Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on February 4th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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(Super Bowl)

Chiefs…flew home to Kansas City-will be honored in City parade on Wednesday…Chiefs lauded for 4th quarter comeback…(3TDs-3Drives-5 Minute Span…19-plays-109Y offense).

49ers..flew home after loss…Coach Kyle Shanahan mounting criticism for poor 4th quarter play….(3-drives-15-plays-64Y offense)….Shanahan called plays in Atlanta Falcons crash in Super Bowl loss to Patriots….NFL stats show in final 7-drives in 4th quarter of the two Super Bowls…the team ran just 20-plays….outscored (46-0)…in 7-series-punted 4X..stopped on 4th down once…interception..fumble.

Super Bowl…Telecast drew 102M-viewers…only 10th highest rated Super Bowl.

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(Teams)

Chargers…Coach Anthony Lynn gets 2Y-contract extension tacked onto this year deal…is (26-22) in 3-seasons with Bolts.

Chargers…Considering franchise tagging QB-Philip Rivers (27M)…would give team rights to keep Rivers….match a contract offer from another team…or receive two #1-draft picks if Rivers signs somewhere else….Chargers could not use Transitional tag to keep RB-Melvin Gordon if they franchise tag Rivers.

Tennessee…Titans trying to decide whether to franchise tag QB-Ryan Tannehill or RB-Derrick Henry.

New England….Report owner Robert Kraft willing to offer QB-Tom Brady (2Y-60M) extension before free agency window opens.

Redskins..TE-Vernon Davis retires after 13Y-career.

Atlanta..Will not offer contract to LB-Vic Beasley-becomes a free agent.

Dallas…QB-Dak Prescott wants 35M a year in multi-yer deal…Cowboys might franchise tag him on one year deal.

New Orleans…Talks to QB-Drew Bree’s about splitting time this season with Taysom Hill…Brees currently a free agent.

New Orleans..QB-Ted Bridgewater told he will not be offered new deal…Went (5-0) as starter when Drew Bree’s was injured…goes on open market as free agent.

Carolina..Veteran TE-Greg Olson told he will not be offered contract extension.

Carolina..QB-Cam Newton to meet with owner David Tepper-wants to play for Panthers next season…has 18M-option for coming season.

Raiders..Report Oakland wants to talk to QB-Tom Brady if he becomes a free agent…Current QB-Derek Carr has 2Y-left on his contract but can be bought out for (2.9M).

Buffalo..Will visit with FA-TE-Greg Olson-ex Carolina
Lions..Sign FA-OG-Josh Garnett-ex 49ers
Arizona..Cardinals  sign FA-QB-Chris Streveler-CFL-Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Bengals…Hire Colt Anderson-Special Teams coach-ex Vikings
Giants..Hire Stephen Brown-Off assistant-ex Cowboys

Willie Wood….Legendary Green Bay Packers CB-passes away (83)….8X-Pro Bowler….won 5-champioship rings in Lombardi-Packes era.
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(College Football)

USC..Fire 3-assistant coaches…DB-coach-Greg Burns….LB-coach Johnny Nansen…DL-coach Chad Kauha’aha’a….New Def Coord-Todd Orlando bringing in own staff.

Duke..Lands QB-Chase Brice-transfer from Clemson.
Mississippi State..Lands QB-KJ Costello-transfer from Stanford
Duke..Lands OT-Dev Hamilton-transfer from Stanford
Washington State..Hire Brian Smith-Craig Stutzberger-Co Off Coord-were at Hawaii with Nick Rolovich now Cougars coach

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…………….(Basketball)………………

Aztecs….Now (23-0)….off till Saturday game at Air Force.
Aztecs..Remain #4 in AP Poll…only unbeaten left in country

AP Poll…1-Baylor (19-1)..2-Gonzaga (23-1)…3-Kansas (18-3)…4-San Diego State (23-0)….5-Louisville (19-3)….6-Dayton (20-2)

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(NBA)

Clippers-San Antonio…Spurs built 13-point lead in first half…Led (63-54) at press time….G-DeMar DeRozan (21P) in first half…Monday Night game…Clippers (34-15)

Lakers-Spurs…Tuesday game…Lakers (37-11)

NBA….Trading Deadline is Thursday 1pm-Pacific.

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……………(Baseball)…………..

Astros…Hire James Click as General Manager….was VP-Baseball Operations for Tampa Bay Rays.

Red Sox…Report that Boston has asked Dodgers-Padres to make their ‘last-best’ offer in possible deals for OF-Mookie Betts…P-David Price…in either individual trades or a combo package.

Yankees..Sign FA-P-Dan Otero-ex Indians…P-David Hale-ex Braves

Arizona..Sign FA-OF-Trayce Thompson-ex Dodgers-Indians

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Dylan Covey-ex White Sox…P-John Curtiss-ex Angels…OF-John Davis-ex Mexican League.

Giants..Sign FA-OF-Brandon Guyer-ex White Sox
Seattle..Sign FA-OF-Jose Siri-ex Reds

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……………..(Hockey)………….

Ducks-at-Ottawa…Tuesday night game…Anaheim won 4-of-6….(21-26-5).

Kings….Off till Thursday-play NY Islanders

Gulls…Off till Wednesday road game at San Jose…Gulls (19-16-4-2)

Toronto…Lose G-Frederik Andersen-back injury

Kings..Callup F-Carl Grundstrom from Ontario Reign-AHL
Devils..Callup F-Joey Anderson from Binghamton..(34P-44Games)
Chicago..Sign FA-D-Nick Seeler-ex Minnesota Wild

Winnipeg..Opens negotiations to buyout the contract of D-Dustin Byfuglien…has (2Y-14M) left on deal…out all year..ankle surgery

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…………..(General)……………….

Chelsea…..Confirms F-Christian Pulisic reinserted his back in rehab…has been out since January 1st.

Indy Car Racing….Fernando Alonso leaves Andretti Autosports team after Honda engine builder refuses to supply engine for his Indy 500-ride…Alonso-Honda personal feud goes back to Formula 1-days.

Alberto Salazar…Legendary track coach facing lifetime ban from US Center for Safe Support after condemning him for verbal-psychological abuse of female distance runners he was training…Had already been hit with 4Y-suspension by US-Anti-Doping Agency for tampering with drug tests and dealing testosterone to distance runners…Had been fired by the Nike Oregon Project-training distance runners a year ago.

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