Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on October 21st, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(FOOTBALL)…………….

Chargers-L-Titans (23-20)…RB-Melvin Gordon fails to score on 3-stright carries on the goal-line, fumbles on final play at 1-yard line (:15) left as Titans survive comeback….Chargers thought they had scored twice in final (:44) but instant replay showed Austin Ekeler down at the 1-yard line…then Gordon fumbling on his final carry….Titans survived despite poor coaching calls by their staff-allowing Philip Rivers to throw big passes on the final 2-posseaions that put the Bolts back in the game….Rivers threw for (329P-2TD) in loss…but Chargers  run game had (21C-39Y) in devastating setback…..Titans QB-Ryan Tannehill (312P2TD)…RB-Derrick Henry (90Y) rushing….RB-Austin Ekeler (7R-118) receiving….TE-Hunter Henry (6R-97)…Titans piled up (403Y) offense..Tennessee’s moribund offense had 16-plays of 10Y or more in game…..

..Chargers were outgunned (216-Y) yards in a 7-possession series from late 2nd quarter into midway thru the 45th quarter
..CB-Casey Hawyard  gave up 4-passes
..CB-Michael Davis gave up TD pass and 3-completions
..LB-Denzel Perryman gave up TD pass-took penalty.
..DE-Joey Bosa 2-sacks-2 pressures
..OG-Forrest Lamp leaves with ankle injury
..Titans had 75-85 yard scoring drives in 2nd half
..Bolts had 12-play 96Y-drive…and 12-play drive early in game..
..Coach Anthony Lynn..’We don’t deserve to win if we can’t gain 1-yard at the goal line”

Chargers…Elect not to activate OT-Russell Okung from NFI-Illness list after just 2-practices…Will go thru another week of workouts…Bolts have 3-weeks-21-days to decide whether to activate him.

Chargers..DTs-Brandon Mebane-Justin Jones both inactive for Sunday’s game with injuries.

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(Scoreboard)

Rams-W-Atlanta (37-10)..QB-Jared Goff (268P-2TD)..Rams defense 5-sacks-2-fumbless recovered..Falcons QB-Matt Ryan (159P) Interception…2-fumbles…5-sacks……..LA (4-3)…Falcons (1-6)

Buffalo-W-Miami…Micah Hyde 45Y-TD with onside kick recovery..QB-Josh Allen (202P-32R) in win….Ryan Fitzpatrick (282P) in loss..Bills (5-1)..Dolphins (0-6)

Jaguars-W-Bengals (27-10)…RB-Leonard Fournette (131R)…QB-Gardner Minshew (155P)….Jags defense 3-interceptions-fumble recovery-2-sacks….QB-Andy Dalton (276P) in loss……Jacksonville (3-4)…Cincinnati (0-7)

Vikings-W-Lions (42-30)…QB-Kirk Cousins (337P-4TD)….RB-Dalvin Cook (142R-2TD)….WR-Stefon Diggs (7R-142Y)…..QB-Matthew Stafford (364P-4TD)…WR-Danny Amendola (8R-105) in loss…..Minnesota (5-2)..Detroit (2-3-1)

Raiders-L-Green Bay..(42-24)…QB-Aaron Rodgers (425P-5TD)..WR-Marcus Scantling 75Y-TD-reception…QB-Derek Carr (293P-2TD)…RB-Josh Jacobs (124R)….TE-Darren Walleer (7R-176Y) in loss…..Oakland (3-3)…Packers (6-1)

Houston-L-Colts (30-23)…QB-Jacoby Brissett (326P-4TD)..TE-Zach Pascal (6R-106Y)..QB-Deshaun Watson (308P-1TD-2 Inc-3 sacks) in loss……Texans (4-3)…Indy (4-2)

Arizona-W-Giants (27-21)….RB-Chase Edmonds (126R-3TD)…QB-Kyler Murray (104P)….QB-Daniel Jones (228P-TD-Int-2 Fumbles-8 sacks)……Cardinals (3-3-1)…NY (2-5)

49ers-W-Redskins (9-0)…Robbie Gould 3-FGs in rain…QB-Jim Garoppolo (151P)….QB-Case Keenum (77P)-3 sacks….Redkskins run just 41-plays-154Y offense…..SF (6-0)..Washington (1-6)

New Orleans-W-Chicago (36-25)…QB-Teddy Bridgewater (281P-2TD)…RB-Latavius Murray (119R)…..QB-Mitch Trubisky (251P-2TD)…..Bears RBs (7C-17Y)…..Saints outgain Chicago 424-252)…….Saints (6-1)…Bears (3-3)

Ravens-W-Seattle (30-16)…QB-Lamar Jackson (143P-116R) outdoes Russell Wilson(241P-27R-TD-Int)…..Ravens CB-Marcus Peters 57-TD-Interception…Baltimore (5-2)..Seattle (5-2)

Eagles-L-Cowboys (37-10)…Cowboys defense 3-fumble recoveries-1 Interception….RB-Ezekiel Elliott (111P)…QB-Dake Prescott 2TD passes…Tavon Austin 20Y-TD run……Dallas (3-3)…Phila (3-3)…Tavon Austin 20Y-TD run…Dak Prescott 2-short TD passes…(279P)…

Patriots-Jets…Monday night football…New England (6-0) with top rated defense…Jets (1-4)-Sam Darnold coming off (338P) day in return from illness.

Bye Week..Browns-Steelers-Bucs-Carolina

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(Teams)

Rams..NFL fines LB-Clay Matthews (12,500) for twitter criticism of refs
Browns..NFL fines QB-Baker Mayfield (12,500) for same criticism
Arizona..Activate CB-Patrick Peterson from Suspended List
Seattle..Activate DT-Jarron Reed from suspended list

Bengals..Suspend OT-Cordy Glenn-1 game-fight with OL coach
Bengals..NFL suspends OT-Rod Taylor-10G-failed drug test
Jets..OG-Kelechi Osemele refuses to take pain killers to practice-file grievance

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(Roster Moves)

Dallas..Reject overtures to meet with FA-WR-Antonio Brown-ex Patriots
Arizona..Reject 3-trade offers for CB-Patrick Peterson

Chiefs..In house meeting to discuss possible trade to acquire QB as insurance policy for injured QB-Patrick Mahomes…Names possibly available include Eli Manning-Giants..Marcus Mariota-Tennessee..Ryan Fitzpatrick-Miami

Bengals..Sign FA-RB-Sam Perijne-ex Redskins
Lions..Sign FA-RB-Paul Perkins-ex Giants
Lions..Workout FA-RB-Jeremy Hill-ex Bengals
Chiefs..Sign FA-DT-Mike Pennell-ex Packers..
Chiefs..Release DT-Terrel McClain
Titans..Release DE-Brent Urban.

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(Injuries)

Chiefs..Seek 2nd medical opinion on dislocated kneecap-QB-Patrick Mahomes
..Initial MRI showed no bone damage-no tendon-ligament damage

Atlanta..QB-Matt Ryan-MRI on Monday on injured ankle
Saints..CB-Patrick Robinson-hamstring
Ravens…LB-Pernell McPhee-forearm
Vikings..WR-Adam Thielen-hamstring
Cowboys..LB-Logan Dander Esch-neck injury

Atlanta..CB-Desmond Trufant-calf
Broncos..Activate QB-Drew Lock from IR

Broncos..Activate TE-Jake Butt from IR
Packers..WR-Davante Adams missed 3rd game in row-turf toe
Jaguars..QB-Nick Foles to return to practice on Wednesday-broken collarbone
Minnesota..TE-David Morgan-knee
Patriots..WR-Josh Gordon-knee-ankle
Jets..C-kRyan Kalil-shoulder
Raiders..WR-Tyrell Williams-arch
Raiders..OT-Trent Brown-calf

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(College Football)

Aztecs-W-San Jose State (27-17)..Kaegun Williams 95Y-kickoff return…RB-Chase Jasmin 50Y-TD run…SDSU (260Y) rushing….State (40:22) TOP-Spatans had ball for just (19:38)…SDSU bowl eligible (6-1).

San Diego City Council….Open hearing on Monday 11/4… to discuss the proposal by SDSU to purchase the 132-acre tract of land at SDCCU-Stadium for 68.2M…..City officials believe the 34M-cost to build the River Park and the 12M-cost to tear down the football stadium must be included in purchase price….City believes the “price” to buy the land should be at 2019-figure (104M)…not the (68.2M) the appraisers.

USD-W-Valpariso (42-17)..QB-Reid Sinnet (271P-83R)-5TDs..USD defense 4-takeaways…Toreros win 32nd straight Pioneer League games….won 36th in a row at home.

USC-W-Arizona (41-14)..QB-Kedon Slovis (242P-2sTD….RB-Kenon Christian (102R)…Trojans defense 2-takeaways….USC (4-3)..Arizona (4-3)

UCLA-W-Stanford (34-16)..RB-Josh Kelly (176R)..QB-Dorian Thompson (192P)…Bruins (2-5)…Cardinal (3-4)

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(Mountain West)

Boise State-L-BYU (28-25)..Cougars 3rd string QB-Baylor Romneh (221P-2TD)…in upset win…Broncos QB-Chase Cord (185P-2TD-2Int)..Boise (5-2) on year.

Utah State-W-Nevada (36-10)..RB-Gerald Bright (126R-2TD)..Aggies pick off 2-Malik Henry passes…USU now (4-2).

Wyoming-W-New Mexico (23-10)…RB-Xavaarina Valladay (127R)..QB-Sean Chambers (117R)…Lobos had (372Y) offense but lost..Cowboyhs now (5-2).

Air Force-W-Hawaii (56-26)..Falcons QB-Mike Schmidt (147P-120R)….Air Force (353Y) rushing…Hawaii QB-Cole McDonald (404P-3TD)…Falcons (5-2)…Hawaii (4-3).

Fresno State-W-UNLV (56-27)…QB-Jorge Reyna (230P-TD)..Bulldgos (260Y) rushing..Rebels turn ball over 5-times in loss…Fresno (3-3) record.

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(Pac 12)

Oregon-W-Washington (35-31)…QB-Justn Herbert (280P-4TD)…Huskies QB-Jacob Eason (289P-3TD)..RB-Sal Ahmed (140R) in loss…Ducks (6-1)…UW (5-3)

Utah-W-Arizona State (21-3)..Utes defense holds Devils QB-Jaden Daniels (4-18) 25Y passing…Utes defense interception-fumble recovery-3 sacks…Utah QB-Tyler Huntley (171P)…Utah (6-1)…Sun Devils (5-2)

Cal-L-Oregon State (21-17)…QB-Jake Luton (174P-2TD) in upset win….Bears drop (4-3)..Beavers (3-4).

Washington State-W-Colorado (41-10)..QB-Anthony Gordon (369P-4TD)…Cougars 2-interceptions Steve Montez….Cougars snap 3-game losing streak-now (4-3)

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(College Notes)

Alabama..QB-Tua Tagovailoa-surgery on Sunday for minor ankle injury
Florida Atlantic…Coach Lane Tiffin-fined (5,000) for criticism of refs
Virginia Tech-North Carolina…Hokies in NCAA record 6-overtime game
Wyoming..Suspend Assistant Coach Willy Garza-DUI arrest
Tusla..Vote confidence coach Phil Montgomery (23-33) record.

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………..(BASEBALL)…………

World Series…Begins Tuesday-Astros-vs-Washington…Game 1-starters likely Max Scherzer-vs-Gerrit Cole.

Astros-W-Yankees..Houston wins ALCS-Saturday night…Jose Altuve 2R-HR in 9th inning off Aroldis Chapman ..Yuli Gurriel 3R-HR earlier in game.

Yankees..Slugger Aaron Judge calls New York season a failure for not getting to World Series-Yankees had 18-veteran players on DL list.

Yankees..P-CC Sabathia retiring at age 39-after dislocation left shoulder pitching…finishes career with (251W)…(3,093-strikeouts)…(3.74-ERA)

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(Teams)

Padres…Could call Monday Press Conference to name Ron Washington as manager…Report team might offer Bench coach job to Jayce Tingler-Texas also.

Giants..Ex-Manager Bruce Bochy turned down 3-opportunities to interview for managerial jobs…wants to sit out this season.

Phillies..Bring back Dusty Baker for 2nd interview for managers job.
Pirates..Interview Stubby Clapp-Cardinals coach
Mets..Interview Padres coach Skip Schumacher
Mets..Interview Tim Bogar-Nationals coach
Mets…Set up 2nd interview with Carlos Beltran-Joe Girardi-Eduardo Perez.
Cubs..Interview Houston coach Joe Espada a 2nd time on Sunday
Boston..Interview Bryan Price for vacant Pitching Coach job.
A’s..Promote Ed Sprague to Director Player Development

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(MLB)

Commissioners office proposing massive cutbacks in minor league baseball..Could eliminate 25-to-40 teams of 160-in baseball as way to cut cost.
..Cut draft to 20-rounds..Study shows 95% players taken after round 20-fail.
..Eliminate Northwest League-NY-Penn League..Appalachian League
..Eliminate Rookie League teams
..Mandate teams have 4-farm clubs-1 summer league team
..Form “Dream League” using only undrafted college-high school players
..Limit teams to 150-players under contract per organization
..Cut Pacific Coast League from 16-to-10 teams
..Expand International League to 20-tdyeams
..Cut South Atlantic League to 6-teams
..Form new Mid-Atlantic League
..Change Player Development Contracts from 2Y-to-5Y deals
..Increase Pay minor league players
..Improve travel..hotel…Stadium requirements for minor league teams.

Agent Matt Sosnick-arrested 2-days in a row on domestic abuse incidents.
Umpire Eric Cooper-passes away (52Y)…umpire for 21-years…had blood clot issue after knee surgery last week.
Cardinals…P-Carlos Martinez-should scope surgery.

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(Roster Moves)

Milwaukee…2B-Hernan Perez-opts out of contract to test free agency
Milwaukee..Sign FA-P-Deolis Guerra
Red Sox..Release P-Steven Wright
Red Sox..DFA-OF-Gorkys Hernandez
Rockies..Sign FA-P-Julian Fernandez-ex Marlins.

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(Injuries)

Braves..1B-Freddie Freeman-surgery-bone spur elbow
Phillies..OF-Jason Martin-torn labrum
Orioles..OF-DJ Stewart-microfracture ankle
Red Sox.P-Steven Wright-elbow surgery

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……..(BASKETBALL)…………

New Orleans…1st round pick Zion Williamson to miss first 2-weeks of season-knee soreness…averaged (23P-6R) in preseason.

Miami..Suspend G-Dion Waiters for opening of season-argue with coach on bench.

Toronto..Contract extension G-Paska Siakam (4Y-130M)

Charlotte..Convert F-Jalen McDaniel contract into 2-way deal allowing him to play in NBA and in G-League team this season…averaged only 1-point a game in preseason after averaging (2P) in NBA summer league.

Golden State..Release F-Alonzo McKinnie in final roster cut.

Utah…3Y-contract extension for coach Quinn Snyder.

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………….(HOCKEY)…………….

Ducks-L-Calgary (2-1)…Mikael Backlund scores 3rd period goal in Flames win…..Sunday night game……Jakob Silfverberg goal early….Anaheim off to (6-3) start under Coach Dallas Eakins.

Kings-W-Calgary (4-1)..Saturday night win…Ilya Kovalchuk-Anzi Kopitar score goals.

Kings..Callup Russian rookie F-Nik Prokhorkin from AHL
Kings..Send #1 pick-D-Tobias Bjonfort to Ontario AHL-rather than back to Sweden

Gulls-L-Stockton (5-1)…Friday night disappointing in home opener…San Diego falls to (0-4) to start AHL season..Gulls scored 6-goals in 4-games this season.

Columbus..Lose D-Ryan Murray-shoulder injury
Red Wings..F-Darren Helm fined (5,000) slash incident
Devils..F-Nico Heshier signs (7Y-51M) extension

Florida…Sign FA-C-Brian Boyle-ex NJ Devils-Nashville Predators

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…………..(GENERAL)…………

NASCAR…..Kansas 400…Chase for Championship….Denny Hamlin wins on final lap Green-White-Checkered restart with 1-lap left to stay in the points race…

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English Premier League

..Manchester United-Tie-Liverpool…Lallana scores (85′) for Liverpool to match Marcus Ashford goal….Liverpool now (8-0-1) on season..
..Manchester City-W-Crystal Palace..City scores 2-goals in (:95)
..Everton-W-West Ham…Bernard scores (73′)
..Aston Villa-W-Brigthon..Matt Turgatt game winner (94′)
..Chelsea-W-Newcastle..Marcos Alonso scores (72′)
..Leicester-W-Burnley..2-goals in come from behind win
..Hot Spur-Tie-Watford…Delli Alli scores in (86′) for Spur
..Wolverhampton-Tie-Southampton…Wolves 2-goals voided by replay
..Bournenmouth-Tie-Norwich City..Canaries end 3-match losing streak

..Sheffield-Arsenal…Monday matchup.

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