Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
NFL owners will not be voting on any changes to the league’s calendar at their meetings Tuesday, but it will be a topic for discussion – as it has been outside the walls of the Boston hotel ballroom where the owners are convening.
One thing seems certain: The 2014 draft will not be held in late April as it always has been, but instead will be in mid-May. This is because of a scheduling conflict...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 »
Jacksonville Jaguars general manager David Caldwell made it clear that he doesn't want any part of Tim Tebow when he said Jan. 10, "I can't imagine a scenario where he'd be a Jaguar, even if he's released."
Well, now Tebow has been released, and a group of passionate fans have taken Caldwell's statement and made it their mantra.
The Bold City Brigade, a Jaguars fan club, was...Read more »
From the day Tim Tebow came to the Jets last year in that head-scratching trade with the Broncos, this was doomed to fail.
Head coach Rex Ryan, offensive coordinator Tony Sparano and general manager Mike Tannenbaum – team owner Woody Johnson, too – had the misguided perception that adding Tebow as a Wildcat quarterback to an offense that was already reeling with Mark Sanchez at the controls....Read more »
The NFL salary cap for the 2013 season has been set at $123,000,000 per team. Here's a look at how much cap room each team has as of Thursday morning, according to the NFL Players Association:
Arizona Cardinals: $11,547,786
Atlanta Falcons: $2,432,601
Baltimore Ravens: $5,356,586
Buffalo Bills: $16,347,532
Carolina Panthers: $6,187,488
Chicago Bears: ...Read more »
Well, you can cross Matt Moore off the Jets' wish list.
The Dolphins quarterback, who has frequently been mentioned as a potential target of the Jets in free agency, is staying in Miami. According to NFL.com's Jeff Darlington, Moore has re-signed with the Dolphins just days before the start of the free agency signing period.
The Jets may now re-start talks with David Garrard,...Read more »
Keyshawn Johnson once referred to former Jets’ teammate Wayne Chrebet as the team’s mascot, and even suggested that comparing himself to Chrebet was like comparing a star to a flashlight.
But Johnson no longer talks disparagingly of Chrebet. In fact, he thinks the former Jets’ slot receiver, who made the team in 1995 as a free agent from Hofstra, compares favorably with Patriots Pro Bowl receiver...Read more »
The Jets decided to stick with Mark Sanchez as their starting quarterback as they travel to Jacksonville to take on the Jaguars on Sunday. The fans don't seem to agree.
In Newsday.com's latest reader poll, which tallied 912 votes, when asked who you thought should be the Jets' starting quarterback this week, Sanchez was not the No. 1 answer.
Here are the results:
Greg McElroy (457...Read more »
Today marks the 10th anniversary of former Jets head coach Herm Edwards’ “You play to win the game” rant during a press conference.
After opening the 2002 season with an overtime win over the Buffalo Bills, the Jets lost four straight before their bye in Week 6. At the time of Edwards' outburst, the Jets were 2-5 and coming off a 24-21 loss at home to the Cleveland Browns.
“This is what...Read more »
The back-and-forth between the Jets and Dolphins continues in advance of Sunday's game at MetLife Stadium. This time, it's Miami center Mike Pouncey taking more shots at Jets linebacker Aaron Maybin, who said earlier in the week that the Jets will be out to get Dolphins running back Reggie Bush.
Pouncey already pooh-poohed Maybin's comments, saying they were unworthy of a player who...Read more »