Donnel Pumphrey

Donnel Pumphrey is all that Philadelphia Needed From the 2017 NFL Draft

The Philadelphia Eagles did a good job in the 2017 NFL Draft of balancing  their selections between taking the best player available and addressing immediate needs. Luckily for them, their needs aligned well with the positions of strength throughout the draft. They were able to add talent at edge rusher, cornerback, wide receiver, running back…

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…

Do Your Job: Eagles Punt Block Exploited Patriots Protection

The New England Patriots like to talk about doing your job in all three phases, but multiple special teams breakdowns led to their loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. We made Chuck Zodda flip a coin, so here’s the breakdown on how the Eagles punt block exploited Patriots protection scheme. With only seconds remaining in the first half,…

glossary

ITP Glossary: Hold Up Technique

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From wide 9 technique to personal protector, commentators rarely get to explain everything you need to know before the next play. Inside The Pylon’s glossary was developed to give fans a deeper understanding of the game through clear explanations, as well as image and video examples. Please contact us with…