The Hypothetical NFL Playoff MVP

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] This may feel like one of the most unnecessary pieces of football history…

The Art of the Pass Rush: Part 2

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]It’s time to extrapolate the artistry of pass rushing, now that we have a…

Building Blocks: The San Fransisco 49ers

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]In the Building Blocks series, writers from Inside the Pylon will discuss the current…

2017 Midseason NFL Offensive Line All Pros

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Regarding the study of offensive line play, Offensive Line Performance (OLP) founder and owner…

The Importance of Scheme Fit & Usage in Player Success

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Each year during the NFL Draft, the league opens its doors to hundreds of…

Evaluating the New York Giants 2017 Draft

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]It is has been 10 years since Jerry Reese’s first draft as the General…

AFC West Dream 2017 NFL Draft Fits

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Series Introduction: A scheme fit is when a player’s traits and abilities line up…

2016 Contextualizing Sack Production Results

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]A few weeks ago I introduced my latest project Contextualizing Sack Production, and explained…

The Denver Broncos Swarming Pass Rush

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] The defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos have one of the most feared…

Sack Lunch: Jeremiah Attaochu Takes Down Brees

In his Sack Lunch series, Jon Ledyard looks at a particularly impressive pass-rushing performance from the past weekend’s games,…

Sack Lunch: DeMarcus Ware, Better Than Ever

In his Sack Lunch series, Jon Ledyard looks at a particularly impressive pass-rushing performance from the past weekend’s…

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.…

Under the Microscope: Shaq Barrett

Every season good players are overlooked or undervalued across the NFL. As we approach the regular season, Brandon Thorn…

NFL Expected Sack Projections 2016

One of the most important factors to winning games is pressuring the opposing quarterback and totaling…

Melvin Ingram: Elite Edge Rusher?

The AFC West is filled with elite edge rushers. And last season the division added another…

Will Dee Ford Step In and Step Up?

Every year in the NFL players are called to step up in place of injured or…