Melissa Jacobs

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 Jimmy Garoppolo putting up massive numbers in the NFC Championship instead of San Francisco’s run...

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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 and bookmakers are already thinking ahead to who might be crowned Super Bowl champion. ...

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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 the Panthers. ...

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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 plays, emergent scheming and injuries will result in a few upsets. Let’s throw up some confetti and ...

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Tom Brady Gifts Jersey to Starstruck Joe Mixon

Bengals running back Joe Mixon gashed the Patriots defensive line all day Sunday in a 34-13 loss. Mixon ran for 136 yards and a hefty 5.4 yards per carry. He's on the verge of finishing he season on the right side of 1000 yards. Yet it was after Pats-Bengals game ended that Mixon had his most memorable moment of the day. He met...

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