Mike Garafolo

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FOXSports.com Senior NFL Reporter

Mike Garafolo is a Senior NFL Reporter for FOXSports.com and FOX Sports 1. A native of Philadelphia who now resides in New Jersey, he is a former New York Giants beat writer for The Star-Ledger of Newark (N.J.) and a former NFL reporter for USA Today. Follow him on Twitter.


LATEST FROM Mike Garafolo

  • Sunday Wrap: Browns don't give up
    September 23, 2013, 12:29 AM EDT
    The Browns were said to be giving up on the season after trading Trent Richardson. They sure didn't look like it Sunday in Minnesota.
  • Big Ben needs to protect himself
    September 16, 2013, 6:25 PM EDT
    Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger needs to be a little selfish this season.
  • 49ers unimpressed by Seahawks' QB?
    September 12, 2013, 6:51 PM EDT
    While most everyone raves about the Seahawks QB's skills, their Sunday opponents see many chances to force him into making mistakes.
  • NFLPA keeping eye on field conditions
    September 08, 2013, 9:53 AM EDT
    Following the criticism of the playing surface at FedEx Field this past January, on the day Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III tore his ACL, the NFL vowed to take a more proactive approach in monitoring field conditions.
  • Seahawks' Sherman sees big things
    September 06, 2013, 8:50 PM EDT
    Richard Sherman is an All-Pro cornerback who plays in a league where success is usually believed to be the end result of talent, physical abilities and preparation. The secret of his success -- and that of his peers -- usually lies not in a self-help book, but rather a playbook. Not so much for Sherman.
  • Broncos will try three-headed RB
    September 04, 2013, 3:49 PM EDT
    The Broncos have three tailbacks competing for playing time. The winner may be the one who best protects Peyton Manning.
  • Vilma to miss Saints' opener
    September 02, 2013, 7:50 PM EDT
    Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma won't play in Sunday's opener against the Atlanta Falcons, a source told FOX Sports.
  • Tynes fighting Bucs over MRSA mess
    August 31, 2013, 6:31 PM EDT
    There's a fight coming between Lawrence Tynes and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and it’s going to make his wife Amanda's tweets seem tame.
  • Bills' Gilmore out about 8 weeks
    August 26, 2013, 10:43 AM EDT
    Stephon Gilmore, the 10th overall pick in last year's NFL Draft, will undergo a procedure on his hand that will keep him out for about eight weeks.
  • Russell hopeful despite balky knee
    August 25, 2013, 9:29 PM EDT
    QB JaMarcus Russell hits bump in the comeback road, but he hasn't given up on return to the NFL.
  • Bills sign QB Leinart after workout
    August 25, 2013, 5:14 PM EDT
    With EJ Manuel and Kevin Kolb injured, and with undrafted rookie Jeff Tuel the only remaining healthy quarterback on the roster, the Buffalo Bills have added a former top-10 pick.
  • Can Leinart, Beck fix Bills QB crisis?
    August 24, 2013, 10:09 PM EDT
    With Kevin Kolb suffering concussion-like symptoms and EJ Manuel hurt, Matt Leinart and John Beck will be working out for the Bills in the coming days, a source told FOX Sports.
  • 'Failure not an option' for Kuechly
    August 23, 2013, 1:50 AM EDT
    Preseason or not, Panthers linebacker plays with instinct, aggressiveness and, yes, a bit of anger.
  • ABCs of HGH: Why no deal yet?
    August 22, 2013, 10:46 PM EDT
    Because we know this stuff is starting to make your eyes glaze over, here's the most simplistic breakdown of where the NFL and NFL Players Association are when it comes to HGH testing:
  • Broncos' Miller suspended six games
    August 20, 2013, 5:11 PM EDT
    The NFL and the NFL Players Association finalize an agreement for punishment for Von Miller violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
  • Redskins' Cousins has sprained foot
    August 19, 2013, 10:52 PM EDT
    Kirk Cousins, the Redskins' backup quarterback, suffered a sprain to the middle of his right foot in Monday's preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source told FOX Sports.