Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
It was a good day on Sunday for the New York players who actually put the "foot" in football.
Giants kicker Josh Brown was 5-for-5 in field goal attempts, supplying all of the Giants' 15 points during their win over the Eagles. It was the first time in Giants history the team has scored at least 15 points with all of the points a result of field goals. It was just the fourth time...Read more »
It's only October but already the Super Bowl buzz is coming to New York.
The 50 Yard Lounge, developed by former sports agent Lonny Sweet and The Connect Group, will take over 1 Penn Plaza across from Madison Square Garden with football festivities and food during Super Bowl week. 50YL will open Jan. 29, the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, and close Feb. 2, Super Bowl Sunday.
The Jets...Read more »
Geno Smith and Eli Manning have been off-target, to say the least, this season.
The Jets and Giants quarterbacks, respectively, have tossed a combined 25 interceptions during the first six weeks of the seasons.
But those picks have come back to bite one franchise far more often than the other.
Here is Manning's interception log: Date Opponent Quarter Time Location Type of pass...Read more »
The immensely popular HBO/NFL Films series "Hard Knocks" will continue for the foreseeable future, thanks to a rule approved today by NFL owners meeting in Washington, D.C.
Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, league owners approved a rule today that will require one team to participate in the series each year - even if said team declines to volunteer to be on the show. In the...Read more »
Ok, you want a stat that pops off the page in the early going of the NFL season? It's this: After two games, the Jets - yes, the Jets - have run more plays than the Eagles.
That's right. A Jets' offense with rookie Geno Smith at the controls has reeled off 144 plays, the fourth highest total in the NFL. The Eagles? They rank eighth with 135.
Now, that's a reasonable number...Read more »
A day after a report surfaced that Darrelle Revis was not happy in Tampa, the former Jets' cornerback tweeted that he is happy in Tampa.
Mike Garafolo of FOXSports.com reported that Revis was frustrated with the strict style of Bucs head coach Greg Schiano, who is much more of a disciplinarian than Jets coach Rex Ryan. Garafolo also said Revis wan't happy with the Bucs' defensive system,...Read more »
Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson said Wednesday he was fined for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland in Sunday’s game at MetLife Stadium. Goldson didn’t say how much the fine was for, but described the amount as “pretty significant.”
Goldson was flagged for a personal foul when he hit Cumberland. The Bucs’ safety, signed in the off-season as an unrestricted free...Read more »
Former Jets and Ravens safety Jim Leonhard, who was a big part of Rex Ryan's defense in both places, is now back in the AFC East after signing with the Bills.
Leonhard, who suffered season-ending leg injurie with the Jets in 2010 and 2011, will now re-join former Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, who holds the same position in Buffalo.
Leonhard is obviously familiar...Read more »
If Tim Tebow never plays another down of professional football, at least there's this: His last pass in an NFL uniform went for a touchdown.
Tebow, who threw that touchdown in the final seconds of Thursday night's preseasson finale against the Giants, was released by the Patriots on the final cut. The news was first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Tebow was a longshot to...Read more »
As Tim Tebow waits to see whether he’ll be around after the final cuts for the Patriots, he says he’s not sweating out the decision.
“I’m just focused on today,” Tebow told reporters on Monday, per ESPNBoston.com.
Tebow, 26, is preparing for Thursday’s preseason game against the Giants, which could be his last in the NFL. If Tebow gets released by the only team willing to sign him in...Read more »