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 24 players (15 starters^) that saw action along with select status and injury updates on some Gators during the 11th week of the regular season.
^ Kickers and returners not counted as starters.
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Started | 13 tackles (10 solo) [team-highs], pass defense, interception
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Started | two solo tackles, pass defense, four QB hits [team-high]
PLAY OF THE WEEK
Check out how the rest of the Gators in the NFL performed…after the break!
S Matt Elam: Bye Week
S Will Hill: Bye Week
LB Brandon Spikes: Two tackles (one solo for loss)
LB Jon Bostic: Five solo tackles
DE Carlos Dunlap: Started | two solo tackles, pass defense, four QB hits [team-high]
S Reggie Nelson: Started | seven tackles (five solo)
CB Joe Haden: Started | 13 tackles (10 solo) [team-highs], pass defense, interception
DE Jeremy Mincey: Bye Week
WR Andre Caldwell: Three receptions for 31 yards (targets: 4, long: 15); two kick returns for 24 yards (long: 14)
LB Lerentee McCray: Played as a reserve
C Jonotthan Harrison*: Started
OT Xavier Nixon: Inactive
» 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 53-man roster during the bye week.
CB Loucheiz Purifoy*: Played as a reserve
S Josh Evans: Bye Week
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
WR Frankie Hammond Jr.: Started | solo tackle
DE Jaye Howard: Three solo tackles (two for loss)
LB Jelani Jenkins: Started | five solo tackles
C Mike Pouncey: Started at right guard
K Caleb Sturgis: 2/2 on field goals (made: 38, 32); 2/2 on extra points; solo tackle
DT Sharrif Floyd: Started | five solo tackles (one for loss)
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
DT Dominique Easley*: Solo tackle for loss, QB hit
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
LB Ronald Powell*: Played as a reserve
NEW YORK JETS
WR Percy Harvin: Bye Week
TE Trey Burton*: Played as a reserve
WR Riley Cooper: Started | four receptions for 39 yards (targets: 6, long: 14)
DB Jaylen Watkins*: Inactive
OT Marcus Gilbert: Started
C Maurkice Pouncey: Started
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
DT Ray McDonald: Started | seven tackles (five solo), sack
ST. LOUIS RAMS
CB Janoris Jenkins: Started | four solo tackles
CB Marcus Roberson*: Inactive/injured (ankle)
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
WR Louis Murphy: Played as a reserve
S Major Wright: Started | nine tackles (six solo)
TE Jordan Reed: Started | two receptions for 22 yards (targets: 3, long: 12); two solo tackles
» Reed injured his hamstring in Sunday’s game, a concern for Washington considering the same injury forced him to miss multiple games early in the season.
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*