Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on October 4th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 


Chargers….24-hours after devasting loss to Saints-Coach Mike McCoy tried to sales pitch media is team played 53-minutes of really good football…..Kept telling media “Blame Me”, but then mentioned the fumbles of Melvin Gordon and Travis Benjamin 8-different times in cliche-riddne press conference….OT-Chris Hariston has groin injury but refused to say extent…..LT-King Dunlap reportedly feeling better after a week of migraines-but no comment if he might practice on Wednesday….no update on how close Joey Bosa is to playing in regular season game…Chargers activate DT-Damian Square from 4G-PED suspension.

Chargers..Mayor Kevin Faulconer says team has made 8-financial concessions he demanded-involving cost over-runs, Petco Park replacement parking, guaranteed marketing money, and he is ready to back Measure C for new Stadium….Opposition from Hoteliers and Convention Center execs, City Council members and other business groups remains.


Minnesota-W-NY Giants.QB-Sam Bradford (262Y) passing 1TD….Eli Manning (261P-0TD)….Vikings defense interception-fumble recovery-sack..


Arizona…QB-Carson Palmer remains in concussion protocol but reportedly improving…RB-Chris Johnson-MRI-groin
Carolina..QB-Cam Newton remains in concussion protocol…2nd time in 4-weeks
Broncos..QB-Trevor Siemian-sprained shoulder joint-not practicing Wednesday
49ers..LB_No’varro Bowman-gone for year-torn Achilles
Atlanta..LB-Sean Witherspoon-out for year torn Achilles.
Bears..WR-Kevin White-ankle sprain
Browns..C-Austin Reiter-knee
Jets..CB-Derrelle Ravis-hamstyring…G-Brian Winters-concussion-head butt
Seahawks..LB-Mike Morgan-Sports Hernia
Tampa Bay..DT-Gerald McCoy-calf..DE-Noah Spence-neck


Arizona..Sign FA-RB-Kerwynn Williams
Cleveland..Release LB-Armonty Bryant-coming off drug suspension
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-DE-John Hughes


Eagles..LB-Nigel Bradham arrested for carrying loaded gun on carry bag into airport
Titans..Fire Special Teams coach Bobby April
Tampa Bay..Coach Dirk Koetter upset QB-Jameis Winston 10-turnovers lst 4-games
Jets..Staying with QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick-despite 9-interceptions last 2-games
New England..QB-Tom Brady reported to team meetings after 4G-Deflated gate suspension lifted.
Cowboys…Owner Jerry Jones does not deny WR-Dez Bryant has missed 20-to-40 team meetings in recent years.



Padres….Commissioner Rob Manfred says any further discipline-including termination of GM-AJ Preller-must be decided by the club…Preller remains under suspension till 3rd week of October.

(Front Office)

Arizona..Fires GM-Dave Stewart after 1-year on job…and Manager Chip Hale…VP-Tony LaRussa job responsibility may be changed
Miami..Fire hitting coach Barry Bonds after 1-year on the job
White Sox..Name Rick Renteria-ex-Cubs-Padres-as new manager-replacing Robin Ventura-missed playoffs 4-years in row.
Rockies..Walt Weiss resigns as manager…was (283-364) in Colorado.
Atlanta..Will interview Bud Black-ex Padres manager..Terry Pendleton…ex-A’s-Texas manager Ron Washington
Reds..Give contract estension to manager Bryan Price
Phillies..Fire Steve Henderson-hitting coach
Tigers..Meetings today with Manager Brad Ausmus on future after missing playoffs


Commissioner Rob Manfred…says Hall of Fame voeters must decide if it is ‘unfair’ to block candidates based on leaks-rumors-innuendos if players used drugs in career.
MLB Draft-June…1st pick-Twins..2-Cincinnati..3-San Diego..4-Tampa Bay…5-Atlanta


Baltimore-at-Toronto..American League Wildcard Play in Game….Chris Tillman (16-6)-vs-Marcus Stroman (9-10)…..Orioles hit (253HR)….Mark Trumbo (47)..Chris Davis (38)..Manny Machardo (37)….7-Baltimore players hit 20-or more….Blue Jays big bats include Troy Tulowitzki-Josh Donaldson-Edwin Encarnarcio and Jose Bautista.

Giants-at-Mets…National League Play-in Game is Wednesday night at Citi Field-New York.



Aztecs…Open preseason workouts with loaded roster….led by veterans Trey Kell..Zy Cheatem-Malik Pope……incoming freshman Jalen McDaniles….Washington State transfer C-Valentine Izundu…Indiana transfer Max Hoetzel…and Tiki Gill-Caesar…..State must replace frontline of Winston Shepard-Sky Spencer-Angelo Chol.

Sacramento..G-Darren Collisson suspended 8G-for domestic abuse arrest.
76ers..F-Ben Simmons will have surgery for acture foot fracture-out 4-months.



Ducks…Send C-Anton Laganiere back to San Diego Gulls
Gulls…Open camp with 26-players on ice…still waiting for veteran goalies to arrive from Anaheim

Tampa Bay…F-Nikita Kucherov-30Goals-remains holdout as restricted free agent
Ducks…D-Hampus Lindholm remains out of camp as restricted free agent-unsigned



Bob Bradley…former US World Cup coach-hired by Swansea-Wales to take over coaching job of English Premeire League team…becomes lst American in history of EPL to be a club manager.


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