Wolverines in the NFL - Week 8

Submitted by Peter Nesbitt on October 27th, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Let me know what I missed, or if you have any more insight that I can add.

Week 8 Notes: Jake Long and LaMarr Woodley placed on season-ending IR.


Offense

Tom Brady (1997-99) | Patriots, Starting QB (W 51-23 vs. CHI)

- Huge game: 30/35 for 354 yards, with 5 passing TDs and no turnovers.

- In October, Brady is 100/144, 1268 yards, with 14 TDs and no interceptions.

- Brady hasn’t thrown an interception in the past 5 games. For the year, Brady is 181/281 for 2,059 yards. 18 TDs with 2 interceptions.

 

Denard Robinson (2009-12) | @denardx | Jaguars, RB (L 27-13 vs. MIA)

- Second game as feature back, huge game. 108 yards rushing on 18 attempts for 6.0 yard average, and a long of 41 yards. He also caught a pass for 10 yards.

- Video of the 41-yard run.

- Has started 4 games this year, has rushed for 329 yards on 68 carries, and has 12 receptions for 47 yards. Robinson has zero fumbles, compared to 3 fumbles on 20 rushing attempts last year.

 

Jason Avant (2002-05) | Panthers, WR (L 13-9 vs. SEA)

- No catches, rushed once for 1 yard.

- In his first year with the Panthers, Avant has made 19 catches on 28 targets for 185 yards, and 1 TD.

 

Taylor Lewan (2009-13)  | @taylorlewan77 | Titans, Starting T (L 30-16 vs. HOU)

Taylor being Taylor.

- QB was sacked 2 times.

- Started third consecutive game.

- Chose settlement over trial for assault case from 2013. http://t.co/etQdy3asfD

 

Jake Long (2004-07) | Rams, Starting T (L 34-17 vs. KC)

- HUGE loss: Tore his ACL for the second time. Out for the year. QB was sacked 9 times this game.

- Has been a starter since he entered the league 7 years ago.

 

David Molk (2007-11) | Eagles, Starting C (L 24-20 vs. ARI)

- QB was not sacked this game.

- Has started past 4 games, due to starter injury.

 

Patrick Omameh (2009-12) | @patrickomameh | Buccaneers, Starting G (L 19-13 vs. MIN)

- QB sacked 5 times this game.

- Has started all 7 games this year.

 

Steve Schilling (2007-10) | Seahawks, Backup G (W 13-9 vs. CAR)

- Started his third consecutive game. Had a bad snap turn into a turnover. QB sacked 3 times.

- In his first year with Seattle.

 

Defense

Tim Jamison (2005-08) | Texans, Backup DE (W 30-16 vs. TEN)

- 1 tackle and recovered a fumble.

- Has started 1 of 8 games this year. Jamison has recorded 11 tackles, 1 recovered fumble, and half of a sack.

 

Mike Martin (2008-11) | @gomikemartin | Titans, Backup DE (30-16 vs. HOU)

- 1 tackle.

- Started two games this year, with 10 tackles.

 

Brandon Graham (2006-09) | @brandongraham55 | Eagles, Backup LB (L 24-20 vs. ARI)

- 1 tackle, but had 5 QB hurries in 15 attempts. There are calls for him to play more.

- Has not started yet this year, but has 18 tackles, 2 sacks, and 3 forced fumbles in 7 games.

 

Kenny Demens (2009-12) | @kdemens25 | Cardinals, Backup ILB (W 24-20 vs. PHI)

- Did not record a statistic.

- In 7 games played, Demens has recorded 5 tackles and 2 forced fumble.

 

Larry Foote (1998-2001) | @larryfoote313 | Cardinals, Starting MLB (W 24-20 vs. PHI)

- 1 tackle and 1 pass deflection.

- Has started all 7 games in his first year with Arizona, recording 36 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 INT so far.

 

David Harris (2004-06) | Jets, Starting ILB (L 43-23 vs. BUF)

- Game-high 10 tackles. Rumored to be on the trade block for the 1-7 Jets.

- In 8 starts, Harris has recorded 64 tackles and 1 forced fumble.

 

Leon Hall (2003-06) | Bengals, Starting CB (W 27-24 vs. BAL)

- Team-high 7 tackles. Battling a back strain.

- Has 34 tackles and 1 interception in 7 starts.

 

Ryan Mundy (2003-06) | @rmundy29 | Bears, Starting SS (L 27-14 vs. NE)

- Team-high 9 tackles. Also embarrassed by Gronk.

- Has recorded 43 tackles and 1 pick-six interception in his first 8 games with the bears.

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Charles Woodson (1995-97) | Raiders, Starting FS (L 23-13 vs. CLE)

- 6 tackles, 1 pass breakup.

- Has 45 tackles and 2 interceptions in 7 games.

 

Bye Week

Stevie Brown (2006-09) | @steviebrown27 | Giants, Backup FS (Bye Week)

- Brown tore his ACL and missed the 2013 season, and has started 3 games this year. He has amassed 13 tackles in 6 games.

 

Michael Cox (2008-11) | @mikecox1mill | Giants, KR (Bye Week)

- Has played 2 games, exclusively in kick returning duties.

 

Did Not Play

Junior Hemingway (2007-11) | @younghemi21 | Chiefs, Backup WR

- Did not play. Was questionable with a hamstring injury.

- In 7 games, Hemingway has 8 receptions for 89 yards.

 

Chad Henne (2004-07) | @chad_henne | Jaguars. Backup QB (L 27-13 vs. MIA)

- Did not play. There are calls for him to get playing time due to Bortles’ turnover issues.

- Started 3 games to begin the year. 42/78 for 492 with 3 TDs and 1 interception and 1 fumble. Has apparently lost starting job to rookie Blake Bortles.

Michael Schofield (2009-13) | @schoblue75 | Broncos, Backup T

- Has yet to play. Is marked as inactive.

 

Injured

Jonathan Goodwin (1999-2001) | Saints, Injured C

- Missed his first game since 11/24/2008.

 

Cameron Gordon (2009-13) | Patriots, Injured LB

- On injured reserve.

 

LaMarr Woodley (2003-06) | @lamarrwoodley | Raiders, Injured DE

- Placed on season-ending IR with torn bicep.

- 4 tackles in 5 games. 

 

Practice Squad

Will Campbell (2009-12) | @idonttweet73 | Bills, Practice G

 

Jordan Kovacs (2009-13) | @jkovacs32 | Eagles, SS

- Was cut from Miami during fall camp. Played in 9 games last year for the Dolphins.

 

Comments

AZ-Blue

October 28th, 2014 at 11:36 PM ^

Saved me the trouble of scouring google for the latest and a lot more detail.  The Denard highlight was a nice touch.  Wish he hadn't been caught from behind though.  He sure made everyone else look slow in college.  Still waiting to hit that stride in the pros literally and figuratively.