The 2013 NFL regular season continued this week with 31 former Florida Gators spread out over 20 teams.
Ten teams have multiple Florida players on their respective rosters including Miami (four); Washington (three); Baltimore, Chicago, Cincinnati, Denver, Jacksonville, N.Y. Giants and Pittsburgh (two).
Below are full game statistics for all 21 active players that participated this week along with select news updates on a number of Gators for the 11th week of the regular season.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Started | two tackles, two pass defenses, two interceptions (15-yard return, 29-yard return for a touchdown)
Check out how the rest of the Gators in the NFL performed…after the break!
S MATT ELAM, Baltimore Ravens*: Started | five tackles (four solo)
WR DEONTE THOMPSON, Baltimore Ravens: Reception for 11 yards (targets: 3)
LB JON BOSTIC, Chicago Bears*: Started | Five solo tackles (one for loss), pass defense, interception
» Bostic forced the first turnover of his NFL career.
S MAJOR WRIGHT, Chicago Bears: Started | four solo tackles
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Started | three tackles (one solo for loss), sack, four QB hits, pass defense
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: Started | nine tackles (five solo, one for loss), two pass defenses, interception
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Denver Broncos: Target, solo tackle
S JOSH EVANS, Jacksonville Jaguars*: Started | two solo tackles
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Jacksonville Jaguars: Two tackles (one solo), pass defense
LB JELANI JENKINS, Miami Dolphins*: Solo tackle
K CALEB STURGIS, Miami Dolphins*: 2/2 on field goals (long: 37); 2/2 on extra points
DT SHARRIF FLOYD, Minnesota Vikings*: Two tackles (one solo)
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Started | seven tackles (six solo)
S WILL HILL, New York Giants: Started | seven tackles (five solo)
WR LOUIS MURPHY, New York Giants: Target
WR DAVID NELSON, New York Jets: Reception for 12 yards (targets: 3)
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Started | three receptions for 37 yards (targets: 7, long: 23)
RT MARCUS GILBERT, Pittsburgh Steelers: Started
WR PERCY HARVIN, Seattle Seahawks: Reception for 17 yards; kick return for 58 yards
» Harvin was activated from the PUP list and played in his first game of the season.
TE JORDAN REED, Washington Redskins*: Started | reception for 12 yards
» Reed suffered a concussion and did not return to the game.
BYE / INACTIVE / INJURED (10)
LB LERENTEE McCRAY, Denver Broncos*: Injured – ankle (injured reserve)
DT JAYE HOWARD, Kansas City Chiefs: Inactive
RB MIKE GILLISLEE, Miami Dolphins*: Inactive
C MIKE POUNCEY, Miami Dolphins: Injured – illness
» Pouncey missed the first game of his NFL career with an unspecified internal issue to his kidney and gallbladder. He is expected to return next week.
C MAURKICE POUNCEY, Pittsburgh Steelers: Injured – torn ACL and MCL (season)
DT RAY McDONALD, San Francisco 49ers: Injured – high-ankle sprain
» McDonald suffered his injury early in the week during practice.
CB JANORIS JENKINS, St. Louis Rams: Bye
RB JEFF DEMPS, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Injured – groin (season)
QB REX GROSSMAN, Washington Redskins: Inactive
OL MAURICE HURT, Washington Redskins: Injured – knee (PUP list)
PRACTICE SQUAD (2)
OT Xavier Nixon* (Indianapolis), WR Frankie Hammond, Jr.* (Kansas City)
NOTABLE FREE AGENTS
Veterans: S Ahmad Black, OG Cooper Carlisle, DE Jermaine Cunningham, P Chas Henry, OT Max Starks, QB Tim Tebow, DE Justin Trattou
Rookies: WR Omarius Hines*, DT Omar Hunter*, DE Earl Okine*