Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Today marks the 10th anniversary of former Jets head coach Herm Edwards’ “You play to win the game” rant during a press conference.
After opening the 2002 season with an overtime win over the Buffalo Bills, the Jets lost four straight before their bye in Week 6. At the time of Edwards' outburst, the Jets were 2-5 and coming off a 24-21 loss at home to the Cleveland Browns.
“This is what...Read more »
The NFL has pushed back the trade deadline from Tuesday at 4 p.m. eastern until Thursday at 4 p.m. The league office is closed Monday and Tuesday because of Hurricane Sandy, so the deadline was pushed back to accommodate teams that might want to make deals.
This year's deadline has been pushed back two weeks from previous years, when the deadline was the Tuesday after Week 6 games. The...Read more »
Giants Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor has won a lawsuit that sought unspecified damages over a sexual encounter in 2010 with an 16-year-old girl in a Rockland County, N.Y. hotel room.
Per the Associated Press, a jury returned a verdict of not guilty after hearing testimony from Taylor and the now 19-year-old woman.
Taylor acknowledged he had sex with a prostitute,...Read more »
The back-and-forth between the Jets and Dolphins continues in advance of Sunday's game at MetLife Stadium. This time, it's Miami center Mike Pouncey taking more shots at Jets linebacker Aaron Maybin, who said earlier in the week that the Jets will be out to get Dolphins running back Reggie Bush.
Pouncey already pooh-poohed Maybin's comments, saying they were unworthy of a player who...Read more »
Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings, who has battled a groin injury all season, is having surgery to correct the problem. Jennings told reporters he would undergo the procedure on Oct. 30 in Philadelphia, but he does expect to be able to return this season.
That's encouraging news for a Packers team that has managed to overcome his injury and stay within striking distance of the Bears...Read more »
Former Giants running back Ottis "O.J." Anderson, MVP of Super Bowl XXV, spoke to members of the HB Thompson Middle School team in Syosset on Wednesday....Read more »
In the never-ending saga inolving the Saints' alleged bounty program, the NFL Players Association has filed a motion with the U.S. Distrcit Court in New Orleans to recuse former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue from the appeals process.
Commissioner Roger Goodell had stepped aside from the appeals process last week and appointed his predecessor. But that decision didn't sit well with...Read more »
On the Giants . . . Eli Manning-to-Victor Cruz saved the day against the Redskins, keeping the Giants on a roll. They’ve won five of their last six heading into NFC East showdown in Big D.
On the Jets . . . Mark Sanchez nearly pulls off a shocking fourth-quarter comeback in New England, but Tom Brady gets the better of the Jets’ D at the end of regulation and again in OT.
Ah, but where...Read more »
In the wake of a 1-5 start, the Carolina Panthers have already begun to shake up the organization. Team owner Jerry Richardson today fired longtime general manager Marty Hurney, who had been the team's lead football executive since 2002.
"This was an extremely difficult decision," Richardson said in a statement. "Marty made every effort to bring success to the Panthers...Read more »
The Redskins moved quickly to fill the void left by the season-ending Achilles injury to tight end Fred Davis. The team has re-signed veteran tight end Chris Cooley, who was released in training camp.
The move makes plenty of sense. While Cooley may not be the big-time playmaker he was a few years ago, his familiarity with Mike Shanahan's offensive system and the fact that he worked...Read more »