Oct. 30, 2012
NFL WEEK 8
Geno Atkins, DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Atkins and the Bengals were off in week eight. He is tied for fifth in the NFL with seven sacks this season.
Champ Bailey, CB, Denver Broncos
Started at LCB and was second on the team with six tackles in the Broncos’ 34-14 win over New Orleans. Bailey has started six of Denver’s seven games this season and has 25 tackles.
Clint Boling, G, Cincinnati Bengals
Boling and the Bengals were off in week eight. He has started all seven games this season at left guard.
Brandon Boykin, CB, Philadelphia Eagles
Had two tackles and four kickoff returns for an average of 22.3 yards in the Eagles’ 30-17 loss to Atlanta. Boykin has 20 tackles and 22 kick returns this season for Philadelphia.
Drew Butler, P, Pittsburgh Steelers
Punted three times for an average of 50.7 yards per punt, including a long of 58 yards, in the Steelers’ 27-12 win over Washington. Butler serves as the Steelers’ primary punter and the holder on extra points/field goals.
Orson Charles, TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Charles and the Bengals were off in week eight. He has played in all seven games this season with two starts, and has three catches.
Chris Clemons, DE, Seattle Seahawks
Started at RDE and had two quarterback pressures in the Seahawks’ 28-24 loss at Detroit. Clemons has 20 tackles and 5.5 sacks in eight games this season for Seattle.
Thomas Davis, LB, Carolina Panthers
Started at linebacker and was second on the team with six tackles, including one for a loss, in the Panthers’ 23-22 loss at Chicago. Davis has registered 16 tackles in the last two games.
Akeem Dent, LB, Atlanta Falcons
Started at MLB and had a tackle for loss in the Falcons’ 30-17 win at Philadelphia. Dent has 19 tackles in seven games this season for undefeated Atlanta.
Demarcus Dobbs, TE/DT, San Francisco 49ers
Saw action in the 49ers’ 24-3 win at Arizona. Dobbs has played in all eight games this season for San Francisco.
Dannell Ellerbe, LB, Baltimore Ravens
Ellerbe and the Ravens were off in week eight. He is third on the team with 43 tackles and second with 2.5 sacks.
Robert Geathers, DE, Cincinnati Bengals
Geathers and the Bengals were off in week eight. He has started all seven games for Cincinnati this season.
Cordy Glenn, OT, Buffalo Bills
Glenn and the Bills were off in week eight. He has spent the last several weeks recovering from a high ankle sprain.
Kedric Golston, DE, Washington Redskins
Saw action in the Redskins’ 27-12 loss at Pittsburgh. Golston has played in all eight games this season for Washington.
A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Green and the Bengals were off in week eight. He is tied for first in the NFL with seven touchdown catches this season and is eighth in the league with 636 receiving yards.
Justin Houston, LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Started at LOLB and had three tackles, including one for a loss, in the Chiefs’ 26-16 loss to Oakland. Houston is tied for 10th in the league with six sacks this season.
Corvey Irvin, DT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Saw action in the Buccaneers’ 36-17 win at Minnesota. Irvin has five tackles in seven games this season with Tampa Bay.
Tim Jennings, CB, Chicago Bears
Started at LCB and led the team with eight tackles and two interceptions in the Bears’ 23-22 win over Carolina. He returned an interception for a touchdown to give Chicago the lead late in the fourth quarter. Jennings leads the NFL with six interceptions this season.
Charles Johnson, DE, Carolina Panthers
Started at RE and had three tackles, including two sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery in the Panthers’ 23-22 loss at Chicago. Johnson has 22 tackles this season and leads the team with 5.5 sacks.
Ben Jones, C, Houston Texans
Jones and the Texans were off in week eight. He has played in all seven games this season for 6-1 Houston with one start.
Reshad Jones, DB, Miami Dolphins
Started at safety and has seven tackles in the Dolphins’ 30-9 win at the New York Jets.Jones is fourth on the team with 39 tackles.
Mohamed Massaquoi, WR, Cleveland Browns
Not active in the Browns’ 7-6 win over San Diego. Massaquoi is recovering from a strained left hamstring.
Randy McMichael, TE, San Diego Chargers
Started at TE in the Chargers’ 7-6 loss at Cleveland. McMichael has started six games for San Diego this season and has six receptions for 40 yards.
Knowshon Moreno, RB, Denver Broncos
Not active in the Broncos’ 34-14 win over Tampa Bay. Moreno has played in two games this season for Denver.
Leonard Pope, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers
Had a one-yard touchdown catch in the Steelers’ 27-12 win over Washington. Pope has played in seven games this season for Pittsburgh.
Dennis Roland, T/TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Roland and the Bengals were off in week eight. He has played in all seven games this season for Cincinnati.
Richard Seymour, DE, Oakland Raiders
Started at DT and had two tackles, including a sack, in the Raiders’ 26-16 win at Kansas City. Seymour has 15 tackles, including three sacks, in seven starts this season for Oakland.
Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
Started at QB and completed a season-best 34 passes on 49 attempts for 352 yards and a season-high three touchdowns in the Lions’ 28-24 win over Seattle. Stafford is third in the NFL with an average of 301.1 passing yards per game.
DeAngelo Tyson, DE, Baltimore Ravens
Tyson and the Ravens were off in week eight. Previously, he had three tackles in his NFL debut against Houston.
Fernando Velasco, OL, Tennessee Titans
Started at center in the Titans’ 19-13 loss to Indianapolis. Velasco has started all eight games at center for Tennessee.
Blair Walsh, K, Minnesota Vikings
Made his only field goal attempt (51 yards) in the Vikings’ 36-17 loss to Tampa Bay. Walsh is 17-for-18 on field goal attempts this season and is tied for third in the league in field goals made.
D.J. Ware, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Had one catch for seven yards in the Buccaneers’ 36-17 win at Minnesota. Ware has rushed for 49 yards to go along with eight receptions this season.
Ben Watson, TE, Cleveland Browns
Started at TE and had one catch for 14 yards in the Browns’ 7-6 win over San Diego. He has 19 catches this season for 160 yards and a touchdown.
Will Witherspoon, LB, Tennessee Titans
Not active in the Titans’ 19-13 loss to Indianapolis. Witherspoon is recovering from a hamstring injury.
Canadian Football League
Terrence Edwards, WR, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Led the team with four catches for 60 yards and a touchdown in the Blue Bombers’ 28-18 loss at Hamilton. Edwards has caught 70 passes for 1,049 yards this season and has more than 7,000 yards receiving for his career.