Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on December 19th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 


Chargers-L-Raiders (19-16)…Sebastian Janikowski kicks 4FG…Michael Crabtree catches key TD in end zone at halftime..Derek Carr makes big plays for lst downs-finishes with (213P)-TD……Chargers defense makes stops at 1-3-6 yard line to keep Oakland out of the end zone….San Diego loses 4th quarter lead for 7th time this season…Philip Rivers throws interception…3-more QB-sacks… …

Chargers…Owner Dean Spanos tells CBS “he is leaning towards moving to Los Angeles”….says if Measure C had gotten close to 50% vote-he might stay to negotiate…Crowd of 68,000-estimates 80% of turnout were Raiders fans…Booed Philip Rivers all day….Team starting lineup was not introduced before home game.

Chargers…NFL source says League would approve Chargers playing at 35,000-seat Stub Hub Soccer Center for 2-years if club moves to Los Angeles….NFL has already approved Chargers tenant lease for Hollywood Park starting in 2019.


Patriots-W-Broncos..NEngland defense 4-sacks-3 turnovers..3-field goals…
Lions-L-Giants…Eli Manning 2-TDs…NY won 8-of-9..
Chiefs-L-Titans..Ryan Succopp game winning field goal (:01) in 1-degree weather..
Ravens-W-Eagles..Joe Flacco 2-TD passes..
Steelers-W-Bengals..Chris Boswell kicks 6FG..
Cowboys-W-Bucs..Dallas defense 5-turnovers-4 sacks..Dan Bailey 5-FG..
Carolina-Washington…Monday Night Football..
Vikings-L-Colts..Andrew Luck (250P)..Vikings tumble to (7-7)..
Bills-W-Browns..LeSean McCoy (153R)..Cleveland now (0-14)
Texans-W-Jaguars..Tom Savage (260P)..Jaguars fire Coach-Gus Bradley-with (14-48) record..
Packers-W-Bears..Mason Crosby (32Y-FG)..with (:02) left..
Falcons-W-49ers..Atlanta piles up (550Y) offense..San Francisco (1-13)..
Miami-W-Jets..QB-Matt Moore 4-TD passes..Dolphins defense 2-picks-Bryce Petty


Union…Chief DeMaurice Smith wants NFL to keep Thursday Night Football-rework scheduling formula.

49ers..Owner John York denies reports he is about to remove Jed York as President.

Jets…Ownership upset at DE-Sheldon Richardson..caught on video in locker room shouting “F-this game”

Broncos..Coach Gary Kubiak has to break up lockeroom shoving match between OL and DBs after loss.

Rams..Reports LA would be willing to trade a draft pick for the hiring of coach under contract.

Bills..Anthony Lynn-Off Coor-says Rooney Rule-to interview blacks is not working.
49ers..Steve Young criticizes ownership-says Jed York more interested in making money than winning.
Rams..ex-LA-CB-Janoris Jenkins says players were not allowed to talk to owner Stan Kroenke.
Raiders..DE-Aldon Smith-upset NFL has yet to reinstate him-75-days after suspension ended.
Browns..Coach Hue Jackson says QB-Robert Griffin needs to show improvement at position.

Seattle..CB-Richard Sherman-fined (18,231) for flagrant foul.
Seattle..LB-KJ Wright fined (48,000) for 2-major penalties
Bengals..LB-DE-Carlos Dunlap-fined (18,231) for horse collar tackle
Bengals..TE-Ty Eifert-fined (18,231) personal fouls
Denver..WR-Emmanuel Sanders fined (12,254) celebration penalties
Raiders..CB-Jihad Ward-fined (9,115) for facemask penalty


Bears..WR-Marqauess Wilson-placed on IR-broke foot-3rd time.
Cowboys..DE-DeMarcus Lawrence injures back
Jets..QB-Bryce Petty-chest injury
Broncos..DE-Derek Wolfe-neck injury
Detroit..CB-Darius Sly-MRI for hamstring injury
Giants..CB-Janoris Jenkins-examined for possible injury to internal organs
Steelers..TE-Ladarius Green-concussion protocol

(College Football)

Aztecs-W-Houston (34-10)…Huge Las Vegas Bowl win…Aztecs rally from (10-0) deficit…outgained (102-5) yards in opening quarter…Changed defense to 6-man front…went ‘heavy offense’ in 2nd quarter-3 tight end formation to establish run…SDSU defense intercepts Greg Ward 4-times…Ronnie Smith 52-Y-TD pick…Calvin Munson…Cam Kelly had 2-picks…DJ Pumphrey (115R)…wins NCAA-rushing title (2,133Y)…sets all time NCAA career rushing record (6,405) bypassing Ron Dayne of Wisconsin….SDSU finishes (11-3).

Cameilla Bowl..Appalachian State-W-Toledo..Mountaineers (219R) vs Rockets.
NOrleans Bowl..Southern Mississippi-W-Louisiana Lafayette
New Mexico Bowl..New Mexico-W-UT-San Antonio..Lobos 2nd bowl win since 1961.

Holiday Bowl…Minnesota players end boycott-return to practice…spent more than 7-hours meeting with President and AD over suspension of 10-players…expulsion of 5-for group sex incident…Big 10-Conference threatened major sanctions against program if they boycotted game.


James Madison-W-North Dakota Stazte..Dukes QB-Brian Schor throws 3TD passes in Fargodome…Bison were (18-0) 1-AA playoff games at home.

Youngstown State-W-Eastern Washington..Hunter Wells throws 4Y-TD pass with (:01) left in snow in Cheyney to give Bo Pelini team win-trip to finals.

Division II-Championship
NW Missouri State-W-North Alabama..13th straight win-hold NAlabama to (33Y) rushing.

Division III-Championship
Hardin Baylor-W-Wisconsin Oshkosh..QB-Blake Jackson (171P-191R)

(Coaching Moves)

Louisville..Removes Off Coor-Lonnie Galloway-from working in Citrus Bowl-probe of info he received from Wake Forest broadcaster about game plans.

Notre Dame..Hires-Biran Polian-ex Nevada coach..Mike Elko-Wake Forest for Brian Kelly defensive staff.

Alabama..Hires Steve Sarkisian-ex USC coach..as Off Coor-replacing Lane Kiffin.

Rutgers..Hires Jerry Kill as Off Coor…Former head coach at Minnesota.

USC…Ex-Trojans QB-Max Browne-transfers to Pitt.



Padres..Sign FA-P-Jhoulys Chacin-ex Rockies-Angels..was (6-8) last year.
Padres..Sign FA-P-Blake Smith-spent last year with White Sox.
Padres..Acquire P-Tyler Barnette-from White Sox…P-Will Locante-Arizona
Padres..Re-sign P-Erik Johnson-recovering from elbow surgery

(Roster Moves)

Miami..Sign FA-P-Brad Zeigler-ex Arizona-Red Sox..(68) career savesl
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Toma Ohka-40Y-making comeback-knuckleball pitcher.
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Josh Lindblock-was in Korea..OF-Eury Cruz-ex Braves.
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-C-Mike McKenry-ex Pirates-Astros
Miami..Sign FA-OF-Brandon Barnes-ex Tigers
Miami..Sign FA-P-Javy Guerra-ex Angels
Twins..Sign FA-OF-JB Schuck-ex White Sox-Angels.
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Keyvius Sampson-ex-Reds.

Orioles..Breakoff talks with 1B-Mark Trumbo-pull 4Y-deal off table.


Dodgers..P-Yimi Garcia-elbow transplant surgery.


MLB..Luxury tax bills handed out..Dodgers owe (31.8M)…Yankees (27.4M)…Red Sox-Tigers (4M)…Giants (3M)…Cubs (2.9M)



Clippers-L-Washington..Brad Beal scores (41P) in Wizards win
Clippers..F-Blake Griffin to have scope knee surgery-called minor procedure

Lakers-L-Cleveland…Nick Young scores (31P)…but Cavs big 3-Kevin Love-LeBron James-Kyree Irving combined (74P)….LA has lost 9-of-10 games.

Cavs..C-Chris Anderson-gone for year-torn ACL-Knee.
Lakers..G-DeAngelo Russell-sits out-soreness to knee returns

Spurs..Greg Popovich salutes late TNT-basketball broadcaster…”Most Amazing thing-his courage in face of adversity-fighting back from leukemia three times.



Ducks-Maple Leafs…Monday matchup…Anaheim faces lst round pick Auston Matthews..14G-this season.

Kings-L-Boston (1-0)..Bruins hold Kings to 18-shots on goal..in Sunday night game

Ottawa…Suspend D-Mike Hoffman-2 games-for violent cross check hit in game.

Gulls-L-Stockton….San Diego loses Friday-Saturday home games to lst place Heat…Gulls lost 4-in row…continue to struggle scoring goals.

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