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.

 

Players still alive in the playoffs: 

Crezdon Butler, CB               San Diego Chargers              9-7

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

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 27-24 (OT) win over Kansas City

Next game: Sunday, January 5 @ Cincinnati (1:05PM on CBS)

 

Kavell Conner, LB                Indianapolis Colts                 11-5

Season stats: 14 tackles (13 solo, 1 assisted), a PD, & 7 ST tackles (7 solo) in 10 games

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo) in team’s 30-10 win over Jacksonville

Next game: Saturday, January 4 vs. Kansas City (4:35PM on NBC)

 

Marcus Gilchrist, SS              San Diego Chargers              9-7

Season stats: 76 tackles (58 solo, 18 assisted), a sack (for 12 yards), 3 TFLs (for 19 yards), 2 INTs (returned for 43 yards), a QB hit, 4 PDs, a FF, a FR, & 1 ST tackle (1 solo) in 16 games (16 starts)

Last game: 6 tackles (6 solo) & a TFL (for 3 yards) as the starting SS in team’s 27-24 (OT) win over Kansas City

Next game: Sunday, January 5 @ Cincinnati (1:05PM on CBS)

 

Byron Maxwell, CB               Seattle Seahawks                 13-3

Season stats: 25 tackles (23 solo, 2 assisted), 1 TFL (for 2 yards), 4 INTs, 12 PDs, a FF, a FR, & 3 ST tackles (1 solo, 2 assisted) in 16 games (five starts)

Last game: 1 tackle (1 solo), 1 TFL (for 2 yards), an INT, & a PD as the starting RCB in team’s 27-9 win over St. Louis

Next game: Saturday, January 11 vs. TBD (4:35PM on FOX)

 

Brandon Thompson, DT        Cincinnati Bengals                11-5

Season stats: 23 tackles (14 solo, 9 assisted), 1.5 sacks (for 12.5 yards), 2 TFLs (for 10 yards), 4 QB hits, & a PD in 15 games (six starts)

Last game: Played & did not record a stat as the starting DT in team’s 34-17 win over Baltimore

Next game: Sunday, January 5 vs. San Diego (1:05PM on CBS)

 

Charlie Whitehurst, QB        San Diego Chargers              9-7

Season stats: 6 carries for -5 yards (long of 0) in two games

Last game: Did not play in team’s 27-24 (OT) win over Kansas City

Next game: Sunday, January 5 @ Cincinnati (1:05PM on CBS)

 

 

Players that have completed their season:

 

Andre Branch, DE                 Jacksonville Jaguars            4-12

Season stats: 37 tackles (30 solo, 7 assisted), 6 sacks (for 53 yards), 9 TFLs (for 65 yards), 9 QB hits, and 3 PDs in 16 games

Last game: PD in team’s 30-10 loss at Indianapolis

 

Jaron Brown, WR                 Arizona Cardinals                 10-6

Season stats: 10 receptions (target: 17) for 127 yards (long of 32) with a TD & 4 ST tackles (3 solo, 1 assisted) in 16 games

Last game: 0 receptions (target: 1) in team’s 23-20 loss to San Francisco

 

Chris Clemons, S                  Miami Dolphins                    8-8

Season stats: 88 tackles (59 solo, 23 assisted), a TFL (for 2 yards), a QB hit, an INT, 8 PDs, & 3 ST tackles (3 solo) in 16 games (16 starts)

Last game: 3 tackles (3 solo) & a QB hit as the starting S in team’s 20-7 loss to NY Jets

 

Andre Ellington, RB              Arizona Cardinals                 10-6

Season stats: 117 carries for 651 yards (long of 80) with 3 TDs, 39 receptions (target: 57) for 371 yards (long of 38) with a TD, 1 KOR for 21 yards, & 2 miscellaneous tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in 15 games (one start)

Last game: 9 carries for 30 yards (long of 5) & 3 receptions (target: 6) for 12 yards (long of 8) in team’s 23-20 loss to San Francisco

 

Jacoby Ford, WR                  Oakland Raiders                   4-12

Season stats: 5 carries for 15 yards (long of 4), 13 receptions (target: 23) for 99 yards (long of 22), 9 PR for 77 yards (long of 14), & 11 KOR for 253 yards (long of 30) in 14 games (one start)

Last game: Not active in team’s 34-14 loss to Denver

 

Malliciah Goodman, DE         Atlanta Falcons                    4-12

Season stats: 8 tackles (5 solo, 3 assisted), a TFL (for 1 yard), a QB hit, & 2 FR in 14 games (one start)

Last game: Played & did not record a stat as the starting LE in team’s 21-20 loss to Carolina

 

DeAndre Hopkins, WR           Houston Texans                    2-14

Season stats: 52 receptions (target: 91) for 802 yards (long of 66) with 2 TDs, 3 miscellaneous tackles, and a FF in 16 games (16 starts)

Last game: 4 receptions (target: 5) for 35 yards (long of 19) as the starting WR in team’s 16-10 loss at Tennessee

 

Jarvis Jenkins, DE                Washington Redskins            3-13

Season stats: 22 tackles (12 solo, 10 assisted), 2 sacks (for 8 yards), a TFL (for 3 yards) & 3 QB hits in 12 games (five starts)

Last game: Played & did not record a stat as the starting LDE in team’s 20-6 loss at NY Giants

 

Antoine McClain, OG             Buffalo Bills                         6-10

Season stats: Has yet to appear in a game

Last game: Not active in team’s 34-20 loss at New England

 

Jonathan Meeks, SS              Buffalo Bills                         6-10

Season stats: 2 ST tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in six games

Last game: 1 ST tackle (1 assisted) in team’s 34-20 loss at New England

 

Michael Palmer, TE              Pittsburgh Steelers               8-8

Season stats: 1 reception (target: 1) for 8 yards, 1 KOR for 5 yards, & 2 ST tackles (2 solo) in 15 games

Last game: 1 ST tackle (1 solo) in team’s 20-7 win over Cleveland

 

Ricky Sapp, OLB                   Houston Texans                    2-14

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

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 16-10 loss at Tennessee

 

C.J. Spiller, RB                    Buffalo Bills                         6-10

Season stats: 201 carries for 927 yards (long of 77) with 2 TDs & 34 receptions (target: 41) for 197 yards (long of 27) in 15 games (10 starts)

Last game: 19 carries for 105 yards (long of 24) & 5 receptions (target: 5) for 28 yards (long of 16) as the starting RB in team’s 34-20 loss at New England

 

 

Players that have been placed on Injured Reserve List:

Dwayne Allen, TE                 Indianapolis Colts

Da’Quan Bowers, DE             Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Chris Hairston, OT               Buffalo Bills

Coty Sensabaugh, CB            Tennessee Titans

 

Players on practice squads:

Thomas Austin, C                 Indianapolis Colts

Dalton Freeman, C               New York Jets

Jonathan Willard, LB           Tennessee Titans

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