Tom Pelissero is an NFL Insider who has covered the league for over two decades. He hosts The Insiders weeknights on NFL Network and appears across NFL Media platforms and shows, including GameDay Morning and Good Morning Football.

Tom joined NFL Media as a reporter 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 started on the Vikings beat for KFAN and KFAN.com. After a stop at the Leader Telegram in Eau Claire, Wis., Tom covered the Packers as assistant sports editor for the Green Bay Press-Gazette, winning Wisconsin Newspaper Association and Milwaukee Press Club awards. He then covered the Vikings again as senior editor for 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities, where he hosted radio shows six days a week.

In addition to his work on NFL Network, Tom frequently appears on and guest hosts The Rich Eisen Show, as well as SiriusXM NFL Radio. He lives outside Minneapolis.

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