Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Now that the Packers have extended quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ contract with a record $110 million deal, the team is making plans to make sure Rodgers stays on the field.
After the Packers surrendered 51 sacks last year – the second-highest total in the NFL – they’ve decided to switch right tackle Brian Bulaga to the all-important left tackle position to protect Rodgers’ blind side. The Packers...Read more »
Buddy Nix has stepped down as the Bills’ general manager. The team made the announcement early this afternoon, this just weeks after team president Russ Brandon said Nix, 73, would remain as the Bills’ GM for “a long time.”
The Bills recently promoted Dough Whaley to assistant general manager, but it’s uncertain if he will be named to succeed Nix or whether the team will conduct a broader...Read more »
Jacksonville Jaguars general manager David Caldwell made it clear that he doesn't want any part of Tim Tebow when he said Jan. 10, "I can't imagine a scenario where he'd be a Jaguar, even if he's released."
Well, now Tebow has been released, and a group of passionate fans have taken Caldwell's statement and made it their mantra.
The Bold City Brigade, a Jaguars fan club, was...Read more »
Bucs defensive back Ronde Barber has decided to retire, according to Fox Sports NFL insider Jay Glazer.
It's not an altogether surprising decision, since Barber's status was in question after the 2012 season. It became even more evident that the Bucs didn't foresee Barber as a major contributor after they signed 49ers free agent safety Dashon Goldson and traded for Jets cornerback Darrelle...Read more »
Tim Tebow has yet to find a new home after being released by the Jets. Not even in Jacksonville, where the Jaguars were the only other team besides the Jets make a trade offer to Denver last year when Tebow was dealt.
Jaguars first-year general manager Dave Caldwell, a finalist for the Jets’ job before he took the GM position in Jacksonville, reiterated on Tuesday night that Tebow was not...Read more »
A federal investigation into fraudulent practices inside his truck-stop company has Browns owner Jimmy Haslam apologizing to Cleveland fans for being a distraction.
The first-year owner, who is cooperating with authorities who are looking into charges that some of his employees were involved in a scheme that withheld rebates to customers to boost profits, told Browns fans at a scholar-athlete...Read more »
From the day Tim Tebow came to the Jets last year in that head-scratching trade with the Broncos, this was doomed to fail.
Head coach Rex Ryan, offensive coordinator Tony Sparano and general manager Mike Tannenbaum – team owner Woody Johnson, too – had the misguided perception that adding Tebow as a Wildcat quarterback to an offense that was already reeling with Mark Sanchez at the controls....Read more »
With speculation swirling that the Jets are considering a move up in the second round to take West Virginia quarterback Gene Smith, we offer a snippet from Smith himself about his visit with the Jets and how things went with the team that might end up drafting him.
Smith visited with the Jets April 10-11 at the team’s Florham Park, N.J. facility, and said he came away impressed with the training...Read more »
D.J. Fluker says the controversial Tweet posted from his account this week did not come from him and that he never accepted money while playing at Alabama. The offensive lineman who most expect will go in the first round of Thursday's draft said his account was hacked and his agent and authorities are trying to figure out who did it.
"There are always people who want to see you do good...Read more »
Former Ravens special teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo hinted last night to Newsday’s Tom Rock at an event in New York that the league might be on the verge of having its first openly gay players.
“It’s possible you could see more than one,” Ayanbadejo said at the “Straight for Equality Gala" in Manhattan on Thursday. “To potentially have more than one player come out this year would be pretty...Read more »