This Week in Football Writing

Inside The Pylon’s authors work tirelessly to deliver quality football articles to our readers. But writers around the internet produce high-level football writing every day, some of which you may have missed.

Each week we at ITP will pull together some of their favorite pieces and share them with you here to ensure our loyal readers have access to the great work being produced about the sport we love.

How We Should Really Discuss NFL Prospects – Phil Savage

The Executive Director of the Reese’s Senior Bowl discusses how we shouldn’t be describing NFL prospects based on what round they’re projected to be drafted in, but instead describe them based on who they will be in the NFL.

Fearing Bill Belichick Only Makes Him Stronger – Mike Freeman

Bleacher Report‘s Mike Freeman diagnoses the NFL with Belichick Derangement Syndrome (BDS), explaining that no matter what teams change the rules to beat the Patriots, Bill Belichick will adapt and outsmart them.

Remembering Max – Ivan Maisel

The ESPN college football analyst published his powerful eulogy about his son, Max, who has been missing and presumed dead since February.

Player’s Tribune Articles Aren’t Written by the Players, Which Creates a Host of Issues – Andrew Bucholtz

The Awful Announcing writer focuses on how the Player’s Tribune writing, editorial, and fact-checking process should give readers pause about the authenticity of the articles.

Eric Stoner: How I Grade Quarterback Play – Matt Waldman

Matt Waldman breaks out a section of Eric Stoner’s ten page article on Marcus Mariota. In the broken out section, Stoner describes the traits he focuses on when analyzing quarterbacks.

Reverse Sexism, Ray McDonald, and the Luxurious Idiocy of the Chicago Bears – David Roth

Vice Sports’ David Roth eviscerates Chicago Bears Chairman, George McCaskey, over his comments made about signing Ray McDonald.

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