Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Marshall in the NFL: Week Eight

Weekly review of Marshall Alumni in the NFL.

1. Ahmad Bradshaw, Running Back, New York Giants

The New York Giants used six Dallas turnovers to beat the Cowboys 29-24. Ahmad Bradshaw carried the ball 22 times for 78 yards, losing a fumble of his own. 

2. C.J Spillman, Safety, San Francisco 49ers

Playing on San Francisco's punt coverage unit, C.J Spillman registered one tackle as the 49ers defeated the Arizona Cardinals 24-3 on Monday Night Football.

3. Doug Legursky, Guard/Center, Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers center 
Maurkice Pouncey returned from injury against the Redskins, relegating  Doug Legursky to back up duty during Pittsburgh's 27-12 win over Washington.

4. Byron Leftwich, Quarterback, Pittsburgh Steelers

Byron Leftwich did not play as Steelers quarterback Ben Rothlisberger took every snap during Sunday’s win over Washington.

5. Albert McClellan, Linebacker, Baltimore Ravens

Bye week.

6. Lee Smith, Tight End, Buffalo Bills

Bye week.

7. Randy Moss, Wide Receiver, San Francisco 49ers

During a play that reminded many of his early playing days, Randy Moss caught a short pass from 49ers quarterback Alex Smith and turned up field, dodging multiple defenders on his way to a 47 yard touchdown. The TD tied Moss with Terrell Owens for fourth all time on the NFL's career touchdown list. 

8. Vinny Curry, Defensive End, Philadelphia Eagles

Despite spending a second round pick on former Marshall defensive end Vinny Curry, the Philadelphia Eagles have not activated him for a game this season. That trend continued Sunday as Philadelphia lost to the Atlanta Falcons 30-17.

9. Mario Harvey, Linebacker, Indianapolis Colts

Mario Harvey did not register a tackle during the Indianapolis Colts 19-13, overtime win against the Tennessee Titans.

10. Chris Crocker, Safety, Cincinnati Bengals

Bye week.

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