NFL: How players with Va. connections fared in Week 8

11:57 PM EDT, October 31, 2012


Does not include players previously on practice squad, the "physically unable to perform" list or injured reserve:

Arizona Cardinals:
87 Jeff King, TE, Virginia Tech (Pulaski High): Started; targeted 3 times; 3 catches for 43 yards.
82 Mike Leach, LS, William and Mary: Reserve; did long snapping.
51 Paris Lenon, LB, Richmond: Started; team-high 10 tackles.
28 Greg Toler, DB, St. Paul’s: Not active.

Atlanta Falcons:
90 Lawrence Sidbury, DL, Richmond: Reserve; no stats.
44 Jason Snelling, RB, U.Va. (L.C. Bird High): Reserve; 1 carry for 1 yards; targeted 3 times; 3 catches for 16 yards, including 3-yard TD; 1 tackle (on kickoff).

Baltimore Ravens:
6 Tyrod Taylor, QB, Va. Tech (Hampton High): Bye week.

Buffalo Bills:
52 Arthur Moats, LB, James Madison (Churchland High): Bye week.
42 Justin Rogers, DB, Richmond: Bye week.

Carolina Panthers:
50 James Anderson, LB, Va. Tech (Deep Creek High): Started; 3 tackles.
Brandon Hogan, CB, West Virginia (Osbourn High): Waived Oct. 29 (no recall).

Chicago Bears:
93 Nate Collins, DT, U.Va.: Reserve; 3 tackles.

Cincinnati Bengals:
30 Cedric Peerman, RB, U.Va. (William Campbell High): Bye week.
33 Chris Crocker, DB, Marshall (Deep Creek High): Bye week.

Dallas Cowboys:

95 Sean Lissemore, DL, William and Mary: Not active.
85 Kevin Ogletree, WR, U.Va.: Reserve; targeted 3 times; no catches.
89 John Phillips, TE, U.Va.: Started; targeted 3 times; 3 catches for 14 yards, including 1-yard TD; downed 1 punt.

Detroit Lions:

52 Justin Durant, LB, Hampton U.: Started; 7 tackles.

Green Bay Packers:
11 Jarrett Boykin, WR, Va. Tech: Reserve; targeted once; 1 catch for 9 yards.

Houston Texans:
76 Duane Brown, OT, Va. Tech (Hermitage High): Bye week.
20 Rashad "Roc" Carmichael, DB, Va. Tech: Bye week.
17 Shayne Graham, K, Va. Tech (Pulaski High): Bye week.
8 Matt Schaub, QB, U.Va.: Bye week.

Indianapolis Colts:
41 Antoine Bethea, FS, Howard (Denbigh High): Started; 8 tackles.
53 Kavell Conner, LB, Clemson (Manchester High): Started; 4 tackles (1 for loss).

Jacksonville Jaguars:
90 Andre Branch, DE, Clemson (Varina High): Reserve; 1 sack for 7-yard loss; forced and recovered fumble by Aaron Rodgers.
21 Derek Cox, DB, William and Mary: Not active.
23 Rashad Jennings, RB, Liberty U.: Started; 17 carries for 59 yards; targeted 8 times; 6 catches for 56 yards; lost 1 fumble; 1 tackle.
75 Eugene Monroe, OT, U.Va.: Started; committed 10-yard holding penalty.

Kansas City Chiefs:
76 Branden Albert, OT, U.Va.: Started; no stats.
24 Brandon Flowers, DB, Va. Tech: Started; 3 tackles; defended 2 passes.

Minnesota Vikings:
20 Chris Cook, DB, U.Va.: Started; 3 tackles; penalized 12 yards (half the distance to goal) for unnecessary roughness; left in third quarter with broken arm, requiring surgery that will force him to miss 7-to-8 weeks. Placed on injured reserve with a designation to return.
12 Percy Harvin, WR/KR, Florida (Landstown High): Started; 1 carry for minus-1 yard; targeted 12 times; 7 catches for 90 yards, including 18-yard TD; 1 kickoff return for 43 yards.

New England Patriots:
48 Danny Aiken, LS, U.Va.: Reserve; did long snapping.
21 Ras-I Dowling, DB, U.Va. (Deep Creek High): Placed on reserve/injured list Oct. 26 with thigh injury.
51 Jerod Mayo, LB, Tennessee (Kecoughtan High): Started; 7 tackles; forced 1 fumble.

New Orleans Saints:
74 Jermon Bushrod, OT, Towson (King George High): Started; penalized 5 yards for false start.

New York Giants:
44 Ahmad Bradshaw, RB, Marshall (Graham High): Started; 22 carries for 78 yards; lost 1 fumble.
99 Chris Canty, DE/DT, U.Va.: Started; 2 tackles, including sack for 12-yard loss; 3 QB hits.
36 Jayron Hosley, CB, Va. Tech: Reserve; 3 tackles; committed two 5-yard penalties for illegal contact (one declined) and a 5-yard penalty for defensive holding.
98 Adrian Tracy, DE, William and Mary (Potomac Falls High): Reserve; no stats.
34 David Wilson, RB, Va. Tech (George Washington High of Danville): Reserve; 2 carries for 1 yard; 4 kickoff returns for 86 yards.

New York Jets:
93 Kenrick Ellis, DT, Hampton U.: Not active.
60 D'Brickashaw Ferguson, OT, U.Va.: Started; 1 tackle (after interception).
21 Jonathan Grimes, RB, William and Mary: Reserve; 1 carry for 5 yards; targeted once; 1 catch for 4 yards; 1 tackle. Waived by Jets, then reclaimed by Houston Texans.

Philadelphia Eagles:
56 Akeem Jordan, LB, James Madison (Harrisonburg High): Started; 2 tackles.
55 Darryl Tapp, DE, Va. Tech (Deep Creek High): Reserve; 1 tackle.
7 Michael Vick, QB, Va. Tech (Ferguson, then Warwick High): Started; 7 carries for 42 yards; 21-of-35 for 191 yards, 1 TD, 0 INTs, 84.3 passer rating; sacked 3 times for 13 yards in lossees.

Pittsburgh Steelers:
83 Heath Miller, TE, U.Va. (Honaker High): Started; targeted 6 times; 4 catches for 46 yards, including 7-yard TD.
93 Jason Worilds, LB, Va. Tech: Reserve; 1 tackle; 1 QB hit.

San Diego Chargers:
11 Eddie Royal, WR/PR, Va. Tech (Westfield High): Not active.

San Francisco 49ers:
55 Ahmad Brooks, LB, U.Va. (Hylton High): Started; 2 tackles (both for loss), including a sack for a 5-yard loss; 1 QB hit; committed two 5-yard offside penalties.

Seattle Seahawks:
31 Kam Chancellor, DB, Va. Tech (Maury High): Started; 11 tackles (1 on kickoff).
26 Michael Robinson, RB, Penn State (Varina High): Reserve; 1 carry for 2 yards; targeted once; 1 catch for 6 yards.
3 Russell Wilson, QB, Wisconsin, N.C. State (Collegiate School of Richmond): Started;
1 carry for 9 yards; 25-of-35 for 236 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT, 96.8 passer rating; yielded no sacks; 1 tackle (after teammate lost a fumble).

St. Louis Rams:
71 Matt Conrath, DT, U.Va.: Not active.
98 Kendall Langford, DE, Hampton U. (Petersburg High): Started; 1 tackle.
91 Chris Long, DE, U.Va. (St. Anne’s-Belfield): Started; 1 tackle (for loss).
38 Rodney McLeod, S, U.Va.: Reserve; 1 tackle (on punt).

Tampa Bay Buccaneers:
20 Ronde Barber, DB, U.Va. (Cave Spring High): Started; team-high 9 tackles (1 for loss); forced 1 fumble, leading to takeaway.
35 Cody Grimm, DB, Va. Tech (Oakton High): Reserve; 1 tackle (on punt).

Tennessee Titans:
58 Xavier Adibi, LB, Va. Tech (Phoebus High): Reserve; no stats. Signed as free agent Oct. 24.

Washington Redskins

92 Chris Baker, DL, Hampton U.: Reserve; 1 tackle.
23 DeAngelo Hall, DB, Va. Tech (Deep Creek High): Started; 6 tackles; committed two 15-yard penalties for unsportsmanlike conduct and ejected in fourth quarter.
63 Will Montgomery, C, Va. Tech (Centreville High): Started; no stats.
15 Josh Morgan, WR, Va. Tech: Started; 1 carry for 9 yards; threw incomplete pass intended for Robert Griffin III; targeted 8 times; 5 catches for 46 yards.
25 Evan Royster, RB, Penn State (Westfield High): Reserve; targeted once; no catches.