Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on January 19th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 



Chargers…Season ending Press Conference-Coach Brandon Staley
..3rd coach leaves team..LB-coach Mike Willhoite fired
..Made Off Coord change-Offense has to get to the next gear
..Looking for leadership personality in next Coordinator
..Will look for offensive coordinator off Sean McVay-Kyle Shanahan tree
..Justin Herbert showed his intangibles greatness in face of adversity
..He willed us down the stretch to those wins
..We made improvements each of two years here
..We must take offense to a different level
..I want a line of scrimmage game..a run game..explosive plays
..We took a step forward this year as a franchise
..We’ve invested so much in this team
..1st half vs Jaguars-you saw the best of this team
..2nd half..it was first time we’ve ever lost a lead like that
..This is a much different-better team than this time last year
..Never felt my job was on the line
..Speculation like that is part of life in NFL
..I am proud of the expectations we have created here
..This Off Coord job is the top job available in the NFL

Chargers…Former head coach Anthony Lynn-now 49ers RB-coach…”San Francisco gives you the resources to win…resources out our ears….Different from what I had in LA”

Rams…Head Coach Sean McVay cleans house on assistants staff-Exiting
..Special Teams-Joe DeCamillus
..OL-Kevin Carberry
..DB-Jon Cooley
..LB-Thad Bogardus
..2-Administrative Assistants
..Off Coor-Liam Cohen resigned
..RB-Left for job at Arizona State
(NFL Notes)

Sean Payton..Expected to get lucrative offers from Denver-Houston-Carolina for head coaching job

Denver…Sean Payton interview lasted 4-hours on Tuesday in LA
Denver..Interviewed Rams assistant Raheem Morris for 3-hours-Tuesday nite
Denver..will interview DeMeco Ryans-San Francisco-Thursday

Colts..Get permission to interview Dan Quinn-Dallas for head job
Miami..Off Coor-Darrell Bevell withdraws from interview with Jets-Washington
Patriots..Get permission interview Vikings-WR coach-Keenan McCardell

Jets..Will interview Nathaniel Hackett-ex Broncos..Marcus Brady-ex Colts
Washington..Interviews Ken Zampese for Off Coord job

Arizona..Interview Frank Reich-ex Colts-for head job
Arizona..Interview Vic Fangio for Def Coord job
Arizona..Will interview Aaron Glenn-Def Coor-Detroit

Carolina…Ben Johnson-Lions-withdraws from Panthers head coach search

Buffalo..Confirms S-Damar Hamlin has been at facility each day for limited reha with trainers.

Dallas-Tampa Bay…Monday Night TV Ratings drew (30.6M) viewers-highest Monday Night viewers since 1999.

NBC…Heavy criticism directed at Al Michaels-Tony Dungy ‘lifeless’ broadcast in Chargers-Jaguars playoff game last Sunday.
(Roster Moves)

Cowboys…Sign FA-K-Tristan Viscaino-ex Chargers…is (11-12) in career on field goals…Veteran K-Brett Maher missed 4-point after kicks on Monday night.

Carolina-Baltimore…Trade talks..Panthers interested in Ravens QB-Lamar Jackson…Would have to give up CB-Jaycee Horn plus #1-#2 picks.
(College Football)

Aztecs…Sign deal to play Ohio University Bobcats at Snapdragon Stadium in season opener next year, replacing New Mexico State game on schedule.

SDSU..Begins search for QB coach..RB coach..WR coach…Defensive line coach  after changes on staff.

Michigan..Suspend Off Coordinator Matt Weiss-under investigation for  opening other staff members at Schembechler Hall in December.

Ole Miss…lands QB-Walker Howard-transfer from LSU
Florida..QB-Jaden Rarhada-top recruit does not enroll in school because of NIL issue.

Red Sox..Sigan FA-OF-Adam Duvall-ex Braves
Brewers…Sign FA-3B-Brian Anderson-ex Marlins
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Tommy Pham…ex Red Sox-Reds-Padres-Rays..hit (.236)
Mets..Open talks with FA-P-Andrew Chafin-ex Tigers
Marlins..Open talks with FA-P-Aroldis Chapman-ex Yankees (4.46-ERA)
Texas..Open talks with FA-OF-Jurickson Profar-ex Padres
Marlins..Open talks with FA-OF-Yuli Gurriel-ex Astros
Red Sox..Open talks with FA-2B-Josh Harrison-ex Pirates-Giants-Phillies
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Julian Mayweather-ex Blue Jays
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Elvin Rodriguez-ex Tigers..P-Trevor Kelly-ex Brewers


Aztecs-W-Colorado State (82-76) OT…Aztecs explode in OT for win….Wednesday game….SDSU (14-4)
..SDSU hits 3-3’s in overtime to take lead
..Micah Parish comes off bench (15P)..went (5-for-5) shooting-hit 3-3’s
..Lamont Butler (19P) in bounceback game

Mountain West Conference…Top 6-teams have combined (87-25) record
..New Mexico (17-2)..Boise (15-4)..Nevada (15-5)..Utah State (15-4)..UNLV (12-6).

USD-at-Portland…Thursday game..Toreros (9-10)

UConn..Huskies coach Dan Hurley-sidelined Covid
Northwestern-Iowa..Big 10-game cancelled-Covid outbreak Northwestern team

Lakers-L-Sacramento (116-101)..LA skid continues..DeAaron Fox (36P)…Harrison Barnes (20P)….Kings hit 6-free throws in row at end of game to seal win…LeBron James (32P) in loss…..Wednesday game

Clippers-L-Utah (126-103)…Laurie Markkanen (34P)….Jazz hit 19-3’s in blowout win….Clippers played without Kawhi Leonard-Paul George …Wednesday game

Clippers…G-Paul George-critical of team…’Where is the Urgency”

Lakes..Report team will have 35M-cap space next season if they don’t make any trades

Lakers-Knicks..Revisit trade talks again for F-Cam Reddish
Boston-San Antonio..Open trade talks for 7’1-C-Jakob Poelti-Spurs

Boston..Longtime Pistons-Celtics player Chris Ford passea away (64)..won 3-rings as a player and assistant coach…was head coach Boston (222-188) record

Washington..G-Brad Beal-cleared return hamstring injury
Milwaukee..F-Giannis Antetokounmpo-misses 5th game row-bruised knee
Cavs..G-Donovan Mitchell out with groin issue

Gulls-L-Bakersfield (5-1)…Condors Carter Savoie hat trick…Gulls offensive struggles continue……Wednesday game….Gulls (11-26)

Ducks-at-Columbus…Thursday game
Kings-Dallas Stars…Thursday game in LA

Montreal..Lose #1 pick-Juraj Slafkovsky-3 months-knee injury
Washington…Lose F-Nick Dowd-groin issue

Toronto..Sends F-Pontus Holmberg to AHL

Flyers..F-Ivan Provorov being defended by team for refusing to take part in LGBTQ pregame ceremony..said ‘need to be true to my self and religion’


Australian Open…Rafael Nadal loses in straight sets to McKenzie McDonald and confirms he played with injured hip…may be forced to take 3-months off to rehab.

PGA…American Express Tourney tees off at LaQuinta-1st round-Thursday

Soccer..San Diego Loyal….Sign FA-F-Joe Corona-former MLS-Xolos player…Played last year in Sweden.

Soccer…Telemundo has won the Spanish Broadcasting rights for Team USA Men’s-Women’s soccer on 4-year contract to broadcast in Mexico, US, and South America Spanish language broadcasts.


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