Melissa Jacobs

Ranking the Possible Super Bowl Matchups

The NFL’s upcoming conference championships – Tennessee at Kansas City and Green Bay at San Francisco - are loaded with intrigue and exhilarating players. In a departure from recent years, both games feature heavy favorites an...

Luke Kuechly Retires from NFL at 28

The NFL offseason is still a few weeks away but its most stunning news already happened. Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly, a dominant force for eight seasons, announced his retirement in a tearful, heartfelt message released by t...

NFL Divisional Round Picks: 49ers Magical Season Continues

After last week’s I’m squeamishly back to take a stab at the divisional round. On the surface, three of this weekend’s games feel one-sided enough to picks the winning team with both eyes open. That of course means trick pl...

Tom Brady Gifts Jersey to Starstruck Joe Mixon

Bengals running back Joe Mixon gashed the Patriots defensive line all day Sunday in a 34-13 loss. Mixon ran for 136 yards and a hefty 5.4 yards per carry. He's on the verge of finishing he season on the right side of 1000 yards. ...

TFG Podcast: A Steelers Surprise!

Melissa is joined by Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network to talk about the revelation that is Devlin Hodges and the 8-5 Pittsburgh Steelers, and discuss Mike Tomlin as the possible NFL Coach of the Year (9:43). ...

Week 13 Victory Speeches: Bengals Join the Party

Week 13 wins had a vast array of meanings depending on the team. For some it altered their playoff seeding, for others it damaged their draft position, and for one it was the first taste of victory this season. But no matter the i...