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Tigers in the NFL (and beyond): Week 8

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Damon Duval, the CFL's preeminent kicker, set a league record for points in a season last week.

Quarterbacks:
Jason Campbell #17, was off this week as the Redskins try to get their season back on track.
For the season Jason is completing 66% (7th) of his passes for 1,481 yards (14th), 8 TDs, 7 INTs with a QB rating of 85.8 and has run the ball 24 times for 103 yards. He’s lostt 3 fumbles.

Running Backs:
Ronnie Brown #23, had 27 yards on 11 carries and one catch for 2 yards in the Dolphins’ 30-25 win over the Jets.
Brown has started every game for the Dolphins. He has carried the ball 120 times for 518 yards, a 4.3 yard avg. and 7 TDs. He has also caught 10 passes for 66 yards and is 1/2 passing for 14 yards.
Heath Evans #44, is out for the year with an achilles injury.
For the season Heath had 5 carries for 16 yards and 10 catches for 70 yds and 2 TDs.
Tony Richardson #49, had one catch for 1 yard in the Jets 30-25 loss to the Dolphins.
Tony has 3 carries for 12 yards and a 1 yard reception in 6 starts this year
Carnell Williams #24 was off last week and was in Auburn for the Ole Miss game.
Carnell has started 6 of 7 games this season and has 310 yards on 76 attempts averaging 4.1 yards a carry and has 2 TDs.  He has also caught 17 balls for 117 yards, a 6.9 yd avg, and 1 receiving TD.
Brandon Jacobs #27, had 20 carries for 86 yards in the Eagles blow out of the Giants, 40-17. He also caught 2 passes for 21 yards.
Jacobs has 550 yards and 2 TDs on 140 attempts for a 3.9 avg. He has caught 9 passes for 55 yards.
Tre Smith #32 is on the IR with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Tristan Davis #43 is on the Detroit Lions practice squad.

Wide Recievers:
Devin Aromashadu #19, has played in three games this season but hasn’t recorded a stat.
Tim Carter #15, did not record a stat in the Rams 17-10 win over the Lions, their first of the year.
So far on the year Tim has 1 catch for 6 yards.
Ben Obamanu #87, was banged up (oblique) and did not play this week.
For the season Ben has caught only 2 balls for 22 yards despite playing in every game.  He has returned 4 kicks this season for 116 yards.
Prechae Rodriguez #85, is still slowed by a knee injury and is listed as day-to-day with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Rodriquez is 2nd on the team with 45 catches for 495 yards. He has 3 TDs on the season.

Offensive Lineman:
Ben Grubbs #66, helped lead the Ravens to a 30-7 win over the Broncos, Denver’s first loss of the year.
Grubbs has started every game this year for the 4-3 Ravens
Marcus McNeill #73, held up the left end of the O-line as the Chargers beat the Raiders in an ugly 24-16 game.
Marcus has started all 7 games this year for San Diego and has given up 3 sacks.
King Dunlap #65, is playing on special teams for the Eagles whipped the Giants last week 40-17.  King has played in all 7 games this year, mostly on special teams. But he’s also gotten significant time at LT due to an injury to starter Jason Peters.
Tyronne Green #69, is 2nd string RG for the San Diego Chargers.
Kendall Simmons #71, is injured and inactive for the Patriots with an Achilles injury he suffered last season when he was with the Steelers.
Tim Duckworth #75, is on the Saint’s practice squad.

Defensive Lineman:
Jay Ratliff #90, had 3 tackles as the Cowboys dominated Seattle 38-17.  Jay is nursing a hurt knee but says it’s not going to let it slow him down.
Jay has 18 tackles a forced fumble and one sack from his nose tackle spot this year.
Quentin Groves #54 played sparingly in the Jags’ 30-13 loss to the Titans and had one tackle, it was Tennessee’s first win of the year.
Quentin has 13 tackles and a forced fumble on the season with 2 starts in 7 games.
Spencer Johnson #91, got his first start of the season last week in the Bills’ 31-10 loss to Houston, Spencer had 5 tackles in the game.
For the season Spencer has played in every game, started one, and has 23 tackles and one pass deflection.
Pat Sims #90, had a bye last week.
On the season Pat has started 3 games and has 18 tackles and 1 sack this year.
Sen’Derrick Marks #94, mostly watched from the sidelines during Tennessee’s first win of the season over the Jaguars, 30-13 but did get some PT.
For the season Marks has played in 3 games and has 1 tackle playing 3rd team for Tennessee.
Stanley McClover #75, is on the IR for the Houston Texans.
Marquies Gunn was picked up by the Hamilton Tiger Cats.

Linebackers:
Karlos Dansby #58, had a wow-ing 12 tackles for the Cardinals in their 34-21 loss to the Panthers.  Karlos said that the loss to the Panthers was a jolt that the team needed.
Karlos leads the Arizona defense with 51 tackles (1st on team) and half a sack with 2 pass deflections.
Will Herring #54, has a hurt shoulder and did not play last week. He’s probable for today’s game against  he is probable for this week’s game.
Will has 22 tackles, and 1 pass deflection in 5 starts this year.
Takeo Spikes #51, started the 49ers 18-14 loss to the Colts.  Takeo had 8 tackles in the game despite a shoulder injury.
Takeo has started every game this year and has 35 tackles and a sack on the season.
Reggie Torbor #53, got his first start of the year in the Dolphins’ 30-25 win over the Jets.  Reggie had 7 tackles.
With one start, Reggie has played in every game and has 16 tackles and one INT.
Tray Blackmon #30 was on IR but has now left the Calgary Stampeders.

Cornerbacks:
Carlos Rogers #22, had the week off and was in Auburn for the win over Ole Miss.
Starting every game for Washington, Carlos has 19 tackles and 8 pass deflections but no INTs.
Jonathan Wilhite #24, has played the 2nd most snaps for the Pats this season.  Wilhite had 2 tackles in London as New England manhandled Tampa Bay 35-7.
Jonathan has started 4 games and played in 6 this season for the Patriots. He he has 16 tackles and 3 pass deflection.
Jerraud Powers #25, had a big day in the Colts’ 18-14 win over the 49ers with 5 tackles, a pass deflection, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery.
Powers has started 6 games this season and has 29 tackles, 4 pass deflections, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
Kevin Hobbs #23, had 3 tackles in the Lions’ 17-10 loss to the Rams.
For the season Hobbs’ has 1 start in 5 games and 12 tackles.
Rod Hood #37,  got his first start of the season against the Jaguars and repaid his new team with an INT returned for 17 yards and 5 tackles in Tennessee’s first win of the year, 30-13.
On the season Hood has played in 2 games, with one start and 6 tackles, one pass deflection, and one INT.
Pat Lee #22, is on IR with the Green Bay Packers

Kickers:
Robert Bironas #2 had his biggest game of the year with 3/3 field goals and 3/3 on extra points as the Titans won their first game of the year 30-13 over the Jaguars.
For the year Rob has made 10/12 FGs (one blocked) and all his extra points.  His long for the year is 49.
Damon Duval #15 set a new CFL record for points in a single season with 242 and also tied a team record with 7  field goals (league record is 8 – he could have tied it but the Alouttes took a knee) in Montreal’s 42-17 win over the Toronto Argonauts.
Duval is the dominant kicker in Canada and has made 55/63 field goals with 21/21 extra points adding up to that record 242 points on the year.  He has also punted 108 times with a 44.8 yard average and a long of 70 (which is also the NFL long).

Questions, comments, anyone you want to know about that’s not listed?  Let me know and I’ll have it up next week!

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