Gregg Snyder: Knights in the NFL, Wk. 11
Nov 22, 2011 | By: Random Blogger
SOR Staff Writer Gregg Snyder breaks down the efforts put forth by former Scarlet Knights currently making a living in the National Football League. Let's jump right into it.
Knight of the Week
Ray Rice gained a total of 147 yards to help the Baltimore Ravens come out in the winning end of a 31-24 game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Rice had 104 yards on 20 carries while catching five passes for 43 yards in the win. Baltimore is now tied atop the AFC North with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Across the sideline was Brian Leonard and Clark Harris who suited up for the Bengals. Harris handled the long snapping duties once again. Leonard meanwhile had one of his most productive days this season for Cincinnati. The running back had two carries for six yards while catching five passes for 57 yards. Cincinnati is now 6-4 on the season.
Ryan D’Imperio and the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Oakland Raiders by a score of 27-21 on Sunday. The fullback made one tackle on special teams and caught one pass for six yards.
Back on Thursday night, the New York Jets suffered a tough 17-13 loss to Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos. Linebacker Jamaal Westerman played but did not record any stats for New York. The Jets fell to .500 on the season at 5-5.
Jason McCourty recorded seven tackles on Sunday but the Tennessee Titans dropped the game to the Atlanta Falcons by a score of 23-17.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were unable to stop the undefeated Green Bay Packers, falling 35-26. Jeremy Zuttah started at left guard for Tampa Bay in the loss.
Gary Gibson and the St. Louis Rams were defeated by the Seattle Seahawks, 24-7. Gibson recorded one tackle and defended a pass.
Anthony Davis started along the San Francisco 49ers offensive line once again. San Fran continues to keep the pressure on Green Bay for the top spot in the NFC. With a 23-7 win over the Arizona Cardinals, the 49ers are now 9-1 this season.
Courtney Greene made two special teams tackles but the Jacksonville Jaguars fell 14-10 to the Cleveland Browns.
Cornerback Devin McCourty missed the New England Patriots Monday night win over the Kansas City Chiefs after separating his shoulder in Week 10. New England is now 7-3, holding a two game lead in the AFC East.
Joe Lefeged (Colts) was on a bye week.
Kevin Haslam (Jaguars), Gary Brackett & Eric Foster (Colts), George Johnson (Tampa Bay) and Kenny Britt (Titans) are on injured reserve while Howard Barbieri (Texans), Kevin Brock (Raiders), Alex Silvestro (Patriots), and Brandon Bing (Giants) are being used on practice squads.