Adjustments for Kicking in Different Weather Conditions

One of the greatest difficulties in evaluating kickers is being cognizant of weather and how it…

ITP Glossary: Open Field Punt

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From skip step to shield punt formation, commentators rarely get to…

ITP Glossary: Pin Deep Punt

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From personal protector to jab step, commentators rarely get to explain…

ITP Glossary: Target Distance Punted

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From gunner to directional punting, commentators rarely get to explain everything…

January 14 Quick Kicks Podcast

The second-ever CFB National Championship has come and gone, and the January 14 Quick Kicks Podcast…

FROM THE ARCHIVES: New York Jets Kickoff Return: Failure Is An Option

The New York Jets tried to use new acquisition Percy Harvin to execute a spectacular special…

Colts Leave Barn Door Open on Swinging Gate Fake Punt

The matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots last night saw more of Pat…

ITP Glossary: Pooch Kick

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From bird dogging to wide 9 technique, commentators rarely get to explain…

ITP Glossary: Squib Kick

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From bird dogging to wide 9 technique, commentators rarely get to explain…

Colts Punter Pat McAfee Runs A Fake Punt: Designed or Improvised?

Special teams play is a major factor in the outcome of games each week. Chuck Zodda…

ITP Glossary: Coverage Lanes

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to scramble drill, commentators rarely get to explain…

ITP Glossary: Onside Kick

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to climbing the pocket, commentators rarely get to…

ITP Glossary: 6×4 Kickoff Alignment

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From trips to press man, commentators rarely get to explain everything…

The Implications of Longer Extra Point Attempts

Our special teams guru spends most of his days locked in the ITP film vault, sorting…

Building a Better Punt Gunner

Punt gunners are like underwear – the only time most people notice them is when something…

Drafting Kickers: Don’t Do It

Whether crazy punters, dreamy kickers, or ridiculously athletic returners, Chuck Zodda takes you inside the world…