Former Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 3

By Adam Silverstein
September 27, 2011

With the 2011 NFL season officially underway, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 3 action, many of whom had an impact on their team’s performance. OGGOA has checked and re-checked the box scores to bring you a summary of what these Gators accomplished during the third week of the 2011 campaign.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
DE JARVIS MOSS, Oakland Raiders: Four tackles (two solo, one for loss), two sacks, three QB hits, pass defense

THE REST
[EXPAND Click to expand and read the rest of this post.]LB MIKE PETERSON, Atlanta Falcons: Five tackles (three solo)
LB ANDRA DAVIS, Buffalo Bills: Two tackles
WR DAVID NELSON, Buffalo Bills: Six receptions for 84 yards (targets: 8, long: 26)
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Cincinnati Bengals: Six receptions for 53 yards [team-highs] (targets: 12, long: 14), solo tackle
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Tackle, QB hit
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: 10 tackles (seven solo) [team-highs]
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Four solo tackles (pass defense)
DE DERRICK HARVEY, Denver Broncos: Fumble recovery
QB TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos: Reserve
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Jacksonville Jaguars: Four tackles (three solo)
C MIKE POUNCEY*, Miami Dolphins: Played as a starter
WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings Three receptions for 47 yards (targets: 5, long: 21), two rushes for 41 yards (long: 39), two kick returns for 47 yards (long: 25)
LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Played as a starter
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Five tackles (two solo)
G COOPER CARLISLE, Oakland Raiders: Played as a starter
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Solo tackle
P CHAS HENRY*, Philadelphia Eagles: Two punts for 90 yards (long: 49)
C MAURKICE POUNCEY, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
OT MARCUS GILBERT*, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
DE RAY MCDONALD, San Francisco 49ers: Played as a starter
FB EARNEST GRAHAM, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Seven receptions for 37 yards (targets: 8, long: 11), two rushes for -1 yard
WR JABAR GAFFNEY, Washington Redskins: Five receptions [team-high] for 60 yards (targets: 6, long: 17)
QB REX GROSSMAN, Washington Redskins: 22/37 for 250 yards, touchdown, interception (QB Rating: 77.5), rush for six yards

NOTES
– Harvin did not return for the final five minutes of the second half or overtime after being hit in the gut and subsequently vomiting on the sideline.

INJURED / INACTIVE
FS MAJOR WRIGHT, Chicago Bears: Concussion
DT MARCUS THOMAS, Denver Broncos: Pectoral
LB BRANDON SILER, Kansas City Chiefs: Torn achilles (season)
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: MCL
WR LOUIS MURPHY, Oakland Raiders: Sports hernia

PRACTICE SQUAD PLAYERS
TE Cornelius Ingram (Detroit), DE Justin Trattou* (New York Giants), SS Ahmad Black* (Tampa Bay), OG Maurice Hurt* (Washington)

NOTABLE FREE AGENTS
DE Alex Brown, DE Bobby McCray, CB Lito Sheppard, OT Max Starks, DT Gerard Warren

* Rookie

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