NFL Hot Reads
It's always tough to project how the first round of the NFL Draft will shake out. This year was no different.
Newsday NFL columnist Bob Glauber and Newsday.com NFL draft analyst Nick Klopsis submitted their final mock drafts before the first round began Thursday night. Here's how their picks compared to how the first round actually went. Pick Glauber Klopsis Actual pick 1. Texans Jadeveon...Read more »
Most players don't know when or where they'll be drafted. C.J. Mosley, however, seems to have it narrowed down.
The Alabama linebacker told Newsday on Wednesday that he thinks he'll go somewhere in the top half of the first round -- and maybe even one of the first 10 players off the board on Thursday night.
"I heard top 10, I talked to my agent, I heard eight through 17," Mosley said...Read more »
Cody Latimer wasn't considered a hot prospect as the pre-NFL Draft evaluation period began. Now he's one of 30 players invited to Radio City Music Hall -- an honor usually reserved for first- or second-round picks.
If you ask Latimer, though, he's been there all along. It was just a matter of when everyone caught onto his skillset.
"They were just checking out my film -- physicality,...Read more »
Odell Beckham Jr. once was a very good football player. He’s still a very good football player – albeit a different kind of football.
The LSU wide receiver is projected as the third-best wideout in this year’s draft class and a possible top-10 overall pick (and has been linked to both the Jets and the Giants). But as a child, he played a lot of soccer -- and was good at it. So much so that...Read more »
Johnny Football is ready.
The day before he’ll find out where he’ll be drafted, former Texas A & M quarterback Johnny Manziel said he can’t wait to start his NFL career. And start making believers out of people who doubt that he’ll make it big at the next level.
Too short? Too unscripted? Too reckless? Manziel is eager to address all the skeptics about his game.
“I don’t think...Read more »
A record 30 NFL hopefuls will be in the house for this year's draft.
The league announced the list of attendees on Tuesday night. The draft will be May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall. Round 1 is on Thursday, rounds 2 and 3 are on Friday and rounds 4-7 are on Saturday.
In the past, the NFL invited only prospects that were considered to be top picks. In recent years, they have opened it...Read more »
“Draft Day” has been a hot title lately. With the movie starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner coming out later this month, rapper Drake released a song Tuesday of the same name. Both come out on the heels of the 2014 NFL Draft, which begins with the first round May 8.
Drake, known for songs like “Started from the Bottom” and “Successful”, name drops a number of celebrities and athletes,...Read more »
ORLANDO, Fla. – Tom Coughlin likes his extra points like just about everything else in his life: Old-fashioned.
That’s why the Giants coach voiced concern about proposed changes to the rules that would move the line of scrimmage on PATs to the 25. That rule was tabled at the NFL owners' meetings this week, but Coughlin spoke against the idea at the NFC coaches’ breakfast on Wednesday morning.
“I...Read more »
The NFL suffered a big loss Tuesday when Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson, 95, died. The founder of the Bills was a key player in merging the AFL and NFL.
Current and former NFL players took to Twitter to show their remorse.
Former Bills wide receiver Andre Reed
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Ralph C. Wilson who passed today. ..#GreatOwner #Fatherfigure #AFLVSNFL...Read more »
ORLANDO, Fla. -- We all know how much Bill Belichick loves using cameras on the football field. Now he’s imploring the NFL to add more of them. And he has figured out a way to pay for them, too!
Belichick is behind a proposal at this week's NFL Annual Meetings that would place cameras on all six boundary lines on the field: the two sidelines, the two goal lines, and the two end lines. One...Read more »