Chargers..Coach Mike McCoy ‘defiant’ in response to questions about 4-straight passing play calls at 2-yard line in the final 2-minutes of Sunday loss in Denver…”Believed passes we called would work”….”Never thought about calling running plays for RB-Melvin Gordon on goal-line despite his (111Y) rushing day.
Chargers..LB-Jatavis Brown undergoing tests-exams on bruised knee-out possibly 2-weeks..WR-Tyrell Williams may have wrist or hand injury in addition to knee issue…LB-Denzell Perryman has hamstring plus ailing shoulder issue.
Chargers..Sign WR-Jeremy Butler-former Baltimore Ravens and NY Jets backup…Caught 31-passes with Baltimore.
Minnesota-L-Chicago…Jay Cutler (252P)..RB-Jordan Howard (150APY) in Bers upset win over Vikings….Monday Night Football
Chiefs..RB-Jamal Charles visits with Dr. James Andrews-exam of swollen knee…QB-Alex Smith clered from 2nd concussion protocol.
Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger begins limited practice-2 weeks after knee meniscus scope surgery.
Tampa Bay..RB-Quizz Rodgers on IR-ankle injury.
Packers..RB-Ty Montgomery-examined for sickle cell anemia trait.
Cowboys..S-Barry Church-fractured arm..CB-Moe Claiborne-groin
Packers…Release RB-Knile Davis.
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-RB-Mike Davis….Release CB-Johnthon Banks-former #2-pick.
Titans..Veteran WR-Andre Johnson retires-spent bulk of career with Houston
Josh Brown-Giants…Wife Molly Brown informed former teammate Matt Hassleback and his wife of constant domestic issues in Brown marriage.
AP Poll…1-Alabama..2-Michigan..3-Clemson..4-Washington…Boise drops 11-spots to #24…Washington State ranked for first time #25.
ACC..Fines Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher (25,000) for abuse of officials….Fines Pitt coach Bill Narduzzi (5,000) for sideline tantrum.
Ohio State…Mourning passing of legendary OT-John Hicks-age 65..played for NFL NY Giants..Won Outland-Lombardi Trophies..runnerup Heisman.
Indians-Cubs..Game 6-World Series tonite…Josh Tomlin-vs-Jake Arrieta.
Arizona..Interviewing Phil Nevin-Reno..David Bell-Cardinals organization for vacant managerial job.
Rockies…Interviewing Don Wakamatsu-ex Seattle..Sandy Alomar-Indians-Dave Martinez-Cubs for Rockies managerial job.
Mets…Tim Tebow injures leg trying to steal base in Arizona Fall League…is hitting (.147)..(5-for-34).
Clippers-W-Phoenix …Chris Paul (24P) in win….
Lakers-at-Indiana-Tuesday…LA is (1-2).
Atlanta…Sign FA-Ryan Kelly-F-ex Lakers.
Minnesota..G-Ricky Rubio-sprained elbow.
Chicago-G-Michael Carter Williams-sprained knee
Ducks-Kings…Tuesday night hockey…Anaheim (3-4-2)…Kings (4-5)
Kings..Put D-Brayden McNabb on longterm IR with shoulder injury.
Dallas..F-Ales Hemsky will miss 6-months-hip surgery.
Ottawa…Emotional story G-Craig Anderson returns to team after wife learns she has cancer…Wife told him to return and play hockey…shuts out Edmonton in first start.