Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on March 19th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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(NFL Free Agency)….30-Signings…3-Trades…on Wednesday….90-players signed deals-6-Trades in 2-and-half days.

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Chargers..Sign FA-DT-Linval Joseph-ex Vikings (2Y-17M)
Chargers..Sign FA-CB-Chris Harris-ex Denver (2Y-20M)
Chargers..May look at QB-Cam Newton-ex Carolina-clears waivers

Rams..Sign FA-LB-Leonard Floyd-ex Bears
Rams…Sign FA-DT-A’Shawn Robinson-ex Lions (2Y-17M)
Rams..Re-sign OT-Austin Blythe
Rams..Re-sign OT-Andrew Whitworth (3Y-30M)

Raiders..Sign FA-CB-Eli Apple-ex Saints

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(Roster Moves)

Falcons..Sign FA-LB-Dante Fowler-ex Rams (3Y-48M)

Saints..Sign FA-S-Malcom Jenkins-ex Eagles (4Y-32M)

Dallas..Sign FA-DT-Gerald McCoy-ex Carolina
Dallas..Sign FA-CB-Maurice Canaday-ex Jets
Dallas..Re-sign CB-Anthony Brown
Dallas..Re-sign K-Kai Forbath

Raiders..Sign FA-CB-Eli Apple-ex Saints

Seattle..Sign FA-DE-Bruce Irvin-ex Carolina
Seattle..Sign FA-OT-Brandon Shell-ex Jets
Seattle..Sign FA-OT-Ced Ogbuehi-ex Bengals

Redskins..Sign FA-S-Sean Davis-ex Steelers

Bengals..Sign FA-OG-Xavier Sua-Filo-ex Houston

Patriots..Sign FA-DT-Beau Allen-exTampa Bay

Lions..Sign FA-DT-Danny Shelton-ex Patriots
Lions..Sign FA-CB-Desmond Truant-ex Falcons (2Y-21M)

Miami..Sign FA-C-Ted Karras-ex Patriots
Miami..Sign FA-LB-Elandon Roberts-ex Patriots

Arizona..Sign FA-LB-Devin Kennard-ex Lions

Browns..Sign FA-LB-BJ Goodson-ex Packers
Browns..Sign FA-S-Karl Joseph-ex Raiders

Buffalo..Sign FA-RB-Taiwan Jones-ex Houston

Carolina..Sign FA-WR-Seth Roberts-ex Houston
Carolina..Sign FA-OG-John Milleer-ex Bengals

Vikings..Sign FA-DT-Michael Pierce-ex Ravens
Vikings..Re-sign QB-Sean Mansion

Jaguars..Sign FA-DT-Rod Gunter-ex Arizona

Redskins..Sign FA-RB-JD McKissic-ex Lions

Giants..Sign FA-OT-Cam Fleming-ex Cowboys

Packers…Re-sign TE-Marcedes Lewis
Houston..Re-sign S-Vern Hargreaves

Carolina..Release S-Eric Reid-3M cap savings
Bengals..Release OG-John Miller
Bengals..Release CB-BW Webb
Vikings..Release OG-Josh Klien
Giants..Release S-Antoine Bethea
Steelers..Release FB-Roosevelt Nix

Jaguars-Bears..Jacksonville trades QB Nick Foles to Chicago for 4th round pick

Tennessee-Denver…Titans trade DT-Jurrell Casey to Broncos for 7th round pick

New England-Detroit..Patrs deal S-Duron Harmon to Lions for 7th round pick.

Dallas..Opens talks with FA-WR-Emmanuel Sanders-49ers
Colts..Open talks with FA-TE-Delanie Walker-ex Titans
Jets..Open talks with FA-DE-Vin Curry-ex Eagles

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(NFL Teams)

Houston…Controversy erupts that coach Bill O’Brien was critical of WR-DeAndre Hopkins lifestyle for having “2-baby Mamas”.

49ers..Mourn passing DL-coach Bill McPherson-served 20-years as assistant coach…(88Y)

Seattle..QB-Russell Wilson donates 1M to ‘Feed America Fund’.

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(College Football)

Indiana…Promotes Scott Dotson to AD replacing retiring Fred Glass.

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……………(Basketball)……………..

Aztecs…Coach Brian Dutcher in Final 4-for Naismith Coach of Year honors..with Scott Drew-Baylor..Anthony Grant-Dayton..Lewis Hamilton-Florida State.

Aztecs…Finish season ranked #6 in final AP Poll with (30-2) record.

Lakers…Players tested for coronavirus at 9am on Wednesday…concerened because they played Brooklyn Nets right before NBA shutdown-Nets had 4-players test positive.

NY…Mayor Bill deBlasio upset that NBA players go to front of line testing when they are not ill….”Testing should be for the sick-not the rich”

NBA…Contemplating postponing Chicago- NBA draft combine-May 24th.

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…………..(Baseball)……………..

MLB…AP reports Baseball is considering cancelling amateur draft in June…either holding it in fall…or merging it with 2021 draft…Union opposed.

Dodgers…Minor league 2B-Connor Joe undergoes surgery for testicular cancer.

Tigers..P-Joey Wentz undergoes elbow surgery

Red Sox…P-Chris Sale begins throwing program-coming off elbow flexor injury.
Cardinals…P-Miles Mikolas begins throw program-from forearm injury.

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……………….(Hockey)………………

Ottawa…4-Senators players show signs of coronavirus…1-positive test so far.

Ducks…Team has been in self quarantine since NHL shutdown…No players show signs…No one been tested yet…Ducks played Ottawa just before shutdown.

Calgary…Mouns passing of Ken King…past owner of Calgary Flames-pioneered building the Saddledome and advocate of new arena to keep team.

Toronto..Hockey News-legendary paper-lays off editorial staff

Montreal…#1-draft pick Cole Caufield says he will return to Wisconsin for sophomore season.

College Hockey…10-finalists named for Hobey Baker Award…led by G-Jeremy Swayman-Maine…F-Jack Dugan-Providence…F-Morgan Barron-Cornell.

Boston..Sign FA-D-Nick Wolff-Minnesota-Duluth
Boston..Sign G-Jeremy Swayman-Maine
Buffalo..Sign F-Brandon Biro-Penn State

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……………(General)……………

French Open…Tennis officials postpone tourney at Roland Garros
PGA Championships….Postponed in San Francisco

Nike…Closes its campus in Beaverton, Oregon.

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