Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Marshall in the NFL: Week 6

Weekly review of Marshall alumni in the National Football League.

1. Ahmad Bradshaw, Running Back, Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts placed Ahmad Bradshaw on injured reserve after he suffered a neck injury that required season ending surgery. For the season Bradshaw played in three games, rushing for 186 yards on 41 attempts with two touchdowns. He also caught seven passes for 42 yards.

2. Chris Crocker, Safety, Cincinnati Bengals

In a thrilling 27-22 win over the Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals safety Chris Crocker did not record any stats.

3Vinny Curry, Defensive End, Philadelphia Eagles

Vinny Curry played a season high 25 snaps in the Philadelphia Eagles 31-20 victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, knocking down one pass attempt at the line of scrimmage.

4. Aaron Dobson, Wide Receiver, New England Patriots

Aaron Dobson was Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s favorite target in New England’s  30-27 win over the New Orleans Saints, catching a team high six passes for 63 yards.

5. Mario Harvey, Linebacker, Indianapolis Colts

After Colts starting middle linebacker Jerrell Freeman suffered a second quarter concussion, Mario Harvey took his place and recorded a team and career big 10 tackles. Despite the high tackle total, Harvey struggled in pass coverage pass coverage as San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers picked on the reserve linebacker. Indianapolis lost to the Chargers 19-9.

6. Albert McClellan, Linebacker, Baltimore Ravens

Playing exclusively on special teams, Ravens linebacker Albert McClellan did not record any stats during the Green Bay Packers 19–17 win over Baltimore.  

7. Doug Legursky, Guard/Center, Buffalo Bills

Fully recovered from a preseason knee injury, Bills left guard Doug Legursky started his first game of the season last Sunday. The Bills must have like what they saw as former starter Colin Brown was cut earlier today.

8. Lee Smith, Tight End, Buffalo Bills

Lee Smith appeared in 12 offensive snaps during last week’s loss to the Bengals and did not record any stats.

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

San Francisco C.J. Spillam had another impressive outing, recording a tackle on Cardinals punt returner Patrick Peterson inside Arizona’s own three yard line. The 49ers defeated the Cardinals 32-20.

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