Melissa Jacobs

This Week in NFL Do-Goodery: Thanksgiving Edition

The sweet smell of Thanksgiving is in the air. For most of society that means family, food and plenty of football. For many NFL players it also means a heightened sense of positively impacting the community. In this mega-edition of our regular feature we ...

Jason Garrett and the Case For Midseason Firings

Jason Garrett is by all accounts a brilliant, philanthropic, interesting human being. But as an NFL head coach, he stinks. In Garrett’s eight seasons (yes, eight seasons) as Jerry Jones’s puppet, he’s lost three Week 17 play-in games in a row, been ...

This Week in NFL Do-Goodery: Brandon Carr, K.J. Wright

We're at the midway point of the season which means early season jitters have worn and players have settled into their routines. At this juncture, many teams get Monday off as well as Tuesday, doubling possible time spent in the community. Given that this...

Cleveland Browns Fire Hue Jackson and Todd Haley

When Hue Jackson was retained for a third year as Browns head coach after posting a 1-31 record the questions were obvious: Who does he have pictures of? or more simply, Whaaaaat? Turns out 3-36-1 was the breaking point. The Browns are finally firing J...

Football Date Night Week 8: From Worst to First

On the Week 8 episode of Football Date Night, Dave and Melissa rejoice about their son’s first NFL game experience (5:00) and the Chicago Bears’ abrupt turnaround from last to first place in the NFC North after beating the Jets (well, just Dave for th...