Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
The 49ers addressed arguably their biggest need today by signing former Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha to a one-year contract. The deal was first reported by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Asomugha was once considered the NFL's premier cornerback, but at 31, he has slowed considerably. The Eagles, who signed him to a five-year, $60 million deal before the 2011 season, released him last...Read more »
So now we know who'll replace Alex Smith as the backup to Colin Kaepernick. It's Colt McCoy, the former Browns starter who lost his job to first-round pick Brandon Weeden last season.
McCoy was dealt to the 49ers, as reported by Jason La Canfora of CBS.
It's a good gig for McCoy, who gets out of tough situation in Cleveland. Not only did he lose the starting gig to Weeden,...Read more »
The confetti has dropped, the players have departed and -- this time -- the power is being intentionally turned off at the Superdome. Now it's time to dissect Super Bowl XLVII. What better place to start than with the quarterbacks?
When the pressure was at its greatest, with his team in position to take the lead and perhaps win the game, San Francisco 49ers quarterback...Read more »
Randy Moss made waves on Tuesday at Super Bowl Media Day by proclaiming he’s the greatest receiver of all time.
And just in case you thought he might have a change of heart, he doesn’t. Moss reiterated the statement on Wednesday, and shot back at the man considered the greatest receiver ever, Jerry Rice.
It was Rice who suggested that Moss simply check the numbers when talking about...Read more »
Apparently the Harbaugh brothers are in competition from the moment they wake up. Jim Harbaugh began his Wednesday morning press conference with the hyperbolic statement that the 49ers would be “attacking this day with an enthusiasm unknown to mankind."
A few hours later, big brother gave a nod to that sentiment. And then trumped it. John Harbaugh said that the Ravens are “prepared to...Read more »
NEW ORLEANS — Doug Williams became the first African American quarterback to win the Super Bowl when the Redskins beat the Broncos in Super Bowl XXII.
Twenty five years later, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said it would be special to equal Williams’ ground- breaking accomplishment.
“It’s a great opportunity to show it doesn’t matter what your skin color is,” Kaepernick said last...Read more »
Whatever you want to call it — the Harbaugh brothers are set to take over New Orleans in the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. Jim and John Harbaugh, the coaches of the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens, respectively, are the first-ever sibling coaching tandem to play one another for the Lombardi Trophy.
HBO's 'Real Sports' caught up on its...Read more »
The four NFL divisional round playoff games gave us plenty of things to talk about today. Watch the remixed highlights from all four games in one simple video clip embedded below:
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Watch...Read more »
And then there were 12.
The NFL regular season ended Sunday, which means one thing: the playoffs are coming up quickly. And even though the Jets and Giants aren't playing into 2013, that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy some quality football this January.
Below are the matchups for each playoff game, with time (EST) and TV channel. We'll update them as the postseason progresses:
Wild...Read more »
Another wild and wacky – and ridiculously unpredictable – week in the NFL. A look back at the best and worst of Week 3: Game of the week: Ravens 31, Patriots 30
In a rematch of last season’s AFC Championship Game, the Ravens gain a measure of revenge in a shootout win over the Pats. Joe Flacco throws for three TDs, and Ryan Tucker wins it with a field goal at the buzzer. Offensive player of...Read more »