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Mike Holbrook

Mike Holbrook

Managing editor
Pro Football Weekly

Managing editor Mike Holbrook has been with PFW since April 2001. He previously was sports editor of the West and Central Groups for Pioneer Press community newspapers in Chicago, and wrote freelance articles for the Chicago Tribune. His roles at PFW have included producing annual preview magazines for handicapper Jim Feist, writing stories for the Web site and covering the AFC East. His current role is as managing editor for the daily Web site, weekly paper and yearly preview magazines. He has covered the Super Bowl, the Senior Bowl and the NFL draft. The Spencerport, N.Y. native graduated from the University of Dayton in 1989 with a B.A. in Communication.


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Mike Holbrook's 2012 NFL predictions

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Managing editor Mike Holbrook sees Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers taking the next step and winning the Super Bowl in 2012.

Fitzgerald wins Humanitarian Award

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald strives to be the best he can be every day, and that includes enthusiastically reaching out to help others.

Mike Holbrook's 2011 NFL predictions

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
PFW managing editor Mike Holbrook picks the Jets to beat the Falcons in Super Bowl XLVI.

Mike Holbrook's Super Bowl prediction

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
In the eighth of 10 Super Bowl XLV predictions by PFW editors, PFW managing editor Mike Holbrook casts his lot with the Steelers in a game he envisions as high-scoring.

DeHaven is link to Bills' glory years

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
If bad karma has been haunting the Buffalo Bills' franchise over the past decade, the return of special-teams coordinator Bruce DeHaven might help the worm finally turn.

Mike Holbrook's 2010 NFL predictions

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 11 p.m. ET
In our continuing series of editors' predictions for the NFL season, Mike Holbrook goes out on a limb with his pick for the AFC champion.

Dolphins' Henne ready to take next step

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
There's much to like about Dolphins QB Chad Henne heading into the 2010 season. In fact, for fantasy football owners, he has starter potential.

Gresham should give Palmer shot in arm

Posted July 11, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Rookie Jermaine Gresham finds himself in a great spot, having joined a Bengals team that sorely needed a pass-catching tight end who can get downfield.

Innovative Coryell deserves Hall berth

Posted July 04, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
Mike Holbrook makes a case for the selection of former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in a column that was originally posted Dec. 13.

Resolutions to make 2010 brighter

Posted Jan. 09, 2010 @ 8:51 a.m. ET
PFW's managing editor Mike Holbrook has some fun by suggesting New Year's resolutions for a select few NFL players, coaches, owners, networks and broadcasters.