Dec. 24, 2012
NFL Week 16
Geno Atkins, DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at DT and had six tackles, including 2.5 sacks, and a forced fumble in the Bengals’ 13-10 win at Pittsburgh. Atkins has 50 tackles and is ranked fifth in the NFL with 13.0 sacks this season.
Champ Bailey, CB, Denver Broncos
Started at LCB and had three tackles in the Broncos’ 34-12 win over Cleveland. Bailey has started 15 games this season and has 63 tackles and a pair of interceptions.
Clint Boling, G, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at left guard in the Bengals’ 13-10 win at Pittsburgh. Boling has started every game this season for Cincinnati at left guard.
Brandon Boykin, CB, Philadelphia Eagles
Had two tackles, including a sack, and a forced fumble in the Eagles’ 27-20 loss to Washington. Boykin has 27 tackles and 42 kick returns this season for Philadelphia.
Drew Butler, P, Pittsburgh Steelers
Punted seven times for an average of 45.3 yards per punt in the Steelers’ 13-10 loss to Cincinnati. 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’ 31-18 loss to Atlanta. Chapas has played in the last two games for Detroit.
Orson Charles, TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at tight end in the Bengals’ 13-10 win at Pittsburgh. Charles has played in all 15 games this season, with five starts, and has eight catches for 101 yards.
Chris Clemons, DE, Seattle Seahawks
Started at RDE and had one tackle in the Seahawks’ 42-13 win over San Francisco. Clemons has 62 tackles and is tied for seventh in the league with 11.5 sacks this season.
Thomas Davis, LB, Carolina Panthers
Started at linebacker and was second on the team with eight tackles, including one for a loss, in the Panthers’ 17-6 win over Oakland. Davis is second on the team with 99 tackles in 14 games this season for Carolina.
Akeem Dent, LB, Atlanta Falcons
Started at MLB and had three tackles in the Falcons’ 31-18 win at Detroit. Dent has 45 tackles this season for Atlanta.
Kris Durham, WR, Detroit Lions
Had two catches for 32 yards in the Lions’ 31-18 loss to Atlanta. Durham has four catches for 54 yards in three games this season for Detroit.
Dannell Ellerbe, LB, Baltimore Ravens
Started at linebacker and had led the team with five solo tackles in the Ravens’ 33-14 win over the New York Giants. Ellerbe has 86 tackles and 4.5 sacks this season for Baltimore.
Robert Geathers, DE, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at LDE and had three tackles in the Bengals’ 13-10 win at Pittsburgh. Geathers has started all 15 games for Cincinnati this season and has 29 tackles.
Cordy Glenn, OT, Buffalo Bills
Started at left tackle in the Bills’ 24-10 loss at Miami. Glenn has played in 12 games with 12 starts this season for Buffalo.
Kedric Golston, DE, Washington Redskins
Saw action in the Redskins’ 27-20 win at Philadelphia. Golston has 14 tackles in 15 games this season for Washington.
A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Started at WR and had a game-high 10 catches for 116 yards in the Bengals’ 13-10 win at Pittsburgh. Green is tied for third in the NFL lead with 11 touchdown catches this season and is fifth in the league with 88.3 receiving yards per game.
Justin Houston, LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Started at LOLB and had one tackle and a quarterback hurry in the Chiefs’ 20-13 loss to Indianapolis. Houston is tied for 14th in the league with 10 sacks this season.
Corvey Irvin, DT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Not active in the Buccaneers’ 28-13 loss to St. Louis. Irvin has six tackles in 12 games this season with Tampa Bay.
Tim Jennings, CB, Chicago Bears
Started at LCB and had four tackles in the Bears’ 28-13 win at Arizona. Jennings still leads the league with eight interceptions on the season.
Charles Johnson, DE, Carolina Panthers
Started at RDE and had one tackle in the Panthers’ 17-6 win over Oakland. Johnson has 39 tackles this season and leads the team with 10.5 sacks, which is tied for 12th in the league.
Ben Jones, C, Houston Texans
Started at right guard in the Texans’ 23-6 loss to Minnesota. Jones has played in all 15 games this season for Houston and has started the last eight.
Reshad Jones, DB, Miami Dolphins
Started at safety and had two tackles, an interception and two fumble recoveries in the Dolphins’ 24-10 win over Buffalo. Jones has a team-high four interceptions this season and is fourth with 86 tackles this season.
Kregg Lumpkin, RB, New York Giants
Saw action in the Giants’ 33-14 loss at Baltimore. Lumpkin has nine carries for 42 yards in four games this season.
Mohamed Massaquoi, WR, Cleveland Browns
Not active in the Browns’ 34-12 loss at Denver. Massaquoi has 17 receptions for 244 yards this season.
Randy McMichael, TE, San Diego Chargers
Started at FB in the Chargers’ 27-17 win over the New York Jets. McMichael has played in 15 games this season and has nine catches for 51 yards.
Knowshon Moreno, RB, Denver Broncos
Started at RB and had 78 yards rushing on 22 carries and five receptions for 49 yards in the Broncos’ 34-12 win over Cleveland. Moreno has started the last three games at tailback for Denver.
Leonard Pope, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers
Saw action in the Steelers’ 13-10 loss to Cincinnati. Pope has played in 15 games this season for Pittsburgh and has one touchdown catch.
Dennis Roland, T/TE, Cincinnati Bengals
Saw action in the Bengals’ 13-10 win at Pittsburgh. Roland has played in all 15 games this season for Cincinnati.
Richard Seymour, DE, Oakland Raiders
Not active in the Raiders’ 17-6 loss at Carolina. 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 37-of-56 passes for 443 yards in the Lions’ 31-18 loss to Atlanta. Stafford is second in the NFL with an average of 313 passing yards per game.
DeAngelo Tyson, DE, Baltimore Ravens
Saw action in the Ravens’ 33-14 win over the New York Giants. Tyson has eight tackles in nine games this season for Baltimore.
Fernando Velasco, OL, Tennessee Titans
Started at center in the Titans’ 55-7 loss at Green Bay. Velasco has started all 15 games for Tennessee.
Blair Walsh, K, Minnesota Vikings
Perfect on all three field goal attempts, including a long of 56 yards, in the Vikings’ 23-6 win at Houston. Walsh set an NFL record with nine field goals of 50 or more yards in a season. He is 32-for-35 on field goal attempts this season, which is tied for the second most field goals made in the league.
D.J. Ware, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Saw action in the Buccaneers’ 28-13 loss to St. Louis. Ware has rushed for 51 yards to go along with 14 receptions this season.
Ben Watson, TE, Cleveland Browns
Second on the team with three catches for 47 yards in the Browns’ 34-12 loss at Denver. Watson has 42 catches for 447 yards and three touchdowns this season for Cleveland.
Will Witherspoon, LB, Tennessee Titans
Started at MLB and had seven tackles and a quarterback pressure in the Titans’ 55-7 loss at Green Bay. Witherspoon has 47 tackles and an interception in 13 games this season for Tennessee.
Jarius Wynn, DE, Tennessee Titans
Had one tackle for a loss in the Titans’ 55-7 loss at Green Bay. Wynn has six tackles in six 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.