Monday October 28, 2013Gators in the NFL Week Eight Update
Eighteen former Gators were active week eight of the NFL season. Of those 18, 11 started for their respective teams. Jordan Reed made his first professional start at TE for the Washington Redskins and led the team with eight catches for a total of 90 yards against the Broncos.
The Baltimore Ravens and the Chicago Bears, with a combined four former Gators on their rosters, both had a bye in week eight.
BALTIMORE RAVENS (Bye)
Carlos Dunlap Made the start at LDE and had one assist.
Reggie Nelson Started at FS, recording two solo tackles, with one QB hit and one sack for a loss of 11 yards.
CHICAGO BEARS (Bye)
Joe Haden Started at LCB and recorded three tackles, all solo, and two pass breakups.
Andre Caldwell Saw action at WR and had one catch for 14 yards.
Jeremy Mincey Saw action at DL but did not record a stat
Josh Evans Made the start at FS and contributed with three tackles, all solo.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
Jaye Howard Was not active in week eight.
Mike Pouncey Made the start at C.
Mike Gillislee Was not active in week eight.
Caleb Sturgis Went 1-3 in FG attempts, hitting a 52-yarder.
Jelani Jenkins Saw action at LB and had one tackle on special teams.
Sharrif Floyd Saw action at DT but did not record a stat.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
Brandon Spikes Made the start at LB and had nine tackles, four solo, with one TFL.
NEW YORK GIANTS
Will Hill Saw action at S and had an interception, five solo tackles and one pass breakup against the Eagles.
Louis Murphy Saw action at WR but did not record a stat.
NEW YORK JETS
David Nelson Made the start at WR and led the Jets with eight receptions for 80 yards with a long of 26 yards.
Riley Cooper Started at WR and recorded two catches for 13 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 and recorded three tackles, all solo, with one TFL.
Jermaine Cunningham Was not active in week eight.
Percy Harvin Was not active week eight due to injury.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Jeff Demps Was not active in week eight.
Rex Grossman Was not active in week eight.
Maurice Hurt Was not active in week eight.
Jordan Reed Made his first professional start for the Redskins at TE and led the team with eight catches for a total of 90 yards.