Melissa Jacobs

Top Storylines to Watch in Week 2 and Beyond

Contrary to most opening weekends of NFL seasons, this year’s version showcased a heavy dose of the predictable. The Jets are the still the Jets. Patrick Mahomes is already in postseason, Hall of Fame form. Injuries are omnipres...

TFG Podcast: Rammin’ Into the Season

is a weekly podcast that explores all corners of the NFL from the most fascinating on field developments to societal implications. Hosted by Melissa Jacobs, the TFG Podcast aims to spotlight the many smart, ...

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...