Former Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 6

By Adam Silverstein
October 17, 2011

With the 2011 NFL season underway, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 6 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 sixth week of the 2011 campaign.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: Eight receptions [team-high] for 68 yards (targets: 14, long: 16), touchdown [game-winner], fumble

THE REST
[EXPAND Click to expand and read the rest of this post.]LB MIKE PETERSON, Atlanta Falcons: Tackle
LB ANDRA DAVIS, Buffalo Bills: Played as a starter
WR DAVID NELSON, Buffalo Bills: Four receptions for 62 yards [team-high] (targets: 6, long: 32)
FS MAJOR WRIGHT, Chicago Bears: Four tackles (three solo)
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Cincinnati Bengals: Four receptions for 32 yards (long: 14)
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Tackle, QB hit, fumble recovery, touchdown
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: Seven tackles (four solo, one for loss) [team-high]
DE DERRICK HARVEY, Denver Broncos: Bye week
QB TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos: Bye week
DT MARCUS THOMAS, Denver Broncos: Bye week
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Jacksonville Jaguars: Eight tackles (three solo, one for loss)
C MIKE POUNCEY*, Miami Dolphins: Will play as a starter [Monday night]
WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings Seven receptions for 78 yards [team-highs] (targets: 9, long: 20), rush for five yards, three kick returns for 71 yards (long: 25)
LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Played as a reserve
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Eight tackles (six solo, one for loss), QB hit
DT GERARD WARREN, New England Patriots: Two solo tackles (one for loss)
G COOPER CARLISLE, Oakland Raiders: Played as a starter
DE JARVIS MOSS, Oakland Raiders: Tackle
WR LOUIS MURPHY, Oakland Raiders: Target
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Solo tackle
P CHAS HENRY*, Philadelphia Eagles: Three punts for 131 yards (long: 50)
C MAURKICE POUNCEY, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
OT MARCUS GILBERT*, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
OT MAX STARKS, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
DE RAY MCDONALD, San Francisco 49ers: Two tackles (one solo), 0.5 sack, two pass defenses, QB hit
FB EARNEST GRAHAM, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 17 carries for 109 yards [team-highs] (long: 34), two receptions for 22 yards (long: 19)
WR JABAR GAFFNEY, Washington Redskins: Two receptions for 55 yards (targets: 10, long: 55)
QB REX GROSSMAN, Washington Redskins: 9/22 for 143 yards, four interceptions (QB Rating: 23.7)

INJURED / INACTIVE
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Knee
LB BRANDON SILER, Kansas City Chiefs: Torn achilles (season)

NOTES
– Wright started for Chicago.
– Murphy played for the first time this season (sports hernia, groin).

PRACTICE SQUAD PLAYERS
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

* Rookie

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2 Comments

  1. obgator says:

    Earnest Gtaham and AHern should share the player of the weeks title. Graham was huge.

  2. SC_Gator says:

    Riley Cooper seems to pop up as a tackler rather often.

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