Nov. 6, 2012
NFL Week 9
Geno Atkins, DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at DT and had five tackles, including one for a loss, in the Bengals’ 31-23 loss to Denver. Atkins is tied for 10th 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, including a team-high five solo stops, and an interception in the Broncos’ 31-23 win at Cincinnati. Bailey has started seven of Denver’s eight games this season and has 31 tackles.
Clint Boling, G, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at left guard in the Bengals’ 31-23 loss to Denver. Boling has started all eight games this season at left guard.
Brandon Boykin, CB, Philadelphia Eagles
Had two tackles and returned one kick in the Eagles’ 28-13 loss at New Orleans. Boykin has 22 tackles and 23 kick returns this season for Philadelphia.
Drew Butler, P, Pittsburgh Steelers
Punted four times for an average of 41.3 yards per punt, including a long of 53 yards, in the Steelers’ 24-20 win at the New York Giants. Butler serves as the Steelers’ primary punter and the holder on extra points/field goals.
Orson Charles, TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Had one catch for four yards in the Bengals’ 31-23 loss to Denver. Charles has played in all eight games this season, including two starts, and has four catches.
Chris Clemons, DE, Seattle Seahawks
Started at RDE and had two tackles in the Seahawks’ 30-20 loss to Minnesota. Clemons has 22 tackles and 5.5 sacks in nine games this season for Seattle.
Thomas Davis, LB, Carolina Panthers
Started at linebacker and was second on the team with nine tackles, including one for a loss, in the Panthers’ 21-13 win at Washington. Davis has registered 25 tackles in the last three weeks.
Akeem Dent, LB, Atlanta Falcons
Started at MLB and tied for the team lead with seven tackles and a pass break-up in the Falcons’ 19-13 win over Dallas. Dent has 27 tackles in eight games this season for undefeated Atlanta.
Demarcus Dobbs, TE/DT, San Francisco 49ers
Dobbs and the 49ers were off in week nine. He has played in all seven games this season for San Francisco.
Dannell Ellerbe, LB, Baltimore Ravens
Started at linebacker and led the team with nine tackles, including a sack, and three quarterback pressures in the Ravens’ 25-15 win at Cleveland. Ellerbe leads the team with 3.5 sacks and is third with 52 tackles.
Robert Geathers, DE, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at LDE and had three tackles in the Bengals’ 31-23 loss to Denver. Geathers has started all seven games for Cincinnati this season.
Cordy Glenn, OT, Buffalo Bills
Started at left tackle in the Bills’ 21-9 loss at Houston. Glenn has played in five games with five starts this season for Buffalo.
Kedric Golston, DE, Washington Redskins
Had one tackle for a loss in the Redskins’ 21-13 loss to Carolina. Golston has played in all nine games this season for Washington.
A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at WR and led the team with seven catches for 99 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals 31-23 loss to Denver. Green is tied for first in the NFL with eight touchdown catches this season and is sixth in the league with 735 receiving yards.
Justin Houston, LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Started at LOLB and had nine tackles in the Chiefs’ 31-13 loss at San Diego. Houston is among the league leaders with six sacks this season.
Corvey Irvin, DT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Saw action in the Buccaneers’ 42-32 win at Oakland. Irvin has five tackles in eight games this season with Tampa Bay.
Tim Jennings, CB, Chicago Bears
Started at LCB and had three tackles in the Bears’ 51-20 win at Tennessee. Jennings leads the NFL with six interceptions this season.
Charles Johnson, DE, Carolina Panthers
Started at RE and had five tackles, including two sacks, in the Panthers’ 21-13 win at Washington. Johnson has 27 tackles this season and leads the team with 7.5 sacks, which is tied for seventh most in the league.
Ben Jones, C, Houston Texans
Started at right guard in the Texans’ 21-9 win over Buffalo. Jones has played in all eight games this season for Houston with two starts.
Reshad Jones, DB, Miami Dolphins
Started at safety and had four tackles, a forced fumble and a quarterback pressure in the Dolphins’ 23-20 loss at Indianapolis. Jones is fourth on the team with 43 tackles.
Mohamed Massaquoi, WR, Cleveland Browns
Started at WR and had one catch for six years in the Browns’ 25-15 loss to Baltimore. Massaquoi had missed the last several weeks with a strained left hamstring.
Randy McMichael, TE, San Diego Chargers
Saw action in the Chargers’ 31-13 win over Kansas City. 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’ 31-23 win at Cincinnati. Moreno has played in two games this season.
Leonard Pope, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers
Saw action in the Steelers’ 24-20 win at the New York Giants. Pope has played in eight games this season for Pittsburgh with one touchdown catch.
Dennis Roland, T/TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Saw action in the Bengals’ 31-23 loss to Denver. Roland has played in all eight games this season for Cincinnati.
Richard Seymour, DE, Oakland Raiders
Started at DT and had a fumble recovery in the Raiders’ 42-32 loss to Tampa Bay. Seymour has 15 tackles, including three sacks, in eight starts this season for Oakland.
Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
Started at QB and completed 22-of-33 passes for 285 yards in the Lions’ 31-14 win at Jacksonville. Stafford is sixth in the NFL with an average of 299.1 passing yards per game.
DeAngelo Tyson, DE, Baltimore Ravens
Had two tackles in the Ravens’ 25-15 win at Cleveland. Previously, Tyson had three tackles in his NFL debut against Houston two weeks ago.
Fernando Velasco, OL, Tennessee Titans
Started at center in the Titans’ 51-20 loss to Chicago. Velasco has started all nine games at center for Tennessee.
Blair Walsh, K, Minnesota Vikings
Made two field goal attempts of 55 and 36 yards in the Vikings’ 30-20 loss at Seattle. Walsh is 19-for-20 on field goal attempts this season and is tied for first in the league in field goal percentage (.950) among kickers with at least 20 attempts.
D.J. Ware, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Had one catch for 12 yards in the Buccaneers’ 42-32 win at Oakland. Ware has rushed for 49 yards to go along with nine receptions this season.
Ben Watson, TE, Cleveland Browns
Started at TE and had two catches for 22 yards in the Browns’ 25-15 loss to Baltimore. Watson has 21 catches for 182 yards and a touchdown this season for Cleveland.
Will Witherspoon, LB, Tennessee Titans
Not active in the Titans’ 51-20 loss to Chicago. Witherspoon is recovering from a hamstring injury.
Canadian Football League
Terrence Edwards, WR, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Did not play in the Blue Bombers’ 19-11 win over Montreal due to a foot injury. Edwards has caught 70 passes for 1,049 yards this season and has more than 7,000 yards receiving for his career.