Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson said Wednesday he was fined for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland in Sunday’s game at MetLife Stadium. Goldson didn’t say how much the fine was for, but described the amount as “pretty significant.”
Goldson was flagged for a personal foul when he hit Cumberland. The Bucs’ safety, signed in the off-season as an unrestricted free...Read more »
Former Jets and Ravens safety Jim Leonhard, who was a big part of Rex Ryan's defense in both places, is now back in the AFC East after signing with the Bills.
Leonhard, who suffered season-ending leg injurie with the Jets in 2010 and 2011, will now re-join former Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, who holds the same position in Buffalo.
Leonhard is obviously familiar...Read more »
If Tim Tebow never plays another down of professional football, at least there's this: His last pass in an NFL uniform went for a touchdown.
Tebow, who threw that touchdown in the final seconds of Thursday night's preseasson finale against the Giants, was released by the Patriots on the final cut. The news was first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Tebow was a longshot to...Read more »
As Tim Tebow waits to see whether he’ll be around after the final cuts for the Patriots, he says he’s not sweating out the decision.
“I’m just focused on today,” Tebow told reporters on Monday, per ESPNBoston.com.
Tebow, 26, is preparing for Thursday’s preseason game against the Giants, which could be his last in the NFL. If Tebow gets released by the only team willing to sign him in...Read more »
It's looking more and more like Darrelle Revis will be ready to play when the Buccaneers face the Jets on opening day Sept. 8 at MetLife Stadium.
Revis said today he took a “huge step” by going full speed in team activities in practice.
“I think this was a huge step today, just getting out there and running, getting the calls, up-tempo type of stuff I was doing,” Revis said, per Rick...Read more »
The Jets announced the signing of second-round draft pick Geno Smith on Monday morning. Smith was signed to a four-year contract worth about $5 million.
But even before Smith was officially in the fold, he wanted everyone to know he could be the team's starter.
The Mark Sanchez-Smith quarterback competition takes center stage when the Jets open their training camp practices on Friday...Read more »
Darrelle Revis says the living is easy in his new digs in Tampa, where the laid back atmosphere is much to his liking. Especially after the last few controversy-filled years in New York.
“Going to Tampa is great. I look at it as a new chapter in my football career,” Revis said in an interview with the Beaver County (Pa.) Times during his second annual football clinic at Aliquippa High School,...Read more »
We’re all a bit older today.
I suppose that’s true just about every day, but today is one of those days in particular when we all feel it a little more. Yes, the iconic swashbuckling, lady-loving, fur-coat and panty-hose wearing, Super Bowl-guaranteeing, C.C. and Company man – Joe Willie Namath – is 70 years old today.
Happy birthday, Broadway Joe.
And if you are having a hard...Read more »
NFL owners will not be voting on any changes to the league’s calendar at their meetings Tuesday, but it will be a topic for discussion – as it has been outside the walls of the Boston hotel ballroom where the owners are convening.
One thing seems certain: The 2014 draft will not be held in late April as it always has been, but instead will be in mid-May. This is because of a scheduling conflict...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 »