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...