Slow week for Tigers in the NFL this week. Maybe they were stunned by the Arkansas game just like the rest of us.
Cam Newton #1, Carolina Panthers – Carolina’s struggles continued as the Panthers lost 16-12 at home to the Seahawks. Cam struggled in the game and completed only 12 of his 29 passes for 141 yards and added 42 yards on 7 carries on the ground. The Panthers managed just 190 net yards in the game and have fallen to 1-4.
Ronnie Brown #30, San Diego Chargers – Ronnie is the 3rd down back for the Chargers and is mainly in for blocking purposes but he did get the rock a few times against the struggling Saints defense. He had 2 carries for 27 yards and 5 catches for 47 yards as the Chargers lost 31-24 in New Orleans.
Mario Fannin #42, Denver Broncos – Mario is on injured reserve with Denver and will be placed on the practice squad when he returns from his Achilles injury.
Tristan Davis #38, Washington Redskins – Tristan is currently on injured reserve with the Redskins and will be placed on the practice squad.
Lee Ziemba #75, Carolina Panthers – Lee is currently on injured reserve with the team with a bum knee. He is likely out for the season.
Brandon Mosley #67, New York Giants – Brandon was set as the backup at left guard when he injured his ankle. The Giants have placed him on IR; he is done for the year.
Zach Clayton #69, Tennessee Titans – Zach is currently on the practice squad for the Titans..
Nick Fairley #98, Detroit lions – Nick and the Lions were off last week. They return to action this weekend against the Eagles.
Jay Ratliff #90, Dallas Cowboys – Jay is still out and not practicing with a high ankle sprain. He’s slated to get his first action of the season this Sunday in Baltimore.
Pat Sims #90, Cincinnati Bengals – Pat is on the PUP list and is not eligible to play until week six. He has a lingering ankle injury that caused him to miss time last season and carried over into training camp this year.
Quentin Groves #54, Arizona Cardinals – Quentin is a backup with the Cardinals, he played in the Cardinals disappointing 17-3 loss in St. Louis on Thursday night, he did not record a stat.
Josh Bynes #56, Baltimore Ravens – Josh is on the Ravens practice squad
Takeo Spikes #51, San Diego Chargers – Is a starter and Captain for the Chargers but his snaps have been limited, he recorded 3 tackles in the31-24 Sunday night loss to the Saints.
Pat Lee #26, Oakland Raiders – Pat is a starter for the Raiders who had a bye this week.
Jerraud Powers #25, Indianapolis Colts – Jerraud and the Colts pulled off the huge upset when the beat the Packers Sunday in Indianapolis. He had 4 tackles, a pass deflection, and his first interception of the year in the 30-27 win.
Neiko Thorpe #38, Kansas City Chiefs – Neiko made the practice squad with the Chiefs as a corner.
Thor Burk came to Auburn as a young man in 1997 and never left. He’s always loved Bo Jackson, but his true love of Auburn football proper began in the early ’90s. In addition to writing a weekly report on Tiger greats in the NFL, he’s a professional BBQ judge (Memphis certified), and all around foodie. Write to him at [email protected]
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