Spartans in the NFL (Week 8)
The Green Bay Packers have been plagued by injuries all season long. The latest, was former Spartan Jerel Worthy, who suffered a concussion in Green Bay's 24-15 victory over Jacksonville on Sunday afternoon.
For the season, Worthy has 9 total tackles, including 2 sacks.
Chicago Bears tight end Kellen Davis had just one catch versus Carolina over the weekend...but it was a big one. QB Jay Cutler and Davis hooked up from 12 yards out in the 4th quarter, beginning a big comeback for the Bears. Davis' TD, cut a 12 point Panthers lead to five with 6:52 remaining. The Bears went on to defeat the Panthers 23-22.
TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS
Brandon Fields P (MIA) - 6 punts, 53.3 yard average, including four inside the 20 in Miami's 30-9 win over the New York Jets.
Season Totals: 35 punts, 51.4 avg., 13 inside 20, 3 tackles
Kellen Davis TE (CHI) - Caught one pass for 12 yards and a touchdown in Chicago's 23-22 comeback victory over Carolina.
Season Totals: 10 catches, 144 yards, 2 TD.
Keshawn Martin WR (HOU) - Bye Week.
Season Totals: 6 receptions, 63 yards. 2 carries, 24 yards. 5 punt returns, 28 yards. 4 kickoff returns, 82 yards.
Domata Peko DT (CIN) - Bye Week.
Season Totals: 25 tackles, including 1 sack.
Kevin Vickerson DT (DEN) - 1 tackle in Denver's 34-14 victory over the New Orleans Saints.
Season Totals: 23 tackles, 1 forced fumble
Jerel Worthy DT (GB) - Zero tackles in Green Bay's 24-15 win over Jacksonville.
Season Totals: 9 tackles, including 2 sacks.
OTHER SPARTANS IN THE NFL
Garrett Celek TE (SF) - Plays on Monday Night Football versus the Arizona Cardinals.
Season Totals: 2 receptions - 10 yards
Kyle Cook C (CIN) - Injured Reserve
Kirk Cousins QB (WSH) - DNP in Washington's 27-12 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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) - Was placed on injured reserve last week.
Season Totals: 2 rushes, 14 yards. 3 receptions, 12 yards.
Trenton Robinson FS (SF) - San Francisco plays Arizona on Monday Night Football.
Eric Smith S (NYJ) - Was listed as inactive in the Jets 30-9 defeat to Miami.
Season Totals: 3 total tackles.
Drew Stanton QB (IND) - DNP, in Indy's 19-13 victory over Tennessee.