Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on November 30th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers-L-Bills (27-17)…Chargers dig hole-trailing by 18-points, try to rally in second half….Throw critical 4th quarter interception into double coverage, fail on 4th down call at midfield…fail on 3-plays from 5-yard line at end of game….Chargers just (3-16) on 3rd down conversations…Bolts missed PAT…gave up 3-long kickoff return…Bills QB-Josh Allen (157P-32R)…Bills ran for (172Y) in win…QB-Justin Herbert (316P-TD)…RB-Austin Ekeler (11R-85Y) in return from IR..had (129APY) for Bolts…..Chargers hurt by 3-big personal foul penalties…major pass interference penalty..Coach Anthony Lynn… 4-issues with clock management…use of timeouts…4th down calls….Chargers wasted tremendous day by DE-Joey Bosa (2-Sacks-4 Tackles for Loss-Forced Fumble)….Bolts now (3-8) on season.

Chargers..Activate RB-Austin Ekeler from IR-list
Chargers..Place LB-Melvin Ingram on IR-list-knee issues

Chargers..DE-Joey Bosa fined 15,000 for two hits on Jets QB-Joe Flacco last week.

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(Scoreboard)

Chiefs-W-Tampa Bay (27-24)..QB-Patrick Mahomes (462P-3TD) was (37-for-49) passing…WR-Tyreek Hill (13R-262Y-3TD including 75-yarder..Tom Brady (345P-3TD-2Int) in loss…2-teams combined (960Y) offense..Chiefs (10-1)

Colts-L-Titans..(45-26)..RB-Derrick Henry (178R-3TD)…WR-AJ Brown 42TD-Kick Return-69Y-TD catch..QB-Ryan Tannehill (221P-TD)..Titans now (8-3)..Colts (7-4)

Patriots-W-Arizona (20-17)…Nick Folk 50Y-FG final play..Cam Newton (84P-46R-2Int-3 sacks) for New England..Kyler Murray (170P) in loss..Patriots (5-6)..Arizona (6-5)

Vikings-W-Carolina..(28-27)..Kirk Cousins TD pass (:46) left…Cousins (307P-3TD)..WR-Justin Jefferson 2TD…Teddy Bridgewater (267P) in loss..Panthers S-Jeremy Chinn scores 2-TDs in (:08) on fumble recovery returns..Vikings (5-6)

Browns-W-Jaguars..(27-25)..Nick Chubb-Kareem Hunt combine (206R)…Baker Mayfield (250P)…Mike Gleenon (235P-2TD)…Browns (8-3)…Jaguars lost 10-in row.

Giants-W-Bengals..(19-17)..K-Grahame Gano 4FGs..QB-Daniel Jones (213P)..Giants defense 2-fumble recoveries..KR-Brandon Wilson 103Y-KR-TD for Cincinnati.

Miami-W-Jets (20-3)…Ryan Fitzpatrick (257P-2TD)…Defense 3-sacks 2-picks…QB-Sam Darnold (197P-2Int)…..Miami (7-4)..Jets (0-11)

Raiders-L-Atlanta..(43-6)…Falcons defense 5-takeaways-5-sacks..K-Young Koo 4FGs for Atlanta….QB-Derek Carr (Int-3Fumbles-5 sacks) in ugly loss..Raiders fall to (6-5)

Saints-W-Broncos..(31-3)..RB-Latavius Murray (124R)…Saints (229R)…Defense 2-interceptins..Denver-played without any of its quarterbacks….Converted WR-Kendall Hinton (1-9) passing for 13-yards…Broncos had just (112Y) offense…QB-Drew Lock texted apology for ‘carelessness’ in getting exposed to virus in team meeting room.

Rams-L-49ers..(23-20)…Robbie Gould 42FG (:92)…DT-Javon Kinlaw 27-TD- Interception…Niners defense 4-takeaways..2-sacks…QB-Nick Mullens (232P)…WR-Deebo Samuel (11R-133) in win…QB-Jared Goff (198P)-3 turnovers in loss..Game had 7-turnovers.

Packers-Bears..Green Bay led (27-10) at halftime..press time…QB-Aaron Rodgers 3-TD passes…LB-Preston Smith returns fumble for another TD…Packers seeking to go (8-3)

Seahawks-Eagles..Monday Night Football…Jalen Hurts may replace Carson Wentz as QB…Wentz has (14-Int..10Fum..40-Sacks and 70-QB rating)…Seattle averaging (400YPG) on offense…QB-Russell Wilson (3353APY-31TD) on season.

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(NFL Teams)

Denver…Broncos upset at NFL League office for refusing to move Sunday game to Tuesday to give team chance to get 3-QBs off the Covid list with negative tests.

Denver…NFL ordered QBs-Drew Lock-and backups onto Covid list after backup QB-Jeff Driskel tested positive for virus…The 3-other QBs violated protocols not wearing masks in team meeting rooms with Driskel and were exposed

Denver..NFL rejected request the team be allowed to sign and suitup an assistant coach who works with QBs and knows offense.  Denver called up WR-Kendall Hinton from taxi squad to play,,,a former QB-Wake Forest…

49ers…Santa Clara County orders team to shutdown practice facility and bans it from playing home games for 3-weeks because of virus outbreak in the county..Facility shutdown at 12:01am on Monday…Niners reportedly negotiating to move home games to Glendale Stadium-Arizona and to use those facilities to practice for next 3-weeks….Team also contacted Raiders about renting their preseason facility and team hotel to do game prep.

NFL..Fines New Orleans Saints 500,000-for violations of Covid-Lockeroom rules.

NFL..Fines New England 350,000 for violations involving CamNewton.

NFL…Orders all team facilities shutdown on Monday-Tuesday to protect players from further outbreaks of virus.

Lions..Fire Coach Matt Patricia and GM-Bob Quinn..Patricia was (13-29) as head coach…Off Coor-Darrell Bevell will be interim coach

Jaguars..Fire GM-Dave Caldwell after team loses 10th game in a row on Sunday..Team was (39-86) under his leadership over 10-years.

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(Injuries)

Ravens..DE-Matt Judon..TE-Mark Andrews..WR-Willie Snead placed on Covid-IR list with tests..8-days in a row Baltimore players have positive tests…Ravens now have 23-players on Covid IR.

Steelers..RB-James Connor..DT-Stephon Tuitt placed on Covid-IR list…Special teams coach tests positive also.

Colts..DT-DeForest Buckner..RB-Jon Taylor placed on Covid list
Arizona..WR-Larry Fitzgerald tests positive
Saints..OG-Terron Armstead on Covid IR- fails test
Browns..5-players test positive in 3-day span
Raiders..Coach Kirby Wilson tests positive
Rams..S-Tyreeqh McGhee on Covid IR list
49ers..OG-Tom Compton on Covid IR

Giants..Lose QB-Daniel Jones-possible torn hamstring..Sunday
Colts..Lose OT-Anthony Constanzo-knee injury-Sunday
Broncos..RB-Philip Lindsey-knee injury..S-Bryce Callahan foot

Eagles..IR-OG-Lane Johnson-ankle

Steelers..IR-RB-Trey Edmonds-hamstring
Bucs..IR-OC-AQ Shipley-neck
Bills..IR-OG-Cody Ford-knee..WR-John Brown-ankle
Lions..IR-CB-Desmond Trufant-hamstring
Cardinals..IR-LB-Josh Mauro-TE-Darrell Daniels-knee
Jaguars..IR-OG-Andrew Norwell-shoulder
Patriots..IR-OT-Isaiah Wynn-knee
Jets..IR-LB-Pat Onwausou-knee
Raiders..IR-LB-Takk McKinley-concussion
Colts..C-Ryan Kelly-neck

Falcons..RB-Todd Gurley-knee issues resurface

49ers..Activate CB-Richard Sherman..WR-Deebo Samuel..RB-Raheem Mostert from IR list.
Seattle..Activate RB-Rashad Penny from IR list
Raiders..Activate DE-Cle Ferrell..OT-Trent Brown from Covid IR

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(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Activate WR-Dez Bryant
Bengals..Sign FA-QB-Kevin Hogan-ex 49eres-Washington
49ers..Sign FA-WR-Jordan Matthews-ex Eagles
Broncos..Sign OT-Grant Bolles (4Y-68M)
Chiefs..Release S-Tedric Thompson
Bucs..Activate QB-Reid Sinnett from taxi squad-ex USD
New England..S-Michael Pinkney-suspended 6G-PED violations

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(College Football)

Aztecs-L-Colorado (20-10),,Buffs RB-Jared Broussard (124R)….CU defense 4-sacks..11-tackles for loss…hold SDSU (4-17) on 3rd downs…SDSU 8-series-3 and outss…Buffs had (82-59) edge on snaps…CU (37-22) minutes Time of Possession….SDSU falls to (3-3) likely out of bowl run now….SDSU (76Y-Rushing-79Y-Passing) 2-missed field goals..had 57Y-TD Interception from Darren Hall.

Aztecs…Director of Athletics JD Wicker confimed SDSU was paid 250,000 to play at Colorado…instead of pushing for a Mountain West Conference game…Loss likely knocks SDSU out of bowl berth.

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(Mountain West Conference)

Wyoming-W-UNLV (45-14)..RB-Trey Smith (164R)..Cowboys (399R)..Rebels now (0-5) under new coach Marcus Arroyo.

Utah State-W-New Mexico (41-27)..QB-Adam Peaseley (239P-118R)…Lobos now (0-5)

Hawaii-W-Nevada (24-21)..Rainbows QB-Chevian Cordero (239P-118R)…Held Wolfpack QB-Carson Strong (166P)..RB-Toa Taua (131R)

Boise State-San Jose State…Cancelled by Virus.

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(PAC-12)

UCLA-W-Arizona (27-10)..Rb-Demetric Felton (206R-2TD)…Bruins defense 2-Int…Wildcats lost QB-Grant Gunnell on first play of game.

USC-Colorado…Cancelled by Trojans positive Covid tests

Washington-W-Utah (24-21)..QB-Dylan Morris (272P-3TD)…Huskies rallied from (21-0) deficit..Utes QB Jake Bentley (144P-TD-2 Int)

Oregon-L-Oregon State (41-38)..Beavers RB-Jermar Jefferson (226R)…Oregon State piles up (532Y) offense in winning Civil War Game.

Stanford-W-Cal (24-23)…QB-Davis Mills (205P)..Cardinal defense 2-fumble recoveries.

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(Top ranked teams)

1-Alabama-W-Auburn..Tide QB-Mac Jones (302P-5TD)
2-Notre Dame-W-North Carolina..QB-Ian Book (279P-TD)
3-Clemson-W-Pitt..QB-Trevor Lawrence (403P-2TD)
4-Ohio State-Illinois..Cancelled by outbreak Buckeyes program
5-Texas AM-W-LSU..RB-Ike Spiller (141R)

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(College Notes)

U-Buffalo..RB-Jaret Patterson (408R-8TD) in win over Kent State
Minnesota..Gophers confirm 40-positive tests in last two weeks
USC..3-positive tests..17 players in quarantine
Ohio State..Head coach Ryan Day tests positive
Ohio University…Longtime Assistant coach Bob Kappes passes away (82Y)…worked in Bobcats program from 1958-1993.

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…………….(Baseball)…………..

Padres…Make contact with FA-Cardinals C-Yadier Molina (38Y)…been with St Louis 17-years…hit (.262-17HR)…Is asking (2Y-40M)

Padres…P-Garrett Richards  given contract offer by Toronto Blue Jays

Padres..OF-Tommy Pham files lawsuit against Pacers Strip Club for stab wounds suffered in fight in parking lot at end of season..Charges that club security escalated fight in parking lot.

Angels..Open contract talks with FA-C-Yadier Molina
Angels..Make contact with FA-P-Dan Strailey..(2.50-ERA) with Lotte Giants in Korea.

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(MLB)

Phillies…Teams says it lost 145M-last year…will not be able to re-sign FA-C-JT Realmuto…Phillies laid off 80% of office staff this weekend.

Phillies…Interview Dodgers Exec Josh Byrnes for vacant GM job
Phillies…Interview Mike Hill-ex Marlins..for President Baseball Ops
Cubs..Former President Theo Epstien turns down interview-Phillies

Fresno Grizzlies…MLB tells ownership it must leave AAA-Pacific Coast League and move to Class A-California League as part of realignment…Lost working agreement with Washington Nationals…Fresno has had minor league baseball since 1941.

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(Roster Moves)

Yakult Swallows-Japan…Sign FA-OF-Jose Osuna-ex Pirates..FA-P-Cy Sneed-ex Astros

Texas..Open negotiations with FA-SS-Ha Kim-hit 30HRs-Korea

Mel Rojas-Junior..Triple Crown winner Korea wants to return to MLB…hit (.349-47HR-135RBI) in MVP sason with KT Wiz.

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………………(Basketball)…………….

Aztecs…off to (2-0) start after impressive wins overt UCLA-and-UC Irvine.
Aztecs..Schedule non conference games with St Katherine’s College…San Diego Christian on 12/2 and 12/4…replacing Colorado State in schedule…Both NAIA schools

Aztecs-W-UCI (77-58)…SDSU force 25-turnovers…Keshad Johnson scores (14P) in best outing…SDSU hit 13-3’s.

UCLA-W-Pepperdine (107-98) in 3OT…Chris Smith (26P) in Bruins win.

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(NBA)

Boston-Charlotte…Completes sign and trade deal..Boston deals F-Gordon Hayward and #2-#2 picks to Hornets for #2-pick and a NBA record (28.7M) trade exception underneath salary cap.

Lakers-Clippers…NBA schedules them to open Preseason schedule 12/11

NBA…Teams open training camps on Tuesday….Issues 134-page Covid Protocols…Teams allowed to have 4-players and 4-coaches on floor at a time for conditioning…no scrimmaging…testing each day in split squad workouts.

Houston-NY Knicks…Sign and Trade deal…Rockets send G-Austin Rivers to Knicks for rights to 4-European players.

76ers..Sign FA-F-Justin Anderson-ex Brooklyn.
Bucks..Sign FA-G-Treveron Graham-ex Atlanta Hawks

Knicks..Sign FA-G-Michael Kidd-Gilchrtist..ex Charlotte-Dallas

Cavs..Sign FA-C-Thon Maker-ex Dallas
Kings..Sign FA-F-Frank Kaminsky-ex Suns
Magic..Sign F-Robert Franks..averaged 17PPG in G-League
Kings..Sign FA-F-Vince Edwards-ex Houston

Utah-Cavs..Jazz trade G-Rayjon Tucker to Cavs for #2 pick
Lakers..Open FA-talks with F-Glenn Robinson III-ex Philadelphia

Toronto..#1-pick Malachi Flynn signs (4Y-10M) contract with Raptors

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……….(Hockey)………..

NHL…Considering teams to have a 20-man taxi squad of minor leaguers ..in addition to 23-man active roster..since AHL-minor league season won’t open till February…would also give teams protection in case of Covid outbreaks.

Vancouver..Veteran F-Michael Ferlund-not cleared for camp with concussion syndrome.

San Jose..Likely forced to move training camp out of Santa Clara County because of shutdown…Closure of all facilities could be till December 20th.

Colorado..Sign FA-F-Liam O’Brien-ex Washington
Buffalo..F-Eric Cornel signs to play in Germany..ex #2-draft pick.

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…………..(General)…………….

English Premier League..
..Manchester City-W-Burnley…Riyad Mahrez 3-goals in 5-0 win
..Liverpool-Tie-Brighton..Pascal Gros scores on penalty shot for tie
..Leeds-W-Everton…Raphinka scores in 79′ for upset win
..Newcastle-W-Crystal Palace..United scores in 88-90′ for win
..Sheffield-L-West Brom..Gallagher Conor scores game winner
..Manchester United-W-Southampton..Edinson Canavi 2-goals for Man U
..Hot Spur-Tie-Chelsea..0-0 tie..Tottenham moves into first place
..Arsenal-L-Wolverhampton..Pedtro Neto scores on rebound shot…Wolves Raul Jiminez taken to hospital with head injury-concussion

..Monday Games..Leicester-vs-Fulham..West Ham-vs-Aston Villa.

Formula 1….Team Haas drivers Romain Grosjean escapes death when his car clips tires on lst lap and flies into barrier splitting in half and exploding in flames…Grosjean trapped in cockpit for 10-seconds escapes with only minor burns on hands…Was going 125mph at time of hit….Cockpit halo saved his life.
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