Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on November 6th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Football)……

Chargers…Release troubled K-Caleb Sturgis-had given 1.5M contract too….had 4-Missed Field Goals…6-Missed Point After Attempts….Promote K-Michael Badly off developmental squad…he was (3-3) on field goals…(7-7) on point after attempts-but was short on kickoffs-just 2-touchbacks on 13-kickoffs.

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(Scoreboard)

Cowboys-L-Tennessee (28-14)…Bad home loss for Dallas…QB-Marcus Mariota (280P-2TD)…(34R-TD)…survives 2-early fumbles in come from behind win….Dak Prescott (2TD-Intc-Fumble-5 sacks) in loss….New WR-Amari Cooper held to (5R-58Y) for Dallas…..Cowboys fall to (3-5) ….Monday Night Football

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(Roster Moves)

Redskins..Sign FA-OT-Austin Howard-ex Raiders-Jets
Redskins..Sign FA-OG-Jon Cooper-ex Arizona
Redskins..Sign FA-OG-Luke Bowank-ex Jaguars

Raiders..Sign FA-DE-Kony Ealy-ex Carolina-Dallas
Raiders..Sign FA-DE-Jacquies Smith-ex Lions-Arizona

Patriots..Sign FA-LB-Albert McLelland-ex Ravens
Arizona..Sign FA-WR-Kendally Wright-ex Bears-Titans
Buffalo..Sign FA-WR-KR-Isaiah McKenzie-ex Denver

Bengals..Release QB-Christian Hackenburg-ex Jets
Bengals..Sign FA-QB-Connor Cook-ex Raiders

Patriots..Sign FA-S-Obi Melinfonwu-ex Raiders

Saints…Workout FA-WR-Dez Bryant-ex Cowboys…
Tennessee..Veteran RB-Chris Johnson retires…had just over (9900-APY-64TD) in career.

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(Teams)

Steelers…OG-David DeCastro says ‘no one cares anymore’ about status of holdout RB-Le’Veon Bell…he has now missed 8-games this year.

Rams..Coaching staff meets to discuss problems with pass defense and erratic play of CB-Marcus Peters…’can you trust the defense’

Falcons..raving about WRs-Julio Jones-Mo Sanu-Calvin Ridley-combined to catch 17-passes on Sunday.

Buffalo…Bills have the 3-lowest rated QBs-Nathan Peterman-Derek Andeson-Josh Allen…Peterman is ranked 45th with a (30-QB rating)

Cleveland…GM-John Dorsey putting together list of potential head coaching candidates-included are Josh McDaniels-Patriots..Eric Bienemy-Chiefs…John DiFillipo-Cardinals-Ravens

Miami..Coach Adam Game meets with S-Rashad Jones-who walked out on team in 1st quarter of Sunday game after being benched….facing fine.

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(Injuries)

Redskins…IR-3 starters…OT-Brandon Scherff-torn pec…OG-Shawn Lauvoa-torn ACL…WR-Paul Richrdson-shoulder sprain.

Packers…WR-Geronimo Allen-surgery-hernia

Chargers..Say WR-Hunter Henry ahead of schedule on rehab-could be activated from knee surgery in spring.

Raiders…Activate LB-Og Okownokwo from PUP list

Eagles..Activate DT-Tim Jernigan from PUP list.

Jaguars….Veteran OG-Vincent Manuwai passes away in Hawaii-possible heart attack-was just (38Y)…played 8-years.

NFL…Weekend TV ratings rocket…..NBC had (15.6R) for Packers-Patriots…Fox-Rams-Saints (15.2R)…..CBS games (10.1R).

Montreal…Johnny Manziel says he’d like to play next year in CFL again for Montreal…started 8-games…(1290P-4TD-7) interceptions…Alouettes won final 2-games-but finished (4-14).

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Christian Chapman will return as starting QB against UNLV this weekend.

Wake Forest..lose starting QB-Sam Hartman for year-leg injury

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………..(Basketball)………..

Aztecs-Arkansas Pine Bluff….season opener….SDSU brings back star F-Jalen McDaniels and veteran Gs-Devin Watson-Jeremy Hensley….plus 3-point shooter Matt Mitchell…..:Pine Bluff went (14-21) last year but returns leading scorers 6’6-F-Dwain Whtfield (21P) and 6’4-G-Martarvious McKnight (19P).

USD-Weber State….Toreros coach Sam School starts first full season at helm….Returns top leading scorers-led by F-Isaiah Pinero…Gs-Isaiah Wright-Olin Carter-Ty Williams….USD plays loaded schedule, facing Washingtron-Colorado-Ole Miss-Oregon-Washington State-Washington State and San Diego State in non conference games.

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(NBA)

Lakers….President Magic Johnson says Luke Walton will coach entire season-despite angry meeting between the two after slow start…

Lakers…Practice day today after terrible loss to Toronto Raptors…Lakers trailed by 31-points in 1st quarter on Sunday at home.

Clippers-Minnesota….Tied (41-41) in 2nd Q-at Press Time..Monday night game

Houston..Rehires Jeff Bdzelik to run defense-had retired in the summer…Rockets off to (3-5) start.

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…..(Baseball)…….

MLB…General Managers meetings begin in Carslbad….Teams lay groundwork for possible trades at winter meetings.

GMs…Will discuss proposal to change the baseball trading deadline from July 31st to August 15th, and eliminate all waiver trades after that.

Padres…Head to meetings listening to trade offers for Will Myers-Hunter Renfroe-and a host of prospects they cannot protect in Rule 5-draft.

Hall of Fame…Unveils 2019-‘Todays’ Game’ candidates for vote by Veterans Committee….Heading list-George Steinbrenner..Lou Pinella…Davey Johnson….Lee Smith…Joe Carter…Harold Maine…Orel Hirshiser.

BWAA Writers Award….Finalists announced for key off season awards
..Manager of Year..included Alex Cora-Boston..Craig Counsell-Brewers..Bob Melvin-A’s..Bud Black-Rockies
..Rookie of Year…includes Shohei Ohtani-Angels
..MVP..Hot candidates Mookie Betts-Red Sox..Christian Yelich-Milwaukee
..Cy Young…Blake Snell-Tampa..Justin Verlander-Houston…Jacob deGrom-Mets…Aaron Nola-Phillies

Cubs…Meet with SS-Addison Russell to discuss possible reinstatement next year….still has to finish 40-game suspension without pay early next season from domestic abuse incident with ex-wife.

Seibu Lions….Post FA-P-Yusei Kikuchi for MLB teams to bid on…went (14-4) with 3.08-ERA last year.

Yankees…Report they may bypass both FAs-Manny Machado-Bryce Harper in free agency, and spend money of pitching.

Giants..Open contract talks with Dodgers GM-Farhan Zaidi-to become President of Baseball Operations.

Mets..Fire hitting coach Pat Roessler…pitching coach Ricky Bones
Mets..Interview Jim Riggleman for bench coach job-ex Reds manager

Houston..Fire analytics experts Sig Medal-Ruyan Hallahan from staff.

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….(Hockey)……

LA Kings-Anaheim Ducks…Tuesday night game….Kings lost 7-of-9 leading to firing of Coach John Stephens-installation of Willi Desjardins as head coach…Ducks lost 7-of-8.

Ducks..Callup C-Sam Carrick from Gulls…leading scorer (5G-in-8 games)

Flyers…lose G-Michal Neuvreith-goes on IR with more injury issues…G-Brian Elliott-shoulder injury in practice.

Maple Leafs…taking trade offers from holdout F-William Nylander-contract dispute heading into 3rd month.

Ottawa….Ottawa Citizen reports that 5-Senators players caught on video by Uber driver-mocking-criticizing assistant coach while in taxi cab.

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