Chargers' Eddie Royal

Former Virginia Tech standout Eddie Royal, right, catches a first-half touchdown pass against Houston cornerback Brice McCain on Monday night. The Chargers led 28-7 but lost 31-28. (MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS / September 9, 2013)


Minnesota Vikings:

CB 20 Chris Cook (U.Va., Heritage High of Lynchburg): Started; 5 tackles (1 for loss); defended 1 pass.

New England Patriots:

LS 48 Danny Aiken (U.Va., Cave Spring High, Fork Union Military Academy): Reserve; did long snapping.
LB 51 Jerod Mayo (Tennessee, Kecoughtan High): Started; team-high 15 tackles; penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness.

New Orleans Saints:

None noted.

New York Giants:
CB 28 Jayron Hosley (Va. Tech): Reserve; no stats.
S 30 Cooper Taylor (U. of Richmond): Reserve; penalized 10 yards (half the distance to the goal line) for unnecessary roughness on touchback.
RB 22 David Wilson (Va. Tech, George Washington High of Danville): Started; 7 carries for 19 yards; lost 2 fumbles, including 1 returned for a touchdown by Dallas; targeted once; no catches.

New York Jets:

LT 75 Oday Aboushi (U.Va.): Not active.
DT 93 Kenrick Ellis (Hampton U.): Reserve; 2 tackles.
LT 60 D’Brickashaw Ferguson (U.Va.): Started; 1 tackle (after QB Geno Smith lost a fumble); committed holding penalty that was declined; penalized 5 yards for false start.