Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Marshall in the NFL: Week Ten

Weekly review of Marshall Alumni in the NFL.

1. Ahmad Bradshaw, Running Back, New York Giants

Ahmad Bradshaw split carries with fellow Giants running back Andre Brown during New York’s 31-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. It was a tough game for Bradshaw as he only attempted 10 runs for 57 yards. He also fumbled in second quarter after a hit from former WVU and current Bengal defensive back Adam Jones.

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

In a rare 24-24 tie with the St. Louis Rams, San Francisco 49ers safety C.J Spillman recorded three tackles on special teams.

3. Doug Legursky, Guard/Center, Pittsburgh Steelers

Doug Legursky appeared in goal line and special teams packages during the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-13 overtime win against the Kansas City Chiefs

4. Byron Leftwich, Quarterback, Pittsburgh Steelers

After Steelers starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger went down with a shoulder injury in the third quarter, Byron Leftwich got his first action of the season. Leading Pittsburgh’s aerial attack, Leftwich completed seven of 14 attempts for 73 yards.

5. Albert McClellan, Linebacker, Baltimore Ravens

In a 55-20 blowout win over the Oakland Raiders, Ravens linebacker Albert McClellan recorded four tackles and recovered a fumble.

6. Lee Smith, Tight End, Buffalo Bills

Lee Smith caught his first pass in a number of weeks, hauling in one reception for five yards during the Buffalo Bills 37-31 loss to the New England Patriots.

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

Randy Moss was targeted twice in Sunday’s tie with St. Louis, catching both passes for 19 total yards.

8. Vinny Curry, Defensive End, Philadelphia Eagles

You should know this story by now, Vinny Curry was inactive, as he has been for every game this season. The Philadelphia Eagles fell to the Dallas Cowboys 38-23.

9. Mario Harvey, Linebacker, Indianapolis Colts

Playing special teams, Mario Harvey did not record a tackle during the Indianapolis Colts 27-10 over the Jacksonville Jaguars.  

11. Chris Crocker, Safety, Cincinnati Bengals

Chris Crocker recorded five tackles, four of them assisted, in Sunday’s win over the New York Giants.

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