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Tuesday September 18, 2012Gators in the NFL - Week Two Update

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­­­Gators in the NFL – Week Two Update

23 former Gators were active week two of the NFL season. Of those 23, 12 started for their respective teams.



ATLANTA FALCONS

·         Mike Peterson – Saw action at LB

BALTIMORE RAVENS

·         Deonte Thompson – Saw time at WR and returned three kickoffs for 100 yards with a long of 49

BUFFALO BILLS

·         David Nelson­ –Tore ACL in week one, will miss remainder of the season

CAROLINA PANTHERS

·         Louis Murphy – Saw action at WR but did not record a stat

CINCINNATI BENGALS

·         Carolos Dunlap­ – Was not active in week two

·         Reggie Nelson – Started at FS and recorded six tackles, including four solo

CHICAGO BEARS

·         Major Wright – Started at SS and had six tackles including a tackle for loss

CLEVELAND BROWNS

·         Joe Haden – Serving his first of a four game suspension

DENVER BRONCOS

·         Andre Caldwell – Was not active in week two

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

·         Jeremy Mincey – Made the start at LDE, recorded five solo tackles including a tackle for loss and a pass defense

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

·         Brandon Siler­ ­– Saw action on the OL and had a tackle on special teams

MIAMI DOLPHINS

·         Mike Pouncey – Started at C

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

·         Percy Harvin – Started at WR and caught 12 passes for 104 yards with a long of 20 and was targeted by quarterback Christian Ponder 13 times. Also had two rushes for 13 yards and two kickoff returns for 78 yards including a long of 50.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

·         Jermaine Cunningham – Saw time at LB and recorded a tackle

·         Aaron Hernandez­ – Started at TE and left the game with an injury to his right ankle

·         Brandon Spikes – Started at LB and recorded seven tackles, forced a fumble, and had two quarterback hits

·         Jeff Demps – On injured reserve

NEW YORK GIANTS

·         Will Hill- Saw time at S and recorded a tackle on special teams

NEW YORK JETS

·         Tim Tebow – Saw action at QB with one rush for 22 yards

OAKLAND RAIDERS

·         Cooper Carlisle – Started a LG

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

·         Riley Cooper – Was not active in week two

·         Chas Henry – Recorded five punts for 196 yards, a 39.2 average, with a long of 56  

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

·         Marcus Gilbert – Started at RT

·         Maurkice Pouncey – Started at C

·         Chris Rainey – Saw time at RB and had two rushes for 3 yards, one reception for five yards and returned a punt for 13 yards

·         Max Starks- Started at LT

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

·         Ray McDonald – Started at LDT and recorded two solo tackles, a sack for nine yards, a tackle for loss and a quarterback hit

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

·         Jaye Howard – Was not active in week two


TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

·         Ahmad Black – Saw time at S and recorded a tackle

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

·         Rex Grossman – Was not active in week two

·         Maurice Hurt – Saw time at G/T

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