Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
-- Michael Lombardi’s hiring in Cleveland as personnel director could have an impact on second-year quarterback Brandon Weeden, the team’s first-round pick in 2012. Lombardi, a former NFL Network analyst, was a frequent critic of Weeden (pictured above)during his rookie season, once calling Weeden a “panicked disaster.”
-- Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said he expects oft-injured...Read more »
Carson Palmer returns to Cincinnati for the first time since being traded to the Raiders last year. Palmer, the Bengals' No. 1 overall pick in 2003, isn't expecting a warm welcome.
"I expect it to be loud and extremely electric," Palmer said. "I'm not exactly expecting a welcome back."
No, indeed. But the Bengals have moved on quite nicely from the Palmer era. They...Read more »
Every rule needs an exception to prove its veracity, right? Enter Oakland's Carson Palmer and the popular phrase "It's a quarterback-driven league."
Yes, it helps for an NFL team to have a top-flight quarterback to win games. But from a stastistical basis, that doesn't always mean much.
Palmer ranks third in the NFL in passing yards with 3,035 yards, trailing Atlanta's Matt...Read more »