Best 15 Minutes-Sports–Tuesday–9/22
Chargers..Coach Mike McCoy…..Monday press conference…
“We didn’t play well…too many penalties…you can’t turn the ball over like we did.
Amazing record Philip Rivers accomplished-considering who the man is whose record he broke
You’re going to have some penalties in game for trying to make a play-but dead ball penalties should never occurr.
We value the football-don’t ever think ball protection is not part of who we are.
Yes-Melvin Gordon had 4-big chunk plays-and yes he had just 2-touches in the final 25-minutes…but the flow of the game dictated we use Danny Woodhead…Melvin will get more key snaps as we go on this season.
We have to play better at point of attack on defense-run defense is ‘give and take’, you make some plays, you give up yards.
Brandon Flowers is a corner on an island-somethime you get beat.
Brandon Flowers-said ‘communications problems’ in secondary led to 3-Bengals TD passes…says Cincinnati coordinator Hue Jackson ran formations with motion-San Diego had never seen before leading to breakdowns-mistakes in San Diego secondary.
Colts-L-Jets (20-7)…Ryan Fitzpatrick (244P-2TD)….Jets defense choke off Andrew Luck (3Int-2Fumbles).
Eagles…Coach Chip Kelly…”I will evaluate everything on our offense” after 17-carries for 7-yards rushing in loss to Dallas.
Bills…Coach Rex Ryan-“we cannot give up (500Y) and expect to win”
Colts..Owner Jim Irsay denies he is ‘trophy hunting for new coach’ and interested in Alabama’s Nick Saban.
Seahawks…No movement from GM-John Schnieder to end S-Kam Chancellor 8-week holdout…Seattle off to (0-2) start.
Cowboys…MRI-Tony Romo-QB-fractured collarbone-likely 10W-will not have surgery….Reports Dez Bryant foot surgery was a bone graft-could keep him out 10-12W not 4W.
Miami…OT-Brandon Albert-hamstring ailment.
Texans…Lost both OTs…Duane Brown-Jeff Adams
Monday Nite Football…Debuted 45Y-ago last nite with Keith Jackson-Howard Cosell-Don Meredith.
AP Poll….1-Ohio State..2-Michigan State…3-TCU…4-Ole Miss…5-Baylor….9-UCLA……15-Alabama……19-USC….
Padres-Giants…San Diego opens final 9-game homestand of season…Tyson Ross (10-10)-vs-Chris Heston.
Dodgers-L-Arizona…Dbacks jump on Brett Anderson (4inn-5R-10H)..Yasmani Tomas-Aaron Hill-Paul Goldschmidt HRs.
Dodgers-Diamondbacks…Tonight…Alex Wood (11-10)-vs-Robbie Ray.
Angels-L-Houston…Evan Gattis 2R-HR..Dallas Keu8chel (18-8)..Astros 1GB-Texas-AL West
Halos-Astros….Tonight…Hector Santiago-vs-Lance McCullers
Yankees-L-Blue Jays..David Price (7in-0R-2H)..Toronto lead 3-and-half over NY in AL-East..
Cardinals-W-Reds..Steve Piscotty RBI-Double-game winner.
Pirates-W-Rockies…Starlin Marte HR-RBI Double
Cubs-W-Brewers…Starlin Castro 3R-HR
Mets-W-Braves..Mike Conforton HR..Yoenis Cespedes 3-RBI…Mets (85-65).
Red Sox-W-Rays..Xander Bogaearts Grand Slam HR..
Tigers-L-White Sox..Jeff Samardzija 1-hitter in opener. .
Tigers-L-White Sox..Gord Beckham HR completes Sox sweep..
Rockies…Say they are not prepared to offer Manager Walt Weiss a contract extension yet.
Cardnals…C-Yadier Molina partial tear of thumb ligament-will be examined again-end of week.
Lakers…Kobe Bryant-expects to have limited minutes in the 2nd game of back-to-back schedule.
Todd Ewen….Ex-Montreal-Ducks forward committed suicide-battled depression.
Jaromir Jagr…Czech teenager took selfie of herself in bed with veteran NHL player-tried to extort 50,000 Czech Crowns from him.
Patrick Kane…Buffalo News reports ‘rape kit’ of New York woman does not show any of Kane’s DNA in it.
LA Kings-W-Arizona Coyotes…Nick Shore-Tyler Taffoli each score 2-goals early in Kings preseason game.
Edmonton-W-Calgary…Oilers win both split squad games with Flames..#1-pick Connor McDavid does not score goal…Neil Yakupov scored 4-goals for Edmonton.
Toronto-W-Ottawa…Maples Leafs under new coach Mike Babcock-win both split squad games over Senators..
Ducks-host-Colorado Avalanche in preseason game tonite…Kings host Arizona Coyotes tonight.