Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on December 24th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

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Green Bay-W-Minnesota (23-10)….Packers win NFC-North with dominant road win…Green Bay defense 5-sacks of Kirk Cousins-pass interception also….RB-Aaron Jones TD runs of 12-and-56 yards….Green Bay survived 3-first half turnovers…Aaron Rodgers (216P)……LB-Zadarius Smith 3-and-half sacks….Vikings held to 7-first downs…just (139Y) offense…QB-Kirk Cousins now (0-9) on Monday Night Football…….Monday Night Football……Packers (12-3)…Vikings (10-5)

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Chargers….QB-Philip Rivers talks openly about playing home games in Carson soccer stadium….”Visitors on our own field”…..”We know what it used to be like at home “…..”Carson crowds-not ideal-definitely not ideal”.

Chargers..Legendary RB-LaDainian Tomlinson commenting on Chargers fan support problems…”San Diego fans-wish we could get their support back”.

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(Teams)

New England…NFL investigators arrive in Foxboro to interview 4-staffers about the Videogate incident involvingĀ the Bengals two weeks ago.

Baltimore….say they will sit QB-Lamar Jackson..RB-Marc Ingram…OG-Marshall Yanda and S-Earl Thomas in final game of regular season.

Carolina…Interview ex-Packers coach Mike McCarthy on Sunday night for vacant Panthers head coaching job.

Carolina..Say rookie Will Grieer will start at QB this weekend despite 3-interception..5-sack performance in debut.

Browns..Rookie RB-Nick Chubb says team is on the brink of ‘turning franchise around’….Clvealnd 12-losing seasons in a row….17-years since playoff spot.

Tampa Bay…Coach Bruce Ariens says no decision yet made on future QB-Jameis Winston-whose contract expires after the season…Winston (4,908Y-31 TD-28 Int) this year.

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(Roster Moves)

Seahawks…Workout FA-RBs-Marshawn Lynch…CJ Anderson-Roy Turbin….Seattle will sign 2-free agents after losing 3-RBs to injuries in last two games.

49ers..Sign DE-Anthony Zettle-ex Bengals.
Eagles..Release RB-Jay Ajayi

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(Injuries)

Arizona..QB-Kyler Murray-MRI-clean on hamstring-did not suffer a tear.
Baltimore..RB-Marc Ingram-calf strain
Cincinnati..IR-WR-AJ Green-never played-tore ankle ligament in July
Dallas..LB-Leighton Vander Eashe-minor neck surgery-will play next year
Houston..WR-Will Fuller-groin injury
Eagles..TE-Zach Erbst- fractured rib…CB-Ron Darby-hip injury
Steelers…QB-Maaon Rudolph-out 2W with shoulder impingement
Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger fully recovered surgery on 3-elbow tendons-to play 2020
Seattle..OT-Duane Brown-knee scope surgery-out 3W
Redskins..QB-Dwayne Haskins to miss final game of season..sprained ankle

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(College Football)

Aztecs….All MWC-center Keith Ismael announces he is filing for NFL draft…has started for 3-years at SDSU…

Hawaii Bowl….BYU-vs-Hawaii…Rainbow Warriors led by 35-TD throwing QB-Cole McDonald.

Gasparilla Bowl…UCF-W-Marshall (48-25)….Thundering Herd turn ball over 5-times on 5-straight possessions never recover in game…Central Florida QB-Dillon Gabriel (270P-2TD)

Arkansas…Hire Kendall Briles-Off Coor…ex Baylor assistant
Texas…Offer Off Coor job to Mike Yurcich-Ohio State assistant.

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……………..(Baseball)………………..

Padres..Sign FA-P-Pierce Johnson…ex-Giants-Cubs….pitched in Japan last year…(1.38-ERA) with Hanshin Tigers.

Dodgers-Indians…Continued trade talks involving Tribe P-Mike Clevinger.

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(Roster Moves)

Toronto…Sign FA-P-Hyun Jin-Ryu-Dodgers (4Y-80M) contract…had (2.32-ERA) last year.
Miami..Sign FA-C-Francisco Cervelli-ex Pirates-Braves
Indians..Sign FA-2B-Cesar Hernandez-ex Phillies..hit (.278) last year

Yankees-Royals…Trade..NY deals P-Chance Adams to KC for 2B-Cristian Perez.

White Sox…Open contract talks with DH-Edwin Encarnarcion-ex Yankees…and OF-Nick Castellans-ex Cubs-Tiges.

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(MLB)

Dodgers…Former P-Rich Hill and wife arrested in Foxboro trying to enter Patriots-Bills game…Hill charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

A’s..Reach agreement to spend 85M to buy a portion of Oakland Coliseum property from Alameda County…still negotiating with City of Oakland for their share of the land.

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……………(Basketball)……………….

Aztecs….Now (12-0)…climb to 15th in the AP poll…after quality wins over Utah-Creighton-Iowa in the last two weeks….Aztecs one of 3-unbeaten teams left in country…with Auburn-Liberty.

AP Poll…1-Gonzaga…2-Ohio State…3-Louisville…4-Duke…5-Kansas….Gonzaga becomes the 6th different #1-team in polls in the last 5-weeks…because of upsets.

Utah State….Star C-Neemias Queta reinsures knee in weekend game…initially dislocated kneecap playing in European championships in the summer…Averaged 12P-8R last year as a freshman coming from Portugal.

Lakers…G-LeBron James-oblique…F-Anthony Davis-knee strain…both questionable for Wednesday-Christmas Day game with Clippers.

Utah-Cleveland…Trade…Jazz deal G-Dante Exum and #2-#2 to Cavs fro Ā G-Jordan Clarkson.

Washington..Wizards negotiating with ex Lakers F-Jonathon Williams…just signed NBA-G League G-Gary Payton-Junior.

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…………….(Hockey)……………

Jeremy Roenick…..NBC-Studio analyst suspended indefinitely for making rude comments about 3-way sex with his wife and studio anchor Katherine Tappan on an NHL podcast.

Kings-St Louis Blues……Blues score 4-goals in 7-and-half minute span in opening period…Built (4-1) lead at Press Time…Kings (15-19-4)….Monday night action.

Columbus…Lose F-Oliver Bjorkstrand-6W-oblique injury.

Gulls…Off for Christmas week….play Ontario Reign in home-home games Friday and Saturday…Gulls-plauged by callus…(11-12-2).

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