How Sam Bradford Will Help Adrian Peterson–At Last

After a devastating injury to starting QB Teddy Bridgewater, the Minnesota Vikings will be looking to rely on their running game and their stars on defense to return to the playoffs. Following a lackluster performance against the Tennessee Titans, the Vikings will turn to quarterback Sam Bradford to help improve the performance of Adrian Peterson. Before perhaps…

Offensive Line Value: Finding The Blind Spot in Blindside Protection

For well over a decade, the NFL has placed more and more emphasis on the passing game. With this emphasis has come an increased importance on protecting quarterbacks, especially their blindsides. Dave Archibald discusses the offensive line value that can be found when teams veer from the accepted practice of investing disproportionately at left tackle. Michael Oher…

AFC Divisional Round Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers at Denver Broncos

The NFL Playoffs continue with an AFC Divisional round matchup featuring the 6th-seeded Pittsburgh Steelers visiting the 1st-seeded Denver Broncos. The ITP editors have collected our coverage of these two teams from the 2015 season. Pittsburgh Tommy Jaggi of All22 Breakdown joined the ITP staff for a Q&A about the Steelers’ matchup with the New England Patriots. The Pittsburgh defense…

ITP Chat: Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings

When the ITP staff isn’t writing about football, chances are they are watching football. On Sunday afternoon, they watched and chatted about the Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings Wild Card matchup, and we have the results. Deep freeze shatters #Vikings #Gjallarhorn. Kickoff forecast: -3. #SEAvsMIN https://t.co/woGDfPZwV8 pic.twitter.com/XrLHiwNHSA — KARE 11 (@kare11) January 10, 2016 David…

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…