Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on December 28th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(College Football)…

Holiday Bowl…Debut game at Petco Park-Tuesday…UCLA (8-4)-North Carolina State (9-3)
..Bruins offense (445YPG)
..Wolfpack offense (415YPG)
..UCLA led by QB-Darien Thompson-Robinson (2409P-611R) 31TD
..NC State led by QB-Devin Leary (3433P-35TD)
..Bruins RBs-Zach Charbonnet (1137R)..Brittan Brown (611R)

Guarantee Rate Bowl..Minnesota-vs-West Virginia-Tuesday
Liberty Bowl..Mississippi State-vs Texas Tech
1st Responder Bowl..Air Force-vs-Louisville
Birmingham Bowl..Houston-vs-Auburn
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(College Notes)

Sun Bowl…Miami Hurricanes pull out of game vs Washington State-Covid crisis…lure Central Michigan as replacement
Arizona Bowl..Cancels Tucson based bowl…Boise State withdraws-covid issues…Central Michigan released to go to Sun Bowl

 

Alabama…Arrives for playoff without Asst Coaches Bill O’Brien..Doug Marrone-out with Covid..Coach Nick Saban reports 100% of team fully vaxxed…95% have boosters
Cincinnati…Made 13-point underdog to Alabama..Bearcats players..’We belong here’

Georgia..Reports 98% players fully vaxxed….Have been in a bubble and masked up for the last week.

Ohio State…Top WR-Garrett Wilson files for NFL draft…had (70R-1058Y-12TD) for Buckeyes..Likely lst round pick
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(Scoreboard)

Quick Lane Bowl….Western Michigan-W-Nevada (52-24)..Broncos (352Y) rushing..The Wolfpack played without QB-Carson Strong to announced he was going to NFL.
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(NFL)

Chargers…Covid outbreak grows….7-players put on Covid List on Monday..18 on list
..CB-Chris Harris..CB-Nassir Adderly..WR-Mike Williams..all unvaxxed
..CB-Michael Davis..CB-Alohi Gilman..LB-Emuke Egbuke-were vaxxed

Chargers…Head coach Brandon Staley criticized for worsening play of his defense over the second half of the season…and loss of aggressiveness in play calling especially against 28th ranked Houston defense in ulgy Sunday loss

Chargers..LB-Dru Tranquil does not have fractured leg…Xray came back clean

Chargers…Coach Brandon Staley-press conference:
..Not good in any phase of defense
..We got pushed at the point of attack by their run game
..LBs took wrong angles..11-missed tackles
..Didn’t rush passer..didn’t cover well
..Did not look past Houston
..Have to find the right combo of DBs to play
..No continuity in our secondary all year long
..4th and 7…4th and 13…reason did not go for it on 4th down..FGs were plan
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(Scoreboard)

Miami-W-New Orleans (20-3)….Miami  defense 2-intercpetions…Pick Six TD…8-QB sacks of Saints rookie QB-Ian Brook in win…Miami has won 7-of-8….Monday Night Football

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(NFL Notes)

NFL…Record 106 players enter Covid Protocol on Monday

Tampa Bay..will grant teams permission to interview Byron Leftwich-Todd Bowles for head coaching jobs beginning this week.

Patriots..Coach Bill Belichick says no teams have asked for permission to interview Off Coord-Josh McDaniels yet.

Washington..Coach Ron Rivera says his team is mentally fatigued by all its injuries-problems…Says team will not fine DTs Jon Allen-DeRon Payne for throwing punch in argument on sidelines on Sunday night.

Carolina..Panthers close facility after more Covid outbreaks-Sunday-Monday

Denver..Coach Vic Fangio says not worried about getting fired..Team is (7-8)
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(Injury-Illness)

49ers..QB-Jim Garoppolo suffering from major thumb injury..torn ligament and fracture of thumb

Ravens..CB-Anthony Averett-fractured ribs

Raiders…6-go on Covid List including CB-Casey Hayward..LBs Denzell Perryman-KJ Wright-Corey Littleton
Patriots..DE-Matt Judon on Covid list

Carolina..DT-Brian Burns..CB-Rashaan Melvin on Covid list
Bengals..QB-Brandon Allen..DT-DJ Reader on Covid list
Packers..CB-Kevin King on Covid list
Houston..RB-David Johnson..OG-Paul Quessenberry on Covid list

Colts..WR-Zach Paschal..OT-Braden Smith..S-TJ Carrie..S-Jahleel Addae on Covid list
Jaguars..LB-Myles Jack on Covid list
Miami..WR-Albert Wilson on Covid
Vikings..QB-Sean Mannion on Covid
Raiders..QB-Marcus Mariota..WR-Bryan Edwards on Covid
Saints..CB-Deontae Harris..DE-Curtis Granderson on Covid
NY Giants..OT-Matt Pearl..OT-Nate Solder..DT-Dan Shelton on Covid list
Titans..WR-Julio Jones..LB-Bud Dupree..OG Nate Davis-on Covid list
Washington..OC-Tylere Larsen  on Covid list

Lions..Activate QB-Jared Goff from Covid list
Lions..WR-Josh Reynolds on Covid list

Eagles..RB-Miles Sanders-on IR-broken hand
Rams..LB-Earnest Jones-high ankle sprain
Tampa Bay..LB-Shaq Barrett-sprained knee
Tampa Bay..Activate WR-Breshad Perriman from Covid list

Arizona..Activate OC-Rodney Hudson from IR
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(Roster Move)

Arizona..sign FA-CB-Baushard Breeland-ex Vikings
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…(Basketball)…

Clippers-L-Brooklyn (124-108)…James Harden (39P-15A) in lopside win in LA…….Monday game…LA (17-17) on season

Lakers-at-Houston…Tuesday game…Lakers lost 5-in a row with injuries-Covid issues

Portland..Coach Chauncey Billups in isolation-Covid issues
Suns..Coach Monty Williams-leaves team-Covid
Warriors..F-Draymond Green-on Covid list
Boston..F-Jayson Tatum on Covid list
Suns..F-Jae Crowder…C-DeAndre Ayton  on list
Orlando..Reported 13 players out with injuries or Covid

Kings..Coach Alvin Gentry calls 25-point loss at home-low point of career

Minnesota..Sign FA-F-Greg Monroe-ex Denver-Knicks-Pacers-Pistons..been in G League
Portland..Sign FA-F-Reggie Perry-ex Brooklyn Nets..(18P-12R) in G League
Kenneith Faried..ex #1 pick-Denver returns from Russia-will play in G League

College Poll..1-Baylor..2-Duke..3-Purdue..4-Gonzaga…5-UCLA
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…(Baseball)….

Blue Jays..Announce will make 250M-upgrades to Rogers Center-Skydome

Marlins..Hire Ramon Ocumarez-Director Intl Scouting..ex Astros

LG Twins-Korea..Sign 2B-Rio Ruiz-ex Orioles
Kia Tigers-Korea..Sign OF-Socrates Brito-ex Arizona
Rakuten Eagles-Japan..Sign 1B-Chris Gittens-ex Yankees-Orioles
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…(Hockey)

Ducks..Callup 6-players from San Diego Gulls for NHL taxi squad..
..G-Lukas Dostal..D-Jacob Larsson..D-Greg Pateryn..C-Vin Lattieri..F-Buddy Robinson

Ducks..Put LW-Maxime Comtois-C-Sam Steele on Covid list
Seattle..Lose F-Brandon Tanev-year-knee injury
Blackhawks..G-Marc Andre Fleury-on Covid list
Flyers..G-Carter Hall on list
Ottawa..G-Anton Forsberg on list
Penguins..G-Tristan Jarry o list
Dallas…8 players placed on Covid list
Washington..6 players go on list
Tampa..6-players..2-coaches on list
San Jose..Coach Peter deBoer on Covid list

Vancouver..Mourns passing of longtime Coach-GM-Bob McCammon…Also coach Flyers…worked for Red Wings…established legendary career as a player and then coach for Port Huron Flags of the old International Hockey League.

NHL…Has now canceled 70-games since last week because of Covid…NHL has 110 players on Covid list as of noon on Monday

AHL..Cancels Gulls-Henderson game scheduled for Wednesday
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…(General)

USA-Women’s Soccer…Lawsuit hearing scheduled for March 7th…USAWNT asking 64M in damages from Men’s program for unequal pay.

English Premier League:
..Manchester United-Tie-Newcastle…Man U needs goal 71′ to avoid shocking upset loss.

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