This Week in Football Writing – June 1, 2015

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.

Vandy Rape Case Records Can Expose Culture

Maria De Varenne looks at the “culture of permissiveness fostered by coaches to entice young men to their football programs.”

Most Underrated Slot Cornerbacks

Doug Farrar highlights the importance of the slot cornerback, and looks at some of the top players in the NFL at that position.

Cam’s Development Has Made Him Worth Big Deal

Cian Fahey tracks the development of the Carolina passer and makes the case that Cam Newton has earned the big contract extension that seems coming his way.

The Origin of the Long-Snapper

In a piece from the archives, Nick Underhill traces the growth and importance of the position in the NFL.

Stanford Coach Duane Atkins: Jordan Richards Will Justify Second-Round Selection

Christopher Price caught up with Stanford coach Duane Atkins who spoke very highly of New England’s rookie safety.

The Patriot Way: S Jordan Richards Impresses With Intelligence

Also on Richards, Alen Dumonjic breaks down the safety’s college tape and comes away impressed with the safety’s mental ability.

The NFL’s Drug Policy and the Sad Case of Randy Gregory

Mike Piellucci looks at the juxtaposition with how the NFL’s policy and its flaws impact players such as rookie Randy Gregory.

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