Former Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 8

By Adam Silverstein
October 30, 2011

With the 2011 NFL season underway, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 8 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 eighth week of the 2011 campaign.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: Five solo tackles, two pass defenses, 75-yard interception return for touchdown

THE REST
[EXPAND Click to expand and read the rest of this post.]LB MIKE PETERSON, Atlanta Falcons: Bye week
LB ANDRA DAVIS, Buffalo Bills: Active
WR DAVID NELSON, Buffalo Bills: Four receptions for 47 yards (targets: 5, long: 26)
S MAJOR WRIGHT, Chicago Bears: Bye week
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Cincinnati Bengals: Four receptions for 31 yards (targets: 6, long: 10)
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Three tackles (two solo), sack, five QB hits
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Six tackles (five solo), pass defense
QB TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos: 18/39 for 172 yards, touchdown, interception (returned for TD) – (QB Rating: 56.8), 10 rushes for 63 yards, fumble
DT MARCUS THOMAS, Denver Broncos: Solo tackle, QB hit
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Jacksonville Jaguars: Three tackles (two solo)
C MIKE POUNCEY*, Miami Dolphins: Played as a starter
WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings Four receptions for 58 yards (targets: 5, long: 22); three rushes for 16 yards, touchdown (long: 10); fumble
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: Two receptions for nine yards, touchdown (targets: 4, long: 8); rush for two yards
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: 12 tackles (10 solo, one for loss), pass defense
DT GERARD WARREN, New England Patriots: Solo tackle
G COOPER CARLISLE, Oakland Raiders: Bye week
DE JARVIS MOSS, Oakland Raiders: Bye week
WR LOUIS MURPHY, Oakland Raiders: Bye week
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Active
P CHAS HENRY*, Philadelphia Eagles: Two punts for 92 yards (long: 52)
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: Solo tackle
WR JABAR GAFFNEY, Washington Redskins: Four receptions for 40 yards (targets: 5, long: 15)
QB REX GROSSMAN, Washington Redskins: Active
OG MAURICE HURT*, Washington Redskins: Active

INJURED / INACTIVE
DE DERRICK HARVEY, Denver Broncos: Inactive
LB BRANDON SILER, Kansas City Chiefs: Torn Achilles (season)
LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Inactive
RB EARNEST GRAHAM, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Torn Achilles (season)

NOTES
– Mike Pouncey injured his neck and missed most of the second half.
– Harvin missed most of the second half but returned.
– McDonald injured his hamstring and missed most of the second half.

PRACTICE SQUAD PLAYERS
DE Justin Trattou* (New York Giants), SS Ahmad Black* (Tampa Bay)

NOTABLE FREE AGENTS
DE Alex Brown, DE Bobby McCray, CB Lito Sheppard

* Rookie

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2 Comments

  1. SC Gator says:

    So… RFN goes to Jacksonville and has a career that can kindly be called forgettable. He winds up with Cinci and has been on fire. I find that… amusing.

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