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Tuesday October 16, 2012Gators in the NFL – Week Six Update

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­­­21 former Gators were active in week six of the NFL season. Of those 21, 14 started for their respective teams. Aaron Hernandez was the lone Gator to score a touchdown in week six.



ATLANTA FALCONS

·         Mike Peterson – Started at OLB and recorded one tackle

 

BALTIMORE RAVENS

·         Deonte Thompson – Was not active in week six

 

BUFFALO BILLS

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

 

CAROLINA PANTHERS

·         Louis Murphy – Bye Week

 

CINCINNATI BENGALS

·         Carlos Dunlap­ – Saw action at DE and recorded two tackles, an interception and quarterback hit

·         Reggie Nelson – Started at FS where he tied for a team-high with nine tackles including a tackle for loss and forced a fumble

 

CHICAGO BEARS

·         Major Wright – Bye Week

 

CLEVELAND BROWNS

·         Joe Haden – Started at LCB recording seven tackles, three pass defenses and had an interception return for 14 yards

 

DENVER BRONCOS

·         Andre Caldwell – Saw action at WR

 

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

·         Jeremy Mincey – Bye Week

 

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

·         Brandon Siler­ ­– Saw action at LB

 

MIAMI DOLPHINS

·         Mike Pouncey – Started at C

·         Jabar Gaffney –  Was not active in week six

 

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

·         Percy Harvin – Started at WR and had one rush and 11 receptions for 133 yards with a long of 23. Also had three kickoff returns for 100 yards with a long of 45.

 

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

·         Jermaine Cunningham – Started at LDE and recorded two tackles

·         Aaron Hernandez­ – Started at RB and had six receptions for 30 yards and one touchdown

·         Brandon Spikes – Started at LB and recorded five tackles including two TFL and a quarterback hit

·         Jeff Demps –  On injured reserve

 

NEW YORK GIANTS

·         Will Hill – Serving the first of a four game suspension

 

NEW YORK JETS

·         Tim Tebow – Saw time at QB where he had one pass for 23 yards and four rushes for seven yards

 

OAKLAND RAIDERS

·         Cooper Carlisle – Started at LG

 

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

·         Riley Cooper – Saw action at WR and recorded two receptions for 18 yards

 

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

·         Marcus Gilbert – Started at RT

·         Maurkice Pouncey – Started at C

·         Chris Rainey – Saw action at RB and recorded a catch for 12 yards, a punt return for seven yards and three kickoff returns for 97 yards with a long of 49

·         Max Starks – Started at LT

 

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

·         Ray McDonald – Started at LDT

 

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

·         Jaye Howard – Was not active in week six


 

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

·         Ahmad Black – Saw action at S

 

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

·         Rex Grossman – Not active in week six

·         Maurice Hurt – Saw action at G/T

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