The Bob Stitt Offense in Montana: Stitt’s Vertical Concepts

With Carson Wentz’s first-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft, evaluators will be looking towards the FCS for other talents, and they won’t have to look long. Wentz’s former opponent Montana has a quarterback of their own who is poised for a breakout year, and he has an innovative coach to help him along. Mark Schofield examines…

The Bob Stitt Offense in Montana: Drawing Inspiration from Air Coryell

With Carson Wentz’s first-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft, evaluators will be looking towards the FCS for other talents, and they won’t have to look long. Wentz’s former opponent Montana has a quarterback of their own who is poised for a breakout year, and he has an innovative coach to help him along. Mark Schofield examines…

The Bob Stitt Offense in Montana: The Fly Sweep and Screen Concepts

With Carson Wentz’s first-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft, evaluators will be looking towards the Big Sky Conference for other talents, and they won’t have to look long. Wentz’s former opponent Montana has a quarterback of their own who is poised for a breakout year, and he has an innovative coach to help him along. Mark…

Understanding Perspective and Gravity in Football Evaluation

The proliferation of the evaluation of football players can be seen across the internet. Draft profiles, rankings, and play breakdowns all critique players with incomplete information, but those evaluations can still be worthwhile despite the protests of some within the game. Sean Cottrell explains the importance of understanding perspective and gravity in football evaluation. NFL and college…

Inside the Playbook: The Ohio State Defense on Third Down

Inside the Pylon is proud to introduce another new bit of content: Inside the Playbook. In this series, our writers will take to the tape to illustrate how different football concepts are executed, highlighting both prospective draft picks, brilliant design and great individual. The second installment of this series comes from Sal Conti. In this…

Connor Cook: Comfort Food

Comfort food and football go together like apple pie and America. Mark Schofield takes this comparison to one of the quarterbacks in this year’s NFL Draft class: Connor Cook. Although not a standout with any one trait, Cook is solid across the board, not unlike your standby dish at your favorite restaurant.  We all have them,…