Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on October 4th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(FOOTBALL)……..

Chargers-Denver Broncos….Bolts (2-2)…Broncos (0-4)…RB-Melvin Gordon will likely start ending his 9-week holdout…RB-Austin Ekeler had (490-APY) in 4G for Bolts as the starting RB…Broncos led by QB-Joe Flacco-struggling to find consistency at WR-catching the ball…Denver defense 0-sacks-0-takeaways in (0-4) start…..Bolts averaging (405YPG)-Defense giving up just (331YPG)

Chargers..Workout FA-K-Cody Parkey-ex Bears.
Chargers..Rookie FA-K-Chris McLaughlin will handle kickoffs for ailing Ty Long.

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(Scoreboard)

Seattle-W-Rams..(30-29)…Russell Wilson drives Seattle to 7-minute long TD drive…Chris Carson TD catch giving Seahawks come from behind win….Jared Goff throws interception with (2:08) left…then Greg Zeurlein misses 44Y-FG with (:11) left ….Wilson (268P-4TD)….Carson (118R) in win….Goff (395P) in loss…..Rams finish with (477Y-429Y) edge in offense in loss….Seahawks (4-1)…Rams (3-2)

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(Schedule)

Raiders-Chicago…Game at Hot Spur Stadium in London..Chase Daniel replaces Mitch Trubisky at QB…Raiders (2-2)..Bears (3-1)

Chiefs-Colts..Kansas City now (4-0)…Colts ripped by injuries (2-2)..Chiefs averaging (474Y) offense but defense ranked #30

Arizona-Cincinnati…Kyler Murray taking battering….2-teams combined (0-7-1)

Bills-Tennessee..Backup QB-Matt Barkley stars for injured Josh Allen.

Saints-Bucs..Tampa QB-Jameis Winston coming off (380Y) passing day

Vikings-Giants…QB-Daniel Jones (2-0) as starter vs Purple defense.

Eagles-Jets..NY off to (0-3) start..Eagles (2-2)

Ravens-Steelers…Baltimore got blown out last week by Cleveland…Lamar Jackson offense averaging (482Y)

Patriots-Redskins..New England (4-0)…Redskins with QB-controversy brewing-Kirk Cousins-or-Dwayne Haskins.

Carolina-Jacksonville…RB-Leonard Fournette-vs-Christian McCaffrey-battle of big time backs.

Atlanta-Houston..Falcons (1-3)-Coach Dan Quinn on hot seat…Matt Ryuan-vs-Deshaun Watson in battle of throwing QBs.

Green Bay-Dallas..Red-hot Aaron Rodgers-vs-Dak Prescott-Ezekiel Elliott…both teams (3-1)

Browns-49ers..Niners off to (3-0) start…Browns (2-2)

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(Injuries)

49ers..IR-CB-Jason Verrett-knee…has missed 57-of-83 games in career.
Browns..WR-Jarvis Landry-not removed from concussion protocol
Bengals..OT-Cordy Green to miss 5th game with concussion issues
Carolina..14-players listed on Panthers injury report
Jets..QB-Sam Darnold goes thru 2nd practice coming off mono
Redskins..QB-Case Keenum-cleared to practice with foot issue.
Seattle..OG-DJ Fluker-hamstring

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(Roster)

Titans..OT-Taylor Lewan-reinstated after 4G-suspension.
Raiders..LB-Vontaze Burfict will appeal 12G-suspension-hearing on Tuesday
Chiefs..CB-Morris Claiborne-activated from 4G-suspension

Patriots..Sign FA-K-Mike Nugent-ex Bengals…(81%) conversion rate
Patriots..Sign FA-K-Young Koo…ex Chargers…missed 3FGs last year with Bolts

49ers..Sign FA-WR-Jordan Matthews-ex Bears
49ers..Sign FA-CB-Deontae Johnson-released by Chargers

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(NFL)

New Orleans…LB-DeMario Davis fined 7,100 for wearing illegal bandanna in game that read “Man of God”.

Raiders…LB-Vontaze Burfict ordered to hearing on Tuesday to appeal 1-year suspension for helmet-spearing incident…has been disciplined 14X by NFL.

Antonio Brown…Legal problems grow-fails to show up for court deposition

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(College Football)

Aztecs-at-Colorado State….SDSU Defense allowing just (279YPG)…7-takeaways-10 sacks….Rams offense averaging (501YPG)..but has turned ball over 12-times already…CSU defense giving up (440YPG)…Rams lost starting QB-Collin Hill with torn knee ligament…Patrick Thompson will start at QB…SDSU RB-Juwan Washington-plagued by ankle woes-may start at RB….Aztecs (3-1)…Rams (1-4)

USD-Marist….Torerors (1-2) on season coming off bye week…QB-Reid Sinnett has thrown for (1,049Y-9TD) in 3-games this season.

UCLA-Oregon State…Bruins and Beavers both (1-4) on season.
USC…By week for Trojans.

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(Mountain West Conference)

New Mexico-San Jose..both Lobos-Spartans (2-2) on year.
Utah State-LSU..Aggies go play in SEC-country
Air Force-Navy…Both teams (3-1).
Boise State-UNLV…Broncos (4-0)..Rebels (1-3)

Bye Week for Nevada-Freesno-Hawaii-Wyoming.

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(Pac 12)

Arizona-Colorado…Buffs-Wildcats both (3-1)
Oregon-California..Bears without QB-Chase Garbers…Cal (4-1)..Ducks (3-1)
Washington Stanford..Huskies (4-1)…Cardinal (2-3)

Bye Week…USC-Utah-Arizona State-Washington State.

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(Top 10) ..

1-Alabama…Bye week
2-Clemson..Bye week
3-Georgia-vs-Tennessee
4-Ohio State-vs-Michigan State
5-LSU-vs-Utah State…Aggies come to Baton Rouge
6-Oklahoma-vs-Kansas
7-Auburn-vs-10-Florida
8-Wisconsin-vs-Kent State
9-Notre Dame-Bowing Green..irish QB-Ian Book coming off 3-interception game

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(Teams)

Tennessee..AD-Phil Fulmer gives vote of confidence to Coach Jerry Pruitt despite (6-10) record in year and a half.

Howard University…Coach Ron Prince under fire for abusive treatment of injured players…Families petition school President and MEAC Conference for disciplinary action.

Nebraska..Suspend DE-Khalil Davis-violent hit on Ohio State player.

Grinnell College..Division III school cancels football season-injuries-had only 28 players left on roster.

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……….(BASEBALL)…………

(Playoffs)

Dodgers-W-Washington (6-0)…Walker Beuhler (6inn-0R-1H)….Joc Pederson solo HR….Max Muncy RBI-single..bases loaded walk…Gavin Lux solo HR…LA leads series (1-0)….

Cardinals-W-Braves (7-6)…Kolten Won 2R-double…Marcel Ozuna 2R-double…Paul Goldschmidt HR…Braves bullpen gives up 4R-in 7th inning…Cards lead series (1-0)

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(Schedule) Friday Games

Yankees-Twins…James Paxton-vs-Jaime Barria
Houston-Tampa Bay…Justin Verlander (21-6)-vs-Tyler Glasnow
Braves-Cardinals..Mike Foltyniewicz-vs-Jack Flaherty
Dodgers-Washington…Hyun Jin-Ryu-vs-Stephen Strasberg.

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(Teams)

Padres…Sources confirm San Diego will interview Brad Ausmus-just fired by Angels.

Mets..Fire Manager Mickey Calloway after team missed playoffs…Calloway (163-166) in two years.
Mets..Fire bench coach Jim Riggleman

Pirates..Fire pitching coach Ray Searage and bench coach Tom Prince
Orioles..Fire coaches Arnie Beyeler..Howie Clark

Mets..GM-Brady Van Wagenin says he will not trade P-Noah Syndegaard nor P-Edwin Diaz in off season.

Pirates…Former major league C-Jason Kindall applies for managerial job.
Royals..Interview ex Cardinals manager Mike Matheny
Padres..Interview former minor league manager Rod Barajas for managerial job.

Mariners….GM-Jerry DiPoto under fire for making 7-trades of veteran stars leading to awful season.

Astros..Ownership says it may not have the budget space to sign soon to be FA-P-Gerritt Cole to a 200M-package…Club refuses to go over the Luxury Tax Threshold.

Yankees…Left P-CC Sabathia off ALDS-roster

Cardinals..Left P-Michael Wacha..P-John Gant off playoff rotrer
Braves..Do not activate P-Julio Teheran-P-Anthony Swarczak for playoffs.
Dodgers..Leave P-Tony Gonsolin..C-Austin Barnes

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………(BASKETBALL)……….

Lakers…Coach Frank Vogel praises C-Dwight Howard and JaVale Magee for work on defense in camp.

Clippers..Go thru lst full workout with Fp-Kawahi Leonard…G-Paul George takes part only in conditioning drills-no contract workouts coming off two shoulder surgeries.

Houston..F-Anthony Bennett-knee scope surgery.

Washington..Lose C-Ian Mahinmi-Achilles injury

LaVar Ball…Father of former Lakers G-Lonzo Ball…sued for 2.6M by Alan Foster who ran Baller Brand Shoes…Foster charges LaVar stole 2.6M from Baller Company to finance extravagant lifestyle….Says he was asked to load LaVar Ball 100,000 to help his son get an apartment while he was at UCLA for his freshman year…Charges LaVar sold 80,000 of Lonzo Ball-UCLA memorabilia to buy car and take trips….Foster was fired by the family for stealing 950,000 in money from bank loans in the spring.

Rick Fox…former Lakers star files major lawsuit against business partners for stealing “10s of millions of dollars” from company Fox had formed.

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……….(HOCKEY)…………

San Diego Gulls…..Open AHL season on road vs Bakersfield on Friday night….Gulls with 10-new players on roster….Team without 5-top young players who are still on Anaheim Ducks roster….Debut of new head coach Kevin Dineen-ex Florida Panthers head coach….Condors led by ex-Edmonton Oilers F-Sam Gagner…high draft pick Kai Yamamoto….

Gulls….Ducks send F-Maxime Comtois..C-Issac Lundestrom to San Diego night before season opens
Gulls..Send D-Steve Ruggiero..RW-Devin Sideroff to Tulsa-ECHL.

Ducks-Arizona…Anaheim led (2-1) in 3rd period at press time on Cam Fowler goal….NHL season opener…Debut of Ducks head coach Dallas Eakins.

LA Kings-Edmonton….Todd McLellan makes debut as Kings coach in Saturday game.

Calgary…Give GM-Brad Treveling-3Y contract extension

NY Islanders…F-Josh Ho Sang leaves club-asks for trade
Montreal..Put F-Gustav Olofsson on waivers

Edmonton…Put D-Adam Larsson on longterm IR with broken leg on opening night…out 8W.
Las Vegas..Lose D-Nate Schmidt-knee injury on opening night

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………..(GENERAL)……………

NASCAR….Playoff race moves to Dover for Delaware 400 race..Kyle Busch leads Martin Truex by (5) points…Kevin Harvick by (16P)…Joey Lozano (17P)_
in points race.

Richard Childress Racing..Hires Tyler Reddick-Xfinity Star-to race next year

Rick Hendrick Racing…Says Jimmie Johnson has something to prove-88 race winless drought dates back to June 2017.

Formula 1…Off weekend…run Grand Prix of Japan next weekend
Formula 1….Team McLaren announces it is dropping Renault engines for next year and will use Mercedes power plant.

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English Premier League….Top games
..Liverpool (7-0)-vs-Leicester (4-1-2)
..Tottenham Hot Spur (3-2-2)-vs-Brighton
..Arsenal (3-1-3)-vs-Bournemouth
..Chelsea (3-2-2)-vs-Southampto
..Manchester City (5-1-1)-vs-Wolverhampton
..Manchester United (2-3-2)-vs-Newcastle United

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(General)

Golf…PGA star Brooks Koepka confirms he had stem cell surgery on ailing knee…has won 4-majors in 2-years…won 3-tourneys this year.

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