Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Gregg Williams, one of the central figures in the Bountygate scandal that rocked the Saints’ organization last year, has been reinstated by the NFL and has taken a job with the Tennessee Titans as senior assistant/defense.
Williams, the former Saints’ defensive coordinator, organized the team’s bounty system from 2009-11 and was suspended indefinitely by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for...Read more »
Former Saints safety and special teams ace Steve Gleason isn’t about to suffer in silence, despite being diagnosed with the fatal disease ALS two years ago.
“I believe that because ALS is under-funded and under-resourced many ALS patients end up fading away quietly and dying,” Gleason said Wednesday at a news conference. “For me, this was not okay. I did not want to fade away quietly.”
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In the never-ending saga inolving the Saints' alleged bounty program, the NFL Players Association has filed a motion with the U.S. Distrcit Court in New Orleans to recuse former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue from the appeals process.
Commissioner Roger Goodell had stepped aside from the appeals process last week and appointed his predecessor. But that decision didn't sit well with...Read more »
Only one of the last eight Super Bowl champions have gone into the playoffs as the top seed in their conference. Four of the eight were seeded fourth or lower. A look at where the champs came from: SUPER BOWL WINNER SEED RECORD Super Bowl XLVI Giants NFC No. 4 9-7 Super Bowl XLV Packers NFC No. 6 10-6 Super Bowl XLIV Saints NFC No. 1 13-3 Super Bowl XLIII Steelers AFC No. 2 12-4 Super Bowl XLII...Read more »