San Francisco 49ers Offensive Formation Breakdown: Gun Far Pro Twins – Part 1

The San Francisco 49ers should improve over last year’s debacle of a season, where they finished 5-11. Beyond addressing regular team needs, new coach Chip Kelly is probably facing his last chance to try his no-huddle offense in the NFL. Much-criticized for not managing the clock properly, the style does provide some unique and interesting…

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ITP Glossary: 3-4 Base Defense

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From boundary corner to catch man, 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 any…

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…

NFL Salary Cap Management

When NFL teams and general managers are deciding how to invest money into their roster, they must contend with the salary cap. From resigning homegrown talent to making splashy free agent moves, teams have a wide range of options. Dave Archibald explains NFL salary cap management and the different strategies teams employ under the current system.…

NFC Wild Card Preview: Green Bay vs. Washington

The NFL Playoffs kick off with a NFC Wild Card matchup between the 5th-seeded Green Bay and the 4th-seeded Washington. The ITP editors have collected our coverage of these two teams from the 2015 regular season. Washington When Robert Griffin III was lost last year, Mark Schofield showed how Washington’s offense could succeed with Kirk Cousins under center.…