Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
There has already been plenty of debate about whether Andrew Luck, the first pick of the 2012 draft, or Robert Griffin III, who went second overall, will wind up as the most dominant quarterback over time. But in the end, it could be third-rounder Russell Wilson who tops them all.
Wilson has been brilliant so far, with very few hiccups. After leading the Seahawks to the second round of the...Read more »
Former Jets linebackers coach Bob Sutton has done an exceptional job so far as Chiefs defensive coordinator, resurrecting a previously awful unit into one of the best in the game.
The Chiefs lead the NFL with fewest points allowed (65), are fifth in yards allowed (306.3) and lead with a whopping 30 sacks. They average five sacks a game; the Giants have just five sacks for the entire season.
What...Read more »
Yes, Eli Manning leads the NFL with 15 interceptions. Yes, he is playing the worst football for an extended period since coming into the league in 2004.
No, it is not time for Tom Coughlin to bench Manning for the first time in his career.
At 32, Manning still has at least five years of quality football left in him, and he needs the chance to correct his problems by playing through them,...Read more »
The Giants are tied with Jacksonville for the worst record in football, but they are among the leaders in another race -- the one for the first overall draft pick in 2014.
Thanks to their 0-6 start, the Giants may have a top-10 pick in May's NFL draft for the first time since 2004, and could even be the first team on the clock at Radio City Music Hall. Luckily for them, there's no shortage...Read more »
As if Peyton Manning going back to Indianapolis to face his former Colts team wasn't a big enough deal, Colts owner Jim Irsay had to fan the flames with some untimely - and, quite frankly - distasteful remarks about his old quarterback.
You know, the quarterback who made Irsay's team relevant again during a spectacular run from 1998-2011.
Irsay said in a recent interview...Read more »
Geno Smith and Eli Manning have been off-target, to say the least, this season.
The Jets and Giants quarterbacks, respectively, have tossed a combined 25 interceptions during the first six weeks of the seasons.
But those picks have come back to bite one franchise far more often than the other.
Here is Manning's interception log: Date Opponent Quarter Time Location Type of pass...Read more »
Like the NFL playoffs just the way they are? Well, better enjoy them while you can, because they might be changing in the not-too-distant future.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said today at the league's fall meetings that adding two more playoff teams could happen as soon as 2015.
"If expanding the postseason would allow other teams to get into the dance, and they have...Read more »
Former Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw signed a one-year deal with the Colts after being released by the Giants, but his season is already over.
Per Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, Bradshaw will undergo surgery to repair a neck problem and will miss the rest of the year.
Bad break for Bradshaw, who is one of the toughest NFL players you'll ever come across. He suffered...Read more »
Jets, Cowboys, Bengals, Packers up; Giants, Patriots, Texans down.
Here are your Week 5 Power Rankings! ...Read more »
Bad news for an already reeling Falcons team. Looks like All Pro wide receiver Julio Jones is done for the year with a foot problem.
Per Jay Glazer of FOXSports, the Falcons believe the injury is season-ending. Jones is headed for a second opinion.
It's the latest in a series of setbacks for the Falcons, who are 1-4 and already four games behind the 5-0 Saints in the NFC...Read more »