Oct. 2, 2012
NFL WEEK 4
Geno Atkins, DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at DT and had three tackles, including two sacks, and three quarterback pressures in the Bengals’ 27-10 win at Jacksonville. With five sacks so far this season Atkins is on pace to become the first tackle to ever get 20 in a season.
Champ Bailey, CB, Denver Broncos
Started at LCB and had five tackles, including one for a loss, and a pass break-up in the Broncos’ 37-6 win over Oakland. Bailey has started three of Denver’s four games this season and has 11 tackles.
Clint Boling, G, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at LG in the Bengals’ 27-10 win at Jacksonville. Boling has started all four games this season at left guard.
Brandon Boykin, CB, Philadelphia Eagles
Had four tackles and a pass break-up in the Eagles’ 19-17 win over the New York Giants. Boykin also returned three kickoffs with an average of 16.7 yards per return.
Drew Butler, P, Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh had an open date in week four. Butler serves as the Steelers’ primary punter and the holder on extra points/field goals.
Orson Charles, TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Had a 10-yard reception in the Bengals’ 27-10 win at Jacksonville. Charles has played in all four games for Cincinnati and has two catches.
Chris Clemons, DE, Seattle Seahawks
Started at RDE and had one tackle in the Seahawks’19-13 loss at St. Louis. Clemons has eight tackles in four games this season with Seattle.
Thomas Davis, LB, Carolina Panthers
Davis had three tackles in the Panthers’ 30-28 loss at Atlanta. He returned to action after sitting out the previous game with a hamstring strain.
Akeem Dent, LB, Atlanta Falcons
Started at MLB and had four tackles, including one tackle for loss, in the Falcons’ 30-28 win over Carolina. It was the second straight start for Dent.
Demarcus Dobbs, TE/DT, San Francisco 49ers
Played in the 49ers’ 34-0 win at the New York Jets. Dobbs has played in all four games this season for San Francisco.
Dannell Ellerbe, LB, Baltimore Ravens
Had five tackles, a forced fumble and a pass break-up in the Ravens’23-16 win over Cleveland. Ellerbe is second on the team with 25 tackles, and he leads the team with 2.5 sacks.
Robert Geathers, DE, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at LDE and had three tackles in the Bengals’ 27-10 win at Jacksonville. Geathers has started all four games for Cincinnati this season.
Cordy Glenn, OT, Buffalo Bills
Started at LT in the Bills’ 52-28 loss to New England. Glenn has started every game this season as Buffalo’s left tackle.
Kedric Golston, DE, Washington Redskins
Played on the defensive line in the Redskins’ 24-22 win at Tampa Bay. Golston has played in each game this season for Washington.
A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at WR and had a game-high six catches for 117 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals’ 27-10 win at Jacksonville. Green is second in the NFL with 428 receiving yards this season.
Justin Houston, LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Started at LOLB and had three tackles in the Chiefs’ 37-20 loss to San Diego. Houston leads Kansas City this season with four sacks.
Corvey Irvin, DT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Registered two tackles in the Buccaneers’ 24-22 loss to Washington. Had one tackle in the Buccaneers’ 16-10 loss at Dallas. Irvin has three tackles in four games this season with Tampa Bay.
Tim Jennings, CB, Chicago Bears
Started at LCB and had five tackles in the Bears’ 34-18 win at Dallas on Monday night. Jennings still leads the NFL with four interceptions this season.
Charles Johnson, DE, Carolina Panthers
Started at RE and led the team with eight tackles, including a career-high 3.5 sacks, and five quarterback pressures in the Panthers’ 30-28 loss at Atlanta. Johnson’s 3.5 sacks was a single game franchise record.
Ben Jones, C, Houston Texans
Played at right guard and on special teams in the Texans’ 38-14 win over Tennessee. Jones has played in all four games this season for the Texans, who are off to their best start in franchise history.
Reshad Jones, DB, Miami Dolphins
Started at safety and had four tackles in the Dolphins’ 24-21 overtime loss at Arizona. Jones has started every game this season for Miami and has 19 tackles.
Mohamed Massaquoi, WR, Cleveland Browns
Not active in the Browns’ 23-16 loss at Baltimore. Massaquoi suffered a strained left hamstring in the Browns’ previous game against Buffalo.
Randy McMichael, TE, San Diego Chargers
Played at TE in the Chargers’ 37-20 win at Kansas City. McMichael has started three out of four games for San Diego this season.
Knowshon Moreno, RB, Denver Broncos
Not active in the Broncos’ 37-6 win over Oakland. Moreno has played in two of Denver’s three games this season.
Leonard Pope, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh had an open date in week four. Pope has played in all three games this season for Pittsburgh.
Dennis Roland, T, Cincinnati Bengals
Played in the Bengals’ 27-10 win at Jacksonville. Roland has played in all four of Cincinnati’s games this season.
Richard Seymour, DE, Oakland Raiders
Started at DT and had two tackles and a pass break-up in the Raiders’ 37-6 loss at Denver. Seymour has eight tackles, including a sack, in four starts this season for Oakland.
Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
Started at QB and was 30-of-51 for 319 yards and a touchdown run in the Lions’ 20-13 loss to Minnesota. Stafford is fifth in the NFL with 1,182 passing yards this season.
DeAngelo Tyson, DE, Baltimore Ravens
Not active in the Ravens’ 23-16 win over Cleveland.
Fernando Velasco, OL, Tennessee Titans
Started at C in the Titans’ 38-14 loss at Houston. Velasco has started all four games at center for Tennessee.
Blair Walsh, K, Minnesota Vikings
Made two field goals, including a 49-yarder, in the Vikings’ 20-13 win at Detroit. Walsh is 8-for-9 on field goal attempts this season for NFC North-leading Minnesota.
D.J. Ware, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Recorded the longest run of the day for the Buccaneers – a 17 yard run in the 24-22 loss to Washington. Ware also had two receptions.
Ben Watson, TE, Cleveland Browns
Started at TE and led the team with five catches for 52 yards in the Browns’ 23-16 loss at Baltimore. Watson is second on the team with 12 receptions this season.
Will Witherspoon, LB, Tennessee Titans
Started at MLB and had five tackles in the Titans’ 38-14 loss to Houston. Witherspoon has 28 tackles in four games this season for Tennessee.
Canadian Football League
Terrance Edwards, WR, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Had four catches for 47 yards and a touchdown in the Blue Bombers’ 29-10 loss to Toronto. Edwards has caught 55 passes for 777 yards and two touchdowns this season.