Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
After a meeting with three NFL representatives at the league’s New York headquarters, representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation expressed disappointment that the league does not appear ready to push for a nickname name change for the Washington Redskins.
“We are very disappointed,” Oneida Nation spokesman Joel Barkin said. “This is the beginning of a process. It's clear that they don't see...Read more »
Washington safety Brandon Meriweather, who was suspended for two games because of two illegal hits he delivered in Sunday's game against the Bears, had the suspension reduced to one game. Former NFL assistant coach Ted Cottrell, who heard the appeal, decided to cut in half the suspenion.
Meriweather, who has a reputation for delivering blows to the head, will lose $70,588 in salary as...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 »
The news that Redskins fans will be delighted to read: Second-year quarterback Robert Griffin III, who underwent reconstructive knee surgery after being injury in the Redskins' playoff loss to the Seahawks in January, is ready to play football again.
RGIII announced on his Twitter feed that he has been cleared to resume practice.
"Doctors cleared me to practice,"...Read more »