Former Florida Gators in the NFL: 2014 Week 10

By Adam Silverstein
November 11, 2014

The 2014 NFL regular season continued this week with 39 former Florida Gators spread out over 22 of the 32 teams in the league.

Eleven teams had multiple Florida players on their rosters including Miami (four); Indianapolis and Philadelphia (three each); and Baltimore, Cincinnati, Denver, Kansas City, N.Y. Jets, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Tampa Bay (two each).

Below are full game statistics for all 26 players (15 starters^) that saw action along with select status and injury updates on some Gators during the 10th week of the regular season.

^ Kickers and returners not counted as starters.

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Started | three tackles (two solo), two pass defenses, fumble recovery
» Haden shut down Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green on Thursday, holding him to three receptions and 23 yards on 11 targets.
LB JELANI JENKINS, Miami Dolphins: Started | seven solo tackles (two for loss), sack, two QB hits [all team-highs]

PLAYS OF THE WEEK

Check out how the rest of the Gators in the NFL performed…after the break!


BALTIMORE RAVENS
S Matt Elam: Started | two tackles (one solo)
S Will Hill: Three tackles (one solo), pass defense

BUFFALO BILLS
LB Brandon Spikes: Started | three solo tackles (one for loss)

CHICAGO BEARS
LB Jon Bostic: Five tackles (four solo)

CINCINNATI BENGALS
DE Carlos Dunlap: Started | five tackles (two solo, one for loss)
S Reggie Nelson: Started | eight tackles (three solo), two pass defenses, QB hit

CLEVELAND BROWNS
CB Joe Haden: Started | three tackles (two solo), two pass defenses, fumble recovery
» Haden shut down Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green on Thursday, holding him to three receptions and 23 yards on 11 targets.

DALLAS COWBOYS
DE Jeremy Mincey: Started | Solo tackle for loss, sack, QB hit

DENVER BRONCOS
WR Andre Caldwell: Kick return for 30 yards
LB Lerentee McCray: Played as a reserve

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS
C Jonotthan Harrison*: Bye Week
OT Xavier Nixon: Bye Week
» Nixon missed the Colts’ first nine games while recovering from a preseason knee surgery. He was listed on injured reserve (designated to return) and moved to the active roster during the week, though Indianapolis is on a bye and did not play a game.
CB Loucheiz Purifoy*: Bye Week

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
S Josh Evans: Started | five solo tackles, fumble recovery

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
WR Frankie Hammond Jr.: Played as a reserve
DE Jaye Howard: Two tackles (one solo)

MIAMI DOLPHINS
LB Jelani Jenkins: Started | seven solo tackles (two for loss), sack, two QB hits [all team-highs]
C Mike Pouncey: Started at right guard
K Caleb Sturgis: 3/3 on field goals (made: 23, 50, 20); 1/1 on extra points

MINNESOTA VIKINGS
DT Sharrif Floyd: Bye Week

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
DT Dominique Easley*: Bye Week

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
LB Ronald Powell*: Solo tackle

NEW YORK JETS
WR Percy Harvin: Started | three receptions for 23 yards (targets: 5, long: 8); six carries for 33 yards (long: 13); kick return for 19 yards

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES
TE Trey Burton*: Played as a reserve
WR Riley Cooper: Started | reception for six yards (targets: 4)
DB Jaylen Watkins*: Inactive

PITTSBURGH STEELERS
OT Marcus Gilbert: Started
C Maurkice Pouncey: Started

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
DT Ray McDonald: Started | three tackles (two solo)

ST. LOUIS RAMS
CB Janoris Jenkins: Four solo tackles
» Jenkins returned after missing two games with an injured knee.
CB Marcus Roberson*: Inactive/injured (ankle)

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
WR Louis Murphy: Reception for 12 yards (targets: 2)
S Major Wright: Started | four tackles (three solo, one for loss)

WASHINGTON
TE Jordan Reed: Bye Week

PRACTICE SQUAD
WR Solomon Patton (Arizona), WR Deonte Thompson (Baltimore), DE Justin Trattou (Minnesota)

INJURED RESERVE (SEASON)
DE Jermaine Cunningham (N.Y. Jets, ACL), RB Mike Gillislee (Miami, hamstring)

NOTABLE FREE AGENTS
Veterans: S Ahmad Black, RB Jeff Demps, QB Rex Grossman, P Chas Henry, OL Maurice Hurt, WR David Nelson, RB Chris Rainey, OT Max Starks, QB Tim Tebow
Rookies: OG Jon Halapio*, DT Damien Jacobs*, LB Darrin Kitchens*, OL Kyle Koehne*

* Rookie

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