- Chargers…Off day yesterday-today…Bolts (5-1) return to practice field Wednesday to begin prepping for Kansas City Chiefs…San Diego has compiled impressive offensive stats and 5-straight wins against the bottom teams in the NFL…Opponents have combined record (4-15)….Injury update on CB-Brandon Flowers-on Wednesday-likely out with groin injury…Coach Mike McCoy says OG-Jereomey Clary is not ready to return to practice-remains on PUP list thru week 9-of the season-Chargers must decide then to activate him, place him on season ending IR or likely release him.
- Eagle..RB-Darren Sproles-rediagnosed-has sprained ligament-only a minor tear-will not need surgery.
- Giants..WR-Victor Cruz-gone for year-surgery torn patella tendon-knee..CB-Dominique Rogers-Cromartie-sprained knee.
- Jets..CB-Dee Milliner-gone for year-torn Achilles..OG-Brian Winter-IR-torn knee ligament.
- Steelers..DE-Brett Keisel-knee..S-Mike Mitchell-knee..DT-Steve McLendon-shoulder
- Seahawks..LB-Bobby Wagner-turf toe..OT-Russell Okung-torn labrum..CB-Byron Maxwell-calf
- Patriots..RB-Stevan Ridley..LB-Jarrod Mayo-both gone for year-torn knee ligaments.
- Broncos..LB-Danny Travathon-out 5-8W-kneecap injury.
- Cowboys..OT-Doug Free-out 3W-sprained foot.
- Browns..OC-Alex Mack-surgery-broken leg…DE-Ant Bryant-2 torn knee ligaments.
- Redskins..S-Brandon Meriweather-concussion
- Monday Night Football…49ers-W-Rams (31-17)..Colin Kaperneck (343P-3TD)..threw TD strikes 32-80Y…Niners defense 5-sacks-1 Interception..Rams had 14-0 lead early.
- Washington..Coach Jay Gruden may bench QB-Kirk Cousins (1-7) as starter..Colt McCoy is 3rd QB on roster.
- Redskins..Owner Daniel Snyder reportedly ‘spit’ on carpet flooring in skybox elevator-left game early in blowout loss to Arizona on Sunday.
- Minnesota..Angry coach Mike Zimmer…”It’s not okay to lose.”
- Raiders..Praise QB-Derek Carr ability to handle 15-blitzes on Sunday-no sacks…”Gunslinger mentality”.
- Bills..WR-Mike Williams asks to be traded or released..in ‘doghouse’ of coach.
- Pittsburgh..Offensive coordinator Todd Haley under fire..team just (18-18) since he started calling plays.
- Tampa Bay..Coach Lovie Smith..”this is unacceptable”..Bucs given up 165-points last 4-games.
- Arizona..Lawyers file suit against Tyrann Mathieu-S…”Deadbeat Dad”…ordered to pay 76,000-back child support-has paid just 2,100…Earns 3M.
- Minnesota..Suspended RB-Adrian Peterson files written not guilty plea to felony child abuse charges.
- Florida State..Begins probe of reports QB-Jameis Winston has been selling autographs-memorabilia…already facing sex assault hearing on campus.
- UBuffalo..Fires coach Jeff Quinn after awful loss to Eastern Michigan…Bulls (20-36) under his reign.
- Alabama..Tommy Lewis (83) passes away..Tide player-came off bench to tackle Rice-Dicky Moegle in 1954-Cotton Bowl game.
- Orioles-Royals…Game 3-rained out by heavy daylong rains in Kansas City….Tonite..Wie Chen-16-game winner-vs-Jeremy Guthrie.
- Baltimore…2-off days may be of great help to fatigued Orioles bullpen…Royals lead series (2-0)
- Giants-Cardinals..Game 3-series tonite…Tim Hudson-vs-John Lackey…Series tied (1-1).
- Dodgers-Off season organizational meetings..club may offer SS-Hanley Ramirez (15.3M) qualifying offer to retain him or get lst round pick compensation.
- Arizona..Surprise hire-Chip Hale-Athletics coach-gets only 2-year contract…Over weekend report Dbacks were going to hire Jim Tracy-Phil Nevin combo.
- Twins..Will interview Sandy Alomar-Junior for vacant managerial job.
- Detroit..Deny they made a mistake in hiring Brad Ausmus..say he will return after leading Tigers to AL-Central title.
- Cubs..Begin massive 757M-renovation of Wrigley Field..installing additional outfield seating and 5-video boards in first stage of construction.
- Lakers..Winless-injury woes grow..G-Steve Nash having discomfort possibly in legs and back..already without Jeremy Lin…lost by 41-to Golden State-Sunday.
- Washington…Wizards lose high scoring G-Brad Beal for 8W-wrist surgery.
- Knicks..GM-Phil Jackson-speaks out about Lakers..”Jim Buss vaulted into position of prominence thru inheritance-now knows the reality of the GM-job.”
- Butler..Head coach Brandon Miller may miss entire season with health issues.
- Ducks-W-Buffalo (5-1)..Ryan Keslar scores on penalty shot to trigger win…at one point in 3rd period-Ducks had outshot Sabres (40-10).
- Tonite… Ducks in Philadelphia….Kings-host-Edmonton.
- Boxing… Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks-fighting for life after 2-emergency surgeries-stomach bleeding.
- Soccer… Legendary NASL-star Jon Best-passes away (73)…5-time All Star with Seattle Sounders in 1970s.
- World Cup..US-Honduras in Friendly game..Coach Jurgen Klinsmann criticizes veteran Michael Bradley-should have gone back to Europe to play rather than play in MLS for bad Toronto team.
- Formula 1… Owners meet to discuss implementation of “closed cockpit covers” after horrible crash causes brain damage to driver Julias Bianchi-Japanese Grand Prix.
- Oscar Pistorius..Weeklong hearings from lawyers on what penalty should be for murder of girlfriend..facing (2-15Y)..Defense says he is a ‘broken man.’