Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on March 14th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Football)……

Chargers…Sign FA-QB-Tyrod Taylor-ex Bills-Browns..(3Y-15M)….Career record (23-21-1) as starter….(53TD-20Int) 61%….(9529P-1836Ru)…..follows signing of FA-LB-Thomas Davis-Carolna.
Chargers…Geno Smith still on roster as 3rd quarterback behind Philip Rivers-Tyrod Taylor.

Chargers…Re-sign NT Brandon Mebane (2Y-deal)..has spent 3-years with team.

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(Free Agent Signings)

Jets..Sign FA-RB-Le’Veon Bell-ex Steelers.. (4Y-52M) 35M-guaranteed…(7,996APY) with Steelers…Sat out last year in contract dispute.

Raiders..Sign FA-WR-Tyrell Williams-ex Chargers..(3Y)..(155Rec-16.3YPC) in career with Bolts.

Ravens..Sign FA-S-Earl Thomas-ex Seahawks..(4Y-55M) 32M-guaranteed.
Ravens..Sign FA-RB-Mark Ingram-ex Saints..(3Y-15M).
49ers..Sign FA-RB-Tevin Coleman-ex Falcons.

Seattle..Sign FA-K-Jason Myers-ex Jets..(33-36FG) last year

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-WR-Breshard Perriman-ex Browns-Ravens

Titans..Sign FA-DE-Cam Wake-ex Dolphins

Bills..Sign FA-WR-KR-

Bears..Sign FA-C-Ted Larsen-ex Miami

Browns..Sign FA-TE-Demetrius Harris-ex Chiefs.
Browns..Sign FA-LB-Adarius Taylor-ex Tampa Bay

Miami..Sign FA-CB-Eric Rowe-ex Patriots
Miami…Sign FA-TE-Clkive Wolford-ex Colts

New England..Sign FA-RB-KR-Brandon Bolden-ex Dolphins

(Roster Moves)

Chiefs..Release S-Eric Berry-former Pro Bowler has had serious injury problems ACL-Cancer-Achilles-Bone Spurs heel.

Jaguars..Release QB-Blake Boatels-Longtime starting QB

Redskins..Release LB-Zach Brown..DT-Stacy McGee
Falcons..Release OT-Ryan Shraeder
Miami..Release OG-Josh Sitton

Cleveland…DTR-Phil Taylor retires-former 1st round draft pick-8Y career plagued by injuries.

(Signings)

Redskins..Re-sign RB-Adrian Peterson.
Patriots..Re-sign CB-Jason McCourty..KR-Matt Slater
Colts..Re-sign CB-Pierre Desir
Carolina..Re-sign OT-Daryl Williams
49ers..Re-sign S-Jimmy Ward
Patriots..Re-sign WR-Phil Dorsett
Packes..Re-sign Mercedes Lewis

(Visits)

49ers…Visit with FA-CB-Jason Verrett-ex Chargers
Chiefs..Visit with FA-CB-Ron Darby-ex Eagles
Saints..Visit with FA-DE-Mario Edwards-ex Raiders
Colts..Visit with FA-RB-Jay Ajayi-ex Dolphins-Eagles
Bears..Visit with FA-S-HaHa Dix-ex Redskins
Bengals..Visit with FA-CB-Brian Poole-ex Falcons

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(College)

Oklahoma….Sooners Pro Day…QB-Kyler Murray does throwing workout…does not run….Arizona Czrdinals-hold #1 pick-do not show up for workout….May have private workout in late March.

Old Dominion…lose both 1st-2nd string QBs-in spring ball injuries..Steve Williams..Hayden Wolff both need shoulder surgery.

Kansas..Fired coach David Beaty files lawsuit against school for failing to make 3M-buyout payments after he was fired with (6-32) record…School says it is investigating NCAA violations in program.

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…….(Baseball)……

Padres-W-Angels….San Diego led (9-3) at Press-Time..P-Chris Paddock (4inn-1R-6K)….Austin Hedges HR-3R-HR…Franmill Reyes 2R-HR…..Padres (11-5-2)….Wednesday night Cactus League action

Padres-Dodgers…Thursday game

Dodgers-White Sox….LA led (6-2) at Press-Time..Keke Hernandez-Russell Martin-Cody Bellinger HRs in game………Wednesday night game.

Angels-Reds…Thursday action.
Angels…Shohei Ohtani-throws 50′-long toss..testing elbow.
Angels..P-Andrew Heaney shutdown-elbow inflammation returns for 2nd time in a month

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(Roster Moves)

Washington..Sign FA-P-Tony Sipp-ex Astros

Braves…Pulled out of bidding for FA-P-Dallas Keuchel-Craig Kimbrel.

Seattle..Option SS-JP Crawford to AAA-Tacoma
White Sox…Option OF-Eloy Jiminiez.

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(Injuries)

Brewers…P-Jeremy Jeffress-out with should ailment.
Cubs..2B-Daniel Descalso-should injury
Cardinals..P-Carlos Martinez to start season on DL
Indians..SS-Francisco Lindor cleared to play-had calf injury.
Red Sox..DH-JD Martinez-out of lineup-back tightness

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…..(Basketball)………

Aztecs-UNLV….Opening game of Mountain West Conference Tourney…SDSU beaten Rebels 14-of-last 15 games they have played.

William & Mary…Fires coach Tony Shaver-16Y with Tribe…had (14-17) season.

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Lakers-at-Toronto…Thursday road game…Lakers coming off intense come from behind win in Chicago on Tuesday.

Houston..Give GM-Daryl Morley-5Y extension.

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……….(Hockey)………..

Gulls-W-Bakersfield (5-4) OT….Sam Steele scores game winning goal in OT-had 2-assists…….Gulls score 3-power play goals….AHL action on Wednesday night.

Kings-Nashville..Thursday night game
Ducks-at-Arizona…Thursday NHL action.

Ottawa…Lose D-Thomas Chabot-broken toe
Toronto..F-Kasperi Kapanen-out concussion
Carolina..D-Calvin deHaan-eye injury hit by stick

Maple Leafs..Sign FA-D-Joe Duszak-Merceyhurst College
Red Wings..Sign FA-C-Turo Hirose-Michigan State
Red Wings..Sign FA-F-Ryan Kuffner-Princeton

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…….(General)……….

PGA…Players Championship….1st round at Sawgrass in Florida….Rory McIlroy-Phil Mickelson tee off (9:04am)…Tiger Woods (1:27pm).

Tennis…Indian Wells
..Rafael Nadal-Angelique Kerber post 3rd round wins
..Roger Federer straight sets win
..John Isner-8th seed-upset

Soccer…FIFA meets in Miami to vote on possible formation of a 24- World Cup Club tourney to be played in 2021

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