Inside The Pylon works 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.
This Week in Football Writing pulls together some of our favorite pieces and shares them with you to ensure our loyal readers have access to the great work being produced about the sport we love.
Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada deserve all the awards for this truly remarkable and ground-shaking piece. ITP has leaned heavily on the authors’ previous work, League of Denial, in our coverage of the concussion maskirovka.
Researchers at Dartmouth have developed a robotic tackling dummy that is safer to practice contact with than another human player.
Grantland’s Andrew Sharp pleads for an end to the melodrama playing out in Washington as Jay Gruden undermines his starting quarterback and Griffin continues to look like the lamest of ducks.
The annual Deadspin series by Drew Magary that lets fans self-scout their favorite team with scathing wit. This entry on the looming disaster in the Bay Area is a particularly delightful entry.
Cleveland’s excellent left tackle Joe Thomas said, “I would equate what [Brady] did to driving 66 [mph] in a 65 speed zone, and getting the death penalty,” and much, much more.
Finally, this positively hilarious bit of fiction from Kenneth Arthur about what Hard Knocks: Seattle would be like. Spoiler alert: Gum. Lots and lots of gum.
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