Former Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 16

With the 2011 NFL regular season nearly complete, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 16 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 16th week of the 2011 campaign.

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: Seven tackles (five solo, one for loss) [team-highs], sack, QB hit, pass defense, interception (17-yard return)
WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings Five receptions for 65 yards [team-highs] (targets: 6, long: 36), touchdown; four carries for 39 yards (long: 31); three kickoff returns for 47 yards (long: 23)

HONORABLE MENTIONS
Major Wright, Carlos Dunlap, Jeremy Mincey, Ray McDonald, Jabar Gaffney

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

THE REST
LB MIKE PETERSON, Atlanta Falcons: Four solo tackles
LB ANDRA DAVIS, Buffalo Bills: Solo tackle
WR DAVID NELSON, Buffalo Bills: Three receptions for 41 yards (targets: 5, long: 30)
S MAJOR WRIGHT, Chicago Bears: Seven tackles (five solo) [team-highs]
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Solo tackle for loss, sack, three QB hits
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Two tackles (one solo), two pass defenses
QB TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos: 13/30 for 185 yards, touchdown, four interceptions (QB rating: 35.4); 10 carries for 34 yards, touchdown
DT MARCUS THOMAS, Denver Broncos: Three tackles (two solo)
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Jacksonville Jaguars: Two tackles, two QB hits, pass defense, interception (five-yard return)
C MIKE POUNCEY*, Miami Dolphins: Played as a starter
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: Four receptions for 36 yards (targets: 6, long: 15), carry for one yard
DT GERARD WARREN, New England Patriots: Solo tackle
DE JUSTIN TRATTOU*, New York Giants: Active
G COOPER CARLISLE, Oakland Raiders: Played as a starter
DE JARVIS MOSS, Oakland Raiders: QB hit
WR LOUIS MURPHY, Oakland Raiders: Active
CB LITO SHEPPARD, Oakland Raiders: Seven solo tackles
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Reception for 28 yards, solo tackle
P CHAS HENRY*, Philadelphia Eagles: Six punts for 256 yards (long: 56, avg.: 42.7)
OT MARCUS GILBERT*, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
OT MAX STARKS, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
DE RAY MCDONALD, San Francisco 49ers: Seven tackles (three solo, one for loss), sack, QB hit
SS AHMAD BLACK*, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Two solo tackles
WR JABAR GAFFNEY, Washington Redskins: Six receptions for 77 yards [team-highs] (targets: 8, long: 29), touchdown
QB REX GROSSMAN, Washington Redskins: 26/41 for 284 yards, two touchdowns, interception, fumble (QB rating: 89.9)
OG MAURICE HURT*, Washington Redskins: Played as a starter

INJURED / INACTIVE
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Cincinnati Bengals: Inactive
DE DERRICK HARVEY, Denver Broncos: Inactive
LB BRANDON SILER, Kansas City Chiefs: Torn Achilles (season)
LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Hamstring (season)
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Knee
C MAURKICE POUNCEY, Pittsburgh Steelers: High-ankle sprain
RB EARNEST GRAHAM, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Torn Achilles (season)

NOTES
- Ma. Pouncey missed his second-straight week of action.
- Black recorded his first career NFL stats.

PRACTICE SQUAD PLAYERS
OT Phil Trautwein (New Orleans)

NOTABLE FREE AGENTS
DE Alex Brown, DE Bobby McCray

* Rookie

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3 Responses to “Former Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 16”

  1. Fernzpat says:

    It really seems as if Reggie Nelson has found a good home with the Bengals. Really wish I had a chance to seem more of their games. Have Sunday Ticket, just always seems to be a more exciting game on…