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, Up to the Minute and Total Access.

He joined NFL Media in 2017, after four years covering the NFL nationally for USA TODAY. During Tom’s time at USA TODAY, his team earned an Associated Press Sports Editors Top 10 award.

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 for the Green Bay Press-Gazette and the Vikings for 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.

Tom continues to host radio shows occasionally on SiriusXM NFL Radio. He lives outside Minneapolis.


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1-on-1 with Patrick Mahomes
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NFL 360: Rise of the Vikings
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RT @Eagles: Roster Move: #Eagles have released LB Zach Brown.
RT @RapSheet: From The Aftermath: The fear is that #Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt has a torn pec, sources say. But he's getting an MRI to confi…
RT @jonmachota: Cowboys VP Stephen Jones was asked on @1053thefan if Jason Garrett is on the hot seat: “Absolutely not. This team just need…
RT @JamesPalmerTV: I’m told #broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders, who didn’t finish today’s game because of a knee issue, doesn’t appear to be at a…
RT @AndrewSiciliano: Ryan Tannehill at QB for the Titans. Marcus Mariota has been benched.
Thanks to the @Vikings for inviting us to be part of this important initiative. @sarapelissero is proof that early…
RT @AndrewSiciliano: Will Dissly is OUT with an achilles injury.
RT @richeisen: No @NFLGameDay Morning this week but there’s a great reason why. We are calling #CARvsTB on @nflnetwork from @SpursOfficial
One guy who wasn’t fined: #Steelers LB Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, who was flagged for what officials flagged as a low hit…
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More fines: #Bucs CB Carlton Davis was fined $28,075 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on #Saints TE Jared Cook. Davis w…
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The NFL fined #Raiders guard Richie Incognito was fined $21,054 — $10,527 each for a chop block and unnecessary rou…
On the plus side, only another 7 months of this to go.