Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
At least one player with Long Island ties made his preseason debut for the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday night.
Former Stony Brook offensive tackle Michael Bamiro made an appearance in the Eagles' 31-22 loss to the New England Patriots at Lincoln Financial Field, while wide receiver Ifeanyi Momah (Greenlawn) did not record a statistic.
Bamiro had a solid game, demonstrating the power...Read more »
Chip Kelly has yet to name a starter in Philadelphia, but Michael Vick may be starting to pull away from Nick Foles for the No. 1 job.
Vick not only out-played Foles in camp on Wednesday, but he got the lion's share of first-team reps as well. At the end of a very solid practice, Vick hit wide receiver DeSean Jackson for his second of two touchdowns, this on the final practice play.
"Great...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 »
Michael Vick has issued a statement after reaching agreement on a renegotiated contract that will keep him with the Eagles for at least the 2013 season.
"I am grateful and proud to be a Philadelphia Eagle," Vick said. "My heart is in Philly and this community is important to me. I look forward to playing for Coach Kelly, Jeffrey Lurie and the entire Eagles organization,...Read more »
Chip Kelly finally decided to take the plunge, reversing course about staying at the University of Oregon and accepting the job as the Eagles’ head coach. Kelly doesn’t think the adjustment will be all that tough, even though he doesn’t have a single day’s worth of experience in the NFL.
“Football is football,” Kelly told reporters at his introductory news conference on Thursday. “This is...Read more »