Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco signed his six-year, $120.6 million contract today, making him the NFL's highest paid player.
At least until Aaron Rodgers signs his new deal, anyway.
So what does Flacco plan to do with the money?
"I'm just going to look at it and be able to smile a little bit," Flacco said today at a news conference announcing the signing....Read more »
Joe Flacco took a calculated gamble by going into the 2012 season without a new contract, but it has paid off in a huge way for the Ravens' quarterback.
Flacco led the Ravens to the Super Bowl title and was voted the game's MVP, giving him huge leverage in negotiations aimed at a new contract. The Ravens have now rewarded him with a deal that could make him the highest paid player in...Read more »
The confetti has dropped, the players have departed and -- this time -- the power is being intentionally turned off at the Superdome. Now it's time to dissect Super Bowl XLVII. What better place to start than with the quarterbacks?
When the pressure was at its greatest, with his team in position to take the lead and perhaps win the game, San Francisco 49ers quarterback...Read more »
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 »
Ravens safety Ed Reed raised some eyebrows – and some hackles – when he criticized quarterback Joe Flacco after a playoff win over the Texans last January. A week after that, Flacco nearly got the Ravens into the Super Bowl, but a dropped pass in the endzone by wide receiver Lee Evans led to a loss to New England in the AFC title game.
All is well between the two key players, though, with...Read more »