Sept. 25, 2012
Geno Atkins, DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at DT and had four tackles - two for a loss, including a sack - in the Bengals' 38-31 win at Washington. Atkins has started all three games for Cincinnati.
Champ Bailey, CB, Denver Broncos
Started at LCB and had one tackle in the Broncos' 31-25 loss to Houston. Bailey has started two of Denver's three games this season.
Clint Boling, G, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at LG in the Bengals' 38-31 win at Washington. Boling has started all three games this season at left guard.
Brandon Boykin, CB, Philadelphia Eagles
Had three tackles in the Eagles' 27-6 loss at Arizona. Boykin has started two games for Philadelphia.
Drew Butler, P, Pittsburgh Steelers
Punted three times, with one punt downed inside the 20, in the Steelers' 34-31 loss at Oakland. Butler also serves as the extra point/field goal holder for Pittsburgh.
Orson Charles, TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Had a 25-yard reception in the Bengals' 38-31 win at Washington. Charles has played in all three games for Cincinnati.
Chris Clemons, DE, Seattle Seahawks
Started at RDE and had four sacks - all in the first half - in the Seahawks' 14-12 win over Green Bay. Clemons has started all three games this season for Seattle.
Thomas Davis, LB, Carolina Panthers
Not active in Panthers' 36-7 loss to the New York Giants. Davis has been bothered by a hamstring strain.
Akeem Dent, LB, Atlanta Falcons
Started at MLB and had three tackles in the Falcons' 27-3 win at San Diego. It was the first start of the season for Dent.
Demarcus Dobbs, TE/DT, San Francisco 49ers
Played in the 49ers' 24-13 loss at Minnesota. Dobbs has played in all three games this season for San Francisco.
Dannell Ellerbe, LB, Baltimore Ravens
Had nine tackles - two for a loss, including 1.5 sacks - and two quarterback hurries in the Ravens' 31-30 win over New England. Ellerbe's 20 tackles is second most on the team, and he is tied for the team lead with 2.5 sacks.
Robert Geathers, DE, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at LDE and had two tackles and a quarterback hurry in the Bengals' 38-31 win at Washington. Geathers has started all three games for Cincinnati this season.
Cordy Glenn, OT, Buffalo Bills
Started at LT in the Bills' 24-14 win at Cleveland. Glenn has started all three games this season at left tackle.
Kedric Golston, DE, Washington Redskins
Had one tackle in the Redskins' 38-31 loss to Cincinnati. Golston has played in all three games so far this season.
A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at WR and led the team with nine catches for 183 yards, including a 73-yard touchdown reception in the Bengals' 38-31 win at Washington. Green is second in the NFL with 311 yards receiving.
Justin Houston, LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Started at LOLB and had four tackles including three sacks and four quarterback hurries in the Chiefs' 27-24 win at New Orleans. Houston has registered a team-high four sacks this season.
Corvey Irvin, DT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Had one tackle in the Buccaneers' 16-10 loss at Dallas.
Tim Jennings, CB, Chicago Bears
Started at LCB and had two tackles, an interception and three pass break-ups in the Bears' 23-6 win over St. Louis. Jennings' four interceptions leads the league.
Charles Johnson, DE, Carolina Panthers
Started at RE and had three tackles in the Panthers' 36-7 loss to the New York Giants. Johnson has started all three games this season at right end.
Ben Jones, C, Houston Texans
Played right guard and on special teams in the Texans' 31-25 win over Denver. Jones has played in all three games this season for Houston.
Reshad Jones, DB, Miami Dolphins
Started at S and had five tackles, a quarterback hurry and a pass break-up in the Dolphins' 23-20 overtime loss to the New York Jets. Jones' 13 solo stops is tied for third most on the team.
Mohamed Massaquoi, WR, Cleveland Browns
Started at WR and had one catch for 14 yards in the Browns' 24-14 loss to Buffalo. Massaquoi leads the Browns with 145 receiving yards this season.
Randy McMichael, TE, San Diego Chargers
Started at TE and had one catch for five yards in the Chargers' 27-3 loss to Atlanta. McMichael has started all three games at tight end for San Diego.
Knowshon Moreno, RB, Denver Broncos
Not active in the Broncos' 31-25 loss to Houston. Moreno has played in two of Denver's three games this season.
Leonard Pope, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers
Started at TE in the Steelers' 34-31 loss at Oakland. Pope has played in all three games this season for Pittsburgh.
Dennis Roland, T, Cincinnati Bengals
Played in the Bengals' 38-31 win at Washington. Roland has played in all three of Cincinnati's games this season.
Richard Seymour, DE, Oakland Raiders
Started at DT and had two tackles, including a sack, in the Raiders' 34-31 win over Pittsburgh. Seymour has started all three games this season for Oakland.
Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
Started at QB and completed 33-of-42 passes for 278 yards and a touchdown in the Lions' 44-41 overtime loss at Tennessee. Stafford has thrown for 863 yards and three touchdowns in three games for Detroit this season.
DeAngelo Tyson, DE, Baltimore Ravens
Not active in the Ravens' 31-30 win over New England.
Fernando Velasco, OL, Tennessee Titans
Started at C in the Titans' 44-41 overtime win over Detroit. Velasco has started all three games at center for Tennessee.
Blair Walsh, K, Minnesota Vikings
Made a 52-yard field goal in the Vikings' 24-13 win over San Francisco. Walsh is 7-for-7 on field goal attempts this season and is the first rookie in NFL history to kick a 50-yard field goal in each of his team's first three games.
D.J. Ware, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Started at RB and had had one carry to go along with an 11-yard reception in the Buccaneers' 16-10 loss at Dallas. It was the Ware's first start of the season.
Ben Watson, TE, Cleveland Browns
Started at TE and had four catches for 15 yards in the Browns' 24-14 loss to Buffalo. Watson's seven receptions this year is tied for fourth most on the team.
Will Witherspoon, LB, Tennessee Titans
Started at MLB and was second on the team with nine tackles, including one for a loss, in the Titans' 44-41 overtime win over Detroit. Witherspoon is third on the team with 23 tackles this season.
Canadian Football League
Terrance Edwards, WR, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Led the team with four catches for 88 yards in the Blue Bombers' 34-12 win over Hamilton. Edwards has caught 51 passes for 730 yards this season.