glossary

ITP Glossary: Illegal Contact

Different than defensive holding or pass interference, the penalty constitutes contact initiated beyond five yards from the line of scrimmage while the quarterback (or any player who receives the snap) is still in the pocket. Per the NFL Rulebook, contact is legal within five yards of the line of scrimmage, as long as the it…

Carolina Panthers Need

Why the Carolina Panthers Need to Read Inside the Pylon

The Panthers are coming off of a Super Bowl appearance, and have struggled at the outset of the 2016 season. Mark Schofield outlines mistakes they’ve made and explains why the Carolina Panthers need to read Inside the Pylon. Now, I know that Inside the Pylon is a relatively new kid on the proverbial football media block. We’ve only been around for…

Sack Lunch: DeMarcus Ware, Better Than Ever

In his Sack Lunch series, Jon Ledyard looks at a particularly impressive pass-rushing performance from the past weekend’s games, highlighting techniques, moves, or athletic traits that brought each player success. In this installment, Jon looks at the special traits of DeMarcus Ware, highlighting a sack against the Carolina Panthers. If you’ve read any of my previous work on…