With the 2011 NFL season officially underway, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 4 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 fourth week of the 2011 campaign.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings Five receptions for 42 yards (targets: 7, long: 22), four rushes for 67 yards (long: 20), kick return for 25 yards
LB ANDRA DAVIS, Buffalo Bills: Three tackles (one solo)
WR DAVID NELSON, Buffalo Bills: Two receptions for 18 yards (targets: 3, long: 12)
FS MAJOR WRIGHT, Chicago Bears: Six tackles (five solo)
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Cincinnati Bengals: Two receptions for 17 yards (targets: 5, long: 9), solo tackle
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Two tackles, pass defense, QB hit
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: Seven tackles (five solo), pass defense
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Solo tackle, two pass defenses
DE DERRICK HARVEY, Denver Broncos: Two tackles (one solo)
QB TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos: Rush for -1 yard
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Jacksonville Jaguars: Three solo tackles (one for loss)
C MIKE POUNCEY*, Miami Dolphins: Played as a starter
LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Played as a reserve
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Six tackles (three solo)
DT GERARD WARREN, New England Patriots: Solo tackle, QB hit
G COOPER CARLISLE, Oakland Raiders: Played as a starter
DE JARVIS MOSS, Oakland Raiders: Solo tackle for loss, QB hit
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Played as a reserve/on special teams
P CHAS HENRY*, Philadelphia Eagles: Two punts for 87 yards (long: 45)
C MAURKICE POUNCEY, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
OT MARCUS GILBERT*, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
DE RAY MCDONALD, San Francisco 49ers: Tackle, half-sack
FB EARNEST GRAHAM, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Three receptions for 27 yards (targets: 6, long: 11), two rushes for 24 yards (long: 20)
WR JABAR GAFFNEY, Washington Redskins: Four receptions for 62 yards [team-highs] (long: 20)
QB REX GROSSMAN, Washington Redskins: 15/29 for 143 yards, touchdown, two interceptions (QB Rating: 48.5), five rushes for two yards
INJURED / INACTIVE
DT MARCUS THOMAS, Denver Broncos: Pectoral
LB BRANDON SILER, Kansas City Chiefs: Torn achilles (season)
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: MCL
WR LOUIS MURPHY, Oakland Raiders: Sports hernia
– Wright returned to action this week after suffering a concussion.
– Haden sprained his knee during game action.
– Mike Pouncey was injured against San Diego but returned to the game.
– Warren was signed by New England this week.
– Tight end Cornelius Ingram was released off the Detroit Lions’ practice squad.
PRACTICE SQUAD PLAYERS
DE Justin Trattou* (New York Giants), SS Ahmad Black* (Tampa Bay), OG Maurice Hurt* (Washington)
NOTABLE FREE AGENTS
DE Alex Brown, DE Bobby McCray, CB Lito Sheppard, OT Max Starks