This is Tom. Tom likes football.


Tom Pelissero is a national reporter for NFL Network and He appears across many platforms and shows, including GameDay Morning, Good Morning Football, NFL NOW and Total Access.

He joined NFL Media in 2017, after four years covering the NFL nationally for USA TODAY. His exclusive interview with Vikings star Adrian Peterson helped USA TODAY earn an Associated Press Sports Editors Top 10 award for projects.

Tom has covered the NFL since 2003, when he was on the Minnesota Vikings beat for KFAN and After a stop at the Eau Claire (Wis.) Leader Telegram, Tom covered the Packers as assistant sports editor for the Green Bay Press-Gazette, winning Wisconsin Newspaper Association and Milwaukee Press Club awards, and the Vikings as senior editor for and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities, where he also hosted radio shows six days a week.

Tom continues to host radio shows occasionally on SiriusXM NFL Radio and contributes to SKOR North (formerly 1500 ESPN). He lives outside Minneapolis.


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RT @APGroover: Tua Tagovailoa has arrived in Indy for the combine #BuiltByBama
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By popular demand: Joe Burrow has 9-inch hands.
Burrow was listed at 6-4, 216 at LSU. Some scouts thought he looked closer to 210, which would be on the lighter si…
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LSU QB Joe Burrow measured in at 6-3 1/2, 221 pounds, per source.
The combine marks the first time NFL teams have gotten to spend time with Joe Burrow. So what do they want to figur…
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We're live from Indianapolis, where the QBs and WRs are already in town and interviews underway at the combine. The…
Utah cornerback Jaylon Johnson — a potential first-round pick — will fully participate in the combine, then undergo…
RT @MoveTheSticks: Good read. Tom does a great job setting up the ?’s the top QBs will be facing in Indy.
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How strong is Joe Burrow’s arm? How’s the medical report on Tua Tagovailoa? Can Justin Herbert put it all together?…