Chargers-L-Broncos (27-20)…Peyton Manning comes off the bench and engineers 4-scoring drives in 5-series…2-TDs-2FG in see-saw Denver win….Ronnie Hillman (117R)-CJ Anderson (95R)…Denver piles up (503Y) offense….Chargers defense has 5-takeaways in game-freaked out QB-Brock Osweiler…Bolts finish (4-12)…Denver gets homefield advantage for entire AFC playoffs.
Chargers-Mike McCoy….expected to be retained-but changes looming in both Offensive-Defensive-Specia Team Coordinators…Chargers lost 15-of-20 games since December 2014 under McCoy.
Dean Spanos…asked to meet with NFL Committee on LA on Wednesday to detail why he refused to negotiate with Mayor over new Stadium….will update NFL on Carson project.
Seahawks-W-Cardinals..Russell Wilson 3TDs in 4-minute span in 2nd Q.
Packers-L-Vikings..Aaron Rodgers picked off in end zone and fails Hail Mary play.
Carolina-W-Tampa Bay..Cam Newton 2-TD passes-2TD rushing..Carolina (15-1)
Chiefs-W-Raiders..Alex Smith (2TD-2Int)..Chiefs win 10th in row.
Steelers-W-Browns..Ben Roethlisberger (349P-3TD)
Jets-L-Bills..Ryan Fitzpatrick throws 3-picks on final 3-Jets possessions of game.
Patriots-L-Dolphins..Ryan Tannehill ((350P-2TD)…Pats lose homefield advantage.
Bengals-W-Ravens..Jeremy Hill 38TD-run
Giants-L-Eagles..Sam Bradford (320P-2TD)…Giants (502Y) offense-lose
Houston-W-Jaguars..Texans defense 8-sacks-4 takeaways
Redskins-W-Cowboys..Kirk Cousins (3TD) in 8-minute span-1st quarter
Lions-W-Bears…Detroit wins 7-of last 9.
Saints-W-Falcons…Drew Brees (323P-TD)
Colts-W-Titans..Ryan Lindley throws TD pass coming off bench.
Rams-L-49ers….Phil Dawson 23FG in overtime..Blaine Gabbert (354P)
(NFL Draft) Top spots lined up
Black Monday….As many as 8-coaches could be fired now that season complete.
Browns..Fire Mike Pettine (10-22)…GM-Ray Farmer.
49ers..Fire Jim Tomsula after 1-year on job.
Saints..Meet with Sean Payton on Monday morning
Giants..Tom Coughlin walks out on news conference-badgered by reporters.
Miami…Fire GM-Dennis Hickey..no decision coach Dan Campbell.
Detroit..No decision on Jim Caldwell..
Chicago…Off Coor-Adam Gase reportedly will be asked to interview Eagles-Browns.
Giants…Interested in Hue Jackson-Josh McDaniels-Sean McDermid if job opens.
Eagles…Interview Deuce Staley-RB coach-for head job over weekend..ask for permission to talk to Sean Payton.
Browns…Interview Doug Marrone-ex Bills head coach.
Broncos…Peyton Manning-Invites NFL probe of his rehab at Guyer Clinic-rehab from neck surgery….Indianapolis Star columnist writes he went to same clinic and was given HGH.
Steelers..Release fumble prone KR-Jacoby Jones-3 fumbles-15 returns this year.
Chargers..WR-Donnie Inman-concussion..OT-Chris Houston-abdominal..C-Trevor Robinson-shoulder
Colts…Report QB-Andrew Luck had both lacerated kidney and torn rib cartilage injuries.
Vikings..DT-Linval Joseph-foot injury
Patriots..WR-Julian Edelman-still hobbled broken bone in foot.
Bengals..QB-Andy Dalton-2nd exam-remove cast-broken thumb.
Alamo Bowl..Oregon-L-TCU…Ducks blow (31-0 lead..Frogs score 38P-row…TCU wins in 3-OT (47-41)…QB-Bran Kohlhausen (351P-2TD)..TCU (545Y)-offense…Ducks (419Y)
Orange Bowl..Clemson-W-Oklahoma..QB-=Dehaun Watson (332APY)-Tigers (14-0)
Cotton Bowl..Alabama-W-Michigan State..Jake Coker (286P-2TD) in (38-0) win
Fiesta Bowl..Ohio State-W-Notre Dame..Ezekiel Elliott (149R-4TD) in Buckeyes win.
Rose Bowl..Stanford-W-Iowa..RB-Christian McCaffrey-record (368APY)
Cactus Bowl..West Virginia-Arizona State
Gator Bowl..Georgia-W-Penn State..Bulldogs build (24-0) lead.
Liberty Bowl..Arkansas-W-Kansas State..QB-Brandon Allen (315P-TD)
Rose Bowl..Stanford-W-Iowa..Christian McCaffrey-bowl record (368APY)..(3,864) for year.
Sugar Bowl..Ole Miss-W-Oklahoma State..Chad Kelly (284P-2TD)
Citrus Bowl..Michigan-W-Florida..QB-Jake Rudock (278P-3TD) for Wolverines.
Outback Bowl..Tennessee-W-Northwestern..RB-Jalon Hurd (130R).
TV Ratings…NCAA semi final playoffs lose 36%-TV audience…Cotton Bowl (9.9-Rating)…Orange Bowl (9.7-Rating)….Playoffs last year had 15-rating.
NCarolina State..Fires Off Coor-Jim Spavital
Texas AM..Fires Off Coor-Jake Spavital
Penn State…QB-Christian Hackenberg applies for NFL draft.
Dodgers…Sign Japanese FA-P-Kenta Maeda to (8Y-60M) deal….only 25M-guaranteed-20M goes to Hiroshima Carp…Maeda (2.09ERA) last year….Signing 24-hours after LA signs FA-P-Scott Kazmir.
White Sox…Offer 3Y-contracts to Alex Gordon-Royals-Yoennis Cespedes-Mets.
Astros..Sign FA-OF-Eury Perez-Braves
Rockies..Open negotiations with Orioles OF-Gerrardo Parra.
Hall of Fame….2016-entrants to be announced Wednesday afternoon….Ken Griffey-appears certain lock…Trevor Hoffman may fall short in first time on ballot….Mike Piazza-Jeff Bagwell likely to enter Hall…..Barry Bonds-Roger Clemens expected to fall far short of 75%-needed vote…both had 35% last year.
Lakers-W-Suns..Lou Williams scores (30P)..Lakers won 3-row..LA (8-27)…Suns (12-25).
Golden State-W-Denver…Warriors hit 6-3’s in 8-minutes..how (31-2)
Spurs-W-Houston…San Antonio now (29-6)
Cavaliers…Cleveland win streak now at 12-straight-face Toronto-Monday night matchup.
Suns..Coach Jeff Hornacek under fire-team gave up (142P)-Saturday night..Lost by 20-to lowly Lakers on Sunday.
Knicks..Coach Derek Fisher calls NY-defense-horrendous-given up (112P) game last 8-games
Brooklyn…G-Jarret Jack-severe knee injury over weekend.
Joey Crawford….39-Y veteran referee announces he will retire end of season.
Memphis..G-Matt Barnes-calls-Knicks coach Derek Fisher a ‘snake’ for stealing his wife and kids.
Aztecs-W-Utah State..SDSU goes to (9-6)…Wins despite going 5-half minutes without basket to start 2nd half…just 2-baskets in 4-half minutes end of game..
San Diego Gulls-W-San Antonio (4-3)…Brian McGrattan scores on deflection late in 3rd period…Gulls wiped out 3-0- deficit…Gulls (17-12-1)
Ducks-W-Winnipeg (4-1)….Kevin Bieksa-Ryan Kesler score Power Play Goals.