Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on September 6th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Football)……..

Chargers-Colts…NFL season opening game-Sunday in Carson….Chargers without RB-Melvin Gordon-holdout….LT-Russell Okung-blood clot….S-Derwin James-foot surgery….Colts without QB-Andrew Luck-retired because of injuries…Chargers LBs-Jatavis Brown-Denzell Perryman both limited with workouts this week with ankle issues….Jacoby Brissett will start for Indianapolis at QB.

Chargers…Starting lineup:
..LT-Trent Scott will start..backup is rookie Trey Pipkins
..OG-Forrest Lamp is backup at RG
..DT-Jerry Tillery-1st round pick is backup at DT
..SS-Nassir Adderly-2nd round pick is listed as 3rd string 
..FS-Rashawn Jenkins is named starter
..FS-Desmond King will be backup safety.

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(Scoreboard)

Bears-L-Packers (10-3)…Adrian Amos picks off past in end zone with (1:58) left in game to preserve Green Bay win in defensive struggle…QB-Aaron Rodgers (203P-TD) survived 5-sacks….QB-Mitch Trubisky (228P-Intc)-sacked 5-times also…..10-sacks in game and 20-penalties in ugly opening night game…..
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(Schedule)
Raiders-Broncos…Monday night matchup…WR-Antonio Brown could be facing suspension for insubordination and argument with GM-Mike Mayock over 54,000-fines for training camp holdout…Broncos unveil Joe Flacco as starting QB.

Rams-Carolina…Question mark-how healthy will RB-Todd Gurley be with chronic knee issue…..Can Cam Newton hold up coming off shoulder surgery.

Chiefs-Jaguars….Talent loaded Kansas City adds RB-LeSean McCoy to explosive offense…Jaguars debut Nick Files at QB.

Browns-Titans…WR-Odell Beckham debuts for Cleveland with QB-Baker Mayfield running the Browns offense.

Pittsburgh-New England…Ben Roethlisberger-vs-Tom Brady matchup

Atlanta-Minnesota…Matt Ryan-vs-Kirk Cousins to see which team is pretender-which team is contender in NFC.

Ravens-Miami…Lamar Jackson takes over as full-time starting QB for Baltimore…Dolphins will start Ryan Fitzpatrick over Josh Rosen at QB.

Bills-Jets…Adam Game makes debut as new coach with Jets…Josh Allen starting QB for Buffalo

Eagles-Redskins…Carson Went starts-returning from knee injury….Case Keenum too start at QB for Washington.

Bengals-Seattle..Seahawks debut of Pro Bowl DE-Jadaveon Clowney.

Giants-Cowboys…Ezekiel Elliott likely to play after ending holdout in Dallas.

Lions-Arizona…Debut of QB-Kyler Murray and Coach Kliff Kingsbury of Cardinals.

49ers-Tampa Bay…QB-JImmy Garoppolo returns from major injury last year…Bruce Arians-debuts as Bucs coach. 

Saints-Houston…Drew Brees leads New Orleans…Houston in turmoil after making 4-trades last week. 

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(Teams)

Raiders..WR-Antonio Brown does not practice-facing suspension after Wednesday argument with GM-Mike Mayock on the practice field….3rd discipline incident with Brown since opening of training camp…..Insubordiantion incident could lead to Raiders voiding the 30M-guaranteed money clause in Brown’s contract.

Ravens..name Mark Ingram as #1-running back.
Lions..workout WR-Laquon Treadwell-ex Vikings
Vikings..workout CB-Josh Jones-ex Packers
Rams..Sign TE-Tyler Higbee to 4-year extension
Washington..No conversation with holdout LT-Trent Williams
Eagles..WR-DeSean Jackson cleared to play despite finger injury
49ers…DE-Nick Bosa goes thru full workouts after ankle injury.

Packers..QB-Aaron Rodgers-purchased 375-football helmets for 3-high schools in Northern California-devastated by Paradise fires last fall….Rodgers paid over 376,000 to purchase the top line helmets.

Rams…St Louis lawsuit against NFL-Rams to be held in St Louis..Judge rules trial goes forward….City-County-State asking for 1.6 B-damages for NFL violating bylaws about franchise relocation…in allowing Rams to move to Los Angeles.

San Diego…Legendary OL-Ed White undergoes aortic valve heart surgery-in good condition.

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(College Football)

Aztecs-UCLA….SDSU may be without top RB-Juwan Washington-with ankle injury….San Diego State needs immediate offensive improvement after just (238Y) offense in win over 1-AA Weber State….Bruins need better play from QB-Dorian Thompson after he turned ball over 4-times last week vs Cincinnati.

USD-Cal Davis….Torerors defense gave up (607Y) last week in loss at Cal Poly…Now face 1-AA Aggies team.

USC-Stanford…Trojans will start freshman QB replacing JT Daniels-out for year with 2-torn knee ligaments….Cardinal QB-KJ Costello likely out with concussion symptoms from opening game.

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(Mountain West Conference)
Boise State-Marshall..Broncos coming off huge win at Florida State
Colorado State-Western Illinois…Rams need bounce back from loss
Wyoming-Texas State..Cowboys come off win over Missouri
Nevada-Oregon…Wolfpack head into Autzen Stadium
Utah State-Stony Brook…Aggies face 1-AA team
San Jose-Tulsa..Spartans won opening game of season
UNLV-Arkansas State..Rebels try to go to (2-0)
Fresno State-Minnesota…Bulldogs lady opener to USC
Hawaii-Oregon State…Warriors coming off shootout win over Arizona

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(PAC-12)
Arizona State-Sacramento State..Sun Devils play 1AA team
Utah-Northern Illinois..Utes go for 2nd win in row
Colorado-Nebraska..Buffs face #25-Huskers
Washington State-Northern Colorado..Cougars play 1AA-yeam
Washington-Cal…Conference opener for Huskies-Bears
Arizona-NAU…Wildcats coming off opening loss at Hawaii.
Oregon-Nevada..Ducks host Wolfpack in Eugene.

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(Top Ranked Teams)
1-Clemson-vs-Texas AM
2-Alabama-vs-New Mexico State
3-Georgia-vs-Murray State
4-Oklahoma-vs-South Dakota
5-Ohio State-vs-Cincinnati
6-LSU-vs-9-Texas
7-Michigan-vs-Army
8-Notre Dame-bye week
10-Auburn-vs-Tulane 

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(College Notes)
New Mexico…Coach Bob Davie to take 2-weeks to recover from heart issues that surfaced last week in home opening game.
Northwestern..Lose QB-TJ Green-broken foot.Notre Dame…RB-Jafar Armstrong-serious groin injury
Oregon..Hires John Neal as Def Consultant
Palomar College…Begins search for new AD after Scott Cathcart retires.

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…….(Baseball)……
   
Padres…Off day on Thursday

Padres-Rockies…open weekend series at Petco Park…Dinelson Lamet (2-3)-vs-Tim Melville (1-1)…Padres (64-75)…lost 10-of-15….(19-29) since All Star Game.

Padres..P-Adrian Morejon-shutdown for rest of season-shoulder impingement…5th arm injury in 3-years.
Padres..P-Garrett Richards-rehab start in Lake Elsinore playoff game…(4inn-0R-2H-5K)…likely to be activated next week to start for Friars.

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Dodgers…Off day on Thursday

Dodgers-Giants…Kickoff weekend series on Friday…Clayton Kershaw (13-4)-vs- Jeff Samardzija…..Dodgers (91-50)…won 10-of-16….Giants lost 8-of-10.

Dodgers..shutdown OF-Alex Verdugo-back stiffness resurfaces during rehab assignment.

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Angels-L-Athletics (10-6)….A’s explode for 7R in 7th inning…..Mike Trout 2R-HR for Angels in loss……..Halos lost 11-of-13…..A’s (81-58)

Angels-White Sox…Friday pitchers..Dillon Peters (3-2)-vs-Lucas Giolito (14-8)
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(Scoreboard)

Pirates-L-Miami..Bucs have 5-run 1st inning then lose game……Buccos (61-79)…Marlins (50-89)
Orioles-L-Rangers…Nick Solek 2R-HR for Rangers…Baltmire (46-94)
Cubs-W-Brewers..Kyle Schwarber Grand Slam HR in win….Chicago won 7-of-10….Milwaukee won 4-of-7
Twins-W-Red Sox…Martin Perez (6inn-1R)….Minnesota won 10-of-12…Bosox won 7-of-11
Tampa Bay-W-Toronto..Austin Meadows HR…..Rays won 7-of-8
Washington-L-Atlanta…Ron Acuna HR for Atlanta…Nationals won 10-of-14…Braves won 15-of-17
Houston-Seattle…Tied (8-8) in 11th at Press Time…Seattle jumped to (7-0) lead…lost lead….Astros won 12-of-16.

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(Injuries)

Cubs…P-Craig Kimbrel put back on DL for 3rd time…elbow inflammation
Red Sox…P-David Price pulled from rotation-wrist issue again
Red Sox…1B-Michael Chavis reinsures oblique during rehab workouts.
Astros..P-Aaron Sanchez-surgery on shoulder
Astros..OF-George Springer-held out-concussion symptoms
Giants..3B-Pablo Sandoval-elbow surgery for torn ligament
Giants..P-Johnny Cueto-rehab shutdown-back issue
Pirates..OF-Greg Polanco-Plasma Platelet injection in shoulder
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(Roster Moves)
Phillies..Release P-Drew Anderson
Marlins..DFA-C-Wilkin Castillo

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(MLB)
AAA-Baseball ….announces all time record home runs hit in International League-Pacific Coast League…(5,752HR) this season using new Rawlings Major League ball….surpassed last year record in AAA (3,652) home runs….Rawlings ball. made in Costa Rica…..Home runs in AA-dropped as did Class A…those balls made in China.
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…….(BASKETBALL)……….

Charlotte Hornets…offer minimum rookie contract to Jalen McDaniels-ex Aztec…would have to play in NBA G-League or go to Europe.

Houston..Sign G-Eric Gordon (3Y-54M) extensionGolden State..Sign FA-G-andrew Harrison-ex Pelicans

Lakers..C-Javale McGee-home is robbed-lost 200,000 cash-and NBA Championship rings.

Lonzo Ball-New Orleans…admits the Baller Brand shoes he wore as a rookie were defective and could not hold up to rigors of NBA practice and games

Milwaukee…G-Sterling Brown offered 400,000 in lawsuit settlement for police using a taser gun on him two years ago.
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………(HOCKEY)…….
NBC…Dropping Pierre McGuire from network telecast as analyst…replacing him with former goalie Brian Boucher.

Edmonton…Sign FA-C-Riley Shehan-ex Red wings

Las Vegas…Sign FA-D-Jimmy Schultz-former star at St Cloud State….scored (118-points in 53-games)

NY Rangers…Sign FA-F-Michael Haley-ex San Jose
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………..(GENERAL)………..
Soccer…USA-Mexico…Friendly game on Friday night at Meadowlands…..Christian Pulisic will be in US lineup….Returning from injuries D-John Brooks-F-Weston McKennie….Veteran Michael Bradley-Jozy Altidore will not suit up.

English Premier League…off weekend from schedule……Liverpool off to (4-0) start..Mancehster City (3-0-1)..Arsenal (2-1-1)..Manchester United-Hot Spur both (1-1-2) in slow starts

NASCAR…Brickyard 400-Indianapolis….Last race to see who qualifies for Chase to the Championship….Jimmie Johnson-18th in standings needs to finish in top 16-to qualify.

Formula 1…Off weekend before Italian Grand Prix at Monza

Indy Car…Off weekend before heading to Laguna Seca

US Open Tennis…Serena Williams storms to finals-to face Biance Andreescu in finals

US Open….Rafael Nadal plays in Men’s semi finals.
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