Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians, who has one of the greatest offensive minds you'll come across, is a master at helping his players achieve maximum effectiveness. Case in point: When he has a big-time receiver approaching age 30, he'll change things up by lining him up in different spots.
"Because guys lose a step at age 30," he said. "It's just natural. As hard as they...Read more »
It didn't take Carson Palmer long to make a positive impression with the Cardinals.
But that doesn't mean Palmer will remain the Cardinals starter indefinitely. If Cardinals GM Steve Keim sees someone he likes in the draft, he's taking him.
"I don't care who our quarterback is. If you fall in love with a college quarterback and you think he can be your long-term answer, you have...Read more »
Since taking over in January as Cardinals general manager, Steve Keim has made a whopping 191 transactions on Arizona’s roster. That includes high-profile deals such as the trade for quarterback Carson Palmer, the drafting of former LSU star cornerback Tyrann Mathieu and signing pass rusher John Abraham.
But ask Keim about the one unheralded signing he’s most proud of: Paul Fanaika.
"He’s...Read more »
Ryan Swope’s NFL career ended before it began.
As the Cardinals opened training camp today, the sixth-round rookie wide receiver announced his retirement because of continued concussion problems.
Swope, who had a concussion issue at Texas A & M and fell to the sixth round because of those concerns, was placed on the team’s reserve retired list.
“We knew Ryan has a concussion...Read more »