Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Former Falcons and Jets defensive end John Abraham was hoping for a big payday on the free agent market, but the 35-year-old pass rusher didn’t find a suitor until just before the start of training camp. He agreed to a two-year, $4.6 million deal that paid him $2.1 million this season – a relative pittance one of the NFL’s most productive players over the last decade.
But Abraham has turned...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 »
Day 2 of the free agency signing period was a busy one for the Cardinals, who brought in a new running back (Rashard Mendenhall), a new quarterback (Drew Stanton), a new safety (Yeremiah Bell), a new cornerback (Jerraud Powers) and a new linebacker (Lorenzo Alexander).
That's what you call working the second- and third-tier of free agency at a time when plenty of other teams are...Read more »