Chargers….Coach Brandon Staley-disappointed at teams (0-2) preseason:
..2-bad downs on special teams led to TDs-we need focus
..8-players have injury issues
..LB-Kenneth Murray-activated to practice-after surgery
..WR-Josh Palmer placed in concussion protocol
..RB-Isaiah Spiller-could be out 3W-miss opening game-ankle
..CB-Mark Webb-calf-remains out
..Considering carrying 3-QBs on active roster after Easton Stick game
..No decision on RT job..Storm Norton allowed 5-pressures 1-sack in two games..Trey Pipkens allowed 2-pressures in 2-games
..Rookie S-JT Woods-struggled 2-games..Needs response in real time-angles-tackling-only game action gives that to him
Chargers..S-Derwin James goes thru full workouts…has missed 29-games in 4-years with injuries.
Chargers…Trey Pipkens takes all snaps with #1 unit at RT.
Chargers..Release G-Cam Hunt…K-James McCourt
Chargers…Forbes Magazine valuation of teams released for 2022-season..Bolts are ranked 20th with a value of 3.8B.
Rams…Lose OG-Logan Bruss for year with 2-torn knee ligaments.
Rams..QB-Matthew Stafford will continue limited workouts early weeks
Rams..Forbes Magazine Valuation issue has Rams ranked #3…6.2B-worth
(Scoreboard)-Monday Night Football
Falcons-L-NY Jets…NY rallies in 2nd half in rainstorm…Jets score on 40Y-Fumble recovery TD…Jets defense goal line stand in 4th quarter…Falcons QBs-Desmond Ridder (10-14) 143Y…Marcus Mariota (132Y) passing
NFL Roster Cuts…Teams cut to 80-players by 3pm-Tuesday
Forbes Magazine..Valuation of franchises:
..8B-Dallas ranked #1
..3B-Cincinnati-ranked last in NFL
Carolina..Name Baker Mayfield starting QB for season opener
Bills..Name 6th round pick Matt Araiza as starting punter-ex Aztec
Tampa Bay..Tom Brady returns to practice after 10-day personal leave
CFL-QB-Nathan Rourke-top rookie-knocked out of action-sprained foot..leads league in passing (3220Y-25TD) in 11-games…Surgery for Lisfranc spain
Denver…Aqib Talib removed from analyst job-Amazon-Thursday Night Broadcast after implicated in fight at youth football game that led to shooting of a coach.
Cleveland..QB-Deshaun Watson began going to counseling meetings about his sexual addiction last Friday…He will be removed from Browns practice facility on August 30th and will be separated from team for 41-days
Ravens..Baltimore has now won 23–preseason games in a row
Seattle..RB-Kenneth Walker-sports hernia surgery
Giants..DE-Kayvon Thibodeaux-out 4W-sprained knee
Giants..LB-Darrian Beavers-Torn ACL
Carolina..QB-Matt Corral-broken foot
Washington..Activate TE-Logan Thomas from PUP
Packers..Activate OT-Dave Bakhtiari from PUP
Seattle..QB-Drew Lock-cleared from Covid protocol
Arizona..DE-JJ Watt-placed isolation-Covid
Raiders-Vikings…TRADE-Vikings get QB-Nick Mullens for 7th round draft pick
Buffalo-Arizona..TRADE OG-Cody Ford to Cardinals for 5th round pick
Patriots..Put OT-Isaiah Wynn on trade block
Raiders..Release RBs Kenyan Drake-Ameer Abdullah
49ers..Sign FA-S-Taushan Gipson-ex Browns
Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Tae Davis-ex Houston-Giants
Denver..Sign FA-RB-Devine Ozigbo-ex Saints
Packers…Bring in FA-K-Chase McLaughlin-ex Chargers
Bills..Release WR-Tavon Austin…P-Matt Haack
Houston..Release FB-Andy Janovich
Vikings..Release WR-Albeft Wilson
Patriots..Release TE-Dalton Keene-ex 3rd round pick
Saints..Release QB-KJ Costello
Tampa Bay…Release WR-Vyn Smith
Browns..Release CB-Wyatt Moore
Jaguars..Release WR-Marvin Hall
Titans..Release CB-Shakur Brown
Aztecs…Coach Brady Hoke says team will have to get used to wind currents at new open air stadium in Mission Valley…Impacted kicking game…FG-kicker Jack Browning missed kicks of 39-52 yards.
Padres-Cleveland…Open 2-game series-Tuesday with 1st place Guardians…Mike Clevinger-vs-Adam Civale
Padres…Off day on Monday
Padres..Josh Hader will remain out of closer’s role..has (16.24-ERA) since trade
Dodgers-Milwaukee…Luis Urias solo HR off Julio Urias….Brewers led 1-0 in 7th inning at Press Time…Monday game…LA (84-36)…won 17-of-20 games
Dodgers-Brewers…Tuesday matchup..Tony Gonsolin-vs-Corbin Burnes
Dodgers..Closer Craig Kimbrel has (4.46-ERA)
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw will not need minor league rehab outing
Dodgers..1Y-contract extension to 1B-Max Muncy (13.5M) deal
Angels-L-Tampa Bay. (2-1)…Randy Arozarena HR..Halos (52-70)
Halos-Rays…Tuesday matchup..Jose Suarez-vs-Corey Kluber
White Sox-L-Royals..Elvis Andrus 3RBIs in Sox loss..
Braves-W-Pirates..Michael Harris 2RHR-Atla
Phillies-W-Reds…Nick Castellanos HR-RBI double-Phil
Mets-L-Yankees…Aaron Judge HR-..Andrew Benetendi RBI single-RBI double…Mets (79-45)..Yankees (75-48)
Rangers-W-Twins…Corey Seager RBI single-Rangers.
Cardinals-W-Cubs..Albert Pujols solor HR-Jeff Montgomery 1-hiitter.
Marlins-A’s..Miami led 3-0 in 7th at Press Time
Phillies..Bryce Harper-thumb surgery-begins rehab outing Tuesday
Cubs..P-Kyle Hendricks-shuts down rest of year-shoulder issue
White Sox..IL-C-Yasmani Grandal-knee strain
Milwaukee..2B-Jace Peterson-begins rehab outing
Red Sox..IL-P-Nathan Eovaldi-neck injury
Washington..Activate P-Erick Fedde
Yankees..IL-P-Scott Effross-shoulder issues
Tigers..Release P-Wily Peralta
Giants..Sign FA-P-Ken Giles-ex Mariners
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Reyes Moranta-ex Dodgers
Giants..Sign FA-C-Patrick Mazeika-ex Mets
Royals..Callup OF-Drew Walters
Phillies..Callup P-Mike Plassmeyer
NY Knicks-Utah…Reopen trade talks…New York willing to trade 5#1-picks plus G-Evan Fournier..F-Obi Toppin in blockbuster deal for G-Donvoan Mitchell.
Memphis-Brooklyn…Trade Talks…Grizzlies inerested in F-Kevin Durant…Nets asking G-Jaren Jackson and 3-#1 picks.
Lakers-Brooklyn….Trade talks for Kyrie Irving continue…Lakers willing to ship #1-#1 plus Russell Westbrook for Irving…Nets want 3rd team included in deal to take Westbrook contract.
Boston..Sign FA-G-Denzel Valentine-ex Bulls-Cleveland-Utah
San Diego…Mayor Todd Gloria recommends City choose ‘Midway Rising’ to rebuild the 43-acres Sports Arena sight…Plans included 14,000-seat Arena..4200-affordable housing units….Retail stores…11-acre Park…9-acres Park Plaza…Mayor says it would have a 7B-impact on San Diego Midway District.
Nashville…Lose F-Joakim Kanell-signs with JYP-Finland
English Premier League…Fines Chelsea Coach Thomas Tuchel (41,132) for physical confrontation with Hot Spur coach Antonio Conte…Tuchel now facing fine for public criticism of Video Replay officials in game last week.
Tab Ramos..Former USA-Soccer star-named coach USL-Hartford franchise..former head coach MLS-Houston Dynamo
Chelsea-Manchester United..Discuss proposed trade Christian Pulisic for Harry McGuire