Monday September 23, 2013Gators in the NFL Week Three Update
Twenty-one former Gators were active week three of the NFL season. Of those 21, nine started for their respective teams. Major Wright of the Chicago Bears had a pick six against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Matt Elam Made his second-consecutive pro start at FS and collected a combined five tackles, four solo and broke up one pass.
Deonte Thompson Was not active in week three.
Carlos Dunlap Made the start at LDE and had a combined seven tackles, six solo, one sack for a total of eight yards, two TFL, two QB hits and broke up two passes.
Reggie Nelson Made the start at FS and recorded three tackles, one solo, and had one fumble recovery.
Major Wright Started at SS and returned a 38-yard interception for a TD (Watch Here). Wright had seven tackles, six solo, one pass breakup and one forced fumble.
Jon Bostic Saw action at linebacker against the Steelers and recorded one tackle on special teams.
Joe Haden Started at LCB and had eight tackles, six solo, with one pass breakup.
Andre Caldwell Saw action at WR but did not record a stat.
Jeremy Mincey Saw action at DL and had four tackles, including two solo and one TFL.
Josh Evans Saw action at safety and recorded seven tackles, three solo.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
Jaye Howard Was not active in week three.
Mike Pouncey Made his third-consecutive start at C.
Mike Gillislee Did not see action in week three.
Caleb Sturgis Was 2-2 in field goal attempts, with a long of 50 yards.
Jelani Jenkins Saw action at linebacker but did not record a stat.
Sharrif Floyd Saw action at DT and contributed with one tackle, one QB hit and one pass breakup.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
Brandon Spikes Made the start at linebacker and had seven tackles, five solo.
NEW YORK GIANTS
Will Hill Was not active in week three.
Louis Murphy Saw action at WR and recorded one reception for eight yards.
Justin Trattou Saw action at DE but did not record a stat.
Riley Cooper Started at WR against the Chiefs and had two receptions for 29 yards.
Marcus Gilbert Made the start at RT.
Maurkice Pouncey Suffered a season-ending torn ACL and MCL during the Steelers opening possession of their season opener.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
Ray McDonald Started at LDT, recording four solo tackles.
Percy Harvin Was not active in week three.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Ahmad Black Started at DB this week with three tackles, two solo, and one assist on special teams.
Jeff Demps Did not see action in week three.
Rex Grossman Was not active in week three.
Maurice Hurt Was not active in week three.
Jordan Reed Saw action at TE and had five catches for a total of 50 receiving yards.