Chargers…Coach Mike McCoy denies his team quit on the field during Sunday (33-3) blowout loss to Kansas City Chiefs….Admits team did not play as well Sunday as they practiced coming off the bye week….Says he saw confidence from defense in 4-series sequence in which they got Chiefs off the field on 3-3-4-and-5 play series……Remains committed to run philosophy and how they block it despite very erratic performances…..says he is not trying to pound square pegs into round holes with use of Melvin Gordon-but Gordon understands what they are doing with 1-back set…..says he learned alot of coaching thru adversity when he was with George Siefert during (1-15) season in Carolina and Josh McDaniels during (4-12) year in Denver….”Must keep grinding thru bad times.”
New England-W-Buffalo (20-13)..Tom Brady (277P)-TD-survives 10-hits-Patriots go to (10-0)….QB-Tyrod Taylor (233P) under enormous pressure….Game marred by 10-penalites-fumbles-2 turnovers-inadvertent whistle-injuries…Pats lose WR-Danny Amendola…Taylor injures collarbone…Brady (25-3) career vs Bills….Rex Ryan (1-14) vs Patriots in New England…Brady (96-15) at Gillette Stadium…
Ravens..QB-Joe Flacco has 2-torn knee ligaments.
49ers..DT-Glen Dorsey-torn knee ligament.
Broncos…QB-Peyton Manning-gets 2nd medical opinion on possible foot surgery.
Colts..OT-Anthony Costanzo-strained knee.
Arizona…OG-Mike Iupati-stinger problems.
Bengals..CB-Darqueze Dennard-shoulder dislocation
Seattle..RB-Marshawn Lynch goes to Charlotte see doctor-sports hernia.
Jets..Release DE-Quinton Coples-former lst round pick
Bears…Release QB-Jimmy Clausen…(1-11) as starter.
Ravens..Release WR-Joe Morgan.
Saints..Sign FA-DE-Phil Hunt-CFL-BC Lions.
49ers…Sign FA-QB-Bethel McLeod-Thompson-Vikings practice squad.
Carolina..NFL-suspends S-Wes Horton-4G-PED violation…WR-Stephen Hill-1 game violation.
Tampa Bay..NFL-suspends LB-Kwon Alexander-4G-PED violation
Redskins..DE-Jason Hatcher says NFL refs biased against team because of team nickname controversy.
Cowboys…Upset DE-Greg Hardy calls unbeaten Carolina Panthers “nameless-faceless” team.
Cowboys…Confirm released RB-Christine Michael-dress code violations on team flight
Broncos..Gary Kubiak names Brock Osweiler starter for Patriots game next weekend.
Jets…Vote confidence-QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick remains starter
Eagles..Chip Kelly not take action after Mark Sanchez-Darrin Sproles argument on sidelines.
Eagles..Chip Kelly-vote of confidence to defensive coordinator Bill Davis
Roger Goodell…Confirms talks with Union about a 17G-schedule next season…2-bye weeks…reduction preseason game 2-games in August.
ESPN…Runs TV ads promoting movie “Concussion” during Monday Nite Football broadcast.
NFL…Orders conference calls of team trainers Tueday-after mishandling of concussion Rams QB-Case Keenum…NFL officials in press box did not stop game when Keenum was obviously hurt-he thought Rams trainers had come out on field to talk to shaken up QB.
AP…Football Poll….1-Clemson..2-Alabama..3-Iowa…4-Notre Dame…5-Oklahoma….Ohio State falls 8th..Oklahoma State to 9th.
Oklahoma…QB-Baker Mayfield examined for concussion.
Baylor..QB-Jarrett Stidham-hand injury
Ohio State…Criticism RB-Ezekiel Elliott-QB-Cardale Jones for being selfish-tweeting going to NFL after loss to Michigan State.
Syracuse..Fires coach Scott Shafer (13-23)…Interested in Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost…ex-Michigan coach Brady Hoke…ex-USC-Ed Ogeron.
LSU…Boosters raising 15M-want to buyout Coach Les Miles.
Maryland…Interviews Lane Kiffin-ex USC head coach…QB-coach at Alabama
Virginia Tech..Interested in talking to Larry Fedora-North Carolina.
Missouri…Asks for permission interview Tom Herman-UHouston.
Cal State-Los Angeles…Hires Mike Garrett-AD…Ex-USC AD…Been at Langston University-Oklahoma
Ferrum-Virginia..Dave Harper (3-17)
Hanover-Indiana…Steve Baudendrisel (3-16)
Milliken-Illinois..Pat Etherton (16-34)
McDaniel..Mike Hoyt (3-37)
Southern Virginia..Jason Walker (1-19)
Eau Claire..Todd Glaser (3-27)
Dixie State-Utah..Josh Brumfield (14-49)
Kentucky State…Josh Dean (11-19)
Padres…Open contract talks FA-P-Tommy Hunter-Orioles for long reliever job.
Dodgers…Sign FA-OF-Yasmiel Diaz-Cuba (18Y)-15M contract….FA-2B-Omar Estevez-6M deal.
Dodgers..Sign FA-OF-Chris Culberson-Rockies
Dodgers…Hire Dave Roberts-Padres-3Y contract…Veteran players went to owners said they felt Roberts right man for job.
Dodgers…Open Contract talks with P-Jordan Zimmerman-Washington
Mariners..Sign FA-C-Chris Ianetta-Angels
Mariners..OF-Robby Cano-asks for trade from Seattle-willing to waive no trade to go to Yankees-Mets-Red Sox.
Blue Jays..Sign FA-C-Humberto Quintana-Red Sox
Braves..Sign FA-P-David Carpenter-Washington.
Orioles..Sign FA-1B-Ji-Man Choi-Korea-had been in Mariners organization.
A’s..Sign FA-P-Pat Schuster-Reds
Mariners..Hire Mike Hampton-pitching coach.
Toledo Mud Hens…Hire ex-Mariners-Pirates manager Lloyd McLendon.
Aztecs-W-ECarolina (79-54)…State jumps to 23-point lead in lst half…G-Trey Kell-Jeremy Hensley combine 31P…Winston Shepard 16P…SDSU (3-2)…
Lakers-at-Golden State….Tonite…Lakers (2-11)….Warriors for NBA record 16th win in a row at start of season.
Clippers-Denver…LA lost 7-of-9 games.
Minnesota-W-Philadelphia….76ers start season (0-15)
Clippers…F-Josh Smith-violent argument with assistant coach in lockeroom over bad shot selection in games.
Celtics….G-Marcus Smart-calf injury.
Hawks…NBA-Fines-Coach Mike Budenholzer-(25,000) for physical contact with refs.
LAKings-W-Carolina…Tyler Taffoli-Marian Gaborik score goals for LA..now (13-8) on season..
Ducks-Calgary….Tonight…Flames (8-12-1)…Ducks (7-10-4)….
Ducks..Criticism Coach Bruce Boudreau-“No Fight in Us”….Ducks scored just 38-Goals in 21-games.
Arizona Coyotes…Approach ex-Toronto Blue Jays GM-Alex Anthopoulos about becoming CEO of troubled NHL team.
Jets…Lose G-Ondrej Pavelac-8W-sprained knee.