Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on January 17th, 2023  •  1 Comment  • 


Chargers…Players speak out in support of Coach Brandon Staley
..Justin Herbert…We believe in him
..Joey Bosa…He got us to this point
..Gerald Everett…This is on us
..Morgan Fox..We choked.

Chargers..DE-Joey Bosa criticizes NFL for not holding officials ‘accountable’….Said ‘their blown calls ruined our season’…Insinuated Referee Sean Smith ‘stalked me to continue argument then threw 15Y penalty flag’

Chargers…No public comment from owner Dean Spanos nor GM-Tom Telesco on Brandon Staley status.

Chargers…End of season press briefing possibly on Tuesday

Chargers…Franchise is (81-86) under John Spanos-President of Football Operations and GM-Tom Telesco…have been to playoffs 3-times in 10-years.

Chargers..National reports indicate Off Coord-Joe Lombardi’s job could be in jeopardy.

Rams..Begin search for new Off Coordintor on Sean McVay staff to replace Liam Cohen.
(Wildcard Playoffs)

Cowboys-W-Tampa Bay  (31-15)…Dallas moves on in NFC playoffs
..QB-Dak Prescott-sizzling (25-33)..304Y-4TD-1 TD running
..K-Brett Maher missed 4-point after kicks
..QB-Tom Brady (25-33) 351-2TD in loss
..Bucs finish (8-10) on season…

(Playoff Matchups)..2nd round

Kansas City-Jacksonville
(NFL Notes)

Sean Payton…Confirms New Orleans Saints will ask for 3rd or 4th round draft pick as compensation if he is hired as a head coach by another team.

Jim Harbaugh..Informs Denver Broncos he is staying as head coach at Michigan rather than consider NFL job.

Baltimore…Injured QB-Lamar Jackson uses ‘social media’ to tell Ravens ‘You have something good-don’t mess with it’….he wants a guaranteed 5Y-contract extension as he saids to free agency.

Arizona..Hires Monti Ossenfort as GM…had been Titans Director Player Personnel

Carolina..Will interview Vic Fangio for Def Coord job-ex Broncos coach
Carolina..Will interview Kris Richard for Def Coord-at New Orleans
Browns..Interview Sean Desai for Def Coord job-at Seattle
Broncos..Will interview Dan Quinn-Dallas for head job on Friday
Houston..Owner Cal McNair says he will make final decision on head coach
Colts..Will interview Don Martindale-Giants for head job
Colts..Asks for permission to interview Mike Kafka-Giants for head job
Colts..Get permission to interview DeMeco Ryans-49ers for head job
Jets..Interview Darrell Bevell for Off Coord job

Washington Post..Reports Jeff Bezos has not put in a bid for Washington Commanders because of disputes with Owner Daniel Snyder…Report that other bidders may not offer 7B-asking price because they have been unable to get funding to build a new stadium.

NFL..Total attendance sets record..18.8M-fans attended games…Average attendance (69,442) per game…NFL sold 97.4% of its tickets…

NBC-TV…Taking alot of criticism for the lifeless broadcast with Al Michaels-Tony Dungy…No energy to broadcast.

Bengals..OT-Jonah Williams-dislocated kneecap
Bucs..Activate OC-Ryan Jensen from IR
(College Football)

Ohio State…Star QB-CJ Stroud files for NFL draft..(8123Y-85TD) 2-years
USC…WR-Jordan Addison files for NFL draft…had (169R) last two years

Padres…Sign FA-P-Domingo Tapias-ex A’s…had (1.76-ERA) in Las Vegas
Padres..Sign FA-P-Angel Sanchez-Yomiuri Giants (3.21-ERA) in Japan
(Roster Moves)

White Sox..Sign FA-OF-Jake Marisnick-ex Pirates-Cubs-Padres-Houston
White Sox..Sign FA-2B-Erik Gonzalez-ex Miami
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Keyan Middleton-ex Angels-Arizona
Red Sox..Sign FA-C-DH-Jorge Alfaro-ex Padres
Texas..Sign FA-1B-Yoshi Tsutsugo-ex Pirates

Red Sox..Make contract with FA-OF-Jurickson Profar-ex Padres
Red Sox..Open talks with FA-SS-Elvis Andrus-ex White Sox-Rangers-
(MLB Notes)

Mets…Confirm longtime National League slugger Frank Thomas has passed away…Power hitting 3B-for expansion Mets…Pirates..Reds…played 16Y-MLB…Career (.266-hitter-287HRs)


Lakers-Houston….LA led (73-61) at halftime at Press Time…Monday game…LA (19-23)

Clippers-vs-76ers…Tuesday game

Clippers-Utah…Trade talks for Jazz G-Mike Conley…has (22-24M left on his contract

Miami-Minnesota..Trade talks..Heat offer G-Dwight Lowry for G-DeAngelo Russell.

Ducks-L-Penguins (4-3) OT…Penguins tied game with (:25) left…won (:33) into overtime….Strong outing by Ducks…scored 2-power play goals…Penguins had 45-shots on goal…….Monday game

Ducks-vs-Flyers…Tuesday road game in Philadelphia

Vancouver…President Jim Rutherford says ‘will perform major surgery on roster’ in off season..Canucks (18-22-3) on season.

Las Vegas..G-Robin Lehner files for bankruptcy…is 50M in debt because of bad business investments-defaulted on 5-loans

Toronto..F-Nick Robinson-season ending shoulder surgery
Toronto..F-Mac Holloway-season ending kneecap surgery
Vancovuer..D-Tucker Poolman-sit out rest of season-concussion complications

Ducks..recall D-Nathan Beulieu from rehab assignment with Gulls.

Australian Open…Nick Kyrgios pulls out before 1st round match-chronic knee issues.

Golf…LIV expected to announce 48-man playing roster for 2023 this week….Have yet to sign any PGA stars for coming season…Yet to land TV contract either.


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One Response to “Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday”

  1. Chris says:

    Llamar as his own agent needs to embrace the franchise tag. The Ravens hold all the cards. Only the browns are dumb enough to guarantee a contract like that.

    As for Bosa. Defensive lineman, on day 1 in Pop Warner are taught that if a lineman is holding you, break his arm. Now, in reality it never happens. But the point is don’t expect the ref to help you. Elite rushers like Crosby, Donald, and Joe Green have dealt with being held while not pouting like a baby for decades. Bosa’s tantrum was reminiscent of roid rage like that of Alzado or Merriman.

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