Former Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 11

By Adam Silverstein
November 21, 2011

With the 2011 NFL season underway, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 11 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 11th week of the 2011 campaign.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
QB TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos: 9/20 for 104 yards (QB rating: 61.2); eight rushes for 68 yards [team-high], 20-yard, game-winning rushing touchdown

HONORABLE MENTIONS
Andre Caldwell, Riley Cooper, Percy Harvin, Jabar Gaffney, Rex Grossman (see below)

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

THE REST
LB MIKE PETERSON, Atlanta Falcons: Active
LB ANDRA DAVIS, Buffalo Bills: Active
WR DAVID NELSON, Buffalo Bills: Reception (four targets)
S MAJOR WRIGHT, Chicago Bears: Three tackles (two solo), interception, pass defense
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Cincinnati Bengals: Three receptions for 63 yards (targets: 9, long: 49), touchdown
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: QB hit
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: Tackle
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Four solo tackles, three pass defenses
DT MARCUS THOMAS, Denver Broncos: Two tackles
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Jacksonville Jaguars: Five tackles (four solo)
C MIKE POUNCEY*, Miami Dolphins: Played as a starter
WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings Six receptions for 73 yards [team-highs] (targets: 8, long: 26), touchdown; five rushes for 21 yards; kick return for 14 yards

LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Active
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: Four receptions for 44 yards (targets: 7, long: 13)
DT GERARD WARREN, New England Patriots: Two tackles (one solo), QB hit
G COOPER CARLISLE, Oakland Raiders: Played as a starter
DE JARVIS MOSS, Oakland Raiders: Active
WR LOUIS MURPHY, Oakland Raiders: Active
CB LITO SHEPPARD, Oakland Raiders: Six solo tackles (one for loss), sack, pass defense, QB hit
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Five receptions for 75 yards [career-highs], (targets: 12, long: 23), touchdown [game-winner]

P CHAS HENRY*, Philadelphia Eagles: Six punts for 261 yards (long: 60, avg.: 43.5, inside 20: 2)
C MAURKICE POUNCEY, Pittsburgh Steelers: Bye week
OT MARCUS GILBERT*, Pittsburgh Steelers: Bye week
OT MAX STARKS, Pittsburgh Steelers: Bye week
DE RAY MCDONALD, San Francisco 49ers: Solo tackle
WR JABAR GAFFNEY, Washington Redskins: Seven receptions for 115 yards [team-highs] (targets: 10, long: 28), touchdown
QB REX GROSSMAN, Washington Redskins: 25/38 for 289 yards, two touchdowns, interception (QB rating: 95.2); three rushes for 10 yards, touchdown

INJURED / INACTIVE
DE DERRICK HARVEY, Denver Broncos: Inactive
LB BRANDON SILER, Kansas City Chiefs: Torn Achilles (season)
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Knee
RB EARNEST GRAHAM, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Torn Achilles (season)
OG MAURICE HURT*, Washington Redskins: Knee

NOTES
– Nelson was sick and questionable to return with an illness during the game.
– Wright has interceptions in three-straight weeks.
– Caldwell started Sunday for an injured A.J. Green.
– Moss left the game with a hamstring injury and did not return.
– Cooper started Sunday for an injured Jeremy Maclin.

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

NOTABLE FREE AGENTS
DE Alex Brown, DE Bobby McCray

* Rookie

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2 Comments

  1. ulysses1221 says:

    THE EXPRESSION ON ELWAYS FACE IS PRICELESS> LOL. ELWAY U BETTER START ORDERING MORE TEBOW JERSEYS. LMAO.

    • Joonas says:

      Yeah he’s trying to fake being happy while clapping but we all know he’s hoping Tebow doesn’t succeed.

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