Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
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 »
There's nothing like a good Internet hoax to get the day started.
A false report that's gained some traction on Twitter is claiming that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has broken both of this legs.
The faux story comes from a seemingly legitimate news site called Global Associated News. But one quick look at the URL the site displays (http://tony.romo.mediafetcher.com/news/top_stories/football_car_crash.php?location=Dallasimmediately)...Read more »
-- Michael Lombardi’s hiring in Cleveland as personnel director could have an impact on second-year quarterback Brandon Weeden, the team’s first-round pick in 2012. Lombardi, a former NFL Network analyst, was a frequent critic of Weeden (pictured above)during his rookie season, once calling Weeden a “panicked disaster.”
-- Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said he expects oft-injured...Read more »
And then there were 12.
The NFL regular season ended Sunday, which means one thing: the playoffs are coming up quickly. And even though the Jets and Giants aren't playing into 2013, that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy some quality football this January.
Below are the matchups for each playoff game, with time (EST) and TV channel. We'll update them as the postseason progresses:
Wild...Read more »
Stacee McWilliams, an eyewitness to the aftermath of the car accident that killed former Dallas Cowboys player Jerry Brown, told the Dallas Morning News that Josh Brent is no hero in her eyes.
Brent, who was accused of driving drunk with Brown in the passenger seat, didn't try to get his friend out of the flipped car until McWilliams begged him to, McWilliams said.
"Josh Brent is...Read more »
Enjoy the Cowboys' game on Thanksgiving; they might not live in a state that's part of the USA next year.
That thought is written with tongue planted firmly in cheek, of course. The Cowboys will be part of the NFL and their home state of Texas will be part of the USA (more importantly).
But the idea of secession has gained notoriety recently due to several petitions filed to We the People,...Read more »
Actor Sean Astin, known mostly for his role in "Rudy," donned the navy and gold jacket once more to help a few NFL rookies.
Watch the video above for some of the more comedic moments from the "Pepsi Max NFL Rookies Premiere."
Astin's co-stars include Robert Griffin III (Redskins), Brian Quick (Rams), Russell Wilson (Seahawks) and Dwayne Allen (Colts)....Read more »