ITP Glossary: Press Man Technique

The language of football is often confusing: play calls, alignments, techniques, and concepts litter the commentary…

Jimmy Garoppolo: A Trait-Based Approach

With a four-game suspension hanging over the head of franchise quarterback Tom Brady, the defending Super…

Explaining Kickoff Coverage: The Importance of Safeties

Chuck Zodda enjoys candlelit return blocks, long runbacks on punts, and the sweet smell of gunners…

Super Bowl XLIX Preview: The Seahawks Run Defense Is Fast & Furious

The Seattle Seahawks enter their Super Bowl XLIX matchup with the New England Patriots with the…

Super Bowl XLIX Preview: The Seattle Run Game, Part 2

As part of their zone-read option rushing attack, the Seattle Seahawks apply additional well-schemed concepts to…

Super Bowl XLIX Preview: The Seattle Run Game, Part 1

The Seattle Seahawks aim to become the NFL’s first back-to-back Super Bowl Champions in a decade,…

Excellence in Return Blocking: Chiefs Josh Martin

For every great return, there are many great blocks. Eleven players working together in orchestrated chaos,…

Reel Film Week 16 Preview

The Reel Film Week 16 Preview is Mark Schofield’s look at the most compelling matchups in…

Reel Football Preview Week 15

The Reel Football Preview Week 15 is Mark Schofield‘s look at the most compelling matchups in…

Reel Film Recap Week 14

Each week Inside The Pylon takes a look at some of the standout offensive plays from…

Week 13 NFL Playoff Picture

The Week 13 NFL playoff picture is coming into focus, as Marvin Lewis and the Cincinnati…

Just Won Baby: Raiders Won Their First Game

Winning in the NFL is difficult. Just ask the Oakland Raiders, who entered Thursday night’s game…

Alex Smith & The Read Option

Playing quarterback in the NFL is never as easy as it looks. Alex Smith, once the…

Protecting Brady: Finding Five Guys (Part 2)

The New England Patriots sit at 7-2 during their Bye Week, having won five in a…

Protecting Brady: OL Midseason Review (Part 1)

The New England Patriots sit at 7-2 during their Bye Week, having won five in a…

Mohamed Sanu: The Emergence of a Star?

Even after getting dominated by the Patriots, midway through 2014 the Cincinnati Bengals sit atop the…