Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
The NFL Combine is back at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for 2014. Below is the full schedule of events:
Wednesday, Feb. 19
Tight ends/offensive linemen/special teams report and undergo medical pre-exam and X-rays, have orientation, interview with teams
Thursday, Feb. 20
Tight ends/offensive linemen/special teams undergo measurements and medical exams, meet with media,...Read more »
A day after being slammed in a report by New York attorney Ted Wells, who investigated the alleged bullying scandal with the Dolphins, guard Richie Incognito pulled the plug on his Twitter account. This after responding to several critical remarks posted by some of his followers.
But Incognito is back on Twitter, expressing a desire to continue playing. If he does return to the NFL,...Read more »
Missouri defensive end Michael Sam made waves on Sunday night when he announced that he’s gay. Since then, there’s been a whirlwind of scrutiny, mostly relating to whether or not the NFL is ready for a gay player.
Before any of that happens, though, Sam needs to be drafted. He had a very productive career with the Tigers, capping it off in 2013 by racking up 11 1/2 sacks, winning SEC Defensive...Read more »
Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan's co-host on "Live with Kelly and Michael," broke out the balloons, the confetti, T-shirts and a whole bunch of other treats to salute Strahan's induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame over the weekend.
Watch the video embedded below.
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In recent months, some have pushed the idea of taking the “foot” out of football by eliminating extra-point kicks, which have become virtually automatic in the NFL.
Super Bowl XLVIII placekickers Steven Hauschka of Seattle and Matt Prater of Denver, for instance, have combined to make 421 of 426 PATs in their careers.
Not surprisingly, most NFL kickers are against the removal of an essential...Read more »
Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott is not remembered for his two seasons with the Jets.
But he remembers them fondly because of one of the men who coached him there -- Pete Carroll, now coach of the Seattle Seahawks.
"My time with the Jets were -- we had a great time," Lott told Newsday on Super Bowl radio row on Friday. "I had a great time because I was with Pete Carroll."
Lott, best known...Read more »
After the mid-week snow and chill that gripped New York, Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker is encouraged by an improving weather forecast that calls for a high of 48 degrees on Super Bowl Sunday, dropping to 29 at night with modest winds of 8 miles per hour.
By halftime around 8 p.m., Super Bowl XLVIII should be the coldest on record, but chances of snow are minimal.
“If it was going...Read more »
A lawsuit filed Thursday made allegations that Eli Manning and people with the Giants had sold fake game-worn memorabilia.
During Thursday's media availability leading up to Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium, Broncos defensive lineman Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton was asked about it.
"That’s the first time I’ve heard that, he said. "That’s weird to me. I don’t know where...Read more »
We’ve known for months that Bruno Mars will be performing during the halftime show at the Super Bowl on Sunday, but NFL vice president of communications Brian McCarthy announced Thursday during the halftime press conference that two other big names will be involved in the game day festivities.
Legendary Jets and Giants quarterbacks Joe Namath and Phil Simms will do the ceremonial coin toss...Read more »
It turns out that Bobby Wagner has a family tradition to uphold.
The Seahawks middle linebacker is a cousin of Giants defensive end Justin Tuck and is looking to add to the family's collection of Super Bowl rings.
“I asked him for advice and he told me to enjoy the moment,” Wagner said of his two-time Super Bowl-winning relative. “Everybody thinks that they’re going to come back every...Read more »