Nik Needham is the Best NFL Draft Prospect You Don’t Know

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Cornerback is the most peculiar position on the football field. It’s an isolated position…

Three Ways to Fix Compensatory Picks

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Philosophers say that “the road to hell is paved with good intentions.” So it…

USC Quarterbacks of the Past and Sam Darnold

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]As humans we elicit some of the most powerful curiosities and questions about our…

The Option Route: Terrelle Pyror

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Welcome to a new series here at Inside the Pylon called The Option Route.…

AFC East Dream 2017 NFL Draft Fits

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Series Introduction: A scheme fit is when a player’s traits and abilities line up…

Look Who’s Back: The Return of Jimmy Graham

A play-making tight end can create mismatches and wreak havoc upon the secondary. Matty Brown breaks down…

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…

2016 AFC East Roster Evaluation

Carolina Panthers Pull a Bill Belichick

From time to time NFL GMs must make difficult moves in order to preserve cap space…

AFC Wild Card Preview: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Texans

The NFL Playoffs kick off with an AFC Wild Card matchup between the 5th seeded Kansas…

ITP Glossary: 22 Offensive Personnel

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From dino stem to spin move, commentators rarely get to explain…

Cornerback Investment: They Pay These Guys How Much?!

How do NFL teams allocate resources? Dave Archibald has looked at the real price of contract extensions and…

This Week in Football Writing: December 21, 2015

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. This Week in Football Writing collects some of our favorite…

Revis Island: Impending Decline Or Just A Bad Game?

The New York Jets best player might be veteran cornerback Darrelle Revis, who is a likely…

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Super Bowl XLIX: Malcolm Butler in the Middle

All season long the Patriots mantra has been Do. Your. Job. Nothing personified this more than…

The Rookie Route Running Clinic: Stefon Diggs

Making the transition from college football to the NFL can be very difficult for receivers. However,…