Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Glauber has been Newsday's national football columnist since 1992. He was Newsday's football writer covering the Jets and Giants, as well as the NFL, from 1989-91.
Before coming to Newsday, Glauber covered the Giants from 1985-88 for Gannett Weschester-Rockland Newspapers. He was The Sporting News' national football columnist from 1993-96.
Glauber earned the Newsday Publisher's Award for Sports in February 2006, and was the winner of the 2003 Barney Kremenko Sports Journalism Award, presented by the Nassau County Sports Commission for insightful reporting and commentary on professional sports. He has has won first-place awards in the Pro Football Writers Association contests in columns, features, enterprise features and enterprise news. His four-part series on Life After Football in 1997 won first place in the New York State Associated Press Sports Editors competition. His report on the controversial use of new helmets in the NFL won first place in the PFWA's 2001 writing competition. Glauber was on the team of Newsday writers that won a first-place award from the Associated Press Sports Editors for a 1995 series on concussions.
Glauber is a regular contributor on ESPN2’s "First Take" morning show, and is the NFL insider for Sporting News Radio.
Glauber is a 1977 graduate of Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY and a 1973 graduate of White Plains High School in Westchester.
Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg reiterated today on a conference call with season ticket holders that there will be a “bona fide quarterback competition, period.” He just hopes it doesn’t last very long.
“I’m hoping someone will rise to the top quicker rather than later,” Mornhinweg said.
The veteran play-caller, in his first season with the Jets, said he will distribute...Read more »
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed a pass rusher named Gholston, but it's not Vernon, the former Jets' linebacker who never made an impact in the NFL. It's Gholston's cousin, William, a Michigan State defensive end who was the Bucs' fourth-round draft choice.
While Vernon Gholston, who didn't have a sack in three seasons with the Jets, has been out of the league since the Jets released...Read more »
Former Packers All Pro safety Charles Woodson, who was released by Green Bay early in the off-season, has a visit scheduled with the Broncos for sometime this week, according to Vic Lombardi of CBS4 in Denver.
It's the first time in a while that Woodson has been on any team's radar; the market has been surprisingly tepid for the 2009 NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2009. The 49ers...Read more »
Former NFL running back Chuck Muncie, who starred with the Saints and then the Chargers before leaving the NFL in 1985 because of substance abuse problems, has died. Muncie was 60.
The cause of death was a heart attack, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Muncie was a three-time All-Pro running back who was the Saints' first-round pick (third overall) in 1976. He rushed for...Read more »
Things didn't quite work out with the running back Felix Jones the way the Cowboys had hoped, so they've moved on from the former first-round pick out of Arkansas. And Jones has moved on to Philadelphia, where he has a chance to show his old team what they'll be missing.
The Eagles signed Jones to a one-year deal. Jones will now back up starter LeSean McCoy, who will no doubt get the...Read more »
Former Browns kick returner/receiver Josh Cribbs is making the rounds with several visits - including the Giants and Jets - and he plans to make his decision in the coming days.
Per Tim Twentyman of Detroitlions.com, Cribbs puts the Lions near the top of his list.
"I feel like [Detroit] is one of those teams that's just missing a piece," Cribbs said, adding...Read more »
And now, for your daily dose of which-NFL-team-is-saying-no-thanks-to-Tim-Tebow: Today, it's the Cleveland Browns.
The team's new personnel director, Michael Lombardi, told an audience at a Pro Football Hall of Fame luncheon club in Canton, Ohio, that the Browns didn't have a place on their roster for Tebow. After saying he was interested in adding more quarterbacks to the mix with incumbent...Read more »
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 »