Chargers….NFL Weekly stats show team with terrible Defensive numbers and even worse special teams…Bolts giving up (373YPG)-ranked 24th….Run defense allowing (125YPG)-ranked 26th….Allowing (4.9YPC)-ranked 32nd…(9-takeaways)-ranked 30th….Punt Returns (0.1YPR)-ranked 32nd…Kick Returns (20YPR)-ranked 31st…Average starting position (19-Yard Line)-ranked 32nd…(19QBsacks) on defense-Ranked #29th…..Bolts return to practice field today-for Sunday trip to Jacksonville.
Chargers…DJ Fluker suffers concussion like symptoms a second time in 5-day span-after playing all snaps in Sunday loss to Kansas City..Fluker had been cleared by independent neurologist on Saturday to play……It would be 4th time Fluker has had a concussion type issue in his career….Sean Lissimore-Jahleel Addae also in concussion protocol…Team has had 12-head injuries this year.
49ers…Surgery-QB-Colin Kaeperneck-Completely torn Labrum-played hurt for 6-weeks…Rehab for 6-months.
Bills…MRI-QB-Tyrod Taylor-minor shoulder bruise-no broken collarbone.
Patriots..MRI-WR-Danny Amendola-Strained PCL-no ligament tear.
Bears..WR-Kevin White-1st round pick-activated from PUP-out since mini camps with stress fracture tibia.
Broncos…QB-Peyton Manning told he needs to sit out two more weeks to let ailing arch heal.
Seahawks..RB-Marshawn Lynch will miss 2-more weeks for further treatment possible sports hernia issue
Browns..Demote Johnny Manziel from starting QB-to-3rd team…TMZ video showed him binge drinking out of Champaign bottle during party in Texas during bye week…Coach Mike Pettine says ‘repeated behavior led to demotion….Teammates say ‘needs good understanding of sobriety.’
Colts..NFL-suspends S-LaRon Landry indefinitely-for 3rd PED violation-had just come off 10G-drug suspension.
Carolina..NFL-suspends DE-Frank Alexander entire 2016-season for 3rd violation drug program…is currently on IR-list.
Carolina..Panthers say team should not have released DE-Greg Hardy inspite of severity of domestic abuse incident spring 2014-led to suspension..
Rams…Demoted RB-Tre Mason-OT-Isiah Battle-missed team bus to airport-did not play last weekend.
Steelers…QB-Michael Vick-recovering from injuries-spending week running scout squad
Denver..QB-Peyton Manning says he intends to play in 2016-either in Denver or somewhere else…Remains out with arch injury.
Arizona…Cardinals QB-Carson Palmer puts Delmar home up for sale-asking 25M.
Miami..Signs ex-Jets-DE-Quinton Coples-former 1st round pick.
Seahawks..Sign FA-RB-Bryce Brown-ex Eagles-Bills.
Ravens..Sign FA-WR-Chris Matthews-ex-Seahawks..Sign FA-QB-Jimmy Clausen.
Houston..Release QB-Zach Dysart.
Saints..Release QB-Joe Lunn Dunbar
Jets..Workout RB-Kendall Hunter-ex 49ers
SDSU…Coach Rocky Long says Nevada-Reno has huge offensive line-all 300-lb guys-blocking for 2,000-yards or RBs-Don Jackson-James Butler-and return 7-seniors starting on defense….says game with Wolfpack on Saturday will be like ‘old time football’.
Central Florida…Hires new AD-Danny White-University of Buffalo-to replace George O’Leary-who left as Head Coach-AD.
Padres…GM-AJ Preller-VP-Logan White meet in Japan with Japanese FA-SS-Nobu Matsuda….(32Y) hit 35HRs for Softbank Hawks in Nippon League…ants to come to US.
Dodgers…..Talking trade for pitching…Reportedly shopping slugging OF-Yasiel Puig to Cleveland-P-Carlos Carrasco…..Phillies-P-Ken Giles….Mariners-P-Tijuan Walker.
Angels…Hire ex-Padres Manager Bud Black as Senior Assistant to GM-Billy Eppler.
Angels..Expressing interest in FA-2B-Daniel Murphy-Mets and FA-OF-Jason Heyward-Cardinals
Angels…Sign FA-C-Giovanni Soto-ex Cubs-White Sox
Mariners…Put 3B-Mark Trumbo on trading block.
Mariners-Marlins…Open trade talks about Miami OF-Marcel Ozuna…Marlins want pitching in return
Rockies-White Sox….Trade-Colorado deals P-Tommy Kahnle to Chisox for minor leaguer.
Toronto…Signs FA-1B-Casey Kotchman-former Angels-Tampa Bay.
White Sox…Signs FA-P-Philippe Aumont-former Phillies closer.
Arizona…Signs FA-P-Kyle Drabeck-=ex Blue Jays-White Sox.
Rod Carew….Legendary Twins-Angels-needs heart transplant surgery…suffered massive heart attack last month-6 hours surgery-age 70.
Washington…Dusty Baker hires Jacques Jones-assistant hitting coach-ex Padres minor league coach…Chris Spier-infield coach.
Lakers-L-Golden State (111-77)…Warriors set NBA record at (16-0) start….Golden State puts 6-in double figures…Kobe Bryant (1-14) shooting…Kobe-Julius Randle-Greg Hibbert go combined (4-23) shooting…Warriors score 30-in 1st quarter….hit 12-3’s for the game…Lakers (2-12) record
Clippers-W-Denver (111-94)…LA has 6-scorers in double figures. ….
LA Clippers-Utah…Wednesday Night game
76ers-Boston…Philadelphia now (0-15) and has 25-game losing streak stretches back to last year.
Atlanta…New York Police Review Board says Police should not have arrested Hawks G-Thabo Sefalosha last spring-incident in bar led to ‘excessive force’ incident that broke player’s leg…He is suing 8-police officers for 50M.
San Diego State…Coach Steve Fisher says he benched 3-starters to get their attention to play with more intensity against East Carolina…..says Aztecs must get scoring from Angelo Chol and Skylar Spencer and need points also from Zylan Cheatem in the paint.
Ducks…Callup San Diego Gulls goalie John Gibson (2.63GAA) and C-Chris Mueller….Ducks have now taken leading scorer-Nick Ritchie…2-Defenseman in addition to Gibson-Mueller…..Ducks send back C-Mike Sgarbossa and D-Shane O’Brien….Ducks call up 4-players from Salt Lake City-ECHL.
Gulls…host Texas Stars tonite…San Diego trying to snap 5-game losing streak.
Ducks-W-Flames….Corey Perry scores 2-goals….Flames lose 21st straight game in Anaheim…..Calgary not won in Anaheim since 2004-season.
Ducks-at-Arizona….Wednesday night hockey
Kings-at-Tampa Bay…LA (13-6) continuing East Coast road trip.
Montreal-New York Rangers…Canadiens (16-4-2)…Rangers (16-3-2)