallas Cowboys against the Atlanta Falcons. After a game-changing play, announcers will often suggest that “momentum” has shifted and lady luck has cast her eye on…

Quarterback Investment: They Pay These Guys How Much?!

NFL teams allocate anywhere between 1% and 18% toward quarterback investment, making these players important factors in salary cap management and roster construction, not just on the field. Dave Archibald separates the quarterbacks into four groups based on their average cap hit to see how teams are investing in the position. No player on the football…