Melissa Jacobs

Nelson Agholor rewards local hero who mocked him

Even in the aftermath of fire, Philadelphia resident Hakim Laws couldn't pocket his fandom. Laws, a former firefighter, noticed flames coming from an apartment building in West Philly early Monday morning and joined first responde...

Football Date Night: Danny Dimes Era Arrives

The Football Date Night Podcast features the unique football stylings and shenanigans of TFG Editor Melissa Jacobs and her husband Dave as they dissect each luscious week of the NFL. The show is published every Sunday night sh...

Formerly homeless WR shines for Browns in preseason opener

For many players the preseason doesn't matter as their place on the roster is predetermined. For Browns WR, Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi, every touch of the football means something. And when Sheehy-Guiseppi returned an 86-yard punt retu...

TFG Pod: State of the NFL with “Commissioner” Amy Trask

This week, Amy Trask of CBS and The Athletic joins Melissa for a robust look at several of the NFL’s burning issues including its inconsistent player conduct policy, treatment of fans & the Raiders move to Vegas. Amy also shares the two NFL division...

The NFL Really Needs to Exit the Policing Business

“Based on the evidence presently available, the NFL cannot conclude that Mr. Hill violated the Personal Conduct Policy.  Accordingly, he may attend Kansas City's training camp and participate in all club activities.” – NFL Statement on Tyr...

Tom Brady posts video working out with Josh Gordon

WR Josh Gordon may have an NFL future after all. Tom Brady posted a quick Instagram video of himself working out with Gordon, who is currently suspended indefinitely by the NFL for violating the league’s drug policy on multiple occasions. ...

TFG Pod: What Sarah Spain Said

It takes approximately 90 seconds of speaking with Sarah Spain to understand why she’s catapulted to such great heights at ESPN in a relatively short period of time. She’s confident, fearless and whip smart. Since joining ESPN in 2010 as a writer for ...