Jim Trotter
Published June 15, 2013
Updated April 22, 2021

Jim Trotter is an NFL reporter and analyst at NFL.com. Previously, he was a reporter for ESPN and from 2007 to 2014, he was a senior writer at Sports Illustrated.

Trotter’s work also includes two books on the late Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau, including Junior Seau: The Life and Death of a Football Icon (2015). Currently, he is co-authoring a book with Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald.

Trotter has been a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee since 2007 and is currently president of the Pro Football Writers of America.

Trotter graduated from Howard University with a bachelor’s degree in communications. Before joining Sports Illustrated in 2007, he covered the San Diego Chargers for the San Diego Union-Tribune for more than ten years.


Areas of Expertise: NFL, Football, Sports

Location: San Diego, Calif.

Email: JimTrotter.NFL@gmail.com

Twitter: @JimTrotter_NFL

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