FROM THE ARCHIVES: Art, Science and Magic of Quarterbacking: Torque

Mark Schofield spent a short lifetime playing quarterback. Now he is in the midst of a second lifetime watching, evaluating, and writing about the position. In this summer series covering techniques for playing QB he takes us through some of the books he used to learn to play the position, using film to illustrate these important concepts. Many small elements comprise…

The Art, Magic and Science of Quarterbacking: Stance and Cheat Step

Mark Schofield spent a short lifetime playing quarterback. Now he is in the midst of a second lifetime watching, evaluating, and writing about the position. In this summer series covering techniques for playing QB he takes us through some of the books he used to learn to play the position, using film to illustrate these…

Quick Hits: WR Prospects on Day Two And Three

The NFL Draft’s first round saw six wide receivers come off the board, as Amari Cooper, Kevin White, DeVante Parker, Nelson Agholor, Breshad Perriman, and Phillip Dorsett found new homes. But according to Mark Schofield, there are more WR prospects to be found in later rounds. Devin Smith, Ohio State The OSU product shined in the National Championship and is a tremendous deep threat in the…

Three Reasons Marcus Mariota Should Go #1 Overall

Inside The Pylon‘s head writer Mark Schofield has spent the last three months watching quarterbacks and wide receivers, evaluating their potential on film, at the Combine and at Pro Days. This quarterback’s footwork, strengths and weaknesses, and transition to the next level have all gone under the microscope and now it’s time for final arguments on…