Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on January 6th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Buffalo…Doctors say S-Demar Hamlin made significant progress last 3-days
..Still in ICU-critical condition
..Awoke out of sedated sleep
..Moved fingers and toes
..Wrote notes to doctors
..Still intubated on breathing tube
..Oxygen level in lungs improved
..Doctors-neurologically intact-no brain damage
..Faces long rehab with internal organ issues
Chargers-Denver…Bolts (10-6)..Broncos (4-12)…Sunday
..Chargers won 4-in row…5-of-6
..Chargers beaten only 1-team with winning record
..Justin Herbert (4466Y-23TD-10Int-37-sacks
..Austin Eckeler (1,577APY)…including (103) Receptions
..Mike Williams (14.6YPC)..Keenan Allen (11.6YPC)
..Run defense allowing (142YPG) rushing
..Broncos lost 7-of-8
..Losses 3-6-1-6-7-7-3-3-1…9-losses by TD or less
..Offense (316YPG)…league worst (28%) conversion 3rd downs..30TD in 16-G
..Defense (318YPG-(33%)-3rd downs-only 29TDs allowed
..Russell Wilson (13TD-10Int..-2-Fumbles)..53-sacks…82-QBR
(NFL Schedule)

Chiefs-Raiders…KC (13-3)..Play Saturday
Titans-Jaguars..Play for 1st place in AFC-South..Saturday

Carolina-New Orleans..QB-Sam Darnold playing for next contract
Browns-Steelers…Pittsburgh (8-8) playing for wildcard spot
Houston-Colts..Sam Ehlinger gets QB start for battered Colts
Vikings-Chicago..Minnesota (12-4) tries rebound from beating last week
Jets-Miami..Dolphins (8-8) on 5-game losing streak
Bills-Patriots..New England (8-8)_ needs win
Tampa Bay-Atlanta..Bucs (8-8)
Arizona-San Francisco..Cardinals (4-12) rumored ready fire coach
Dallas-Washington..Commanders start rookie QB-Sam Howell
Rams-Seattle..Seahawks (8-8) fighting for last wildcard spot
Giants-Eagles..QB-Jalen Hurts been out 2-weeks
Ravens-Cincinnati..QB-Lamar Jackson to miss 5th game in a row
Lions-Packers..Both need win for wildcard spot in NFC
(NFL Notes)

NFL..Will not reschedule Bills-Bengals game
NFL..Owners will meet via Zoom-Friday to determine AFC playoff seeding
NFL..Not in favor of moving playoffs back a week-voiding Super Bowl bye week
NFL..Rejects idea of moving AFC-championship game to neutral sight
NFL considering using Percentage record to determine AFC seedings

Arizona..QB-Kyler Murray could miss start 2023-season-ACL surgery
Rams..Report Coach Sean McVay might consider TV offer after (5-11) year
Rams..Coach Sean McVay calls this season ‘professional failure’
Chargers..S-Derwin James..’Not a dirty player’ despite ejection on helmet hit
Raiders..WR-Davante Adams-‘do not want to be traded’

NFL..Names 15-finalists for Hall of Fame consideration…Included are 1st time candidates OT-Joe Thomas-Cleveland…ex-Jets CB-Darrelle Revis..Colts DE-Dwight Freeney added to finalist list
(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Veteran WR-AJ Green says will retire-career (724R-69TD)
Bills..Release S-Xavier Rhodes
Chiefs..Release WR-Bryan Edwards

Washington..IR-RB-Antonio Gibson-knee
49ers..RB-Elijah Mitchell-cleared to play
Miami..IR-OT-Eric Fisher
Colts..IR-CB-Kenny Moore
Bears..IR-OG-Michael Schofield..OT-Teven Jenkins
(College Football)

Aztecs..Land WR-Rafael Williams-Transfer Western Carolina (120R-15TD) 2Y
Aztecs..DL-coach Justin Enu leaves to take job at BYU
Aztecs..QB-Will Haskell…CB-CJ Baskerville-still usnigned in Transfer Portal

Notre Dame..Land QB-Sam Hartman-transfer Wake Forest (3701P-38TD)
TCU..Lands RB-Trey Sanders-WR-JoJo Carle-OT-Tom Brockmeyer-Alabama
Oklahoma..QB-Dillon Gabriel-will return for final year (3125Y-16TD)

Rutgers..Hire Keith Currocca-Off Coord-ex Minnesota

Michigan…Report NCAA investigating Jim Harbaugh for recruiting violations during Covid-dark period in 2020

Western Athletic Conference..Hires Oliver Luck as consultant to lead merger of WAC and Atlantic Sun football conferences…Luck former AD-West Virginia and worked for Alliance American Football

Padres…Sign FA-P-Wilmer Font…had (3.04-ERA) at Landers in Korea
Padres…Still waiting response from FA-P-Johnny Cueto-ex Giants

Dodgers..Decision Deadline day on status of P-Trevor Bauer
(Roster Moves)

Carlos Correa….Report 2-teams have entered rebidding on Free Agent player-yet to sign restructured deal with Mets…Sources say Giants-Twins both interested in shorter term contract with ‘Opt Out’ if leg injuries impact his career….Mets still try;ing restructure down his 12-year contract offeer.

Jurickson Profar..Offered deal by Colorado Rockies-ex Padres
Milwaukee..Sign FA-P-Wade Miley-ex Reds-Cubs
Twins..Sign FA-C-Troy Wolters-ex Rockies-Dodgers
Texas..Sign FA-P-Kyle Funkouser-ex Tigers
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Jake Jewell-ex Angels-Cubs
Washington..Sign FA-P-Anthony Banda-ex Yankees
Washington..Sign FA-P-Francisco Perez-ex Indians
Cubs..Sign FA-C-Dom Nunez-ex Rockies
Toronto..sign FA-P-Junior Fernandez

Giants..Release 2B-Tommy LaStella
Reds..Release 3B-Mike Moustakas
Mets..DFA-P-Edwin Uceta
Pirates..DFA-P-Zach Thompson
(MLB Notes)

Yankees…Hire Omar Minaya as Senior consultant…former GM-Mets-Washington-Padres-Expos.

Reds..Slugger Joey Votto says might not be ready for spring training-rehab from shoulder surgery going slower.

Aztecs-at-Wyoming…Saturday afternoon game…SDSU (11-3)

USD-L-UOP (84-82)…Luke Avdalovic hits 3-point shot and 3-free throws down the stretch for Tigers win…Toreros fall to (8-9)

USD-vs-BYU..Saturday home game

UCLA-W-USC (60-58)…Jalen Clark (15P) in crosstown win over Trojans

Texas…Fires coach Chris Beard following investigation he strangled his fiancee in domestic abuse incident…had signed (7Y-35M) contract

Georgetown..School says it retains faith in Coach Patrick Ewing-despite 24-Big East Conference losses in a row.

Clippers-L-Denver (122-91)
..Denver jumped out to (38) point lead in first half
..Nuggets led (66-32) in miserable Clippers lst half
..Denver 7 in double figures..hit 14-3’s
..Clippers blowout loss with Kawhil Leonard-Paul George in lineup
..Clippers shot (34%) from floor…only 4-3 point baskets

Lakers-Atlanta Hawks-Friday

Lakers..Report ownership has told front office..’Do Not Trade any #1 picks”
Lakers..G-Troy Brown-quad injury

Spurs..Lose C-Devin Vassell-4W-knee surgery
Pistons..C-Marvin Bagley-out 6W-hand surgery

Boston-San Antonio..TRADE-Celtics deal C-Noah Vonleah for #2 pick
Toronto..Former 1st round pick Bruno Caboclo-signs in Germany

Boston..G-Marcus Smart-fined 35,000 for abuse of officials

Gulls-at-Milwaukee….San Diego plays Friday-Saturday games on Admirals ice

Kings-Boston Bruins…Bruins Trent Frederic scored 2-goals in 3rd period…Boston led (4-2) at Press Time…Thursday game

Ducks-San Jose..Friday game
Kings-Las Vegas..Saturday game
Ducks-Boston..Sunday game

Ducks..Send D-Nathan Beaulieu to Gulls on rehab assignment
Gulls..Send F-Blake McLaughin to Tulsa-ECHL..was scoreless in 35G

Devils..Activate F-Ondrej Palat from IR-coming off groin surgery
Winnipeg..Activate D-Nate Schmidt..F-Blake Wheeler..D-Nik Ehlers from IR
Kings..sign FA-D-Ty Goulborne-ex Flyers..sent to Ontario AHL


Soccer….English Premier League
..Manchester City-W-Everton..Mahrez comes off bench score 78′ for win

Everton…Graham Potter teams crashes into 10th place in EPL standings

Team USA..Greg Berhalter…says his ‘heart aches’…says it was ‘my wife’s story to tell and she elected not to’ about domestic abuse incident 31-years ago…Story was leaked by mother of young forward Gio Reyna about kicking incident when Berhalter was a player at North Carolina in 1991

Sentry TofC-Hawaii
64…Jon Rahm-Colin Morikawa shoot 9-under to share lead
65..T Kim
66..Scott Scheffler  in large group

Formula 1…Michael Andretti-negotiating with GMC-Cadillac to join them in F-1 racing as they unveil new racing team.

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