Michael Obermuller

NFL, Football
Quinnipiac University
Yonkers, New York


Michael Obermuller is a sports journalist who covers the NFL for Heavy.com, where he began writing in May 2021. He currently reports on the Kansas City Chiefs, New York Giants, Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals.

Michael also spent two-plus seasons reporting on the New York Jets for Heavy on a daily basis and has been with Heavy on Chiefs since October of 2021. He is an NYC area native and Quinnipiac graduate who previously covered NFL, MLB and betting content for FanDuel's The Duel, as well as fantasy football for King Fantasy Sports and NFL and MLB news for Pro Football Mania.

Michael can be reached via email at michael.obermuller@heavy.com, on X/Twitter @obermuller_nfl and on LinkedIn.


Michael Obermuller holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Media Studies from Quinnipiac University, where he graduated in 2015.

He also completed an English Minor (writing track) during his time at Quinnipiac, and has passed through the International Baccalaureate (IB) testing programs for English and History.

Latest Articles From Michael Obermuller

  • Chiefs Labeled ‘Potential Trade Destination’ for Former $54 Million Pass Rusher

    The Chiefs were pushed to pursue a veteran edge rusher who could potentially become available via trade.

  • Giants Writer Says Recent Draft Pick’s Roster Spot Could Be ‘in Jeopardy’

  • Chiefs RB Posts 10-Word Message After Reported Release

  • Giants to Reward Season-Ticket Holders With 100th Anniversary Gift: Report

  • Chris Jones’ Message to Harrison Butker Goes Viral Amid ‘Release’ Petition

  • Chiefs Reporter Debunks Wild NFL Scheduling Rumor Involving Taylor Swift

    A Chiefs media member and an NFL insider took to social media to provide context on a misleading Taylor Swift-NFL scheduling rumor.

  • Giants Urged to Sign Former Packers Pass-Catcher as Darren Waller Insurance

  • Ex-NFL GM Notes ‘Rumblings’ of Chiefs WR Reunion

  • Recent Chiefs Third Rounder ‘Certainly No Lock’ to Make Roster: Analyst

  • Giants Pushed to Start Late-Round Draft Pick as Rookie

  • Chiefs Part Ways With 6-Year NFL Vet in Sudden Roster Cut: Report

    The Chiefs have elected to release a veteran defensive lineman after re-signing one of their own.

  • Giants Criticized for Offseason Plan at Key Position: ‘Did Very Little’

  • Chiefs & Injury-Riddled 4-Time 1,000-Yard WR Called ‘Ideal’ Match

  • Giants Sign DT Deemed ‘Quick & Strong as an Ox’: Report

  • Ex-Dolphins WR Sends Message to Miami Organization Upon Retiring

  • Ex-Chiefs WR Sends Message to KC Organization Upon Retiring

  • Giants Host Former 3rd-Round Pass Rusher, 3 QBs for ‘Tryout’: Report

  • Chiefs Draft Pick Deemed KC’s ‘Best Sleeper’ of 2024

  • Giants Waive RB After Finalizing 2024 UDFA Signings

  • Giants’ Allen Robinson Signing Signals 2 Roster Moves Are Imminent

    The latest Giants' addition at wide receiver, the signing of former 1,000-yard playmaker Allen Robinson, means two roster moves are coming.

  • Dolphins Draft Pick Could Oust 6-Year NFL Vet in Training Camp

  • Giants Third Rounder Referred to as ‘Biggest Loser’ of NYG Offseason

  • 2 Chiefs UDFAs Expected to Make Week 1 Roster After First Place Ranking

  • Dolphins Rookie Called ‘Sleeper Pick’ Ahead of 2024 Season

  • ‘Aggressive’ Giants Rookie Called Most Likely UDFA to Make Roster

    An NFL writer determined the most likely Giants UDFA to make the 53-man roster in 2024.

  • Chiefs Sign ‘Crisp’ Route-Runner WR With 29-TD Resume

  • Dolphins UDFA Expected to Push for Roster After ‘Heavy Bidding War’

  • Giants Rookie Deemed ‘Worst’ Value Selection of NFL Draft

  • 2 Chiefs Rookies Highlighted as Top-20 NFL Draft Fits

  • 2 Ex-Giants Draft Picks Sign With New Teams: Report

    Two recent Giants draft picks have agreed to terms on new signings with the Patriots and Saints.