Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on January 4th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

………….(Football)………………

Chargers…Get permission to interview former Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith-spent this past year as Defensive Coordinator Tampa Bay Bucs…Smith (66-46) with Falcons but just (1-4) in postseason.

Chargers…Will interview Sean McDermott-Defensive Coordinator Carolina Panthers…along with Vance Joseph-Miami, Doug Taub-Chiefs, Matt Patricia-Patriots.

(Coaching)

Denver..Broncos set up interviews with Kyle Shanahan-Atlanta..Doug Taub-Chiefs..Vance Joseph-Miami.

49ers..Interviewing Louis Riddick-currently at ESPN for GM job….want to interview Tom Cable-Seattle..Anthony Lynn-Bills for head coaching job.

Bills..Will interview Frank Reich-Eagles for head coaching job.

Jaguars..Set up interview with ex-Falcons head coach Mike Smith.

Ravens…Say all 3-of their coordinators will return next season.

Rams..Will Interview Jimmy Raye-assistant GM-Colts….Carolina assistant Steve Wilks for coaching job.

Jets..Fire 4-assistant coaches including Defensive Line coach Pepper Johnson and DB-coach Mark Collins…and say Offensive Coordinator Chan Gailey is retiring from NFL.

49ers..Fired head coach Chip Kelly says he wants to become an offensive coordinator in NFL.

(Teams)

Seahawks…Sign FA-KR-PR-Devin Hester for postseason…replaces injured kick return star Tyler Lockett.
Broncos..QB-Trevor Siemian will have surgery on non-throwing shoulder.

Houston..say QB-Brock Osweiler will start playoff game.
Raiders…rookie QB-Connor Cook will start in playoff game.

Rams..QB-Jared Goff says he will learn from bad rookie season..(54%) completion rating…(5TD-7Int-16QB sacks)

Seattle..Sign FA-LS-Tyler Ott-ex Bengals.
Dallas..Workout FA-OG-Jonathon Cooper-ex Arizona-New England
Detroit..Lose OT-Riley Reiff-hip injury
Lions..Sign FA-OT-Garrett Reynolds

(NFL)

Hall of Fame announces 15-finalists on ballot…Includes LaDainian Tomlinson..Jason Taylor..Brian Dawkins as 1st timers….Returning on ballot are Don Coryell, John Lynchy, Terrell Owens and Kurt Warner among others.

(College)

Minnesota..Fires Coach Tracey Claeys (9-4) with bowl game because of public stance supporting Players Boycott of Holiday Bowl.

UCLA..Hire Jeff Fish-Off Coordinator-had been at Michigan.

Alabama..Lane Kiffin leaving team before Clemson game-to work at Florida Atlantic
Alabama..Hire Steve Sarkisian to work in place of Kiffin.

Ohio State..Hiring ex-Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson as Off Coor.

Purdue…New head coach Jeff Brohm bringing 7-assistants with him from Western Kentucky.

Washington..WR-John Ross and S-Budda Baker file for NFL draft.

Texas Tech..QB-Pat Mahomes files for NFL draft (5,052Y-52TD) 2-years.

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…………….(Baseball)……………….

Padres…Sign FA-P-Tyrell Jenkins-ex Reds-Braves…had (5.56) ERA in Atlanta…(2.86) ERA in AAA.

Reds..Sign FA-P-Drew Storen-ex Toronto-Seattle-Washington

Orioles..Sign FA-1B-Jose Montero-ex Mariners-Blue Jay-been suspened

Arizona-Royals..Trade..Dbacks send OF-Pete O’Brien to KC for P-Sam Lewis.

Arizona..Re-sign FA-P-Rubby DeLaRosa

Miami..Sign FA-P-Kelvin Marte-ex-Pirates..FA-P-Scott Copeland-Blue Jays..FA-2B-Ryan Jackson-ex Angels-Phillies.

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……………..(Basketball)………………

Lakers-W-Memphis….F-Julius Randle has impressive triple double…19P-12R-10A……LA had lost (15-of-17)

Clippers-vs-Memphis…Wednesday matchup at Staples Center..Clippers lost (6-of-7)

NYKnicks..Coach Jeff Hornaeck calls defense pathetic-Carmelo Anthony continues to play poorlyl.

Dallas..Benching C-Andrew Bogut..moving Dirk Nowitzki into post.

New Orleans..Sign FA-C-Donatas Motinunes-ex Rockets.

(College)

Aztecs-at Nevada..SDSU (8-5)….Wolfpack (12-2)…coached by Eric Musselman…Nevada led by shooting G-Marcus Marshall (21PPG).

AP Poll…1-Villanova (14-0)..2-Baylor (13-0)..3-Kansas (12-1)…4-UCLA (14-1)…5-Gonzaga (14-0).

South Florida..Fires Coach Orlando Antigua…was (23-55).

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……………..(Hockey)…………….

Kings-W-San Jose (2-1) in OT…Jeff Carter sets up Tanner Pearson in OT with game winner on 2-on-1 break.

Ducks-Red Wings…Matchup tonight….Detroit (19-12-3)

Ducks..Callup C-Chris Wagner from AHL-San Diego Gulls.

Columbus..Blue Jackets beat Edmonton…won 16-in row.

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