Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
Here's the "Madden NFL '13" for Kinect video game review by one of Newsday's Kidsday reporters.
Jets fans may not be too happy with what happens in the last 10 seconds of the video, but hey, it happened on camera, so there's that....Read more »
Not even three months after doling out a six-year, $54 million contract extension for tight end Rob Gronkowski, the Patriots have locked up their other prominent tight end, Aaron Hernandez, with a long-term deal.
Hernandez signed an extension that keeps him with the Patriots through the 2018 season with a deal reported to be worth $7.5 million per season and include $16.4 million in guaranteed...Read more »
Vince Young was once thought to be the next superstar quarterback in the NFL. But Young, the third overall pick of the 2006 draft, following a brilliant career at Texas, is now looking for a job. Again.
The Bills released Young today after acquiring Tarvaris Jackson in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Young spilled the beans on his Twitter account this morning, writing, “I...Read more »
Jaguars' owner Shad Khan's recent public comments about Maurice Jones-Drew have angered the holdout running back, who is now open to being traded.
"Maurice wants to play for an organization that wants him and for an owner who respects him and values what he brings to a team - on the field, in the locker room and in the community," agent Adisa Bakari told the Associated...Read more »
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who suffered a rib injury in last night's game against the Patriots, received encouraging medical news today.
Per the Eagles, an MRI and CT scan revealed no broken bones and no fractured cartilage. Vick will be monitored carefully and is unlikely to play for the remainder of the preseason. But he is expected to be ready to start the regular season. ...Read more »
You might be seeing a lot more of Michael Strahan starting next month.
The former Giants’ All Pro defensive end, who has been a Fox television NFL analyst since retiring after the 2007 season, has reportedly been tabbed to be the permanent co-host of Live! alongside Kelly Ripa. According to the website “Broadcasting and Cable,” ABC will make the announcement in early September.
According...Read more »
The Jets were one of several teams interested in Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps, a former running back/kick returner at Florida, but it appears their AFC East rivals have gotten to him first.
Per multiple reports, Demps will sign with the Patriots, who are in the market for a return man. Demps likely will get a chance to play with the regular offense, too, since the Patriots are somewhat...Read more »
Just a few days ago, it appeared that the Dolphins were prepared to go with David Garrard as their starting quarterback. But with Garrard now out with a knee injury and rookie Ryan Tannehill shaking off the effects of a training camp holdout and showing rapid improvement, it looks like Tannehill will be the guy.
The first-round pick out of Texas A & M is set to start tonight's preseason...Read more »
Could the Mike Wallace holdout in Pittsburgh be about to end?
The Steelers’ star wide receiver, who has held out all 23 days of training camp so far, may be about to report, according to those who know him best.
“There’s a little buzz around the team that he’ll be coming back pretty soon,” wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said, per Mike Bires of the Beaver County Times. “I don’t know the...Read more »
Cowboys All Pro tight end Jason Witten, arguably the second-most important player on offense behind quarterback Tony Romo, is out indefinitely with a spleen injury. But the news could have been worse.
Witten initially wondered whether his season was over when doctors told him he had a lacerated spleen. But Witten, speaking to reporters today for the first time since suffering the injury, said...Read more »