Editor’s note: The National Football League is full of Georgia Bulldogs. We know this because the University of Georgia keeps tabs on its football alumni who are in the NFL. Here’s a look at how those players fared in one weekend of an NFL season, courtesy UGA’s sports media department.
David Andrews, C, New England Patriots: Started for the Patriots in their 22-17 win over the Jets. Andrews has been on the field for every offensive snap by New England this season except for four.
Geno Atkins, DT, Cincinnati Bengals: Started at defensive tackle for the Bengals in their 19-14 loss to the Ravens. Atkins has 20 tackles, including 4.5 sacks, so far this season.
Clint Boling, OG, Cincinnati Bengals: Started for the Bengals in their 19-14 loss to Baltimore. Boling has started every game for Cincinnati this season.
Marlon Brown, WR, Denver Broncos: Inactive for the Broncos in his first game since being signed to the active roster last week.
Drew Butler, P, Arizona Cardinals: Punted four times with a long of 51 in the Cardinals’ 38-19 loss to the Falcons.
Chris Conley, WR, Kansas City Chiefs: Made three catches for 26 yards in the Chiefs’ 30-27 overtime win over Denver. Conley now has 34 catches for 375 yards on the season.
Thomas Davis, LB, Carolina Panthers: Made seven tackles, recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass in the Panthers’ 35-32 loss to the Raiders. Davis has 72 tackles (two sacks), a forced fumble, two fumble recoveries (one touchdown) and three interceptions on the year.
Akeem Dent, LB, Houston Texans: Contributed on defense and special teams in the Texans’ 21-13 loss against San Diego. Dent has two tackles on the season for Houston.
Dannell Ellerbe, LB, New Orleans Saints: Had a sack and made four additional tackles in the Saints’ 49-21 win against Los Angeles. Ellerbe has 21 tackles, including three sacks, in four games for New Orleans this season.
Leonard Floyd, LB, Chicago Bears: Inactive after suffering a scary-looking injury to his head/neck area last week. Floyd has 23 tackles, including five sacks, and a fumble recovery for a touchdown so far in his rookie year.
Cordy Glenn, OT, Buffalo Bills: Started for the Bills in their 28-21 win against the Jaguars. Glenn has started all nine games in which he has played this season.
A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals: Inactive for the Bengals with a hamstring injury. Green ranks fourth in the NFL in yards (964) and fifth in catches (66) this season.
Todd Gurley, RB, Los Angeles Rams: Carried the ball 13 times for 50 yards and caught four passes for 36 yards in the Rams’ 49-21 loss against the Saints. On the season, Gurley has 200 carries for 641 yards to go along with 30 catches.
Justin Houston, LB, Kansas City: Made 10 tackles, including three sacks, and forced a fumble in Kansas City’s 30-27 overtime win over Denver. The last player with at least ten tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble in a game was JJ Watt on Dec. 12, 2012.
John Jenkins, DT, Seattle Seahawks: Contributed on defense for the Seahawks in his second game for them this season, a 14-5 loss to the Buccaneers. Jenkins now has 15 tackles this season, with 12 of those coming during his time with New Orleans.
Jordan Jenkins, LB, New York Jets: Made four tackles in the Jets’ 22-17 loss to the Patriots. Jenkins, who has made six starts this season, has 19 tackles on the year.
Charles Johnson, DE, Carolina Panthers: Had one sack in the Panthers’ 35-32 loss to Oakland. Johnson is tied for fifth in the NFL in forced fumbles with three on the season.
Abry Jones, DT, Jacksonville Jaguars: Inactive for the Jaguars in their 28-21 loss to the Bills. Jones has 20 tackles this season for Jacksonville.
Ben Jones, OL, Tennessee Titans: Started at center for the Titans in their 27-21 win against Chicago.
Jarvis Jones, LB, Pittsburgh Steelers: Contributed on defense and special teams in the Steelers’ 28-7 win over the Colts. Jones has 36 tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and an interception on the season for Pittsburgh.
Tavarres King, WR, New York Giants: Inactive for the Giants in their 27-13 win against the Browns.
Malcolm Mitchell, WR, New England Patriots: Had five catches for 42 yards and two touchdowns in the Patriots’ 22-17 win against the Jets. The touchdowns, the only ones scored by New England on the day, gave Mitchell his second and third in the last two weeks, and he is now one of just two players in the NFL with at least three receiving touchdowns in the last two weeks. Mitchell has 16 catches for 235 yards this season.
Corey Moore, S, Houston Texans: Contributed on defense and special teams in the Texans’ 21-13 loss against San Diego. Moore has 12 tackles on the season.
Alec Ogletree, LB, Los Angeles Rams: Made 12 total tackles for the Rams in their 49-21 loss to New Orleans. Ogletree has 98 total tackles on the season and leads the NFL with 76 solo tackles.
Bacarri Rambo, S, Miami Dolphins: Made seven tackles in the Dolphins’ 31-24 win against the 49ers. Rambo has 14 tackles in four games for Miami this season.
Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions: Went 23-of-40 passing for 232 yards in the Lions’ 16-13 win against the Vikings. Stafford has completed 261 of 391 passes (66.8 percent) for 2,883 yards and 19 touchdowns on the season. He ranks in the top 10 in the NFL in completions, touchdowns, completion percentage and passer rating, and leads the league in fourth-quarter comebacks with seven. Stafford has tied Eli and Peyton Manning for the most fourth-quarter comebacks in a season.
John Theus, OT, San Francisco 49ers: Inactive for the 49ers in their 31-24 loss to the Dolphins.
Cornelius Washington, DL, Chicago Bears: Made three tackles in the Bears’ 27-21 loss to the Titans. Washington has recorded 14 tackles, including two sacks, on the season.
Shawn Williams, S, Cincinnati Bengals: Inactive for the Bengals with a hamstring injury. Williams has 54 tackles on the season.
Ramik Wilson, LB, Kansas City Chiefs: Made five tackles for Kansas City in the team’s 30-27 overtime win over the Broncos.
Bulldogs in the NFL on injured-reserve:
Brandon Boykin, CB, Chicago Bears; Kedric Golston, DE, Washington Redskins; Reshad Jones, S, Miami Dolphins; Keith Marshall, RB, Washington Redskins; Garrison Smith, DE, Seattle Seahawks; Damian Swann, DB, New Orleans Saints; Ben Watson, TE, Baltimore Ravens
Georgia players on NFL practice squads:
Sterling Bailey, DE, Minnesota Vikings; Toby Johnson, DT, Minnesota Vikings; Aaron Murray, QB, Philadelphia Eagles.