Super Bowl LIII: The Blowout That Wasn’t

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Something about the numbers in Super Bowl LIII doesn’t add up. The Patriots had…

The Never Too Early 2016 Punting Trends

Punters are masters in retreat. Tasked with giving the ball to the opposing team in the…

Super 50 Preview: Brad Nortman’s Howitzer Leg

The Carolina Panthers made it to the Super Bowl on the strength of a tremendous defense…

The Dynamic Duo: Ryan Allen and Matthew Slater

There are a variety of different strategies for punt coverage in the NFL. Some teams target…

AFC Championship Game Preview: New England Patriots at Denver Broncos

The NFL Playoffs continue with the AFC Championship Game featuring the  2nd-seeded New England Patriots visiting the 1st-seeded Denver Broncos. The ITP…

AFC Divisional Round Preview: Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots

The NFL Playoffs continue with an AFC Divisional round matchup between the 5th-seeded Kansas City Chiefs visiting the…

The Best Distance Control Punters of 2015

Punters are a misunderstood breed. Many analysts have struggled to adequately measure punting performance. Usage of…

This Week In Football Writing: December 7, 2015

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. This Week in Football Writing collects some of our favorite…

A Tale of Two Kicks: Stephen Gostkowski and Long-Distance Field Goals

Kickers are a streaky bunch, with even the best being prone to stretches of uncertain accuracy.…

ITP Glossary: Long Snapper

The language of football is often confusing: play calls, alignments, techniques, and concepts litter the commentary…

Yes, Pat McAfee Is Good – But Julian Edelman Can Beat Him

Chuck Zodda has an infatuation with special teams. He enjoys long punts through the air, well-lit…

2015 NFL Playoffs: Ravens at Patriots Special Teams Preview

The Ravens at Patriots special teams preview looks at the kickoff and punt coverage units, the…

Anatomy of a Blocked Punt

Some of the most important, game-changing plays in the NFL and college football take place on…

Projecting The Patriots Special Teams In 2014

Some of the most important, game-changing plays in the NFL and college football take place on…