Tigers in the NFL

Tigers in the NFL

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Tigers in the NFL

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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.

 

Da’Quan Bowers, DE             Tampa Bay Buccaneers        1-8

Season stats: 6 tackles (2 solo, 4 assisted), 0.5 sacks (for 4 yards) & 3 QB hits in nine games (two starts)

Last game: 1 tackle (1 assisted), 0.5 sacks (for 4 yards), & a QB hit in team’s 22-19 win over Miami

Next game: Sunday, November 17 vs. Atlanta (1:00PM on FOX)

 

Andre Branch, DE                 Jacksonville Jaguars            1-8

Season stats: 17 tackles (14 solo, 3 assisted), 1 sack (for 5 yards), 2 TFLs (for 9 yards), 2 QB hits, and a PD in nine games

Last game: 3 tackles (3 solo) & a PD in team’s 29-27 win at Tennessee

Next game: Sunday, November 17 vs. Arizona (1:00PM on FOX)

 

Jaron Brown, WR                 Arizona Cardinals                 5-4

Season stats: 7 receptions (target: 13) for 73 yards (long of 19) with a TD in nine games

Last game: 1 reception (target: 2) for 7 yards in team’s 27-24 win over Houston

Next game: Sunday, November 17 @ Jacksonville (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Crezdon Butler, CB               San Diego Chargers              4-5

Season stats: 3 tackles (2 solo, 1 assisted) & a FF in five games

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 28-20 loss to Denver

Next game: Sunday, November 17 @ Miami (4:05PM on CBS)

 

Chris Clemons, S                  Miami Dolphins                    4-5

Season stats: 48 tackles (35 solo, 13 assisted), an INT, 4 PDs, & 3 ST tackles (3 solo) in nine games (nine starts)

Last game: 5 tackles (3 solo, 2 assisted) as the starting SS in team’s 22-19 loss at Tampa Bay

Next game: Sunday, November 17 vs. San Diego (4:05PM on CBS)

 

Kavell Conner, LB                Indianapolis Colts                 6-3

Season stats: 9 tackles (8 solo, 1 assisted), a PD, & 5 ST tackles (5 solo) in six games

Last game: 1 ST tackle (1 solo) in team’s 38-8 loss to St. Louis

Next game: Thursday, November 14 @ Tennessee (8:25PM on NFL Network)

 

Andre Ellington, RB              Arizona Cardinals                 5-4

Season stats: 54 carries for 387 yards (long of 80) with 2 TDs, 24 receptions (target: 37) for 216 yards (long of 36) with a TD, 1 KOR for 21 yards, & 2 miscellaneous tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in nine games (one start)

Last game: 11 carries for 55 yards (long of 23) & 2 receptions (target: 4) for 18 yards (long of 12) in team’s 27-24 win over Houston

Next game: Sunday, November 17 @ Jacksonville (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Jacoby Ford, WR                  Oakland Raiders                   3-6

Season stats: 3 carries for 8 yards (long of 4), 10 receptions (target: 14) for 80 yards (long of 22), 3 PR for 29 yards (long of 14), & 11 KOR for 253 yards (long of 30) in nine games (one start)

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 24-20 loss at NY Giants

Next game: Sunday, November 17 @ Houston (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Marcus Gilchrist, SS              San Diego Chargers              4-5

Season stats: 39 tackles (26 solo, 13 assisted), an INT (returned for 26 yards), & 2 PDs in nine games (nine starts)

Last game: 5 tackles (3 solo, 2 assisted) as the starting SS in team’s 28-20 loss to Denver

Next game: Sunday, November 17 @ Miami (4:05PM on CBS)

 

Malliciah Goodman, DE         Atlanta Falcons                    2-7

Season stats: 5 tackles (4 solo, 1 assisted) and a TFL (for 1 yard) in nine games

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 33-10 loss to Seattle

Next game: Sunday, November 17 @ Tampa Bay (1:00PM on FOX)

 

DeAndre Hopkins, WR           Houston Texans                    2-7

Season stats: 37 receptions (target: 59) for 539 yards (long of 35) with 2 TDs, 2 miscellaneous tackles, and a FF in nine games (nine starts)

Last game: 6 receptions (target: 11) for 69 yards (long of 22) as the starting WR in team’s 27-24 loss at Arizona

Next game: Sunday, November 17 vs. Oakland (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Jarvis Jenkins, DE                Washington Redskins            3-6

Season stats: 5 tackles (3 solo, 2 assisted) in five games (one start)

Last game: 2 tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) as the starting LDE in team’s 34-27 loss at Minnesota

Next game: Sunday, November 17 @ Philadelphia (1:00PM on FOX)

 

Byron Maxwell, CB               Seattle Seahawks                 9-1

Season stats: 11 tackles (11 solo), 2 PDs, a FF, a FR, & 3 ST tackles (1 solo, 2 assisted) in 10 games

Last game: 2 PDs in team’s 33-10 win at Atlanta

Next game: Sunday, November 17 vs. Minnesota (4:25PM on FOX)

 

Antoine McClain, OG             Buffalo Bills                         3-7

Season stats: Has yet to appear in a game

Last game: Not active in team’s 23-10 loss at Pittsburgh

Next game: Sunday, November 17 vs. NY Jets (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Michael Palmer, TE              Pittsburgh Steelers               3-6

Season stats: 1 reception (target: 1) for 8 yards, 1 KOR for 5 yards, & 1 ST tackle (solo) in nine games

Last game: 1 reception (target: 1) for 8 yards in team’s 23-10 win over Buffalo

Next game: Sunday, November 17 vs. Detroit (1:00PM on FOX)

 

Ricky Sapp, DE                     New York Jets                     5-4

Season stats: 1 tackle (1 assisted), 2 ST tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) & a FR in five games

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 26-20 win over New Orleans

Next game: Sunday, November 17 @ Buffalo (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Coty Sensabaugh, CB            Tennessee Titans                 4-5

Season stats: 18 tackles (16 solo, 2 assisted), a TFL (for 3 yards), 4 PDs, 2 FRs, & 3 ST tackles (3 solo) in nine games (two starts)

Last game: PD as the starting DB in team’s 29-27 loss to Jacksonville

Next game: Thursday, November 14 vs. Indianapolis (8:25PM on NFL Network)

 

C.J. Spiller, RB                    Buffalo Bills                         3-7

Season stats: 110 carries for 501 yards (long of 61) with a TD & 20 receptions (target: 23) for 98 yards (long of 27) in nine games (five starts)

Last game: 8 carries for 23 yards (long of 7) & 3 receptions (target: 3) for 11 yards (long of 7) as the starting RB in team’s 23-10 loss at Pittsburgh

Next game: Sunday, November 17 vs. NY Jets (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Brandon Thompson, DT        Cincinnati Bengals                6-4

Season stats: 19 tackles (12 solo, 7 assisted), 1.5 sacks (for 12.5 yards), 2 TFLs (for 10 yards), and 4 QB hits in 10 games (one start)

Last game: 3 tackles (2 solo, 1 assisted) as the starting DT in team’s 20-17 (OT) loss at Baltimore

Next game: Sunday, November 17 vs. Cleveland (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Charlie Whitehurst, QB        San Diego Chargers              4-5

Season stats: 3 carries for -3 yards (long of -1) in one game

Last game: Did not play in team’s 28-20 loss to Denver

Next game: Sunday, November 17 @ Miami (4:05PM on CBS)

 

 

Players that have been placed on Reserve List:

Dwayne Allen, TE                 Indianapolis Colts

Chris Hairston, OT               Buffalo Bills

Jonathan Meeks, S               Buffalo Bills

 

Players on practice squads:

Dalton Freeman, C               New York Jets

Jonathan Willard, LB           Tennessee Titans

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