Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on December 31st, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(NFL)…

Chargers-Broncos…Bolts (8-7)…Denver (7-8)
..Chargers ranked #4 in offense (380YPG)
..Bolts scored 47-offensive touchdowns in 15-games
..QB-Justin Herbert (4,394Y-33TD)
..Chargers..Activate K-Tristan Vizcaino from Covid list-replaces Dustin Hopkins
..Chargers..Activate WR-Mike Williams..CB-Mike Davis off Covid
..Chargers..Activate LB[-Kyler Fackrell..CB-Mark Webb fro IR list
..QB-Drew Lock to start (1TD-2Int-69R) this season
..RB-Melvin Gordon-Javante Williams (1,582Y) combined
..Broncos #19-offense in league..#19-passing
..Broncos..scored just 32TDs in 15-games
..Broncos ranked #6-defense in league
..Broncos-canceled practice on Thursday-Covid test issues

Chargers..Confirm QB-Justin Herbert is being separated from other QBs
Chargers..All meetings went to Zoom meetings this week to protect players from spread
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(Schedule)

Chiefs-Cincinnati..Bengals need home to stay in wildcard race..KC (11-4)
Miami-Tennessee..Dolphins won 7-in row..Titans (10-5)
Raiders-Colts…Colts without QB-Carson Wentz..Raiders (8-7)
Rams-Baltimore..LA (11-4)..Ravens QB-Lamar Jackson not practice Thursday
Arizona-Dallas..Cardinals lost 3-in a row..Dallas (11-4)
Packers-Minnesota..Green Bay (12-3)
Bills-Falcons..Bills in lst place tie in AFC-East
Patriots-Jaguars..NEngland lost 2-in row..Jaguars (2-13)
Giants-Chicago..Bears (5-10)..NY (4-11)
Saints-Carolina..Sam Darnold returns as starting QB
Tampa Bay-Jets..Bucs go for 12th win and home field advantage
Eagles-Washington..Jalen Hurts driven Phila to (8-7) record
49ers-Houston..Trey Lance likely starting QB for SF
Seattle-Detroit..Russell Wilson says hopes it’s not last home game he plays
Steelers-Browns..Ben Roethlisberger playing last home game Heinz Field-Monday Night
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(Injury-Illness)

49ers..QB-Jim Garoppolo-does not practice-thumb
Ravens..QB-Lamar Jackson misses practice-ankle
Ravens..Activate backup QB-Tyler Huntley from Covid list
Carolina..S-Kenny Robinson placed on Covid list
Arizona..OT-DJ Humphries on Covid list
Atlanta..OG-Jason Spriggs on Covid list
Denver..CB-Bryce Callahan on list
Houston..WR-Danny Amendola tests positive
Raiders..Lose DE-Carl Nassib-Covid test
Jetes..RB-Tevin Coleman on list
Bengals..Activate OG-Xavier Sua Filo from IR
Lions..Activate RB-DeAndre Swift from IR
Packers..Activate WR-Randall Cobb from IR
Houston..IR-WR-Philip Dorsett-knee
Colts..Activate LB-Darius Leonard..WR-Parris Coleman from Covid list
Jaguars..OG=-Andrew Wingard on Covid list
Chiefs..Activate..RB-Jerrad McKinnon from IR
Patriots..Activate OG-Harvey Langel from IR
Jets..Activate OT-Laurent Tardif..OG-Ali Vera-Tucker from Covid list
Raiders..Activate TE-Derek Carrier from Covid

Seattle..Put RB-Adrian Peterson on IR-back injury

Wasington..OT-Sam Cosi on Covid list.
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(NFL Notes)

Saints..GM-Mickey Loomis critical of NFL for refusing to deal Saints-Monday Night game despite the team having 22-players on Covid List.
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…(College Football)

(Playoffs)..Friday

Cincinnati-vs-Alabama..Power 5-vs-Group of 5
..Bearcats (13-0)
..UC-QB-Desmond Ritter (3,190Y-30TD)..RB-Jerome Ford (1,220Y)
..Tide (12-1)
..Alabama QB-Bryce Young (4,322Y-43T) in Heisman Trophy winning season
..Luke Fickell (41-14) at UC
..Nick Saban (182-24) with Crimson Tide

Michigan-vs-Georgia
..Bulldogs defense (254YPG)-41-sacks
..Michigan defense (315YPG)-34-sacks
..Stetson Bennett will start at QB for Georgia
..Haskell Haskins (1,216Y) leads Michigan ground game
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(Schedule)..Friday

Mayo Bowl..South Carolina-W-North Carolina (38-31)..RB-Kevin Harris (182Y)..Gamecocks piled up (543Y) offense

Las Vegas Bowl..Arizona State-L-Wisconsin (20-13)..Badgers RB-Brae Allen (159R) in win

Music City Bowl..Purdue-W-Tennessee (48-45) OT..Boilermakers QB-Aiden O’Connell (534P-3TD)…WR-Broc Thompson (7R-217Y)…Vols QB-Hendon Hooker (378P-5TD) in loss..

Peach Bowl..Michigan State-W-Pitt (31-21)…Spartans QB-Peyton Thorne (354P-3TD) in win…Game played without QB-Kenny Pickett..RB-Kenneth Walker-both sat out afrer declaring for NFL draft
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(Schedule)..Saturday

Rose Bowl..Ohio State-Utah…CJ Stroud-vs-Utes rugged defense
Sugar Bowl..Baylor-Ole Miss
Fiesta Bowl..Notre Dame-Oklahoma State..Marcus Freeman debuts as Irish coach
Citrus Bowl..Iowa-Kentucky
Outback Bowl..Penn State-Arkansas
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(College Notes)

Aztecs..QB-Lucas Johnson files for NCAA Transfer Portal..8th SDSU player to transfer out

Ohio State..WR-Chris Olave…OT-Nicholas Frere..DT-Haskell Garrett file for NFL draft
Penn State..WR-Jahan Dotson-files for NFL
Syracuse..Orange hire Rob Anae (Off Coord)..Jason Beck (QB Coach) from Virginia staff
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…(Basketball)…

Aztecs-at-UNLV…SDSU opens Conference schedule Saturday 1pm game…Aztecs (8-3)..Rebels (8-5)…
..Aztecs .F-Matt Bradley (15PPG)..G-Trey Pulliam (10PPG)
..Aztecs..G-Adam Seiko (15-34) shooting from arc
..Aztecs..Defense (58PPG)…holding teams (38%) shooting…(28%) from arc
..Rebels..Overscheduled..losses to Michigan-SMU-UCLA-Wichita State
..Rebels..won 4-in a row
..Rebels..Averaging (71PPG)
..Rebels..Led by G-Bryce Hamilton (18PPG)..F-Donn Williams (12PPG)..G-Royce Hamm (9PPG)

USD..Canceled WCC games with Gonzaga-Santa Clara because of Covid issues

ESPN…TV  analyst Dick Vitale-going thru Chemo Treatments..has been told to stay off air for 8-weeks because of Vocal Chord issues from treatments.
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(NBA)

Lakers-at-Portland..Friday game…Lakers (17-19)…have lost 6-of-7
Clippers…Off on Friday night…LA (18-17) on season

Miami..Sign FA-F-Nick Stauskas-ex Raptors

Knicks..F-Julius Randle on Covid list
Pacers..G-Melvin Brogdan positive test
76ers..Coach Doc Rivers in isolation
Denver..Coach Mike Malone on Covid list
Golden State..C-James Wiseman on Covid list
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…(Baseball)…

MLB..Report 4-teams made offers to top Japanese FA-OF-Seiyko Suzuki before league shutdown…MLB has given him a 3-week window once CBA  is signed to make decision

Odri Despaigner…Signs with KT-Wiz-Korea..Ex-Padres-Orioles-Reds.
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…(Hockey)…

Kings-W-Vancouver (2-1) OT-Shooout….Anze Kopitar score on shootout in Kings win……Thursday game…Kings (15-12-5)…Canucks had won 7-in row

Ducks-at-Las Vegas…Friday game..Anaheim (17-10-6)

Calgary..Calls up G-Dustin Wolf from Stockton..was (14-2) in AHL.
Kings..Send C-Quentin Byfield to Ontario Reign-AHL-coming off covid list
Las Vegas..Lose F-Max Pacioretty-surgery-shoulder
Dallas…11-players on Covid List

Minnesota..Contract extension to Coach Dean Evason and 6-assistants

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League…Extends suspension of play from January 1st to Januray 14th because ongoing Covid problems in Quebec and Canadian Maritime Provinces.
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…(General)…

English Premier League..Thursday
..Manchester United-W-Burnley (3-1)..Cristiano Ronaldo goal for Man U
..Chelsea-Newcastle..Canceled-Covid

EPL Schedule..Top games
..Manchester City-Arsenal
..Leicester-Norwich City
..Liverpool-Chelsea

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