Melissa Jacobs

TFG Pod: 49ers’ Golden Playoff Ticket

The 49ers punched their ticket to the postseason after an emotional 27-24 OT win over the Los Angeles Rams. To dissect a game for the ages, not to mention San Francisco's sixth straight win over Los Angeles, Melissa Jacobs called ...

NFL World Mourns Death of Demaryius Thomas

What seemed to start as an ugly Internet rumor became a tragic reality Thursday night when reports confirmed that former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was found dead in his home in Roswell, Georgia. He was just 33. ...

My Cause My Cleats Could Have Much Broader Impact

Since 2016, the NFL's My Cause My Cleats campaign has allowed players to break free of its strict uniform rules to display charitable causes on their cleats during Week 13. This merging of humanity and individuality is a departure...

NFL Trade Deadline: Who’s Been Shipped?

The NFL trade deadline, which officially falls on Tuesday at 4PM ET, is typically more mellow than trade deadlines in other sports. But there was been some wheeling and dealing as potential playoff teams hope to get a boost while ...

Derrick Henry likely out for season

The NFL world woke up to devastating news Monday morning when the Titans revealed that star rusher Derrick Henry was dealing with a significant foot injury in the wake of the team's 34-31 overtime win over the Colts. ...

TFG Podcast: WFT Investigation Rages On

This week Melissa welcomes The Athletic's Senior NFL Writer Lindsay Jones to talk about what's next in the Washington Football Team workplace harassment investigation the league so desperately hopes will disappear. ...

Urban Meyer apologies for ‘stupid’ viral video

It's been an interesting weekend for Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer. Following Thursday night's narrow 24-21 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, Meyer decided to stay back in Ohio where he was family and was the long-time...

The NFL’s Most Intriguing Storylines

The regular season is finally here. Each new season brings new characters, new narratives, and new craziness we could never have predicted. But for now, before the unpredictable rears its delightful head, here are the storylines w...