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

  • Unpaid Hernandez money to cause stir
    August 19, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT
    The battle will soon be on between the New England Patriots and the NFL Players Association over money Aaron Hernandez and his camp believe they're owed.
  • Colts confident in good Luck charm
    August 19, 2013, 12:30 AM EDT

    Indy’s budding QB-WR duo looks to get better in their second season together, Mike Garafolo says.

  • NFLPA wants more data on injuries
    August 16, 2013, 2:16 PM EDT
    In addition to an extensive conversation with FOX Sports this week about HGH testing, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith also addressed a few recent issues related to the union he hasn't discussed elsewhere in recent months.
  • HGH testing: Q&A with NFLPA's Smith
    August 15, 2013, 6:18 PM EDT
    In an exclusive interview, DeMaurice Smith discusses negotiations for HGH testing in the NFL and what's holding up an agreement.
  • Goodell's role delays HGH testing
    August 15, 2013, 3:14 PM EDT
    The NFL and NFLPA are on the verge of an agreement on HGH testing. The only big issue remaining is Roger Goodell's role in the appeals process.
  • Will Pats change practice philosophy?
    August 14, 2013, 8:58 PM EDT
    Pats coach Bill Belichick likes scheduling practice sessions against other teams. He may want to reconsider after seeing Tom Brady go down.
  • NFLPA OKs HGH study protocol
    August 12, 2013, 1:03 PM EDT
    The NFL Players Association has signed off on the protocol for an HGH population study that will allow blood to be drawn from players to facilitate the study before the start of the regular season, pending league approval, a source told FOX Sports on Monday.
  • Burress to have shoulder surgery
    August 09, 2013, 12:07 AM EDT
    This season is likely already over for Plaxico Burress. A source told FOX Sports the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver is believed to have suffered a torn rotator cuff in practice on Thursday.
  • WR Donald Jones to retire from NFL
    August 07, 2013, 5:31 PM EDT
    WR Donald Jones will retire from the NFL because of kidney issues, says he has to be there for his family.
  • Former Jet Moore opts to retire
    August 07, 2013, 9:52 AM EDT
    After sleeping on it, Brandon Moore has decided to retire rather than join the Dallas Cowboys.
  • 'Butt fumble' guard headed to Dallas
    August 07, 2013, 1:19 AM EDT

    A source told FOX Sports on Tuesday night that former New York Jets guard Brandon Moore, whose butt caused Mark Sanchez's infamous 'butt fumble' last season, has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Cowboys.

  • Young signs with Green Bay
    August 05, 2013, 6:31 PM EDT
    Vince Young, the former Tennessee Titans No. 3 overall pick, has signed a one-year deal to compete as Aaron Rodgers' backup, a source told FOX Sports.
  • Niners sign ex-Colt Collie
    August 02, 2013, 6:53 PM EDT
    After three concussions and major knee surgery, Austin Collie still wants to play in the NFL. The San Francisco 49ers will allow him to do just that.
  • Harvin out until at least November
    July 30, 2013, 9:20 PM EDT
    Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin could have played through the hip pain. But in the end, he and the doctors involved decided on surgery. A source said Harvin would return "right after Thanksgiving or early December."
  • Bills DE Williams' injured foot OK
    July 30, 2013, 5:52 PM EDT
    A second opinion on Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams' foot revealed no apparent serious injury, a source told FOX Sports.
  • Peterson blunt about fuss over pads
    July 30, 2013, 9:56 AM EDT
    Adrian Peterson dismisses comments some NFL players have made in response to the NFL's mandate on thigh and knee pads this season.