Glauber's NFL Hot Reads

Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.

Internet hoax claims Tony Romo broke both legs in car accident

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo celebrates his touchdown

(Credit: AP)

There's nothing like a good Internet hoax to get the day started.

A false report that's gained some traction on Twitter is claiming that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has broken both of this legs.

The faux story comes from a seemingly legitimate news site called Global Associated News. But one quick look at the URL the site displays (

Read more »

Michael Vick: 'My heart is in Philly'

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick looks dejected as he

(Credit: Getty)

Michael Vick has issued a statement after reaching agreement on a renegotiated  contract that will keep him with the Eagles for at least the 2013 season. 

"I am grateful and proud to be a Philadelphia Eagle," Vick said. "My heart is in Philly and this community is important to me. I look forward to playing for Coach Kelly, Jeffrey Lurie and the entire Eagles organization,...

Read more »

Michael Vick stays in Philadelphia

Michael Vick on the sidelines during the NFL

(Credit: Getty Images)

Michael Vick isn’t going anywhere.

Despite speculation the Eagles would part ways with the veteran quarterback after head coach Chip Kelly was hired, the team announced today that Vick has agreed to a restructured deal that will keep him in an Eagles uniform in 2013.

Vick had been set to earn $15.5 million for the upcoming season, but there was no way the team would pay Vick that high...

Read more »

Bellmore's Dean Blandino named NFL's new director of officiating

Dean Blandino, a member of the NFL's Officiating Department for 15 years and the director of the league's instant replay program, has been named NFL vice president of officiating. He takes over for Carl Johnson, who announced in December he would become the leaguje’s first full-time game official after Super Bowl XLVII.

Blandino, a native of Bellmore who played football at Mepham High School,...

Read more »

Gregg Williams reinstated by the NFL, joins Titans staff

Jonathan Vilma of the New Orleans Saints talks

(Credit: Getty Images)

Gregg Williams, one of the central figures in the Bountygate scandal that rocked the Saints’ organization last year, has been reinstated by the NFL and has taken a job with the Tennessee Titans as senior assistant/defense.

Williams, the former Saints’ defensive coordinator, organized the team’s bounty system from 2009-11 and was suspended indefinitely by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for...

Read more »

Super Bowl XLVII: Inside the numbers

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick celebrates his

(Credit: AP)

The confetti has dropped, the players have departed and -- this time -- the power is being intentionally turned off at the Superdome. Now it's time to dissect Super Bowl XLVII. What better place to start than with the quarterbacks?

Fourth-quarter failures

When the pressure was at its greatest, with his team in position to take the lead and perhaps win the game, San Francisco 49ers quarterback...

Read more »

Eli Manning excited for New York/New Jersey Super Bowl

Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York

(Credit: Getty)

NEW ORLEANS -- Eli Manning missed his chance to play in a home Super Bowl when the Giants didn’t make the playoffs or advance here for Sunday’s game. He’ll have another chance next year, though.

Super Bowl XLVIII will be held in New York and New Jersey, in case you haven’t heard, and Manning is already looking forward to the possibility of playing in it.

“That’s the good thing about...

Read more »

Eli Manning's new nutritional DATA

Giants quarterback Eli Manning reacts after throwing a

(Credit: AP)

NEW ORLEANS – Eli Manning was at the Super Bowl media center on Friday talking about Gatorade’s new DATA program which stands for “Dietary Analysis Tool for Athletes” (and is not to be confused with SWAT; that’s something else we wrote about this week). But even Manning admitted that New Orleans is not a place to be analyzing the diet.

“It’s tough to get [good barbecued shrimp] in New Jersey,”...

Read more »

advertisement | advertise on newsday

NFL video


Which of these teams is the Super Bowl favorite entering the 2014 season?

Seattle Seahawks Denver Broncos San Francisco 49ers New England Patriots Someone else


advertisement | advertise on newsday