Monday January 6, 2014Gators in the NFL Playoffs – Wild Card Weekend
Of the 12 former Gators that advanced to the playoffs, seven participated in the NFL Wild Card Weekend and four made the start for their respective teams.
Riley Cooper scored first for the Eagles on a 10-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Nick Foles (Watch Here) en route to a late-game 26-24 loss to the Saints. Cooper led Philly with six catches for a total of 68 yards.
Indianapolis Colts 45, Kansas City Chiefs 44
Xavier Nixon, Indianapolis – Did not see action against the Chiefs.
Chris Rainey, Indianapolis – Injured Reserve.
Jaye Howard, Kansas City – Saw action at DT and contributed with two solo tackles.
San Diego Chargers 27, Cincinnati Bengals 10
Carlos Dunlap, Cincinnati – Made the start at LDE and recorded four tackles, two solo.
Reggie Nelson, Cincinnati – Started at FS and made four solo tackles.
New Orleans Saints 26, Philadelphia Eagles 24
Riley Cooper, Philadelphia – Started at WR and scored first for the Eagles on a 10-yard TD pass from QB Nick Foles (Watch Here). Cooper led his team with six receptions for a total of 68 yards.
San Francisco 49ers 23, Green Bay Packers 20
Ray McDonald, San Francisco – Made the start at LDT and collected four tackles, two solo, with one sack and one QB hit.
NFL Divisional Playoffs
Saturday, Jan. 11
New Orleans at Seattle, 4:35 p.m.
Indianapolis at New England, 8:15 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12
San Francisco at Carolina, 1:05 p.m.
San Diego at Denver, 4:40 p.m.