John Limberakis’s Vertical Board

John Limberakis has been hard at work in the film room, watching clips and taking notes…

2020 Draft Tight End Superlatives

Not all draft classes are created equal, and the 2020 tight end draft class is weaker…

Prospect in Three Plays: Tee Higgins

Three plays can’t paint the full picture of a prospect, but they can give an idea…

Why Wasn’t Chris Harris Drafted?

Cornerback Chris Harris, Jr. is making headlines for his current contract impasse with the Denver Broncos.…

Glossary Entry: Horizontal Board

NFL teams prepare two draft boards in preparation for the NFL draft, a horizontal board and…

Glossary Entry: Vertical Board

NFL teams prepare two draft boards in preparation for the NFL draft, a horizontal board and…

Answering Questions About the N’Keal Harry Pick

Since 2000, every franchise had selected a wide receiver in the first round—except the New England…

Ball Velocity Is Bunk

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Since 2008, former NFL scout Dan Shonka of ourlads.com has been capturing “ball velocity”…

Announcing the Post-Draft Supplement

We are pleased to announce the Inside the Pylon 2018 Post-Draft Supplement is available! The 2018 Draft Guide contained detailed…

Introducing Team-Specific Draft Guides

At Inside The Pylon, we get a little obsessed with the NFL Draft. Our team of 50…

Check With Me: Round One Recap and Day Two Preview

As is always the case, we know nothing, Jon Snow. After months of buildup and speculation,…

Player Evaluation: Modified Approximate Value Evaluation Model (MAVEM)

Front offices have been trying to perfect draft and player evaluation for years in order to…

June 8 Quick Kicks Podcast

Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield try out “Numbers Wednesday” (we’ll work on the name) on to…

Data Based Approach to Drafting Kickers and Punters

With the 2nd round selection of Roberto Aguayo, a hot topic around NFL Draft media has…

Dan Hatman’s First Round

With the first round of the NFL Draft upon us, Dan Hatman has prepared this look…

Chris Dougherty Top 100 Big Board

While the 2016 NFL Draft may not have a surplus of elite talent, it is draft…