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Tuesday September 25, 2012Gators in the NFL - Week Three Update

Gainesville, Fla.

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


 


ATLANTA FALCONS

·         Mike Peterson – Entered the game at LB

BALTIMORE RAVENS

·         Deonte Thompson – Saw time at WR and returned three kick offs for 81 yards with a long of 36

BUFFALO BILLS

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

CAROLINA PANTHERS

 

·         Louis Murphy – Saw action at WR and was targeted three times with one reception for seven yards

 

CINCINNATI BENGALS

·         Carolos Dunlap­ – Saw time at DE and forced a fumble while recording three tackles

·         Reggie Nelson – Started at FS and was second on the team with 10 tackles including seven solo

CHICAGO BEARS

·         Major Wright – Started at SS and returned an interception 45 yards, chipped in two tackles, and a pass defense

CLEVELAND BROWNS

·         Joe Haden – Serving the second of a four game suspension

DENVER BRONCOS

 

·         Andre Caldwell – Was not active in week three

 

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

·         Jeremy Mincey – Made the start at LDE and recorded one pass defense

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

·         Brandon Siler­ ­– Saw action at LB and recorded a tackle on special teams

MIAMI DOLPHINS

·         Mike Pouncey – Started at C

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

·         Percy Harvin – Started at WR and was targeted 11 times with nine receptions for 89 yards with a long of 24 and average of 9.9. Also had one rush for nine yards.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

·         Jermaine Cunningham – Saw action at LB and recorded four tackles including two on special teams

·         Aaron Hernandez­ – Not active in week three, out with an injury

·         Brandon Spikes – Started at LB and recorded four tackles

·         Jeff Demps –  On injured reserve

NEW YORK GIANTS

·         Will Hill- Saw time at S and recorded two tackles including one on special teams 

NEW YORK JETS

·         Tim Tebow – Started at FB and had two rushes with a long of five yards

OAKLAND RAIDERS

·         Cooper Carlisle – Started at LG

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

·         Riley Cooper – Was not active in week three

·         Chas Henry – Had five punts for 246 yards with an average of 49.2 and a long of 62. Also placed one punt inside the 20 yard line.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

·         Marcus Gilbert – Started at RT and recorded one tackle

·         Maurkice Pouncey – Started at C

·         Chris Rainey – Saw time at RB and recorded two rushes for seven yards and two receptions for 23 yards with a long of 14 yards

·         Max Starks – Started at LT

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

·         Ray McDonald – Made the start at LDT and recorded two tackles

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

·         Jaye Howard –  Was not active in week three


TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

·         Ahmad Black – Saw time at S but did not record a stat

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

·         Rex Grossman – Not active in week three

·         Maurice Hurt – Saw action at G/T

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