Monday, October 22, 2012

Marshall in the NFL: Week Seven

Weekly review of Marshall Alumni in the NFL.

1. Ahmad Bradshaw, Running Back, New York Giants

A threat is the passing and running game, Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for 43 yards and a touchdown while catching four passes for 22 yards during the New York Giants 27-23 win over the Washington Redskins.

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

Although he did not register a tackle, C.J Spillman helped the 49ers punt team hold Seahawks return man Leon Washington to five yards on two attempts as San Francisco beat Seattle 13-6.  

3. Doug Legursky, Guard/Center, Pittsburgh Steelers

Doug Legursky started in place of injured Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey during Pittsburgh’s 24-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

4. Byron Leftwich, Quarterback, Pittsburgh Steelers

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

5. Albert McClellan, Linebacker, Baltimore Ravens

Despite a season ending injury to Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis, Albert McClellan continued to split time on the outside with Terrell Suggs, Courtney Upshaw, and Paul Kruger. McClellan started in the middle last year when Lewis missed time. Baltimore was blown out by the Houston Texans 43-13.

6. Lee Smith, Tight End, Buffalo Bills

For the sixth straight week Lee Smith did not record a catch as the Buffalo Bills suffered a one point loss, 35-34, to the Tennessee Titans.

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

Randy Moss caught one pass for 14 yards during Sunday’s win over Seattle.  

8. Vinny Curry, Defensive End, Philadelphia Eagles

Bye week.

9. Mario Harvey, Linebacker, Indianapolis Colts

Playing special teams and receiving a fair amount of reps on defense, Mario Harvey recorded one tackle as the Indianapolis Colts defeated the Cleveland Browns 17-13.

10. Chris Crocker, Safety, Cincinnati Bengals

Chris Crocker registered his second interception of the season along with one tackle during Sunday night’s game against Pittsburgh.   

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