Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Has Jason Campbell finally found the offensive coordinator of his dreams in Norv Turner? Campbell had a different offensive coordinator in every year as a starter at Auburn, and then a different coordinator in all but two years of his NFL career, which started in 2005.
But Turner has worked wonders so far with Campbell, who has replaced Brandon Weeden as the Browns’ starter. Campbell’s footwork...Read more »
If Jets fans think they have it bad, try being a Browns fan these days.
Since the mid-1990s, it has been nothing but losing and heartache. From losing the franchise outright in 1995, when Art Modell moved the team to Baltimore, to suffering through what has happened since the Browns came back as an expansion team in 1999, there has been precious little to celebrate.
And now, it’s another...Read more »
The blockbuster deal that sent Browns running back Trent Richardson to the Colts in exchange for Indy’s first-round pick in 2014 was the latest in a series of moves over the last two seasons by general manager Ryan Grigson, whose roster makeover turned the Colts into immediate playoff contenders last season.
Grigson went for broke in getting Richardson, the third overall pick in the 2012 draft,...Read more »
We've seen some stunning trades in the NFL, but none quite like this one: Just two weeks into his second season, Browns running back Trent Richardson has been traded to the Colts in exchange for a first-round pick in 2014.
While it's not unusual to see a running back traded, it’s almost unheard of to see the third overall pick of the previous year’s draft get dealt so soon. It was a stunning...Read more »
In addition to Riverhead native and Stony Brook graduate Miguel Maysonet, two other Islanders were cut from NFL rosters Friday as teams tried to reach the 53-player roster minimum.
Wide receiver Ifeanyi Momah of Greenlawn was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles, while the New England Patriots cut Central Islip native Scott Vallone.
The 6-7 Momah, who played at Glenn High School, had three...Read more »
Former Stony Brook star running back Miguel Maysonet is in Cleveland trying to make it in the NFL, but he's still got plenty of support from his hometown of Riverhead.
"I've had tremendous support from people back at home," Maysonet said when we spoke at after Thursday's practice at the Browns' training facility in Berea, Ohio. "I get texts all the time, just supporting...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 »
So now we know who'll replace Alex Smith as the backup to Colin Kaepernick. It's Colt McCoy, the former Browns starter who lost his job to first-round pick Brandon Weeden last season.
McCoy was dealt to the 49ers, as reported by Jason La Canfora of CBS.
It's a good gig for McCoy, who gets out of tough situation in Cleveland. Not only did he lose the starting gig to Weeden,...Read more »