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…

Johnny Hekker’s Fake Punt Scramble Drill

The St. Louis Rams recent history is full of exciting special teams plays. Last year, they scored two punt return touchdowns – conventionally and unconventionally. This year, punter Johnny Hekker’s fake punt scramble drill against the Green Bay Packers took lemons and made them into lemonade. Time stood still. The ball hung in the air as the 25-year-old…

NFL Week 1 Collection

This is the 2015 NFL Week 1 collection of all content from Inside the Pylon.  Please also visit our Glossary, Podcasts, and College Football collections. Click here for NFL Week 2. PODCAST Episode 1.1 Scouting Previews by The Scouting Academy’s Dan Hatman Scouting the AFC East – Key Players Discussed: DeVante Parker, Dominique Easley, Devin Smith Scouting the…

Giant Problem: The 49ers Carlos Hyde Tries To Get Back On Track

The San Francisco 49ers offensive issues have been plentiful this season: Colin Kaepernick has disappeared into quicksand and the running game has been inconsistent. Dave Archibald explores what might happen when the 49ers Carlos Hyde meets the New York Giants defense. The 49ers and Giants meet in a matchup hearkening back to battles for NFL supremacy…