Tigers in the NFL

Tigers in the NFL

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Tigers in the NFL

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By Trey McCurry.

By Trey McCurry

The NFL season is underway and former Tigers are making an impact around the league.  Each week TCI will track the progress of the Clemson players around the NFL.

Find out how the former Tigers did this week.

 

Dwayne Allen, TE                 Indianapolis Colts                 2-1

Preseason stats: Has not appeared in a game

Last game: Did not play in team’s 27-6 win over Cleveland

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Cincinnati (7:00PM)

 

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

Preseason stats: 3 tackles (2 solo, 1 assisted) & a PD in three games (one start)

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo) & a PD in team’s 17-16 win at Miami

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Washington (7:30PM)

 

Andre Branch, DE                 Jacksonville Jaguars            0-3

Preseason stats: 4 tackles (4 solo), 1 sack (for 10 yards), 1 TFL (for 10 yards), a QB hit, & 1 ST tackle (1 assisted) in three games

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo), 1 sack (for 10 yards), 1 TFL (for 10 yards), & a QB hit in team’s 31-24 loss to Philadelphia

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Atlanta (7:30PM)

 

Xavier Brewer, CB               Dallas Cowboys                    2-2

Preseason stats: 5 tackles (5 solo), 1 INT (returned 6 yards), & a PD in four games

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo), 1 INT (returned 6 yards), & a PD in team’s 24-18 win over Cincinnati

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Houston (8:00PM)

 

Jaron Brown, WR                 Arizona Cardinals                 2-1

Preseason stats: 7 receptions (target: 9) for 74 yards (long of 17) with a TD, 1 ST tackle (1 assisted), & a FR in three games

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 24-7 loss to San Diego

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Denver (9:00PM)

 

Kourtnei Brown, LB              Buffalo Bills                         2-1

Preseason stats: 1 tackle (1 solo) in one game

Last game: Did not play in team’s 30-7 loss at Washington

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Detroit (7:00PM)

 

Crezdon Butler, CB               Buffalo Bills                         2-1

Preseason stats: 3 tackles (3 solo), 1 INT (returned 4 yards), & 4 PDs in two games

Last game: 1 tackle (solo) & a PD in team’s 30-7 loss at Washington

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Detroit (7:00PM)

 

Chris Clemons, S                  Miami Dolphins                    1-3

Preseason stats: 4 tackles (4 solo) in four games (four starts)

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo) as starting S in team’s 17-16 loss to Tampa Bay

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. New Orleans (7:30PM)

 

Kavell Conner, LB                Indianapolis Colts                 2-1

Preseason stats: 9 tackles (5 solo, 4 assisted) & a TFL (for 3 yards) in three games (one start)

Last game: 2 tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in team’s 27-6 win over Cleveland

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Cincinnati (7:00PM)

 

Andre Ellington, RB              Arizona Cardinals                 2-1

Preseason stats: 12 carries for 33 yards (long of 24), 4 receptions (target: 4) for 30 yards (long of 12), & 2 KOR for 58 yards (long of 35) in three games

Last game: 2 carries for 9 yards (long of 6), 2 receptions (target: 2) for 15 yards (long of 8), & 2 KOR for 58 yards (long of 35) in team’s 24-7 loss to San Diego

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Denver (9:00PM)

 

Jacoby Ford, WR                  Oakland Raiders                   1-2

Preseason stats: 1 carry for 8 yards, 0 receptions (target: 4), 3 KOR for 101 yards (long of 62), & a miscellaneous tackle in one game

Last game: 1 carry for 8 yards, 0 receptions (target: 4), 3 KOR for 101 yards (long of 62), & a miscellaneous tackle in team’s 34-26 loss to Chicago

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Seattle (10:00PM)

 

Dalton Freeman, C               New York Jets                     2-1

Preseason stats: Has yet to appear in one game

Last game: Not active in team’s 24-21 (OT) win at NY Giants

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Philadelphia (7:00PM)

 

Marcus Gilchrist, SS              San Diego Chargers              1-2

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

Last game: 2 tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) as starting SS in team’s 24-7 win at Arizona

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. San Francisco (10:00PM)

 

Malliciah Goodman, DE         Atlanta Falcons                    0-3

Preseason stats: 4 tackles (2 solo, 2 assisted) in three games

Last game: 2 tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in team’s 27-16 loss at Tennessee

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Jacksonville (7:30PM)

 

Rashard Hall, FS                  St. Louis Rams                     0-3

Preseason stats: 7 tackles (6 solo, 1 assisted), 2 PDs, 1 FF, & 3 ST tackles (2 solo, 1 assisted) in three games

Last game: 2 tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in team’s 27-26 loss at Denver

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Baltimore (8:00PM)

 

DeAndre Hopkins, WR           Houston Texans                    2-1

Preseason stats: 6 receptions (target: 8) for 74 yards (long of 34) with a TD & a miscellaneous tackle in two games (two starts)

Last game: Not active in team’s 31-23 loss to New Orleans

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Dallas (8:00PM)

 

Jarvis Jenkins, DE                Washington Redskins            3-0

Preseason stats: 2 tackles (2 solo) & a QB hit in three games (one start)

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 30-7 win over Buffalo

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Tampa Bay (7:30PM)

 

Byron Maxwell, CB               Seattle Seahawks                 3-0

Preseason stats: 3 tackles (3 solo), 1 INT (returned 28 yards), & 2 PDs in three games

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo) & a PD in team’s 17-10 win at Green Bay

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Oakland (10:00PM)

 

Antoine McClain, OG             Baltimore Ravens                 2-1

Preseason stats: Has yet to record a stat in three games

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 34-27 loss to Carolina

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ St. Louis (8:00PM)

 

Jonathan Meeks, SS              Buffalo Bills                         2-1

Preseason stats: 5 tackles (4 solo, 1 assisted), a PD, a FF, & a ST tackle (1 solo) in two games

Last game: 4 tackles (3 solo, 1 assisted), a FF, & a ST tackle (1 solo) in team’s 30-7 loss at Washington

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Detroit (7:00PM)

 

Phillip Merling, DE                Washington Redskins            3-0

Preseason stats: 5 tackles (2 solo, 3 assisted), 1.5 sacks (for 9 yards), 1 TFL (for 3 yards), 2 QB hits, & 2 PDs in three games

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 30-7 win over Buffalo

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Tampa Bay (7:30PM)

 

Michael Palmer, TE              Pittsburgh Steelers               0-3

Preseason stats: 1 reception (target: 1) in three games (one start)

Last game: 1 reception (target: 1) for 26 yards in team’s 26-20 (OT) loss to Kansas City

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Carolina (7:30PM)

 

Ricky Sapp, DE                     New York Jets                     2-1

Preseason stats: 3 tackles (2 solo, 1 assisted), 1 sack (for 3 yards), 1 TFL (for 3 yards), a QB hit, & 2 ST tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in three games

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo) & 1 ST tackle (1 solo) in team’s 24-21 (OT) win at NY Giants

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Philadelphia (7:00PM)

 

Coty Sensabaugh, CB            Tennessee Titans                 1-2

Preseason stats: 9 tackles (6 solo, 3 assisted) & 2 PDs in three games

Last game: 6 tackles (5 solo, 1 assisted) in team’s 27-16 win over Atlanta

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Minnesota (8:00PM)

 

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

Preseason stats: 19 carries for 102 yards (long of 19) with a TD, 0 receptions (target: 2), & a miscellaneous tackle in three games (three starts)

Last game: 8 carries for 39 yards (long of 19) with a TD & 0 receptions (target: 1) as starting RB in team’s 30-7 loss at Washington

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Detroit (7:00PM)

 

Brandon Thompson, DT        Cincinnati Bengals                2-1

Preseason stats: 1 tackle (1 solo) & a TFL (for 3 yards) in one game

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo) & a TFL (for 3 yards) in team’s 24-18 loss at Dallas

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. Indianapolis (7:00PM)

 

Charlie Whitehurst, QB        San Diego Chargers              1-2

Preseason stats: 4 carries for 20 yards (long of 14) & 20-38 passing for 249 yards (long of 57) with 2 TDs & 2 INTs in three games

Last game: 4-10 passing for 93 yards (long of 57) in team’s 24-7 win at Arizona

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. San Francisco (10:00PM)

 

Jonathan Willard, LB           Tennessee Titans                 1-2

Preseason stats: 3 tackles (1 solo, 2 assisted), 1 INT (returned 4 yards), a PD, & 1 ST tackle (1 solo) in three games

Last game: 1 tackle (assisted), 1 INT (returned 4 yards), & a PD in team’s 27-16 win over Atlanta

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Minnesota (8:00PM)

 

 

Players that have been placed on Reserve/Non-Football Injury List:

Chris Hairston, OT               Buffalo Bills                        

** Placed on PUP list by Bills on August 26th. **

 

 

Players that have been cut or released:

Spencer Benton, PK             

Preseason stats: 4 punts for 116 yards (29.0 average) & 4 KO for 264 yards (two touchbacks) in one game for Dallas

** Waived by the Cowboys on August 7th. **

 

Miguel Chavis, DT

Preseason stats: 2 tackles (2 solo) & a QB hit in two games for Kansas City

** Released by Chiefs on August 27th. **

 

Brandon Ford, TE

Preseason stats: Did not appear in a game

** Released by Patriots on August 12th. **

 

Barry Richardson, OT

Preseason stats: Did not record a stat in two games for Tennessee

** Released by Titans on August 27th. **

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