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.…

2016 NFL General Manager Candidates

Putting together a successful football team is a daunting task, and finding the right person for that task is crucial. The candidate must be capable of evaluating talent, managing the salary cap, and performing many other duties. Dan Hatman explains the NFL general manager position and reveals some of the potential GMs currently in the NFL.…

The Best of ITP From 2015

The InsideThePylon.com editors have put their heads together and offered the best of ITP from 2015. Enjoy the collection, thank you for all the support, and look for more great content in 2016. The ITP Football Term Glossary The best football glossary on the internet debuted in August, and it continues to be updated daily. From A Gap…

10 Scouting Rules: # 9 Football Character

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 9, Football Character. Paul Warfield, an NFL Hall of Famer, noted that it was…

This Week in Football Writing: November 23, 2015

Inside The Pylon works to deliver quality football content to our readers. This Week in Football Writing collects some of our favorite pieces from friends and colleagues last week and shares them with you. Surviving and Thriving: Chancellor Lee Adams Turns 16 The Charlotte Observer’s Scott Fowler profiles the son that of former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth conspired to murder 16 years…

Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Fantasy Outlook: The Return of Austin Seferian-Jenkins

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been missing one key piece from their offense for most of this season. Despite this, their young quarterback has been improving, which is a good sign for this struggling franchise. Dave Archibald takes a look at Austin Seferian-Jenkins and the potential impact his return will have. Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Austin…