Melissa Jacobs

Jay Cutler was back in the news today after his wife, Kristin Cavallari, posted a naked picture of the free agent quarterback. Now that we’ve seen a new side of Cutler, let’s backtrack for an update on his day job. ...

NFL Free Agency Day 1: Winners and Losers

The NFL’s first official day of free agency was a whirlwind of activity and emotion. Two hours before teams could sign payers with expiring contracts many of us were making bad drinking jokes about the non-stop c...

Get Ready for TFG 2.0

No beating around the bush here: For the better part of last season TFG sadly laid dormant. The overwhelming culprit is that I was knee deep in a time consuming job as the NFL editor at SI.com and as a result, TFG’s heartbe...

The NFL Needs Ray Rice More Than Ray Rice Needs The NFL

Let’s be real. If the Ray Rice who punched his then fiancé while elevator security tapes were rolling was the 25-year-old Rice who averaged 4.7 yards per carry on his way to 1,364 yards, we wouldn’t be talking about a comeback tour. ...

This is a weird post to write so I’ll just cut to the chase. I’ve accepted a new role as NFL editor for SI.com. I could ramble on about all the reasons this is a ridiculously awesome opportunity, but they should be rather apparent. If you’re here...