Melissa Jacobs

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...

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...