Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Marshall in the NFL: Week Nine

Weekly review of Marshall University alumni playing in the NFL. 

1. Ahmad Bradshaw, Running Back, Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts placed Ahmad Bradshaw on injured reserve October 8thafter 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. Omar Brown, Safety, Baltimore Ravens

Promoted to Baltimore's 53-man roster earlier in the week, Omar Brown played special teams and appeared in two snaps on defense during the Ravens 24-18 loss to the Cleveland Browns.  

3. Chris Crocker, Safety, Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals might have lost on a overtime safety but, defensive back Chris Crocker equated himself well against the Miami Dolphins, recording three tackles.

4Vinny Curry, Defensive End, Philadelphia Eagles

Vinny Curry recorded three tackles and a sack during the Philadelphia Eagles 49-20 blowout win over the Oakland Raiders. 

5. Aaron Dobson, Wide Receiver, New England Patriots

One of Patriot quarterback Tom Brady's top targets, wide receiver Aaron Dobson caught a team high two touchdown passes and recorded 130 receiving yards on five receptions in New England's 51-33 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

6. Mario Harvey, Linebacker, Indianapolis Colts

Mario Harvey played in the Indianapolis Colts 27-24 win over the Houston Texans but did not record any stats.

7. Albert McClellan, Linebacker, Baltimore Ravens

The Ravens special teams captain, linebacker Albert McClellan did not register a tackle in Sunday's loss to Cleveland.

8. Doug Legursky, Guard/Center, Buffalo Bills

Playing with their third string, undrafted free agent quarterback, the Bills offensive line including Doug Legursky helped Buffalo's offense produce 470 yards of offense. Despite racking up almost 500 yards, Buffalo fell to the Kansas City Chiefs 23-13.

9. Lee Smith, Tight End, Buffalo Bills

Needing help to protect quarterback Jeff Tuel, tight end Lee Smith played 25 offensive snaps during Sunday's loss to Kansas City, primarily acting as a blocker.

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

Bye week.

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