Scouting Kickers: The Kicking Process

Kickers are a little different, so it’s no surprise that scouting them requires a different mindset…

One Key Mistake From The Panthers Punt Unit

The Carolina Panthers punt coverage team, centered around big-leg punter Brad Nortman, appears pedestrian by most…

Super 50 Preview: Brad Nortman’s Howitzer Leg

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

What Caused The Stephen Gostkowski Missed Extra Point?

There is no doubt that Stephen Gostkowski is one of the best, if not the best,…

Britton Colquitt: Master of Directional Punting

With the lack of consistency displayed by the Denver Broncos’ offense this year, punter Britton Colquitt…

The Dynamic Duo: Ryan Allen and Matthew Slater

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

January 14 Quick Kicks Podcast

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

Kansas City Kickoff Return TD Breaks Wild Card Game Wide Open

The 11-5 Kansas City Chiefs headed to Houston to face a 9-7 Texans team that had…

Explaining The Blair Walsh Missed Field Goal

The NFC Wild Card matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings came down to a…

The Best Distance Control Punters of 2015

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

Recapping the First NFL Season of Longer Extra Points

There was much discussion prior to, and early in, the 2015 NFL season regarding the effect…

Seahawks Punter Jon Ryan Is A Man of Two Kicks

Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan has appeared frequently in Inside The Pylon’s special teams coverage: a…

Longer Extra Points & Field Goal Accuracy – Practice Makes Better?

Whether or not longer extra points have affected NFL kickers over the course of the 2015…

Celebrating Calais Campbell

Special teams film study can be a challenge – trying to identify blocking responsibilities on kickoff…

Introducing Chandler Catanzaro: The NFL’s Next Great Kicker Is Already Here

Kickers can be difficult to predict, with variance among the most accurate kickers from year to year. Chuck…

Do Your Job: Eagles Punt Block Exploited Patriots Protection

The New England Patriots like to talk about doing your job in all three phases, but multiple…