Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Marshall in the NFL, Week One

Weekly review of Marshall alumni in the National Football League.
1. Ahmad Bradshaw, Running Back, Indianapolis Colts

Appearing in his first game for Indianapolis, Ahmad Bradshaw accumulated 26 rushing yards on seven carries and caught a pass for seven yards in the Colts 21-17 win over the Oakland Raiders.

2. Vinny Curry, Defensive End, Philadelphia Eagles

After adding on weight to fit the Eagles new 3-4 defense and performing well in the preseason, Vinny Curry was inactivated for Philadelphia’s 33-27 win over the Washington Redskins. The 2012 second round pick was also placed on the inactive list for 10 games last season.

3. Aaron Dobson, Wide Receiver, New England Patriots

Aaron Dobson was held out of the New England Patriots 23-21 win over the Buffalo Bills while recovering from a hamstring injury. The Patriots list Dobson’s injury status at day-to-day.

4. Mario Harvey, Linebacker, Indianapolis Colts

Playing on special teams, Colts linebacker Mario Harvey registered two tackles in Sunday’s win over Oakland.

5. Albert McClellan, Linebacker, Baltimore Ravens

Albert McClellan let his emotions get the better of him during the Baltimore Ravens 49-27 blowout loss to Denver, getting flagged for a 15-yard personal foul after tackling Broncos return man Trindon Holliday out of bounds.

6. Doug Legursky, Guard/Center, Buffalo Bills

Doug Legursky left the Bills final preseason game on a stretcher, raising fears that the veteran offensive lineman could be lost for the season. Fortunately, Legursky avoided serious injury but, he was held out of Buffalo’s week one game against New England while he recovers from a left knee injury.

7. Lee Smith, Tight End, Buffalo Bills

Playing on special teams and as the Bills second team tight end, Lee Smith did not register any stats during Buffalo’s week one loss to New England.

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

Serving as San Francisco’s special teams captain, C.J. Spillman made a big fourth quarter tackle, stopping Green Bay Packers kick returner Jeremy Ross on his own nine yard line with just six minutes left in the game. Spillman’s 49ers defeated the Packers 34-28.

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