Melissa Jacobs

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...

Steve Smith Quotes That Will Make You Smile

Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith announced Monday that the 2015 season will be his last.  Smith’s fourteen seasons have been characterized by grittiness, intensity and a lot of trash talking. Here are the top lines uttered by Smith ...

Within the $9 billion umbrella that is the NFL, there are droves of prominent women.  Our Featured Football Girl series celebrates these women by taking an inside look at their unique careers. This week’s Featured Football Girl...

Podcast:  [audio mp3="/assets/media/Sara Holladay FF Librarian.mp3"][/audio] Sara Holladay's Bio from I could spend all day watching college football on Saturdays and pro football on Sundays just to do it all over again the next weekend. In the 20...

Podcast with Molly: [audio mp3="/assets/media/Molly Qerim.mp3"][/audio] Molly's ESPN Biography In 2008, Molly Qerim served as the interactive host for College Football Live.  In addition, she is the breaking news reporter for Fantas...

Meet Jenna Laine.  A USF graduate just three years ago, Jenna already has many feathers in her professional cap.  She covers ...