Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Mike Pettine's name wasn't at the top of the list of potential head coaching candidates when the 2014 hiring cycle began. In fact, he may not have been on the list at all.
But Pettine, the former Jets defensive coordinator who spent the 2013 season as Buffalo's defensive coordinator, became a viable candidate for the Browns' job once the team started sifting through what turned out to be an...Read more »
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 »