Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson said Wednesday he was fined for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland in Sunday’s game at MetLife Stadium. Goldson didn’t say how much the fine was for, but described the amount as “pretty significant.”
Goldson was flagged for a personal foul when he hit Cumberland. The Bucs’ safety, signed in the off-season as an unrestricted free...Read more »
The Pro Bowl is getting a much-needed facelift.
The often dull all-star game between players from the AFC and NFC is being overhauled, beginning with the game that will be played at the end of this upcoming season. The biggest change will be to the rosters as players will no longer represent their conference but be selected in a fantasy draft-style selection process several days before the...Read more »
Donovan McNabb, the greatest quarterback in Eagles history and only the second quarterback to get Philly to a Super Bowl, will have his number retired by the team at a ceremony on Sept. 19.
“Special day, special day,” McNabb said on Monday at a press conference announcing the event. “I'm not one for emotion, but this is pretty tough, pretty tough ... To be mentioned with the likes of Reggie...Read more »
Ryan Swope’s NFL career ended before it began.
As the Cardinals opened training camp today, the sixth-round rookie wide receiver announced his retirement because of continued concussion problems.
Swope, who had a concussion issue at Texas A & M and fell to the sixth round because of those concerns, was placed on the team’s reserve retired list.
“We knew Ryan has a concussion...Read more »
Robert Griffin III is ready to roll after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery, but the Redskins will proceed with great caution in the coming weeks.
RGIII told reporters on Wednesday that he doesn't expect to play any games in the preseason, and he'll almost certainly be limited when it comes to full contact drills in training camp.
"The current plan is patience is...Read more »
Well, that was quick.
Just minutes after the 49ers announced that cornerback Eric Wright, who had been traded from Tampa over the weekend, failed his physical and would not added to San Francisco's roster, the Bucs have decided to release Wright.
Per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Times, the team will place Wright on waivers on Monday.
The Bucs were planning on releasing...Read more »
A trade that would have sent cornerback Eric Wright from the Buccaneers to the 49ers has been voided after it was announced he had failed the 49ers' physical.
"He didn't pass the physical. He's not with the team," 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said.
Wright was traded for a conditional choice in the 2014 draft, but because he didn't pass his physical, he now reverts to the...Read more »
Broncos third-year linebacker Von Miller faces a potential four-game suspension, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. It is uncertain whether the suspension, if upheld upon appeal, would be for violating the league's performance enhancing drug policy or for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy.
Schefter reports the case is currently under appeal. The NFL is not commenting on...Read more »
Will Chip Kelly work out in the NFL?
The last head coach to have no experience as an NFL player or assistant coach was Mike Riley of the Chargers. Didn't work out too well, as the former Oregon State coach went 14-34 from 1999-2001 before getting the gate. Kelly, the former Oregon star coach whose up-tempo offenses are now all the rage in the NFL, gets his shot with Philadelphia, maybe the...Read more »
The Broncos have suspended two personnel executives after both were arrested for drunken driving.
Matt Russell,the team’s director of player personnel, has been suspended indefinitely, while Tom Heckert, the director of pro personnel, was suspended for a month.
“This morning, we informed both Matt and Tom of the discipline as well as our expectations of them going forward,” Broncos president...Read more »