Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on December 11th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 

…(NFL Football)…

Chargers-L-Broncos (24-7)….Bolts (5-8)..Denver (7-6)..Won 6-of-7
..QB-Justin Herbert-fractured index finger right hand
..QB-Russell Wilson (224P-2TD)..
..Wilson led Broncos on 7-and-half minute drive in 4th quarter for TD
..WR-Courtland Sutton (46Y-1 handed TD catch
..Broncos defense 6-QB sacks..9-hits..11-pressures
..Broncos defense Interception-2 fumble recoveries
..Backup QB-Easton Stick (179P-2 sacks-2 fumbles
..Herbert took 4-sacks-6 hits-6 pressures before injury
..Chargers (0-12) on 3rd downs…(1-6) 4th downs

Chargers…Coach Brandon Staley:
..Justin Herbert has fractured index finger
..Fracture is knuckle joint
..May have hit a helmet or a shoulder pad on follow thru of pass
..No idea if surgery necessary..or estimation time out recovery
..We did not pass protect blitz well
..Bad combination-we lost matchups..not handle the scheme
..Easton Stick competed-got better as game went on
..We must get rest-recovery for Thursday game in Las Vegas
..4th down calls-we had momentum-kept going for them
..We have a team that is hurting..My focus on them-not my job
..Toughest stretch of my career


Bills-W-Chiefs (20-17)..Bills upset win…Buffalo (7-6)..Kansas City (8-5)
..Josh Allen (233P-TD-Int-32Y rushing)
..Patrick Mahomes (271P-TD-Int) in loss
..Chiefs game winning TD voided-Kadarius Toney off sides on a 48Y-TD lateral
..Mahomes exploded at refs after game over offside call
..Toney mistakes continue to plague him on offense-penalties-drops

Cowboys-Eagles..Dallas led (30-13) in 4th quarter in lopsided game at Press Time…Dak Prescott (225P-2TD)…Cowboys got 3FGs in game…QB-Jalen Hurts bottled up had thrown for (155Y) into 4th quarter….Heading into game…Dallas (9-3)..Philadelphia (10-2)

Atlanta-L-Tampa Bay..(29-25)..Baker Mayfield game winning TD (:31) left…Mayfield (144P-2TD)…Desmond Ridder (347P-TD) in loss..Atlanta missed 2FGs…Two teams combined 25P-in 4th quarter.

Lions-L-Bears (28-13)….QB-Justin Fields (223P-58R) in win…Bears defense 3-takeaways-4 sacks…QB-Jared Goff 2Int-4 sacks in loss…Detroit (9-4)

Bengals-W-Colts..QB-Jake Browning (275P-2TD)…WR-Chase Brown 54Y-TD catch..Gardner Minshew (240P-TD-Int) in loss….Snaps Colts 4-game win streak…Indy (7-6)..Cinn (7-6)

Cleveland-W-Jacksonville (31-27)…Joe Flacco (311P-3TD)…Browns defense 3-interceptions-1 fum recovery..4-sacks of Trevor Lawrence…..Jags (8-5)..Cleve (8-5)

Carolina-L-New Orleans (28-6)..QB-Derek Carr (119P-2TD)..QB-Bryce Young (137P-0TD)..4-sacks…Saints defense 2-fumble recoveries…Carr-OC-Eric McCoy heated flareup on sidelines during game…

Houston-L-Jets (30-6)..Zach Wilson (306P-TD)…WR-Garrett Wilson (9R-106) in win…Jets defense 5-sacks..QB-CJ Stroud knocked out-concussion…Texans (7-6)

Rams-L-Ravens (37-31) OT….Ty Wallace 76Y-TD-Punt Return in overtime in win…QB-Lamar Jackson (385APY-3TD) in win…Matthew Safford (294P-3TD)…RB-Kyren Williams (114R) in loss..Cooper Kupp (8R-115Y)..Baltimore (10-3)…LA (6-7)..snap Rams 3-game win streak

Vikings-W-Raiders (3-0)…Greg Joseph (36Y-FG) late 4th quarter…Game was headed for first 0-0 tie since 1943…QB-Josh Dobbs benched 5-sacks…QB-Aiden O’Connell (171P) Int…Minnesota defense 3-takeaways…Raiders defense 5-sacks

49ers-W-Seattle (28-16)…QB-Brock Purdy (368P-2TD)…RB-Chris McCaffrey (145R)…WR-Deebo Samuels (7R-149-TD)..Brandon Ayiuk (6R-126Y)..Seattle QB-Drew Lock (269P-2TD-2Int)..Niners (10-3)

Miami-Titans..Dolphins (9-3)…Monday Night Football

Packers-Giants..Monday…Monday Night Football
Texans..QB-CJ Stroud-concussion
Texans..WR-Nico Collins-calf injury..top 3-receivers now hurt
Vikings..WR-Justin Jefferson-chest injury
Falcons..OT-Jake Mathews-Knee
Raiders..RB-Josh Jacobs-knee
Denver..OG-Quinn Meinerz-heartbeat issue
Ravens..S-Kyle Hamilton-knee issue
Rams..WR-Tutu Atwell-concusion
Rams..TE-Hunter Long-knee

Jaguars..Surgery-WR-Christian Kirk-groin
Tampa Bay..LB-Devin White-foot..S-Jamal Dean-foot
Chiefs..RB-Isaiah Pacheco-shoulder
Chiefs..IR-LB-Bryan Cook-ankle
Seattle..QB-Geno Smith-groin
Steelers..LB-Alex Highsmith-neck
Steelers..LB-TJ Watt-concussion
49ers..IR-KR-‘Ray Ray McLeod-ribs
Raiders..OT-Kolton Miller-shoulder
Chargers..CB-Dean Leonard-foot
(NFL Notes)

Titans…Legendary TE-Frank Wychek passes away-head injuries in fall at his home..was only (52Y)..Caught (452) passes in career and star of the Music City Miracle Titans playoff team.

Buffalo..Coach Sean McDermott angry at media…’attacked my character’ for reporting he made reference to 9/11-Saudi highjackers as being successful because they communicated and worked together…McDermott upset the media never reported he apologized to his players an hour later for poor use of words

Vikings..Off Coor-Wes Philips arrested DUI-Saturday morning

Vikings..DL-coach Chris Rumph resigns to take job at Clemson

Jets..NFL fines RB-Breece Hall (43,700) for personal foul head hit
49ers..NFL fines LB-Dre Greenlaw (11,000) for late hit
(Roster Moves)

Colts..Sign FA-DE-Derek Rivers-ex Patriots
Patriots..Sign FA-LB-Christian Ellis-ex Eagles
Seattle..Sign FA-QB-Sean Mannion-ex Rams-Vikings
Raiders..Workout FA-OG-DJ Fluker-ex Chargers
Patriots..Release RB-Ty Montgomery
Chiefs..Activate LB-Nick Bolton from IR
Vikings..Activate WR-Justin Jefferson from IR
(College Football)

Heisman Trophy…LSU QB-Jayden Daniels surprise winner..(503) 1st place votes…Washington QB-Michael Penis finished 2nd (292)..Oregon QB-Bo Nix (51)…WR-Marvin Harrison-Ohio State (20)

Aztecs..LB-Zyrus Fiaseu enters Transfer Portal…19th player to sign up to move
Aztecs..Spent Friday-Saturday with QB-Danny O’Neil-Indianapolis
Aztecs..Hire Laneer Sampson-WR coach-ex Austin Peay

Michigan State..Coach Jonathon Smith hires 11-assistants from Oregon State staff

Tulane..Hire Jon Sumrall-ex Troy State (23-4) to replace Willie Fritz
Syracuse..Hire Ross Douglas-WR coach-ex Patriots
USC..Hire Matt Entz-head coach North Dakota State-as LB coach

Oregon..Lands QB-Dillon Gabriel-transfer Oklahoma..had (6,828Y-50TD) with Sooners
Mississippi State..Lands QB-Blake Shaper-transfer-Baylor

Montana-W-Furman..QB-Clifton McDowell (326APY-2TD)..Grizzlies (12-1) moving to semi finals

South Dakota State-W-Villanova…RB-Isaiah Davis (192R)-66TD run
North Dakota State-W-South Dakota..Bisons (206R) in win
Albany-W-Idaho..QB-Reese Poffenbarger (346P-3TD)..WR-Brew Easton (9R-228-3TD) in big road win at Kibbie Done.

(Division II)

Colorado Mines-W-Kutztown State..Orediggers move to finals with (14-0) record
Harding-Arkansas-W-Lenoir Rhyne..Harding (14-0) after 55-14 win

(Division III)

Cortland State-W-Randolph Macon…Dragons upset (12-0) team on road
NorthCentral-W-Wartburg-Iowa..North Central (14-0) moves to finals



Dodgers…Sign FA-DH-Shohei Ohtani to record (10Y-700M) contract
..Highest baseball contract ever given (700M)
..Highest average salary (70M)
..Contains (500M) deferred salaries to help with luxury tax
..Contains full no trade but no opt out clauses
..Dodgers upped offer from 600M-to-700M on final day of talks
..Ohtani proposed the ‘deferred package’ to allow Dodgers bid other players

Dodgers..Business website say signing of Ohtani will be worth some 40M in corporate sponsorships for the Dodgers…Angels will lose about 25M in corporate sponsorships.

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Nebil Crismatt-ex Padres-Arizona

Padres..Ope contract talks FA-OF-Harrison Bader-ex Yankees-Cardinals-Reds

Padres..Defend acquisition 4-pitchers  from Yankees..eventhough not get Yankees top young pitcher Clarke Schmidt

Angels-Braves..TRADE..Halos deal SS-David Fletcher-C-Max Strassi to Atlanta for 1B-Evan White..P-Tyler Thomas

Angels..Meet with FA-JD Martinez-ex Dodgers DH
Angels..Sign FA-OF-Willie Calhoun-ex Rangers-Yankees
(Roster Moves)

Yosh Yamamoto…Japanese FA-P to meet with Yankees on Monday
Roki Sasaki..P-Chiba Lotte Marines-asked to be posted as FA-is only (22Y)
Jimmy Cordero..ex Yankees P-signs with Chiba Lotte Marines-Japan

Royals..Visit with FA-P-Seth Lugo-ex Padres
Red Sox..Visit with FA-2B-Whit Merrifield-ex Blue Jays
Seattle..Visit with FA-DH-Jorge Soler-ex Miami

Cardinals-Red Sox..TRADE..St Louis send OF-Tyler O’Neill to Boston for P-Nick Robertson..P-Vic Santos

Braves-White Sox..TRADE..Atlanta deals C-Max Stassi and money for minor leaguers

Cleveland-Miami..TRADE..C-Christian Bethancourt shipped to Marlins

Cleveland..Sign FA-C-Austin Hedges-finished up season with Texas
Tigers..sign FA-P-Andrew Chafin-ex Arizona-Milwaukee
Braves..Sign FA-P-Zach Logue-ex Tigers
Mets..Sign FA-P-Jorge Lopez-ex Twins-Miami-Orioles
Houston..Sign FA-P-Wander Suero-ex Dodgers
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OF-Jake Mangum-ex Miami
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Tylor Kohlway-ex Padres
Tigers..Sign FA-C-Anthony Bemboom-ex Orioles
Giants..Sign FA-P-Daulton Jeffries-ex A’s
Giants..Sign FA-1B-Yosh Tsutsugo-ex Pirates
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Gerardo Gutirrez-Venezuala (2.67-ERA)
Toronto..Sign FA-C-Peyton Henry-ex Brewers
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Brett deGues-ex Arizona
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Edwin Uceta-ex Marlins


Aztecs-W-UC Irvine (63-62)…SDSU blows 16-point lead..went 14-minutes without a basket…Micah Parrish hits layup (:10) to go for win…F-Jay Pal (15P) off the bench…Parrish (14P)..Reese Waters (11P-12R)…Played without Jaedon LeDee-sprained elbow…Aztecs now (8-2)

USD-W-Arizona State (89-84)…Deuce Turner-PJ Hayes combined for 10-3 point baskets..(46P) in Toreros upset win..USD (7-4)

UCLA-L-Villanova (65-56)…Tyler Burton (18P-10R) as Wildcats grind out win in defensive struggle…UCLA now (5-3)

USC-L-Long Beach State (84-79)…Trojans blew 15-point lead in 2nd half……Bronny James debut for Trojans-played 16 minutes (4P-3R-2A-2 steals-1-blocked shot) playing with minutes cap…More than 9800 at Galen Center including LeBron James-Rob Pelinka

(NBA Scores)

Lakers-W-Indiana (122-109)-Saturday in NBA Cup finals..Anthony Davis (41P-12R) in win…Each Lakers player gets 500,000-bonus.

Clippers-W-Utah (117-103)-Saturday…Kawhi Leonard (41P) in win

Clippers-Portland..Monday game
(NBA Notes)

Dallas..G-Kyrie Irving-heel injury
Charlotte..G-LaMelo Ball to see specialist on ankle issues
Pistons..F-Jalen Duren-ankle
Toronto..F-Ron Harper-Junior-season ending shoulder surgery
Cleveland..C-Evan Mobely-knee bruise

Atlanta..G-Trae Young-fined (25,000) abuse of officials
Bucks..Locker room feud F-Bobby Portis-coach Adrian Griffin

NBA..Commissioner to hold reinstatement hearing for Memphis G-Ja Morant that will include strict guidelines for off court counseling programs…Finishing up 25-game suspension for multiple gun issues

Utah..Jazz coach Will Hardy calls a 50-point loss a ‘masterful piece of s*** performance.

Spurs..Losing streak at 16-games in a row
Pistons..Losing streak at 19-games in a row


Gulls-W-Rockford (5-1)..Saturday..Red hot Jacob Perrault scores again…Gulls complete 5-game road trip with (4-1) record

Gulls-W-Rockfort (7-0)..Andrew Agozzino 2-goals in Friday win

Kings-L-Rangers (4-1)..Jimmy Veysey-Jonny Brondzinski scored goals for NY in win…Sunday game

Ducks-L-Winnipeg (4-2)…Ducks lost (2-0) lead…Jets scored 4-goals in a row in 3rd period..headlined by Gabe Villardi goal…..Alex Kellorn scored for Ducks early…Sunday….Anaheim just (1-11) with injury ravaged lineup

Kings-L-Islanders (3-2) overtime…Ilya Sarokin 34-saves for Islanders..snaps Kings 11-game road win streak

Ducks..Injured young stars Trevor Zegras-Jamie Drysdale returned to practice on Saturday

Maple Leafs..G-Joe Wall-high ankle sprain-could be out 4W
Detroit..D-Dylan Larkin-concussion from cross check
Minnesota..D-Jonas Brodin-hip injury  on late him
Columbus..D-Boone Jenner-out 6W-broken jaw
Boston..D-Charley McAvoy-shoulder bruise

Devils..Activate G-Nico Daws-coming off hip surgery
Seattle..Activate D-Jacob Megna-sent to AHL

Penguins..Sign FA-RW-Jesse Puljujarvi-ex Oilers..recovered hip surgery
Edmonton-Vancouver..make offers to FA-Evan Bear
Blues-Islanders..TRADE.. St Louis send D-Robert Bortuzzo to Isles #7 pick



Jon Rahm signs (400M) bonus deal to leave PGA Tour to go to LIV-Saudi league after spending 2-years criticizing LIV tour

Tony Finau…denies reports he is going to sign a deal to jump to LIV

Golf Digest..Reports LIV-PGA merger talks continue with reports Saudi Public Investment Fund would contribute 2B to PGA tour and 1B-for Bonus fund for PGA players who did not jump to LIV.

PGA…Loses Wells Fargo Championship sponsorship

Chris Evert confirms she is under treatment for recurrence of ovarian cancer.

USA-Mexico…Make joint offer to host 2027-Women’s World Cup…USA-Mexico-Canada will host Men’s World Cup in 2026

English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Hot Spurs-W-Newcastle..Richarlison 2-goals in Tottenham win
..Manchester City-W-Luton Town…City scores in 62-65’
..West Ham-L-Fulham..West Ham gives up 2-goals in 4-minutes in upset loss
..Everton-W-Chelsea..Ab Doucouie scores game winner
..Arsenal-L-Aston Villa..Justin McGinn goal in upset win
..Wolverhampton-Ties-Nottingham Forest (1-1)
..Sheffield-W-Brentford..James McItee winning goal
..Manchester United-L-Bournemouth…(3-0) shocking loss
..Brighton-Burnley…0-0 tie
..Liverpool-V-Crystal Palace..Mo Salah 200th career goal in win

MLS..Columbus Crew-W-LAFC (2-1)…Crew wins MLS Cup in championship game



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