Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Giants fans remember it. Gisele remembers it. But Wes Welker chooses not to remember the pass from Tom Brady that he did not catch in Super Bowl XLVI.
“You know what? I don’t even think about it,” Welker said when asked about the play Tuesday. “The past is the past, what happened happened, and I’m just looking forward to this one and going out there and playing my best game and doing what...Read more »
Another Bill Belichick disciple will get a try as an NFL head coach, as Bill O'Brien takes the reins in Houston after leaving Penn State.
O'Brien succeeds Eric Mangini, Josh McDaniels, Romeo Crennel and Nick Saban as Belichick assistants who went on to become NFL head coaches. But all four failed to get it done in the pros. Saban, of course, went on to become an extraordinary college head...Read more »
Rob Gronkowski's season is officially over.
The Patriots' All Pro tight end, who was having a terrific season after returning from multiple surgeries on his wrist and back, is done for the year after going down on Sunday with a knee injury. Gronkowski suffered a torn ACL and will require reconstructive surgery. The Patriots did the inevitable today and placed Gronkowski on injured reserve.
It's...Read more »
- Since Drew Brees went to the Saints in 2006, he has been the league's most dominant quarterback, leading the NFL with 35,005 yards and 254 touchdown passes. Peyton Manning has 27,768 yards and 208 TDs and Tom Brady has 27,785 yards and 218 TDs.
- Jimmy Graham is having a career year so far, and just at the right time. In the final year of his rookie deal, the Saints' Pro Bowl tight end has...Read more »
As he prepares to face the Buccaneers in a Week 3 game at Gillette Stadium, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has heaped plenty of praise on Tampa Bay's two newest acquisitions in the secondary: Dashon Goldson and Darrelle Revis.
Both players have been in the news this week, with Goldson appealing a suspension for a hit last week against the Saints and having it reduced to a $100,000 fine, and...Read more »
There are eight teams with 0-2 records heading into Week 3 of the 2013 NFL season. Since 1990, 22 teams that started 0-2 or worse and made the playoffs. Three won the Super Bowl.
Have a look at the history. YEAR TEAM WINLESS START REACHED 1990 Houston Oilers 0-2 Wild Card Playoffs 1990 Philadelphia Eagles 0-2 Wild Card Playoffs 1990 New Orleans Saints 0-2 Wild Card Playoffs 1991 Atlanta...Read more »
Tim Tebow didn’t make it beyond the final cutdown for the Patriots, but that doesn’t mean team owner Robert Kraft wasn’t sad to see the likeable quarterback go.
Kraft said in an appearance today on CBS’ “This Morning” that he hopes Tebow gets another chance to play quarterback elsewhere. Tebow himself expressed a desire to continue pursuing the idea of playing quarterback in the NFL.
“I...Read more »
If Tim Tebow never plays another down of professional football, at least there's this: His last pass in an NFL uniform went for a touchdown.
Tebow, who threw that touchdown in the final seconds of Thursday night's preseasson finale against the Giants, was released by the Patriots on the final cut. The news was first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Tebow was a longshot to...Read more »
In addition to Riverhead native and Stony Brook graduate Miguel Maysonet, two other Islanders were cut from NFL rosters Friday as teams tried to reach the 53-player roster minimum.
Wide receiver Ifeanyi Momah of Greenlawn was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles, while the New England Patriots cut Central Islip native Scott Vallone.
The 6-7 Momah, who played at Glenn High School, had three...Read more »
As Tim Tebow waits to see whether he’ll be around after the final cuts for the Patriots, he says he’s not sweating out the decision.
“I’m just focused on today,” Tebow told reporters on Monday, per ESPNBoston.com.
Tebow, 26, is preparing for Thursday’s preseason game against the Giants, which could be his last in the NFL. If Tebow gets released by the only team willing to sign him in...Read more »