Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Well, that didn’t take long.
Cowboys outspoken owner Jerry Jones fired the latest salvo in the longstanding rivalry with the Giants, telling fans on Monday at a ceremony to signal the start of training camp in Oxnard, Calif. that his Cowboys are ready to beat the defending Super Bowl champions.
“Y'all should come to Cowboys Stadium and watch us beat the Giants' a--es," Jones said....Read more »
The Jets are still unsure which receiver will play opposite Santonio Holmes, but this much is for sure: It won't be Braylon Edwards.
The Jets had not publicly shut the door on Edwards re-signing with the team, but it won't be happening. Edwards today signed a one-year deal with the Seahawks.
Edwards had knee problems last year during his only season with the 49ers. The year...Read more »
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who missed two seasons after being jailed on charges of running an illegal dogfighting operation, is through talking publicly about his past.
Vick recent wrote his autobiography, “Finally Free,” in which he details his involvement with dogfighting and his opinions on why he became caught up in the illegal activity.
But he says people will have to pick...Read more »
Titans wide receiver O.J. Murdock killed himself this morning in front of the high school he attended in Tampa. Murdock, who was signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent last year but did not play because of an Achilles injury, was 25.
“In his brief time here, a number of our players, coaches and staff had grown close to O.J., and this is a difficult time for them,” the Titans said...Read more »
Count former Jets receiver Keyshawn Johnson as one who likes the acquisition of Tim Tebow.
Johnson stopped by training camp this week and got a chance to see Tebow and his new team in action. The former receiver came away satisfied that Tebow will be a net positive, and that the Jets will be a contending team in 2012.
“If you’re telling me you’re going to split the [quarterback...Read more »
It isn’t easy being Peyton Manning’s replacement. But if there’s one guy who can handle that mammoth challenge, it’s Andrew Luck, the Colts’ first overall pick.
Offensive coordinator Bruce Arians believes Luck’s unusual capacity to learn the offense at a rapid rate will ultimately set him apart and transform the Colts’ offense in short order.
“I’ve never been around a guy...Read more »
The Chiefs failed to defend their AFC West title last year in large part because of injuries to four key players: quarterback Matt Cassel (hand), running back Jamaal Charles (knee), tight end Tony Moeaki (knee) and safety Eric Berry (knee).
Good news for Kansas City: All are back on the field, and are operating at full speed. Four big reasons we see the Chiefs as contenders...Read more »
The name Simms is familiar to all New York area football fans. And if Matt Simms has his way, he’ll join his father, Phil, as another New York quarterback. The former Tennessee quarterback is attempting to join the Jets as a backup to Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow. That third-string spot is currently held by Greg McElroy, meaning Simms is a longshot to make the team.
“I’m...Read more »
Michael Vick’s coaches have been urging him for years to slide when he’s about to be tackled on a scramble outside the pocket. And Vick has continually ignored that advice, only to suffer an assortment of injuries because he likes to fight for every yard.
But apparently Vick is willing to listen to a higher authority.
During a recent conversation between Eagles cornerback...Read more »
Randy Moss couldn’t be happier with his decision to come out of retirement a sign a one-year deal with the 49ers.
“It’s just a feeling I haven’t really felt in a while,” the 35-year-old Moss said in his first training camp interview with reporters. “Just being around a group of young guys and it makes me feel good that I can really not look at my age, and just feel young. So I...Read more »