Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has recused himself from Tuesday's appeals on bounty hearings four players suspended over the alleged program. According to NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, Goodell informed him that former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue will now hear the appeal. Smith made the announcement on his Twitter account, and Goodell issued a statement about turning...Read more »
Jets special teams guru Mike Westhoff is at his best when he can speak freely. If you remember "Hard Knocks" in 2010, you understand what we're talking about.
But here in 2012, a few days after pulling off a fake punt with Tim Tebow, Westhoff breaks down the play in family friendly terms. There's even a slight albeit polite jab at the Houston Texans in here.
Watch and enjoy.
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Well, at least Patrick Willis knows who Matt Millen is.
A day after ripping the former NFL linebacker for comments he made about Willis' poor performance against the Giants, Willis apologized for the outburst. And he also found out that Millen, now a football analyst and a former Lions general manager, actually is.
"It was kind of emotional, especially coming after the...Read more »
At least there's some encouraging news for the Ravens' defense.
Three days after losing linebacker Ray Lewis to a triceps injury and cornerback Lardarius Webb to a season-ending knee injury, they activated star linebacker Terrell Suggs from the physically unable to perform list.
Suggs had spent the first six weeks on the list after rehabbing from an off-season Achilles injury...Read more »
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick’s Wednesday conference call about Sunday’s game against the Jets was as filled with cliches as the day is long. “All our division games are important,” he said, in response to a question about the apparent intensity of recent Patriots-Jets matches, “but we can only play one game at a time and this is the next game,...Read more »
The NFL has had mixed success with their Super Bowl halftime act, but this one figures to be a winner. Per the Associated Press, star singer Beyonce has agreed to perform the halftime show at the Super Bowl in New Orleans next Feb. 5.
The 31-year-old singer's hits include "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," "Crazy In Love," "Irreplaceable" and "Halo."
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In the wake of a fourth-quarter meltdown against the Lions, who rallied in the fourth quarter and beat the Eagles in overtime on Sunday, head coach Andy Reid has fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Secondary coach Todd Bowles is now the team's top defensive coach.
"I want to make it clear that I have nothing but the ultimate respect for Juan Castillo as a coach and as a person,"...Read more »
After yet another turnover-filled game for Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, head coach Andy Reid is starting to sound as if he might be wavering on Vick as his long-term starter. Asked today as he was leaving his press conference whether he's committed to starting Vick against his former Falcons team when the Eagles return from a bye on Oct. 28, Reid said, per Tim McManus of PhillyMag.com, "Today...Read more »
The Ravens' worst fears about Ray Lewis came true today, as an MRI revealed a complete triceps tear that will require season-ending surgery. And given the fact that Lewis turns 38 next season, this could mean that his career is over.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh announced the news minutes ago, just a day after the Ravens held off Dallas to improve to 5-1.
Lewis wasn't the only...Read more »
Alex Karras, one of the most intimidating NFL defensive linemen of the 1960s who later turned into a lovable dad in the 1980’s sitcome “Webster” and the lumbering Cowboys named “Mongo” in the movie “Blazing Saddles,” died on Wednesday. He was 77.
Karras, who was voted into the Pro Football Hallof Fame and was selected as a member of the All Decade team of the 1960s, anchored the Lions’ defensive...Read more »