Tigers in the NFL

Tigers in the NFL

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Tigers in the NFL

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By Trey McCurry.

Former Tigers are making contributions around the NFL.  Each week TCI will summarize how Clemson players are performing on the field.

Tigers in the NFL – Preseason Week 3 

Thomas Austin, G                    New England Patriots             2-1

Preseason stats: Played and has not recorded a stat in three games (1 start)

Last game: Played and did not record a stat in team’s 34-10 loss at Detroit

Next game: Thursday, September 1 vs. New York Giants (7:30PM) 

Da’Quan Bowers, DE               Tampa Bay Buccaneers           2-1

Preseason stats: 2 tackles (2 solo), 1 sack (for 7 yards), 1 TFL (for 7 yards), and a QB hit in three games

Last game: 2 tackles (2 solo), 1 sack (for 7 yards), 1 TFL (for 7 yards), and a QB hit in team’s 17-13 win over Miami

Next game: Thursday, September 1 @ Washington (7:30PM) 

Crezon Butler, CB                             Pittsburgh Steelers                 2-1

Preseason stats: 11 tackles (11 solo), 2 PBUs, and a 95-yard INT TD in two games

Last game: 9 tackles (9 solo), 2 PBU, and a 95-yard INT TD in team’s 34-16 win over Atlanta

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 @ Carolina (8:00PM) 

Chris Clemons, S                     Miami Dolphins                       2-1

Preseason stats: 4 tackles (3 solo, 1 assisted), 1 TFL (for 2 yards), a QB hit, and 2 PBUs in 2 starts

Last game: 3 tackles (2 solo, 1 assisted) in team’s 17-13 loss at Tampa Bay

Next game: Thursday, September 1 vs. Dallas (7:30PM) 

Kavell Conner, LB                             Indianapolis Colts                   0-3

Season stats: 8 tackles (3 solo, 5 assisted) in three starts

Last game: 1 tackle (1 assisted) at starting WLB in team’s 24-21 loss to Green Bay

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 @ Cincinnati (7:00PM on NFL Network) 

Jamie Cumbie, DL                             Oakland Raiders                     0-3

Preseason stats: 5 tackles (3 solo/2 assisted) and a PBU in two games

Last game: 2 tackles (2 solo) in team’s 40-20 loss to New Orleans

          Next game: Friday, September 2 @ Seattle (10:30PM on NFL Network) 

Brian Dawkins, S                     Denver Broncos                       2-1

Preseason stats: 1 tackle (1 solo) in two starts

Last game: PBU at starting SS in team’s 23-20 win over Seattle

Next game: Thursday, September 1 @ Arizona (10:00PM on NFL Network) 

Nick Eason, DT                        Arizona Cardinals                    1-2

Preseason stats: 2 tackles (2 assisted) in three games

Last game: Played and did not record a stat in team’s 34-31 loss to San Diego

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 vs. Denver (10:30PM on NFL Network) 

Jacoby Ford, WR                     Oakland Raiders                     0-3

Preseason stats: Has yet to appear in a game (broken hand)

Last game: Did not play in team’s 40-20 loss to New Orleans

          Next game: Friday, September 2 @ Seattle (10:30PM on NFL Network) 

Marcus Gilchrist, CB/KR         San Diego Chargers                2-1

Preseason stats: 8 tackles (7 solo, 1 assisted), 2 PBUs, fumble recovery, and 2 PR for 13 yards (long of 13) in three games (one start)

Last game: 4 tackles (3 solo, 1 assisted) and a PBU in team’s 34-31 win at Arizona

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 vs. San Francisco (10:30PM) 

Tyler Grisham, WR                  Pittsburgh Steelers                 2-1

Preseason stats: 2 receptions (target: 7) for 15 yards (long of 11) in three games

Last game: 0 receptions (target: 1) in team’s 34-16 win over Atlanta

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 @ Carolina (8:00PM) 

Chris Hairston, OT                   Buffalo Bills                             1-2

Preseason stats: Played and has not recorded a stat in one game

Last game: Played and did not record a stat in team’s 35-32 win over Jacksonville

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 vs. Detroit (6:30PM) 

Jamie Harper, RB                    Tennessee Titans                    2-1

Preseason stats: 32 rushes for 146 yards (long of 46) with three TDs and 1 reception (target: 2) for 24 yards in three games (two starts)

Last game: 13 rushes for 36 yards (long of 9) with a TD and 1 target at starting RB in team’s 14-13 win over Chicago

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 @ New Orleans (8:00PM) 

Leroy Hill, LB                           Seattle Seahawks                            1-2

Preseason stats: 8 tackles (5 solo/3 assisted) in three starts

Last game: 3 tackles (2 solo/1 assisted) at starting OLB in team’s 23-20 loss at Denver

          Next game: Friday, September 2 vs. Oakland (10:30PM on NFL Network) 

Jarvis Jenkins, DT                             Washington Redskins             2-1

Preseason stats: 1 tackle (1 solo) and a QB hit in three games (two starts)

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo) at starting LDE in team’s 34-31 loss at Baltimore

          NOTE: Tore ACL against Baltimore and is expected to miss the 2011 season 

Byron Maxwell, CB                  Seattle Seahawks                            1-2

Preseason stats: 2 tackle (2 solo), 4 special team’s tackles, and a forced fumble in three games

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo), 3 special team’s tackles and a forced fumble in team’s 23-20 loss at Denver

          Next game: Friday, September 2 vs. Oakland (10:30PM on NFL Network) 

DeAndre McDaniel, S              New Orleans Saints                2-1

Preseason stats: Has not recorded a stat in two games

Last game: Did not play in team’s 40-20 win at Oakland

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 vs. Tennessee (8:00PM) 

Phillip Merling, DE                  Miami Dolphins                       2-1

Preseason stats: 1 tackle (1 solo) in three games

Last game: Played and did not record a stat in team’s 17-13 loss at Tampa Bay

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 vs. Dallas (7:30PM) 

Michael Palmer, TE                 Atlanta Falcons                       0-3

Preseason stats: 5 receptions (target: 6) for 34 yards (long of 19) and a special team’s tackle in three games (one start)

Last game: 1 reception (target: 2) for 19 yards in team’s 34-16 loss at Pittsburgh

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 vs. Baltimore (7:30PM) 

Barry Richardson, OT              Kansas City Chiefs                  0-3

Preseason stats: Has not recorded a stat in three starts

Last game: Did not record a stat at starting RT in team’s 14-10 loss to St. Louis

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 @ Green Bay (8:00PM) 

Dorell Scott, DT                      St. Louis Rams                        3-0

Preseason stats: 3 tackles (2 solo, 1 assisted) in three games

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo) in team’s 14-10 win at Kansas City

          Next game: Thursday, September 1 @ Jacksonville (7:30PM) 

C.J. Spiller, RB                        Buffalo Bills                             1-2

Preseason stats: 12 rushes for 34 yards (long of 14) and 4 receptions (target: 4) for 27 yards (long of 10) in three games (one start)

Last game: 4 rushes for 21 yards (long of 7) in team’s 35-32 win over Jacksonville

Next game: Thursday, September 1 vs. Detroit (6:30PM) 

Chansi Stuckey, WR                Arizona Cardinals                    1-2

Preseason stats: 2 receptions (target: 6) for 27 yards in three games

Last game: 1 reception (target: 1) for 7 yards in team’s 34-31 loss to San Diego

Next game: Thursday, September 1 vs. Denver (10:30PM on NFL Network)

 Charlie Whitehurst, QB           Seattle Seahawks                            1-2

Preseason stats: 33-47 passing for 265 yards (long of 29) with a TD and 4 rushes for 13 yards (long of 8) in three games

Last game: 5-8 passing for 53 yards (long of 23) in team’s 23-20 loss at Denver

          Next game: Friday, September 2 vs. Oakland (10:30PM on NFL Network) 

 

Players that have been cut or released:

Miguel Chavis, DL/TE             

Preseason stats: 1 tackle (1 solo) and a fumble recovery in three games with Pittsburgh

Last game: Fumble recovery in team’s 34-16 win over Atlanta

          NOTE: Tore a pectoral muscle and was released by team

 James Davis, RB                     Washington Redskins             2-1

Preseason stats: Played and has not recorded a stat in one game with Washington

NOTE: Left camp and has reportedly retired from football 

Michael Hamlin, S                            

Preseason stats: 8 tackles (6 solo/2 assisted) in two games with Jacksonville

NOTE: Released by Jaguars and is expected to sign with the Indianapolis Colts 

Rendrick Taylor, FB                Tampa Bay Buccaneers           2-1

Preseason stats: 1 reception (target: 1) for 5 yards in two games (one start)

Last game: Played and did not record a stat in team’s 17-13 win over Miami

          NOTE: Released by team as part of roster cuts 

 

 

 

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