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.

       
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LATEST FROM Mike Garafolo

  • Patriots wise to hoard tight ends
    July 29, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT
    Sure, Hoodie Nation has taken a ton of heat since its tight end was arrested -- but a closer look shows New England deserves plenty of praise, writes Mike Garafolo.
  • More teams staying home for camp
    July 26, 2013, 12:04 PM EDT
    Newer facilities, better technology and greater access to fans are just a few of the reasons more NFL teams are opting to remain at home for training camp, Mike Garafolo says.
  • Chiefs, Fisher agree on contract
    July 26, 2013, 11:35 AM EDT
    The Kansas City Chiefs and No. 1 overall pick Eric Fisher have agreed to terms on a four-year contract, thus getting the offensive tackle under contract before the first full practice of camp Friday afternoon.
  • Abraham leaving Falcons for Cards
    July 25, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT
    John Abraham wants to put the finishing touches on what he believes to be a Hall of Fame career while chasing his first Super Bowl. The four-time Pro Bowl selection will attempt to accomplish both goals as a member of the Arizona Cardinals this season — and maybe one more.
  • Source: Pats already changing ways
    July 24, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT
    After the fallout from Aaron Hernandez, the Pats are thinking differently when it comes to red-flag players, a source tells FOXSports.com.
  • NFL, players agree on HGH study
    July 22, 2013, 12:11 PM EDT
    The NFL and NFL Players Association are working toward an agreement on HGH testing and have made progress to that end recently by agreeing to a population study, with the union telling the players in an email last month that the expectation is they might soon have to provide blood samples during training camp.
  • Why players won't discuss Hernandez
    July 19, 2013, 4:11 PM EDT
    Don't expect Pats players to talk about Aaron Hernandez with the media, columnist Mike Garafolo says. Bill Belichick will use fear and fines to keep their mouths shut.
  • Josh Brent retires from NFL
    July 18, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT
    With a ruling on his status with the NFL looming after his arrest on charges of intoxicated manslaughter in the death teammate Jerry Brown Jr. last year, Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has announced his retirement, his agent Peter Schaffer told FOX Sports.
  • Eagles to sign free agent Bamiro
    July 16, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT
    The Philadelphia Eagles just got themselves a mid-round prospect without having to use a mid-round pick by agreeing on a deal with former Stony Brook offensive tackle Michael Bamiro, sources told FOX Sports.
  • Source: Packers extend Burnett
    July 15, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT
    The Green Bay Packers have agree to a four-year extension with safety Morgan Burnett worth up to $26 million.
  • Franchise-tag period ends quietly
    July 15, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT
    This NFL franchise-tag negotiating period was one of the quietest ever.
  • Seahawks' Okung runs with bulls
    July 15, 2013, 1:33 PM EDT
    In the grand scheme of this NFL offseason, there were worse places for Russell Okung to be last week than running through the streets of Pamplona, Spain — being chased by bulls.
  • Broncos sign Clady to five-year deal
    July 14, 2013, 9:16 PM EDT
    Ryan Clady has agreed to a five-year contract with $52.5 million, with $33 million guaranteed, sources told FOX Sports. The guaranteed money comes over the first three years of the contract.
  • Flacco's bro to play D2 football
    July 11, 2013, 1:12 PM EDT
    Joe Flacco's little brother Mike has decided to give football and a potential run at the NFL a shot.
  • Ex-Bengal gets $92K over concussion
    July 10, 2013, 1:21 PM EDT
  • Bamiro dodged draft by accident
    July 08, 2013, 11:25 AM EDT

    Michael Bamiro has done what John Elway, Eli Manning and countless others wish they could've done -- albeit unintentionally.