The 2013-14 NFL Playoffs began this week with 12 former Florida Gators spread out over eight teams.
Six former Gators were listed as active for Wild Card action with eight total players (on five of eight remaining teams) advancing to the Divisional round next weekend.
Below are game statistics for all six active Florida players that were capable of participating in the opening round of the playoffs.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Started | six receptions for 68 yards (targets: 8, long: 22) [team-highs], touchdown
» New Orleans eliminated Philadelphia with a 26-24 win on Saturday.
Check out how the rest of the Gators in the NFL performed…after the break!
Players with their name in orange advanced in the 2013-14 NFL Playoffs.
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Started | four tackles (two solo)
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: Started | four solo tackles
» San Diego eliminated Cincinnati with a 27-10 win on Sunday.
OT XAVIER NIXON, Indianapolis Colts*: Did not play
» Indianapolis came from behind to knock off Kansas City 45-44 on Saturday. The Colts will take on the New England Patriots next Saturday at 8:15 p.m.
DT JAYE HOWARD, Kansas City Chiefs: Two solo tackles
» Indianapolis eliminated Kansas City with a 45-44 win on Saturday.
DT RAY McDONALD, San Francisco 49ers: Started | four tackles (two solo), 0.5 sack
» San Francisco came from behind to knock off Green Bay 20-17 on Sunday. The 49ers will take on the Carolina Panothers next Sunday at 1:05 p.m.
BYE / INACTIVE / INJURED (6)
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Denver Broncos: Bye
LB LERENTEE McCRAY, Denver Broncos*: Bye
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Denver Broncos Bye
» Denver, the AFC’s No. 1 overall seed, received a bye. The Broncos will take on the Chargers next Sunday at 4:40 p.m.
RB CHRIS RAINEY, Indianapolis Colts: Injured – ankle (season)
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Bye
» New England, the AFC’s No. 2 overall seed, received a bye. The Patriots will take on the Colts next Saturday at 8:15 p.m.
WR PERCY HARVIN, Seattle Seahawks: Bye
» Seattle, the NFC’s No. 1 overall seed, received a bye. The Seahawks will take on the Saints next Saturday at 4:35 p.m.