Spartans in the NFL (Week 7)| View Comments
Former Spartan defensive tackle Domata Peko is quietly having another solid season for the Cincinnati Bengals. With 25 tackles and one sack to date, the seven year NFL vet is on pace to have one of his best season's in the league.
But as a part of the Marvin Lewis Foundation's, "Learning is Cool" program, Peko has had an opportunity to make a difference off the field as well.
Here's the story from John Bombatch of the Middeltown (OH) Journal: READ
TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS
Brandon Fields P (MIA) - Bye Week.
Season Totals: 29 punts, 51.0 avg., 9 inside 20, 2 tackles
Kellen Davis TE (CHI) - Plays tonight against the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football.
Season Totals: 8 catches, 129 yards, 1 TD.
Keshawn Martin WR (HOU) - Returned one kickoff for 17 yards and four punts for nine yards, in Houston's 43-13 victory over Baltimore.
Season Totals: 6 receptions, 63 yards. 2 carries, 24 yards. 5 punt returns, 28 yards. 4 kickoff returns, 82 yards.
Domata Peko DT (CIN) - 4 tackles in Cincy's 24-17 loss to Pittsburgh.
Season Totals: 25 tackles, including 1 sack.
Kevin Vickerson DT (DEN) - Bye Week.
Season Totals: 22 tackles, 1 forced fumble
Jerel Worthy DT (GB) - Zero tackles in Green Bay's 30-20 win at St. Louis.
Season Totals: 9 tackles, including 2 sacks.
OTHER SPARTANS IN THE NFL
Garrett Celek TE (SF) - Zero catches in San Fran's 13-6 victory over Seattle on Thursday night.
Season Totals: 2 receptions - 10 yards
Kyle Cook C (CIN) - Injured Reserve
Kirk Cousins QB (WSH) - DNP in Washington's 27-23 loss to the New York Giants.
Season Totals: 5-for-9, 111, 1 TD, 2 INT
Brandon McKinney DT (IND) - Will miss the season with ACL tear
Javon Ringer RB (TEN) - Inactive due to a knee injury.
Season Totals: 2 rushes, 14 yards. 3 receptions, 12 yards.
Trenton Robinson FS (SF) - DNP in the 49ers 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks.
Eric Smith S (NYJ) - Was listed as inactive in the Jets 29-26 defeat at New England.
Season Totals: 3 total tackles.
Drew Stanton QB (IND) - DNP, in Indy's 17-13 victory over Cleveland.