Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
The Eagles are likely to get a good look at rookie quarterback Nick Foles for at least the next game, if not longer.
Michael Vick suffered what head coach Andy Reid said was a significant concussion in Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys, meaning that Foles is likely to start on Sunday against the Redskins. Reid said Vick would be his starter once he’s healthy; it’s uncertain, however, when that...Read more »
Browns president Mike Holmgren, who won a Super Bowl title with the 1995 Packers and led the 2005 Seahawks to the Super Bowl, said he hasn’t expressed any interest in the Cowboys job in the event Jason Garrett is fired after the season.
Holmgren told reporters in Cleveland today that a report on Sunday that he had “serious interest” in the Cowboys’ job because of the strong roster and his...Read more »
There has been plenty of speculation about Jason Garrett’s job security as head coach of the Cowboys, but the people who will decide Garrett’s fate don’t seem all that concerned.
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones, son of team owner Jerry Jones, said at practice today it’s “ridiculous” to wonder about whether Garrett is on the hot seta.
Asked if Garrett was coaching for his...Read more »
Jets Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath, a frequent critic of his former team, accused the Jets of misleading fans over their plans involving Wildcat quarterback Tim Tebow, who has been only a bit player so far this season.
In a podcast on the SportsNet New York website posted Wednesday, Namath said the “fans haven’t been given a fair shake. I don't think they get a straight story, often...Read more »
Victor Cruz was in the Giants’ locker room one day last May when he was summoned to the phone in the lobby of the team’s training complex near MetLife Stadium.
Pres. Barack Obama was on the line.
“When you get a phone call from the President, you don’t tell him you’ll call him back,” Cruz said today. “He asked me if I could be helpful to his campaign. He just told me how...Read more »
Five things you need to know about the NFL right now:
1. The Saints expect Sean Payton will iron out any contract issues and remain with the team next year and beyond. “I absolutely expect Sean to be our coach next year and going forward,” said general manager Mickey Loomis, who returned yesterday after an eight-game suspension over the team’s alleged bounty program. “These...Read more »
Coming into the season, most of the attention on offensive rookie performers centered on quarterbacks Andrew Luck of the Colts and Robert Griffin III of the Redskins. Well, don't look now, but Bucs running back Doug Martin has now entered the picture for NFL Rookie of the Year honors.
The first-round tailback put on another fine showing - this time before more than 60 family members...Read more »
Chuch Pagano, the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts who has been away from the team since being diagnosed with leukemia on Oct. 1, returned to the locker room on Sunday.
Watch his emotional speech to his players after their 23-20 win over Miami.
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Giants quarterback Eli Manning took time out from his preparations for Sunday's game against the Steelers to tape a public service announcement on behalf of the Red Cross, urging fans to donate to the superstorm Sandy relief efforts.
Manning himself has been adversely affected by the storm. He and his wife and daughter were forced to evacuate their apartment in Hoboken after the storm...Read more »
The NFL and the NFL Players Association have jointly pledged $1 million to the American Red Cross to aid in relief and recovery efforts in the northeast to assist those impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The announcement was made today by commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith.
In addition, the NFL and its network television partners will...Read more »