Gator Locker Room
Gator Ticket Office

Football Headline

Monday October 28, 2013Gators in the NFL – Week Eight Update

Gainesville, Fla.

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)

Matt Elam –

Deonte Thompson –

 

CINCINNATI BENGALS

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)

Major Wright –

Jon Bostic –

 

CLEVELAND BROWNS

Joe Haden – Started at LCB and recorded three tackles, all solo, and two pass breakups.

 

DENVER BRONCOS

Andre Caldwell – Saw action at WR and had one catch for 14 yards.

 

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

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.

 

MIAMI DOLPHINS

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.

 

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

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.

 

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

Riley Cooper – Started at WR and recorded two catches for 13 yards.

 

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

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.

 

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

Percy Harvin – Was not active week eight due to injury.

 

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

Jeff Demps – Was not active in week eight.

 

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

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.

 

 

Florida Athletics - A Championship Experience with Integrity - Vision Statement
  • University of Florida
  • NCAA
  • Sun Sports / Fox Sports Florida
  • IMG
  • SEC Network

© 1998 - 2014 University Athletic Assoc., Inc., Sun Sports & IMG College. All Rights Reserved.