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Mike Garafolo

Mike Garafolo


Mike Garafolo joined NFL Media in 2016 as a reporter. He contributes to all NFL Media platforms, including NFL Network, NFL.com and NFL Now.

Garafolo joins NFL Media from Fox Sports 1, where he covered the NFL nationally. Prior to that, Garafolo was a national NFL reporter for USA Today and a beat writer covering the New York Giants for The Star Ledger in New Jersey for eight seasons, including the Giants' victories in Super Bowl XLII and Super Bowl XLVI. For his work covering the Giants, Garafolo received an APSE award.

Garafolo began his career as producer for WIP Radio in Philadelphia and a general sports writer for The Associated Press.

A Philadelphia native and La Salle University graduate, Garafolo currently lives in New Jersey with his wife Jessica.
April

It's the time of year for reading scouting reports on draft-eligible players -- collections of achievements, stats and positives for some of the best football players in the world, seemingly all of whom had impressive production at the college level.... more

March

The full details of the Richard Sherman contract are in, courtesy of two sources who have viewed the three-year deal Sherman signed with the 49ers on Saturday night. The deal is worth a maximum of $39.15 million, though Sherman's full guarantee on... more

Jim Abbott caught the highlights of Shaquem Griffin 's 20 bench presses, linebacker position drills and 4.38-second 40-yard dash from the NFL Scouting Combine over the weekend, and he was as surprised as anyone to see Griffin post the fastest 40 time... more

December

Police in Tampa, Fla., are conducting an investigation after a vehicle registered to Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson was involved in a single-car accident Sunday night and a search of the car turned up marijuana and hollow-point bullets, acco... more

July

Patriots defensive end Kony Ealy returned to practice on Friday after working on the side during Thursday's session. A source informed of Ealy's status said his sitting out the first day of the team's training camp was due to cramping. On Friday, E... more

June

Zach Orr is trying to resurrect his NFL career. Orr said Wednesday on Good Morning Football he's exploring the possibility of coming out of retirement after receiving encouraging diagnoses about the congenital spinal condition which initially seem... more

The NFL Players Association is considering filing a grievance on behalf of the players to challenge language in many of this year's rookie contracts the union believes violates the collective bargaining agreement. Tom Pelissero of USA Today first... more

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley has been away from the team's organized team activities in recent weeks, sources with knowledge of Fairley's situation have told NFL.com in recent days. His absence comes in light of medical tests that... more

May

Jay Cutler is thinking about pulling a Tony Romo. The former Chicago Bears quarterback, who has received little interest from teams (at least as an unquestioned starter), is exploring a post-football career in broadcasting, according to multiple... more

April

Devaroe Lawrence logged 44 tackles (five for loss) in his last two years at Auburn. (Brynn Anderson/AP) The way Devaroe Lawrence remembers it, he was alone in his cell, getting ready for bed. It was his third stint in jail, and he knew he'd be... more

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