Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
NEW ORLEANS -- Eli Manning missed his chance to play in a home Super Bowl when the Giants didn’t make the playoffs or advance here for Sunday’s game. He’ll have another chance next year, though.
Super Bowl XLVIII will be held in New York and New Jersey, in case you haven’t heard, and Manning is already looking forward to the possibility of playing in it.
“That’s the good thing about...Read more »
NEW ORLEANS – Eli Manning was at the Super Bowl media center on Friday talking about Gatorade’s new DATA program which stands for “Dietary Analysis Tool for Athletes” (and is not to be confused with SWAT; that’s something else we wrote about this week). But even Manning admitted that New Orleans is not a place to be analyzing the diet.
“It’s tough to get [good barbecued shrimp] in New Jersey,”...Read more »
Patrick Willis spoke on Sunday night about his desire to play at the University of Tennessee -- where Peyton Manning played -- before winding up at Ole Miss -- where Eli Manning played.
See, in New Orleans, everything comes back to the Mannings!
Anyway, here's Willis:
"I was a Vols fan growing up," he said of his childhood in Brewston, TN. "That was like America’s...Read more »
Another wild and wacky – and ridiculously unpredictable – week in the NFL. A look back at the best and worst of Week 3: Game of the week: Ravens 31, Patriots 30
In a rematch of last season’s AFC Championship Game, the Ravens gain a measure of revenge in a shootout win over the Pats. Joe Flacco throws for three TDs, and Ryan Tucker wins it with a field goal at the buzzer. Offensive player of...Read more »