The Roethlisberger Resurgence

The Pittsburgh Steelers face the New York Jets Sunday seeking their fourth straight win after a…

Every Little Thing: Patriots Rush Defense

A better performance from the New England Patriots rush defense in Week 8 against the Chicago…

Everybody Blitz Chung Tonight: Patriots Run Defense

The New England Patriots run defense turned in a better performance in Week 8 against the…

Home Field Advantage Part II: What’s the Weather?

The successful home underdog strategy in NFL lines helped popularize the use of data analysis in…

Pass Rush and Coverage: Patriots Defensive Concepts

Pass defense takes both individual effort and eleven players working in concert to be successful. The…

Patience, Grasshopper: Patriots Run Defense

The beleaguered New England Patriots run defense turned in a better performance in Week 8 against…

Redemption by Design for Brandon Lafell

Spectacular plays, like “greatest route ever”, are recognized as they happen. However, many of the most…

Week 9 Patriots By the Numbers

Each week, Inside The Pylon tracks the New England Patriots by the numbers and key statistics…

ITP Week 9 NFL Picks

In the Week 9 NFL Picks: FC experts go 7-5 in favor of NE over Denver,…

Vince Wilfork: The Rock This Defense Is Built Upon

Vince Wilfork is the rock upon which the Patriots defense is built. His torn Achilles tendon…

Inside The Pylon Week 8 Power Picks

It’s getting heated with weekly changes atop the leaderboard. Can Super Dave finally separate from the…

No One Expects a Fake Punt Return

If A Fake Punt Return Is So Good That No Reliable Video Exists, Did It Really…

Brady & Belichick: Bad News for the Bears

Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots are Bad News for the Chicago Bears…

Failure to Fit: Patriots Run Defense

The New York Jets rolled up 218 yards against the New England Patriots run defense. What…

This Week in Running: What’s a Devey?

During Jets Week, Inside The Pylon posited that New York’s run defense might be the best…

Spills, Fits, and Rob Ninkovich: Patriots Run Defense Primer

The New York Jets rolled up 218 yards against the New England Patriots run defense. What…