Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
With plenty of speculation that the Bucs are looking to trade Darrelle Revis and possibly release him if no trade partner can be found, how about this as a potential scenario: Revis back with the Jets.
Sounds crazy, but there could be something to it.
There's no way the Jets would trade for Revis, not with his $16 million-a-year contract. But if he's released, and because...Read more »
As the start of free agency looms on Tuesday, it appears the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are giving serious consideration to trading away the player they traded for just 11 months ago.
Yup, the Darrelle Revis trade watch is back on in Tampa. And if no trade happens, it could be the end for Revis in Tampa. ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted that Revis will be released Wednesday afternoon if the team...Read more »
Unrestricted free agency doesn't begin until 4 p.m. eastern on Tuesday, but already there has been a dizzying series of events in anticipation of the time when teams can begin to pick and choose players on the open market.
The biggies of the day:
* Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has decided to remain with the team rather than take more money elsewhere. The Bears were...Read more »
Alterraun Verner said his free agency isn’t all about the money. At least not directly.
The highly-coveted Tennessee Titans cornerback who hits the open market on Tuesday was on SiriusXM’S Mad Dog Sports Radio on Monday saying that he wants a big contract not for the cash, but for the clout.
"Money is (a priority) but it isn't,” he said. “I look at it differently. Some look at it tangibly....Read more »
The extra-point may soon become extra-long.
According to NFL.com, the league’s Competition Committee has discussed tinkering with the point-after touchdown this preseason and, according to one member, held preliminary talks about spotting the ball for the kick at the 25 rather than the 2 where it is currently placed. The result would be a 43-yard attempt for one point.
“There is no consensus...Read more »
When last we saw Peyton Manning, he was being roughed up by the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium. But that won’t be the last we ever see of him.
The reigning MVP reportedly passed the annual physical examination on his surgically repaired neck Monday morning and will continue his Hall-of-Fame career with the Broncos. The Denver Post reported the result of the test, an annual...Read more »
We’ve come a long way from creamsicles. Or have we?
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team that once played in bright orange uniforms considered to be among the ugliest in NFL history, are continuing their tradition of gaudiness with a new look unveiled Monday morning.
Nike helped the Bucs develop the fashion statement that includes a blending of the pewter and red from recent years with...Read more »
Plaxico Burress wants to make another comeback.
The wide receiver and free agent-to-be will turn 37 by the time the 2014 season begins, but he told the Steelers’ website that he thinks he can still play at an NFL level despite missing the entire 2013 season with a torn rotator cuff.
“I am going to treat it as I am coming back to play,” Burress said. “I am going to keep that mindset until...Read more »
Phil Simms isn’t a big fan of Johnny Manziel.
Or Blake Bortles.
Or even Teddy Bridgewater.
In fact, the former Giants quarterback-turned-CBS-analyst believes that if Geno Smith was in this year’s draft, he’d be the best of the bunch.
“If you’re the New York Jets you’ve got to sit there and go, ‘Wow, good thing we made a move last year and we didn’t...Read more »
Blake Bortles is one of the top prospects in the upcoming NFL draft, but it's his girlfriend that's getting a lot of buzz.
The former UCF quarterback, who is a projected top-five pick in May's NFL draft, said on the Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday that NFL teams asked him about his girlfriend, Lindsey Dukes, during interviews at the NFL Combine last weekend.
"It was just kind of some awkward...Read more »