The Bears, the Browns, and Filling the Quarterback Position

The Inside the Pylon team often enjoys debating and discussing team-building philosophy and other football topics in our Slack board. From time to time, we publish these chats, lightly edited for readability. What follows is a recent discussion on how teams try to find a quarterback and how the Chicago Bears and Cleveland Browns have…

2018 QB Market

Ryan Tannehill’s Injury Could Have a Major Impact on the 2018 QB Market

The Miami Dolphins were in a tough situation last week. Franchise quarterback Ryan Tannehill partially tore his ACL, and recently decided to undergo surgery, ending his 2017 season. Despite having a capable backup like Matt Moore, the Dolphins decided to fill the need left by Tannehill’s injury externally, signing Jay Cutler out of retirement and…

glossary

ITP Glossary: Trap Block

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to climbing the pocket, 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…

Day Three: Thoughts On Quarterbacks Already Taken and Those Waiting

After two days of drafting, six quarterbacks are off the board. The New York Jets surprised a lot of people by making Christian Hackenberg the first signal caller taken on Day Two, while the New England Patriots selected Jacoby Brissett to play QB2 for the first four games of the season, and the Cleveland Browns…

Day Two Quarterback Fits

With the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft in the books, only three quarterbacks have heard their names called. As expected, the Los Angeles Rams selected Jared Goff with the first overall pick, and Carson Wentz was the next pick, second overall to the Philadelphia Eagles. Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch finally came off the…