Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on October 10th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

………..(FOOTBALL)……….

Chargers…Devastating loss of Pro Bowl C-Mike Pouncey-to have surgery for disc damage in his neck…Will miss the rest of the season…Injured in Broncos game…Chargers did not say if neck issue is linked to shoulder injury he suffered in practice two weeks ago….Dan Feeney will move from LG-to-OC…Forrest Lamp will move into starting LG spot.  Chargers have now suffered 10-major injuries since final week of training camp….

Chargers..Sign FA-OC-Russ Gory-ex Bills.
Chargers..Release TE-Matt Sokol
Chargers..Workout FA-S-Tre Sullivan-ex Eagles…S-Shlom Luain-ex Raiders
Chargers..Continue to work Melvin Gordon as #1-RB…had (16-touches for 38Y) in first game after contract holdout.

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(Schedule)

Patriots-Giants…Thursday Night Football…New England (5-0)…Giants (2-3)…QB-Daniel Jones goes against Patriots defense….Jones  is (2-1) as a starter since replacing Eli Manning (4TD-3 Int-3 Fu-9 Sacks)..QB Rating is (85).

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(Roster Moves)

Chiefs..Sign FA-OC-Stefan Wisniewski-ex Eagles..DT-Terrell McClain-ex Atlanta

Patriots..Workout FA-DT-Eddie Vanderdoes-ex Raiders…FA-K-Nick Rose-ex Redskins.

Raiders..Workout FA-DE-Andre Branch-ex Miami..LB-Nate Orchard-ex Seattle..DE-Datone Jones-ex Packers…Release WR-Marcel Ateman.

Tampa Bay..Release LB-Deone Buchanan-former 1st round draft pick…Release QB-Nick Fitzgerald…Sign FA-LB-Noah Dawkins-ex Bengals.

Arizona..Sign FA-RB-Justin Davis-ex USC…FA-LB-Ramik Wilson-ex Rams…Release CB-Chris Jones…Workout FA-LB-Shane Ray-ex Broncos.

Buffalo..Workout FA-DE-Alex Barrett-ex San Diego Fleet-Aztecs..Sign FA-RB-Sinorise Perry-ex Miami

Denver..Workout FA-CB-David Amerson-ex Redskins-Raiders…CB-Shareece Wright-ex 49ers

Lions..workout FA-WR-Bennie Fowler-ex Giants-Denver

Packers..Workout FA-DT-Sylvester Williams-ex Broncos-Carolina…DT-Mike Pennell-ex Lions.

Colts..Workout FA-DE-Damontrae Moore-ex San Diego Fleet-Giants…DT-Ethan Westbrooks-ex Rams

Jaguars…Sign FA-TE-Ben Kayack-ex Bills.

Titans..Workout FA-RB-Zach Zenner-ex Lions..RB-Jeremy McNichols-ex Broncos

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(Injuries)

Jaguars..S-Jalen Ramsey-missed practice again-back issues.

Carolina..RB-Christian McCaffrey misses workout-back issue..has (866APY) this year
49ers..OT-Mike McGlinchey-knee scope surgery-out 6W
Steelers..WR-James Washington-out 3W-shoulder
Steelers..QB-Mason Rudolph-not practice-stills in concussion protocol
Jets..WR-Chris Herndon-miss workouts-hamstring

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(Teams)

Raiders….NFL arbitrator rejects 1-Y appeal of suspension to LB-Vontze Burfict for personal foul helmet hits vs Colts…Ruling said he was ‘repeat offender’ who had been disciplined 14-times in his career and never changed way he played.

Redskins..Interim coach Bill Callahan says Case Keenum will return as starting QB after Colt McCoy started last week.

Redskins..Outspoken former Bills-Jets coach Rex Ryan says he’d like to interview for vacant Washington head coaching job.

Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield has closed door meeting with coaching staff….completing just 55% of passes..68-QB rating….(4TD-8Int-3Fu-16 sacks).

Miami…Staying with QB-Josh Rosen…completing 51%-1TD-3Int) this year.

Vikings..QB-Kirk Cousins-confirms he took a phone call from President Trump after Vikings victory.

New Orleans..NFL rescinds 7,000-fine to LB-Demario Davis over wearing headband “Man of God”….Davis is donating money to a charity.

Antonio Brown…sends message to Patriots on Instagram…”You’re going to have to pay me..so why not play me”.

Rams…Defense faltering…Has given up 8-TD passes last two games…have given up (653Y) passing yardage last two games…given up (85P) in losses to Seattle-Tampa Bay.

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(College)

San Diego State…WR-JR Justice enters NCAA Transfer Portal….Coach Rocky Long says ‘any player who goes into portal is no longer part of our team-not going to allow players to shop themselves around’.

San Diego State-City of San Diego…Disputing value of 132-acres of land at the SDCCU Stadium sight…SDSU maintains land is valued at (68.2M)…City says value is (86.2M)….Two sides are feuding over 6M-cost to demolish current stadium and some 26M cost to construct River Park on the sight.

Auburn..Lose top RB-Boo Whitlow-knee sprain..has (544Y) rushing.

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…………..(BASEBALL)………….

Dodgers-L-Nationals (7-3)….Howie Kendrick hits Grand Slam HR in 10th inning off Joe Kelly to complete shocking come from behind win…eliminating the 106-win Dodgers….LA jumped to early (3-0) lead…Max Muncy hit 2R-HR in 1st inning…Keke Hernandez hit solo HR in 2nd…Walker Beuhler dominated into 7th inning-outdueling Stephen Strasburg….Washington’s Anthony Rondon-Juan Soto hit back to back HRs in 8th inning off Clayton Kershaw to tie the game…Game 5-NL Divisional series

Cardinals-W-Braves….St Louis explodes for 10R in 1st inning against P-Mike Foltyniewicz and reliever Max Fried….Cardinals hit 3-2 run doubles in 1st inning….get 3-bases loaded walks and RBI single in devastating opening inning….

Houston-Tampa Bay…Game 5 of ALDS on Thursday….Gerrit Cole (21-5)-vs-Ty Glasnow (6-1).

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Padres….Sources say team is ignoring established managers…will not interview Joe Maddon..Buck Showalter..Joe Girardi…

Padres..To Interview new candidate…Jayce Tenglier-Texas Rangers-Player Development executive.

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(Teams)

Cubs..Interview Joe Girardi-former Yankees manager
NY Mets..Conference calls with Joe Girardi-Carlos Beltran before formal interview begins.

Atlanta..Veteran C-Biran McCann announces retirement after 15Y-career.

Braves..Decide not to distribute Foam-Tomahawks to fans at playoff game…Stop selling them in team store..after Cardinals player criticizes Braves for allowing disrespectful displays at Atlanta home games.

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…………….(BASKETBALL)……………….

NBA…Meeting all day Wednesday with Chinese officials to try and resolve international incidents over public comments supporting Protests in Hong Kong.

Chinese Government…Considering cancelling LA Lakers-Brooklyn Nets exhibition game in Shanghai scheduled for (4:30am) Pacific on Thursday.

..Cancelled Lakers-Nets press conferences
..Cancelled NBA Cares-Charity Events in Shanghai
..CCTV cancelled nationwide telecast of exhibition game in China
..Shutdown NBA store in Hong Kong-Shanghai blocking sale of NBA memorabilia
..Took down banners of Chinese star Yao Ming wearing Houston Rockets uniform
..Took down banners promoting Lakers-Nets game in Shanghai
..Yao Ming ends relationship with Rockets organization

Adam Silver..NBA Commissioner arrived in China on Wednesday…defending Houston Rockets GM-Daryl Morley’s right to freedom of speech….San Antonio Spurs coach Greg Popovich salutes NBA for defending democracy and free speech issues in China.

President Trump….Rips Golden State coach Steve Kerr for being ‘scared little boy’ for refusing to talk about China situation…Criticizes San Antonio coach Greg Popovich for pandering to China…both coaches have been against Trump tactics running the country.

Lakers..GM-Rob Pelinka says he treats Super Star players like “Partners”…says he owed it to LeBron James to make Anthony Davis deal…Confirmed he consulted James-Davis when putting together rest of NBA roster.

Clippers-Denver…LA opens preseason schedule on Thursday night…Kawhi Leonard may be in starting lineup.

Milwaukee…G-Sterling Brown rejects 400,000 police settlement for ‘excessive force’ case last year at traffic stop.

Charlotte Hornets…Rookie F-Jalen McDaniels turns down G-League minor league contract…was 2nd round pick…not in camp…played poorly in NBA Las Vegas Summer League.

Houston..Releases F-Anthony Bennett-coming off knee surgery…Former 1st round pick in NBA by Cleveland.

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……….(HOCKEY)………

LA Kings-Vancouver…Kings trailed (4-1) in 3rd period at Press Time….Elias Pettersson-Owen Hughes scored goals for Canucks in Wednesday night action

Kings..Praise coach Todd Krueger for new offense-LA fired 40-shots on goal in win in Calgary.

Ducks-Penguins….Anaheim has (3-0) record…play in Pittsburgh on Thursday night.

San Jose….Off to (0-4) start…sign FA-RW-Patrick Marleau…has (556G) in career…returns to Sharks after playing last year with Maple Leafs.
San Jose..Put C-Jonny Brodzinki on waivers-to send him to AHL.

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