Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on October 12th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(Football)…………..

(NFL)

NFL…Shuts down Patriots facilities and Titans building for 2nd time in two weeks after additional positive tests…..4th New England player tests positive…another Tennessee staff member tests positive-bringing to 24-tests in last 2-weeks…

NFL..Postpones Patriots-Broncos-Monday game…Postpones Titans-Bills game till Tuesday.

New England…Co-Captain Jason McCourty criticizes NFL and Union saying players do not trust their leadership in dealing with virus issues….Want teams to move into Quarantine Hotels in each city

Kansas City..Assistant strength coach tests positive
Chicago..Taxi squad player tests positive.
Jets…Say 1-player had a false positive test

NFL-Union meet to exchange ideas how to rearrange schedule…adding an 18th week to schedule for makeup games, but concern how it impacts playoff bound teams.

NFL…says it will hand out 100,000-fine to any coach who removes his mask to argue with official on field.

Atlanta…Owner Arthur Blank fires GM-Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn in wake of (0-5) start….Team has gone (14-23) in last two and half years.

Detroit..Lions reportedly laying off as many as 100-of-300 fulltime employees.

Ryan Leaf…Former Chargers QB-placed on 3Y-probation for domestic abuse incident in Palm Springs earlier in year…sent to counseling for one full year…Leaf had served prison time for drug abuse and theft of medications.

Rams..S-Jalen Ramsey fined 15,000 for postgame fight with Giants WR-Golden Tate over a family dispute

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(Scoreboard)

Chargers-New Orleans…Monday Night Football….Justin Herbert-vs-Drew Brees.

Patriots-Denver…postponed
Bills-Titans..still scheduled for Tuesday

Chiefs-L-Raiders (40-32)..Raiders end 7-year losing streak at Arrowhead..throws 52-72Y TD passes…Carr throws (347Y-3TD)….Raiders (489-414) edge on offense….Raiders had big plays of 42-43-59-72….Raiders defense had interception…3-sacks…14-pressures of Patrick Mahomes (340P-2TD)…Chiefs had 2-TDs called back by penalites…KC 13-game win streak snapped with loss…

Steelers-W-Eagles (38-29)…Ben Roethlisberger (239P-3TD…WR-Chase Claypool 4TDs on day for Pittsburgh…Steelers defense 2-Itn-5QB sacks…Pittsburgh now (4-0)..

Colts-L-Browns..(32-23)…Cleveland safety Ron Harrison (47Y-TD) interception…Philip Rivers takes safety-throws another interception in back to back possessions in 4th quarter…Baker Mayfield (247P-2TD) in win…Rivers (243P-0TD) in loss

Rams-W-Washington (30-10)..Rams WR-Robert Woods 56Y-TD catch..QB-Jared Goff (309P-2TD)…Rams defense 8-sacks…..QB-Kyle Allen knocked out of game…Alex Smith plays first game since breaking leg two years ago..took 6-sacks..was (9-17)..

Vikings-L-Seahawks (27-26)…Russell Wilson drove Seattle 94-yards for game winning TD…6Y-TD pass to DK Metcalf capping furious comeback for win….Vikings led 13-0…Seattle scored 3TDs in 3rd quarter….Minnesota rallied back to take lead…Minnesota had chance to seal game with field goal-but went for it on 4th and one…but failed…Seattle then drove length of field for win…Vikings ran 84-plays to 54-for Seattle…Kirk Cousins (239P)…RB-Alex Mattison (112R) off the bench for injured Dalvin Cook…Seattle (5-0) ..

49ers-L-Miami (43-17)….Ryan Fitzpatrick (350P-3TD)…Jason Sanders 5FGs in win….Dolphins defense 5-sacks-2 picks…Niners bench Jim Garoppolo -QBs had just (128P) in loss..

Dallas-W-Giants (37-34)..Greg Zeurlein 34FG (:03) left..had 3FGs in win…Michael Gallup caught 2-deep sideline passes to set up game winning kick…Cowboys lose QB-Dak Prescott-possible dislocated ankle-taken to hospital…Andy Dalton (111P)coming off bench…Giants QB-Daniel Jones (222P) in loss…Cowboys snap 3-game losing streak…Giants now (0-5)

Arizona-W-Jets (30-10)…QB-Kyler Murray (380P-TD-Int)…WR-DeAndre Hopkins (8R-131Y)..Joe Flacco (195P) in loss…Jets (0-5)..

Bengals-L-Ravens (27-3)…Baltimore defense buries QB-Joe Burrow..7-sacks.Interception..Fumble Recovery…hold Burrow (183P)…QB-Lamar Jackson (180P) in win…

Texans-W-Jaguars 30-14)..QB-Deshaun Watson (359P-3TD-2Int…WR-Brandin Cooks (8R-161Y)…Gardner Minshew (301P-2TD) in loss…Houston (1-4)..

Carolina-W-Atlanta (23-16)..QB-Ted Bridgewater (313P-2TD)..Matt Ryan (236P-0TD-2Int)…Todd Gurley (121R) in loss…Falcons (0-5)..

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(Roster Moves)

Washington…Reports team will attempt to trade QB-Dwayne Haskins-demoted to 3rd on depth chart…Source ‘not student of game’….’owner drafted him-not coaches’.

Raiders..Workout LB-Mychal Kendricks-ex Seattle-Eagles

Cowboys..Activate CB-Anthony Brown from IR.

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(Injuries)

Cowboys..QB-Dak Prescott-possible dislocated ankle
Cowboys..DT-Tristan Hill-sprained knee
Cowboys…Surgery-OT-Tyron Smith-neck issue-gone for year
Cowboys..IR-C-Joe Looney-knee

Vikings..RB-Dalvin Cook-groin injury
Arizona..DE-Chandler Jones-torn bicep
Bengals..DT-DJ Reader-torn quad

Chiefs..OG-Kenechi Osemle-torn tendons both knees
Chiefs..WR-Sammy Watkins-hamstring
Washington..QB-Kyle Allen-concussion

Bucs..IR-DT-Vita Vea-broken leg

Colts..OF-Anthony Constanzo-ribs
Colts..LB-Darius Leonard-knee

Jaguars..DT-Josh Allen-knee
Miami..IR-OT-Austin Jackson-foot
Giants..IR-LB-Osham Ximines-shoulder
Redskins..IR-WR-Steven Sims-toe
Ravens..Quarantine DE-Derek Wolfe-exposed to virus
Bears..OG-James Daniels-torn pectoral muscle
Browns..S-Karl Joseph-hamstring

Jets..Activate RB-Le’Veon Bell from IR

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Closed scrimmage in Carson…equal snaps to QB-Carson Baker and Georgia Tech transfer Marcus Johnson…Nebraska transfer RB-Greg Bell pushing for playing time….Coach Brady Hoke says he will make decision on starting QB-Wednesday.

Kansas..Coach Les Miles-tests positive for covid
Baylor..Shuts down team workouts-covid tests

Mississippi State…Bench QB-KJ Costello-4 intereptions in loss-Kentucky

(Scoreboard)

1-Clemson-W-Miami..QB-Trevor Lawrence (292P-3TD)..RB-Travis Etienne (129R) in (42-17) win

2-Alabama-W-Ole Miss..Sooners defense 3-takeaways (63-48) win..RB-Najee Harris (206R)..QB-Mac Jones (412P)

3-Georgia-W-Tennessee…QB-Stetson Bennett (238P-2TD)

4-Florida-L-Texas AM..Aggies QB-Kellen Mond (388P-3TD)..Aggies (543Y) offense in upset win over Gators

5-Notre Dame-W-Florida State..Irish RB-Kylen Williams (185R-2TD)

Oklahoma-W-Texas..Sooners defense 3-takeaways

LSU-L-Missouri…Mizzou (536Y) offense..Tigers QB-Miles Brennan (430P-4TD)…LSU second loss in 3 weeks.

North Carolina-W-Virginia Tech…Hokies give up (686Y) offense in loss

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……………(Basketball)………………..

Lakers-W-Miami (106-93),,,Lakers win 17th championship…LeBron James (28P)..Anthony Davis (19P)….Rajon Rondo 18P off bench…Kantavious Pople (17P)…..Lakers shot 67% in first half….built a 31-point lead and coasted….put clamps on Heat star Jimmy Butler holding him to 5-baskets in 45-minutes….Lakers first title since Jeannie Buss took over operation of franchise 6-years ago………Lakers tie Boston Celtics for most NBA titles…

Lakers-Miami…NBA TV ratings plunge..(5.9M) viewers-lowest since 1984.

China CCTV Network…Ends year long feud with NBA…televises Lakers 5th-6th games of series

Clippers….Interview Mike Brown-2nd time…former head coach Cleveland-Lakers..current assistant Golden State.

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………………(Baseball)……………..

(Playoffs)

Tampa Bay-W-Houston (2-1)…Blake Snell gave up 1st inning run…then Rays starter and 4-relievers threw 8-shutout innings…Mike Zunino with RBI single…Rays win first game of series at Petco Park….Game 1-ALCS….

Dodgers-vs-Atlanta…Game 1-NLCS-Monday….Walker Beuhler-vs-Max Fried.
Tampa Bay-Houston..Game 2-ALCS

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(Teams)

Padres…OF-Abraham Amonte-opts out of contract for free agency
Padres…Medical exam P-Mike Clevinger-determine needs elbow surgery

Phillies..P-Adam Morgan-elbow surgery.

Washington..Fire hitting coach Kevin Long..bench coach Chip Hale

MLB..Jim Solomon-assistant to Commissioner Bud Selig-passes (61Y)…created the “Futures Game” concept.

Yankees..Mourn passing of Whitey Ford (91Y)…”Chairman of the Board”….(236-106) record…pitched in 10-World Series…had 33-shutout innings in row in World Series…had 24-25 win seasons…

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………………(Hockey)………………….

(NHL)…Opening weekend free agency…87-players move…22-trades

Buffalo…Sign FA-C-Taylor Hall-Arizona…(1Y-8M) deal
Calgary..Sign FA-D-Chris Tanev..G-Jakob Markstrom-ex Vancouver
NJ Devils..Sign FA-G-Corey Crawford-ex Blackhawks
Blues..Sign FA-D-Torrey Krug-ex Bruins..G-Jon Gillies-ex Flames

Toronto..Sign FA-D-TJ Brodie-ex Calgary..D-Zach Bogosian-ex Tampa..LW-Wayne Simmonds-ex Flyers..LW-Jimmy Vesey-ex Rangers

Vancouver..Sign FA-G-Braden Holtby-ex Washington
Minnesota..Sign FA-G-Cam Talbot-ex Calgary
Washington..Sign FA-G-Henrik Lundqvist-ex Rangers
Rangers..Sign FA-D-Jack Johnson-ex Penguins
Ducks..Sign FA-D-Kevin Shattenkirk-ex Tampa Bay
Ducks..Sign FA-LW-Maxim Golod-Erie Otters-AHL
Detroit..Sign FA-G-Kevin Boyle-ex Ducks-Gulls..G-Thomas Griess-ex NYI

Penguins-Ottawa…Pittsburgh deals G-Matt Murray to Senators
Las Vegas-Winnipeg…Knights trade F-Paul Stasny to Jets
Rangers-Kings..NY ships former #1-pick Lias Andersson to LA

NHL Free Agents…top unsigned players….
..Alex Pietrangleo-D-St Louis Blues
..Mike Hoffman-C-Florida Panthers

Winnipeg…Doctors tell Jets F-Bryan Little not to play in 2021-aftermatch of bad head injury suffered last year.

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……………..(General)……………

French Open…Rafael Nadal runs Novak Djokovic off the court with (6-0)..(6-2) (7-5) straight sets win…Nadal wins 14th French Open and 20th Grand Slam.

NASCAR…Charlotte 400-Roval-Road Race…

German Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton gets lead 13th lap-runs away from field…(:05) win over Max Verstappen…Hamilton 91st career win.

NASCAR…Clint Bowyer announces retirement after 15-years racing

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