2018 QB Market

Ryan Tannehill’s Injury Could Have a Major Impact on the 2018 QB Market

The Miami Dolphins were in a tough situation last week. Franchise quarterback Ryan Tannehill partially tore his ACL, and recently decided to undergo surgery, ending his 2017 season. Despite having a capable backup like Matt Moore, the Dolphins decided to fill the need left by Tannehill’s injury externally, signing Jay Cutler out of retirement and…

San Francisco 49ers Offensive Formation Breakdown: Gun Far Pro Twins – Part 2

The San Francisco 49ers should improve over last year’s debacle of a season, where they finished 5-11. Beyond addressing regular team needs, new coach Chip Kelly is probably facing his last chance to try his no-huddle offense in the NFL. Much-criticized for not managing the clock properly, the style does provide some unique and interesting…

San Francisco 49ers Offensive Formation Breakdown: Gun Far Pro Twins – Part 1

The San Francisco 49ers should improve over last year’s debacle of a season, where they finished 5-11. Beyond addressing regular team needs, new coach Chip Kelly is probably facing his last chance to try his no-huddle offense in the NFL. Much-criticized for not managing the clock properly, the style does provide some unique and interesting…

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 Film Review: How Colin Kaepernick Ended Up In Quicksand

Everyone has a bad day at the office. Unfortunately for quarterbacks, their bad days play out on millions of TV screens, as fans and fantasy players despair. Mark Schofield breaks down how San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick ended up in quicksand on Sunday. San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick got off to a disastrous start…

NFL Preview Week 2: Will The Lions Run The Football All Over The Vikings?

The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings both come off Week 1 losses on the road, and meet in Minneapolis to kick off the NFC North schedules for both squads. Mark Schofield says that something will have to give when the Lions run the football against the Vikings this week. In their season-opening loss to the…

CFB Big Gain: Deshaun Watson Airs It Out Against Appalachian State

CFB Saturday featured some huge upsets, thrilling finishes, and terrific individual performances. Inside The Pylon head writer Mark Schofield highlights one outstanding play in CFB Big Gain, and this week he breaks down how Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson airs it out against Appalachian State. The Clemson Tigers got off to a sluggish start in their contest…