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Mike Giardi

Mike Giardi

Mike Giardi joined NFL Network in August of 2018 as a Boston-based reporter covering the New England Patriots. In his role, Giardi contributes to a number of NFL Network programs such as NFL Total Access, NFL GameDay Morning and NFL Up to the Minute.

Giardi joined NFL Network from NBC Sports Boston, where he served as the primary Patriots beat reporter contributing coverage both on television and digitally. Additionally, Giardi served as the host of Monday Night Patriots on NBC Sports Boston since 2014, a show which consistently was one of the highest-rated on the network.

Prior to joining NBC Sports Boston in 2009, Giardi covered Boston sports for New England Cable News for nine years. Giardi's work in Boston also includes contributions to 98.5 The Sports Hub and WEEI Radio.

Giardi graduated from Trinity College with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature/Classical Tradition, and received a Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University.


October

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When the Patriots and Ravens meet in Baltimore on Sunday night, you'll have the most electric quarterback in the NFL, Lamar Jackson, on one side. On the other, a New England defense that is on pace to be the stingiest we've seen... more

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has long stated that his goal is to play until he's 45 years old and then evaluate his future. But in the final year of a contract for the first time in his two-decades-long career, the 42-year-old admitted... more

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady may not be satisfied with the way the New England Patriots' offense is playing, but when asked about his teammates on the defensive side, arguably the greatest quarterback of all time gushed. "The way our defense is... more

September

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills and their rabid fan base got the full Josh Allen experience this past Sunday in a 21-17 win over Cincinnati . The second-year quarterback threw an ill-advised third-quarter interception that opened the door for the... more

When the New England Patriots had a healthy Rob Gronkowski in the lineup, running any formation without a tight end would have been, at best, an oversight, or at worst, negligent. But with the big fella enjoying retirement, Patriots offensive coordin... more

Bill Belichick tried to pump the brakes on the Antonio Brown hype train Friday morning, noting the wide receiver had only a couple of practices with the New England Patriots under his belt. "I'm not going to hand out a copy of the game plan here,"... more

August

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Damien Woody had no idea what he was in for. The Boston College standout was considered a lock to be a first-round pick and -- in his own words -- "was reading his press clippings." So when he made the 45-minute drive from Chestn... more

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- For the life of him, Senior Bowl executive director Jim Nagy can't grasp why rookie Patriots receiver Jakobi Meyers went undrafted. When reached for comment earlier this week, you could almost hear Nagy shaking his head. "No, w... more

Josh Gordon is back from suspension after being reinstated by the NFL on a conditional basis. How long the talented but troubled New England Patriots receiver will remain active is undoubtedly one of the first questions that comes to mind, as he's be... more

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As a player, Mike Vrabel had it all, including a mouth that wouldn't stop. That hasn't changed for Vrabel as the head coach of the Tennessee Titans. In fact, joint practices with the Patriots allowed him to spring his wit on one o... more

July

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady has never entered a season in the final year of his contract. But as he begins his 20th campaign in New England, the Patriots quarterback is doing just that -- despite ample conversation with management to work out a ne... more

January

ATLANTA -- You can stand directly in front of Stephon Gilmore and struggle to hear what he says. Heck, there are days where his voice is barely a whisper. The New England Patriots cornerback is the very definition of soft-spoken. "That's just who I... more

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