Melissa Jacobs

NFL Power Rankings: Chiefs, Ravens Battle For AFC Supremacy

There are a horde of questions surrounding the upcoming NFL season, one that promises to be unlike any in history. Will the preseason be shortened? Will there be fans in the stands? What will the ramifications be if a player or co...

49ers’ Super Bowl Loss May Have Saved Lives

When the 49ers blew a ten point and eventually lost to the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV on February 2nd, the aftermath was full of disappointment and questions. In the moment just getting there wasn’t enough.&...

Women Now Make Up 47% of All NFL Fans

The makeup of NFL fans continues to diversify, thanks in large to women who now make up 47% of the league’s total fanbase. In celebration of Women’s History Month, the NFL announced this new percentage of female fans, which ac...

TFG Podcast: Hottest Offseason Storylines to Watch

This week, Melissa is joined by The Athletic's Lindsay Jones to wrap up Super Bowl 54 and look ahead to the people, stories and controversies that will define the NFL this offseason and into next season. ...

Why Super Bowl LIV Should Be One For The Ages

Every so often the football gods get it right. The stifling San Francisco defense vs. the wizardry of Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs’ prolific offense equals dream matchup. The Chiefs are currently favored by a point. If it were...

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...