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Tuesday October 30, 2012Gators in the NFL - Week Eight

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21 former Gators were active in week eight of the NFL season. Of those 21, 10 started for their respective teams.  Percy Harvin and Louis Murphy both scored touchdowns in week eight.



ATLANTA FALCONS

·         Mike Peterson – Saw action at LB

 

BALTIMORE RAVENS

·         Deonte Thompson – Bye Week

 

BUFFALO BILLS

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

 

CAROLINA PANTHERS

·         Louis Murphy – Saw action at WR and recorded a fumble recovery in the end zone for a touchdown

 

CINCINNATI BENGALS

·         Carlos Dunlap­ – Bye Week

·         Reggie Nelson – Bye Week

 

CHICAGO BEARS

·         Major Wright – Started at SS and recorded five tackles, including one tackle for loss, and forced a fumble

 

CLEVELAND BROWNS

·         Joe Haden – Started at LCB and recorded eight tackles

 

DENVER BRONCOS

·         Andre Caldwell – Saw action at WR

 

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

·         Jeremy Mincey – Started at LDE and recorded five tackles including one sack for a loss of seven yards

 

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

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

 

MIAMI DOLPHINS

·         Mike Pouncey – Started at C

·         Jabar Gaffney – Saw action at WR and recorded one reception for 30 yards

 

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

·         Percy Harvin – Started at WR and recorded seven receptions for 90 yards with one touchdown while returning one kickoff for 43 yards

 

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

·         Jermaine Cunningham – Saw action at DE and record two tackles

·         Aaron Hernandez­ – Was not active in week eight

·         Brandon Spikes – Started at LB and had a team-high eight tackles and two pass defenses

·         Jeff Demps –  On injured reserve

 

NEW YORK GIANTS

·         Will Hill – Serving the third of a four-game suspension

 

NEW YORK JETS

·         Tim Tebow – Saw action at QB and had one rush for two yards

 

OAKLAND RAIDERS

·         Cooper Carlisle – Started at LG

 

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

·         Riley Cooper – Saw action at WR

 

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

·         Marcus Gilbert – Not active in week eight

·         Maurkice Pouncey – Started at C

·         Chris Rainey – Saw action at RB and had four rushes for 26 yards with a long of 19 and returned two kickoffs for 43 yards with a long of 22

·         Max Starks – Started at LT

 

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

·         Ray McDonald – Started at LDT and recorded three tackles including two tackles for loss

 

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

·         Jaye Howard – Not active in week eight


 

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

·         Ahmad Black – Saw action at S and recorded two tackles

 

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

·         Rex Grossman – Was not active in week eight

·         Maurice Hurt – Saw action at G/T

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