AFC Wild Card Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals

The NFL Playoffs continues on Saturday night with an AFC Wild Card matchup between the 6th seeded Pittsburgh Steelers and the 3rd seeded Cincinnati Bengals. The ITP editors have put together our coverage of these two teams from the 2015 regular season. Tommy Jaggi of All22BreakDown joined the ITP staff for a Q&A about the Steelers’…

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…

This Week in Football Writing: November 23, 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. Surviving and Thriving: Chancellor Lee Adams Turns 16 The Charlotte Observer’s Scott Fowler profiles the son that of former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth conspired to murder 16 years…

NFL Preview Week 3: How the Arizona Cardinals Attack Cover 2

Bruce Arians, Carson Palmer, and the Arizona Cardinals are no longer a surprise contender ‒ they are one of the best teams in the NFC. Mark Schofield previews their matchup with the San Francisco 49ers, and will be watching how the Arizona Cardinals attack Cover 2. The Arizona Cardinals are off to a 2-0 start,…

Scouting the NFL: NFC West Players To Watch

With the regular season around the corner, Inside The Pylon reached out to former NFL scout and current Scouting Academy director Dan Hatman for a cheat sheet on who the pros are keeping an eye on – and who may be in danger of losing their job. Here, he identifies which NFC West players to watch in 2015. Arizona…