Melissa Jacobs

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 ...

Top Intriguing NFL Storylines as Preseason Nears

We all have our own way to mark the start of an NFL season. For some, it’s simply the first regular season game, which this year will feature the Packers and Bears in conjunction with the NFL turning 100. For others, it’s the Hall of Fame game. Or Har...

Jets Weirdly Fire GM Mike Maccagnan

For most NFL teams, the post-draft period is one of calm spotlighted by rookie minicamps, signing players and assessing new look rosters in advance of the season. Then there are the New York Jets who today fired the man who crafted that new horizon. GM Mi...