Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on December 31st, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

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(Black Monday)

Dallas…Daylong Monday meetings with Coach Jason Garrett…reports he will not be given extension…Only 2-winning seasons in 9-years..won only 2-playoff games in that span….Reports Cowboys met for 5-hours…but schedule additional meetings on Tuesday….Garrett might be willing to overhaul assistant staff….Cowboys players go public with support for Garrett….Locker-room comments called him “An Inspiration…..Quality Leader….Knows how to handle every situation…Better man having played for him”

Jacksonville…Tuesday meeting Coach Doug Marrone and owner Shad Khan-reports Marrone will not be retained…(11-21) last two years.

Washington…Redskins fire President-GM-Bruce Allen…(61-100) record during his era…No playoff wins in 14-seasons.

Washington…Interviews ex-Carolina coach Ron Rivera on Monday for vacant coaching job.

NY Giants…Fires coach Pat Shurmur…Went (8-23) in two years.

NY Giants..Ask for permission to interview Josh McDaniels-Patriots..Eric Bienemy-Chiefs….had not yet contacted Ron Rivera-Mike McCarthy.

NYGiants…Baylor coach Matt Ruhle informs hhis team he will explore the Giants job-says it was time to listen to NFL teams.

Carolina..Will interview Josh McDaniels-Patriots..Eric Bienemy-Chiefs…Matt Ruhle-Baylor….Have already interviewed Mike McCarthy-ex Green Bay.

Cleveland..Fire Freddie Kitchens (6-10) season…Will interview Mike McCarthy-ex Green Bay…Josh McDaniels-Patriots..Greg Roman-Baltimore..Kevin Stefanski-Vikings..Robert Saleh-494rs….Brian Daboll-Bills.

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(Roster Moves)

Chargers…Emotional QB-Philip Rivers nearly in tears after team finished (5-11)…says he will play in 2020.

..Playing in Carson-‘pretty bad-disheartening’
..Passion is still there
..Got juice left to win games
..People who know…know I can play
..I didn’t do enough to help us win games
..There are a lot of questions to be answered
..Plan to play football-where that will be–we will see.
..I am ready to start my 225th game in a row–I’m there”.

Chargers..Sources say team may make assistant coaching changes at LB and OL on Anthony Lynn staff.

Rams..S-Eric Weddle-facing knee-ankle surgeries-not return to LA
Colts..OT-Anthony Constanzo considering retiring
Lions..DT-Damon Harrison might retire-injuries
Panthers..TE-Greg Olson leaving team as free agent

Saints..Ask NFL League office-clarification on status WR-Antonio Brown

Tampa Bay..Coach Bruce Arians on QB-Jameis Winston..”so much good-so much trouble’….after (33TD-35-turnover season)

Raiders..Sign OG-Richie Incognito (2Y-14M) extension.

Seattle..Workout FA-RB-Alex Collins-ex Ravens…Roc Thomas-ex Redskins

Dallas…NFL suspends Rolando McClain-ex Cowboys-Raiders…for 5th time in career for off field issues.

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(NFL)

Patriots…CNN reporting owner Robert Kraft facing ‘felony-prostitution charges’ because of state statute that involvement with victims of sex slavery is a feeling crime in Florida.

Wildcard Playoffs…Schedule set
..Saturday-Tennessee @ NEngland..Buffalo @ Houston
..Sunday-Seattle @ Philadelphia..Minnesota @ New Orleans

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(Injuries)

Chiefs..S-Juan Thornhill-torn knee ligament

Eagles..OG-Brandon Brooks-shoulder dislocation
Eagles..TE-Zach Ertz-kidney and rib damage
Eagles..RB-Miles Sanders-ankle injury

Seattle..LB-Mychal Kendricks-torn ACL
Seattle..WR-Jaron Brown-knee

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(Bowl Games)…Scoreboard

Orange Bowl…Virginia-L-Florida (36-28)…Gators get 61Y-TD run in first series….QB-Kyle Trask (305P-TD)…RB-Lam Perine (138R)…Cavs QB-Bryce Perkins 4TDs in loss.
Red Box Bowl..California-W-Illinois..(35-20)..QB-Chase Garbers (272P-4TD) for Bears
Music City Bowl..Mississippi State-L-Louisville (38-28)…Cardinals reel off 31-points in row..QB-Micale Cunningham (273P)
Texas Bowl..Western Kentucky-W-Western Michigan (23-20)..Hilltoppers win 52Y-FG (:03) left…QB-Ty Storey (358P-2TD)

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(Schedule)…Tuesday

Belk Bowl..Virginia Tech-Kentucky
Sun Bowl..Florida State-Arizona State
Liberty Bowl..Navy-Kansas State
Arizona Bowl..Wyoming-Georgia State
Alamo Bowl..Utah-Texas

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(College Notes)

USC…Fires Def Coord-Clancy Pendergast…Special Teams coach-John Baxter…LB-coach Joe DeForest.

Arizona State..Hires Chris Hawkins-DB coach-1 year assistant at USC..is only (24Y)

Clemson-Ohio State..Record (21.1M) viewers for playoff game
LSU-Oklahoma…Drew (17.7M) viewers for its game.

Ohio State..RB-JK Dobbins files for NFL draft…had (2,003Y) rushing this season.

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……………(Baseball)………………

Padres…Lose out on FA-OF-Shogo Akiyama-team refuses to go to 3-3-year deal….Akiyama signs with Cincinnati Reds…Career (.301-116HRs) with Seibu Lions.

Dodgers..Continuing trade talks with Indians for P-Mike Clevinger-but refusing to put P-Dustin May and SS-Gavin Lux in the same deal.

Yankees..3B-Miguel Andujar-cleared for full workouts in spring training coming off shoulder surgery.

Boston….Ted Lepcio-1950s bonus baby infielder-passes away (90Y)

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…………….(Basketball)……………….

Aztecs….Ranked 13th in AP-poll released on Monday….SDSU now (12-0) on year…play Fresno State on Wednesday.

USD….(7-8)…open West Coast Conference play on Thursday with Loyola Marymount.

AP Poll….1-Gonzaga..2-Duke..3-Kansas…4-Oregon…5-Ohio State…..Aztecs-Auburn only unbeaten teams left in the nation.

Ladle Andeson….longtime head coach at Utah State-BYU-passes away (90Y)…head coach for 17-years.

Clippers-at-Sacramento…Tuesday night game…LA (23-11)
Lakers….Face Phoenix Suns on Wednesday.

Clippers..G-Patrick Beverly out of lineup-sprained wrist

Golden State…NBA fines C-Marquese Chriss (35,000) for cheap shot hit to head of Dallas rookie Luca Doncic.

Denver…F-Michael Porter scores (19P) in first NBA start…had been out nearly 2-full years after multiple back surgeries.

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…………….(Hockey)…………..

Ducks-at-Las Vegas..Tuesday matchup
Kings-Flyers…Tuesday night matchup in LA

Gulls-at-Tucson…AHL-New Years Eve matchup

Ducks-Tampa Bay…Trade…Anaheim acquires veteran C-Chris Mueller from Lightning for D-Patrick Seiiloff…Mueller has scored (223G) in long career in AHL…played for Gulls in their first year…migh be assigned to San Diego.

Red Wings..Callup G-Calvin Pickard from Grand Rapids
Kings..Send D-Derek Forbert to AHL-Ontario-conditioning
Oilers..Callup F-Kai Yamamoto from AHL-Bakersfield..(34P-in-50G)

Edmonton-Chicago..Open trade talks deal for Blackhawks F-Brandon Saad.

Columbus..Lose G-Joonas Korpisaro-4W-knee injury
Columbus..Coach John Tortorella apologizes to NHL for outburst against officials after mistake in clock management led to loss over weekend.

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