Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
When he’s healthy and on his game, there are few quarterbacks better than Jay Cutler of the Bears. Problem is, Cutler hasn’t been healthy through much of his career in Chicago, and injuries might be a determining factor in whether the Bears re-up with the quarterback in the off-season.
Cutler, whose five-year, $49.8 deal expires after this season, is out with an ankle injury after missing...Read more »
Another reason the NFL is the best league going: Because the league is so evenly balanced, there's always a chance to have a meaningful season, even after a losing effort. The latest example: Of the seven teams that currently stand at 3-0, four of them - the Bears, Chiefs, Dolphins and Saints - didn't make the playoff last year.
And since the NFL went to the current 12-team playoff format...Read more »
Former Vikings head coach Mike Tice, a Bayshore native who played at Central Islip and then at Maryland before enjoying a 14-year career as an NFL tight end, won’t be coaching this season. It’s the first time since 1996 that he isn’t coaching, and he admits there are some symptoms.
But it’s not as if he didn’t try landing another job. After being fired by the Bears, Tice couldn’t hook on with...Read more »
Brian Urlacher was considered to be a throwback player, the kind who could have excelled in any era. He chose to retire in a very 21st Century way, though. Through Twitter.
The linebacker who spent his career with the Bears until he was released earlier this offseason posted his decision on the social media site this morning.
"After spending a lot of time this spring thinking about...Read more »