Dec. 18, 2012
Geno Atkins, DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at DT in the Bengals’ 34-13 win at Philadelphia. Atkins has 44 tackles and is tied for ninth in the NFL with 10.5 sacks this season.
Champ Bailey, CB, Denver Broncos
Started at LCB and had a team-high six tackles in the Broncos’ 34-17 win at Baltimore. Bailey has started 13 games this season and has 60 tackles and a pair of interceptions.
Clint Boling, G, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at left guard in the Bengals’ 34-13 win at Philadelphia. Boling has started every game this season for Cincinnati at left guard.
Brandon Boykin, CB, Philadelphia Eagles
Had one tackle and six kickoff returns for 130 yards in the Eagles’ 34-13 loss to Cincinnati. Boykin has 25 tackles and 42 kick returns this season for Philadelphia.
Drew Butler, P, Pittsburgh Steelers
Punted six times for an average of 43.0 yards per punt in the Steelers’ 27-24 overtime loss at Dallas. Butler serves as the Steelers’ primary punter and the holder on extra points/field goals.
Shaun Chapas, FB, Detroit Lions
Saw action in the Lions’ 38-10 loss at Arizona. Chapas was added to Detroit’s active roster on Dec. 14.
Orson Charles, TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Saw action in the Bengals’ 34-13 win at Philadelphia. Charles has played in all 14 games this season, with four starts, and has eight catches for 101 yards.
Chris Clemons, DE, Seattle Seahawks
Started at RDE and had five tackles, including 2.5 sacks, and a forced fumble in the Seahawks’ 50-17 win at Buffalo. Clemons has 61 tackles and is tied for fifth in the league with 11.5 sacks this season.
Thomas Davis, LB, Carolina Panthers
Started at linebacker and led the team with 10 tackles, including one for a loss, in the Panthers’ 31-7 win at San Diego. Davis is second on the team with 91 tackles in 13 games this season for Carolina.
Akeem Dent, LB, Atlanta Falcons
Started at MLB and had three tackles in the Falcons’ 34-0 win over the New York Giants. Dent has started 11 games and has 58 tackles this season for Atlanta.
Kris Durham, WR, Detroit Lions
Started at WR and had one catch for 14 yards in the Lions’ 38-10 loss at Arizona. Durham was signed to Detroit’s active roster two weeks ago and has started the last two games.
Dannell Ellerbe, LB, Baltimore Ravens
Not active in the Ravens’ 34-17 loss to Denver. Ellerbe, who is recovering from an ankle injury, has 81 tackles and 4.5 sacks this season.
Robert Geathers, DE, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at LDE and had a pair of tackles in the Bengals’ 34-13 win at Philadelphia. Geathers has started all 14 games for Cincinnati this season and has 26 tackles.
Cordy Glenn, OT, Buffalo Bills
Started at left tackle in the Bills’ 50-17 loss to Seattle. Glenn has played in 11 games with 11 starts this season for Buffalo.
Kedric Golston, DE, Washington Redskins
Saw action in the Redskins’ 38-21 win at Cleveland. Golston has 14 tackles in 14 games this season for Washington.
A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at WR and tied for the team lead with six catches for 57 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals’ 34-13 win at Philadelphia. Green ranks second in the NFL lead with 11 touchdown catches this season and is seventh in the league with 86.3 receiving yards per game.
Justin Houston, LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Started at LOLB and had five tackles and a fumble recovery in the Chiefs’ 15-0 loss at Oakland. Houston is tied for 12th in the league with 10 sacks this season.
Corvey Irvin, DT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Not active in the Buccaneers’ 41-0 loss at New Orleans. Irvin has six tackles in 12 games this season with Tampa Bay.
Tim Jennings, CB, Chicago Bears
Not active in the Bears’ 21-13 loss to Green Bay. Jennings, who still leads the league with eight interceptions, is recovering from a dislocated right shoulder.
Charles Johnson, DE, Carolina Panthers
Started at RDE and had three tackles, including two sacks, and a forced fumble in the Panthers’ 31-7 win at San Diego. Johnson has 37 tackles this season and leads the team with 10.5 sacks, which is tied for ninth in the league.
Ben Jones, C, Houston Texans
Started at right guard in the Texans’ 29-17 win over Indianapolis. Jones has played in all 14 games this season for Houston and has started the last eight.
Reshad Jones, DB, Miami Dolphins
Started at safety and had three tackles in the Dolphins’ 24-3 win over Jacksonville. Jones is fourth on the team with 84 tackles this season.
Kregg Lumpkin, RB, New York Giants
Had nine carries for 42 yards in the Giants’ 34-0 loss at Atlanta. Lumpkin was signed by New York on Nov. 27 and has played in the last three games.
Mohamed Massaquoi, WR, Cleveland Browns
Had two catches for 16 yards in the Browns’ 38-21 loss to Washington. Massaquoi has 17 receptions for 244 yards this season.
Randy McMichael, TE, San Diego Chargers
Saw action in the Chargers’ 31-7 loss to Carolina. McMichael has played in 14 games this season and has nine catches for 51 yards.
Knowshon Moreno, RB, Denver Broncos
Started at RB and had a game-high 118 rushing yards with a touchdown and two catches in the Broncos’ 34-17 win at Baltimore. He was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week. Moreno had rushed for 237 yards and two touchdowns in the last two weeks.
Leonard Pope, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers
Saw action in the Steelers’ 27-24 overtime loss at Dallas. Pope has played in 14 games this season for Pittsburgh and has one touchdown catch.
Dennis Roland, T/TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Saw action in the Bengals’ 34-13 win at Philadelphia. Roland has played in all 14 games this season for Cincinnati.
Richard Seymour, DE, Oakland Raiders
Not active in the Raiders’ 15-0 win over Kansas City. Seymour has 15 tackles, including three sacks, in eight starts this season for Oakland. He is recovering from a leg injury.
Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
Started at QB and completed 24-of-50 passes for 246 yards in the Lions’ 38-10 loss at Arizona. Stafford is fourth in the NFL with an average of 304 passing yards per game.
DeAngelo Tyson, DE, Baltimore Ravens
Had two tackles in the Ravens’ 34-17 loss to Denver. Tyson has eight tackles in eight games this season for Baltimore.
Fernando Velasco, OL, Tennessee Titans
Started at left guard in the Titans’ 14-10 win over the New York Jets. Velasco has started all 14 games for Tennessee.
Blair Walsh, K, Minnesota Vikings
Made all five field goal attempts, including three of 50 yards or more, in the Vikings’ 36-22 win at St. Louis. He was named the NFC's Special Teams Player of the Week. Walsh is 29-for-32 on field goal attempts this season, which is tied for the third most field goals made in the league.
D.J. Ware, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Had two catches for 32 yards in the Buccaneers’ 41-0 loss at New Orleans. Ware has rushed for 51 yards to go along with 14 receptions this season.
Ben Watson, TE, Cleveland Browns
Started at tight end and caught two passes for 12 yards in the Browns’ 38-21 loss to Washington. Watson has 39 catches for 390 yards and three touchdowns this season for Cleveland.
Will Witherspoon, LB, Tennessee Titans
Saw action in the Titans’ 14-10 win over the New York Jets. Witherspoon has 40 tackles and an interception in 12 games this season for Tennessee.
Jarius Wynn, DE, Tennessee Titans
Saw action in the Titans' 14-10 win over the New York Jets. Wynn has five tackles in five games this season with Tennessee.
Canadian Football League
Terrence Edwards, WR, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Finished the season with 70 catches for 1,049 yards and four touchdowns this season for Winnipeg.