Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Michael Vick has issued a statement after reaching agreement on a renegotiated contract that will keep him with the Eagles for at least the 2013 season.
"I am grateful and proud to be a Philadelphia Eagle," Vick said. "My heart is in Philly and this community is important to me. I look forward to playing for Coach Kelly, Jeffrey Lurie and the entire Eagles organization,...Read more »
Chip Kelly finally decided to take the plunge, reversing course about staying at the University of Oregon and accepting the job as the Eagles’ head coach. Kelly doesn’t think the adjustment will be all that tough, even though he doesn’t have a single day’s worth of experience in the NFL.
“Football is football,” Kelly told reporters at his introductory news conference on Thursday. “This is...Read more »
In a stunning turnabout, Oregon coach Chip Kelly has now changed his mind and will coach the Eagles, according to multiple reports. The news was first reported by Chris Mortensen of ESPN. The Eagles have confirmed the hiring.
Kelly had initially declined an offer to coach the Eagles, deciding instead to return to Oregon, a move aided in part by lucrative financial inducements from Nike...Read more »
The Michael Vick Era might not be over just yet in Philadelphia.
Eagles head coach Andy Reid announced Monday that rookie quarterback Nick Foles suffered a hairline fracture in his right hand after Sunday's 27-20 loss to the Washington Redskins, according to NFL.com. Reid said the injury occurred on the second-to-last play of the game.
That puts Vick, who has been sidelined since suffering...Read more »
The Eagles are likely to get a good look at rookie quarterback Nick Foles for at least the next game, if not longer.
Michael Vick suffered what head coach Andy Reid said was a significant concussion in Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys, meaning that Foles is likely to start on Sunday against the Redskins. Reid said Vick would be his starter once he’s healthy; it’s uncertain, however, when that...Read more »
In the wake of a fourth-quarter meltdown against the Lions, who rallied in the fourth quarter and beat the Eagles in overtime on Sunday, head coach Andy Reid has fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Secondary coach Todd Bowles is now the team's top defensive coach.
"I want to make it clear that I have nothing but the ultimate respect for Juan Castillo as a coach and as a person,"...Read more »