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Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 5

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Twenty-one former Gators were active in week five of the NFL season. Of those 21, 10 started for their respective teams.

ATLANTA FALCONS

· Mike Peterson – Saw time at LB

BALTIMORE RAVENS

· Deonte Thompson – Saw action at WR where he returned two kickoffs for 52 yards with a long of 32

BUFFALO BILLS

· David Nelson­ – Tore ACL in week one, will miss remainder of the season

CAROLINA PANTHERS

· Louis Murphy – Saw time at WR and recorded one rush for three yards and one catch for five yards

CINCINNATI BENGALS

· Carlos Dunlap­ – Saw action at DE and recorded a tackle

· Reggie Nelson – Started at FS and recorded a second-best team performance with 10 tackles including one tackle for loss

CHICAGO BEARS

· Major Wright – Started at SS and recorded three tackles with one tackle for loss

CLEVELAND BROWNS

· Joe Haden – Serving the last of a four game suspension

DENVER BRONCOS

· Andre Caldwell – Saw action at WR

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

· Jeremy Mincey – Started at LDE and recorded two quarterback hits

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

· Brandon Siler­ ­– Saw time at LB

MIAMI DOLPHINS

· Mike Pouncey – Started at C

· Jabar Gaffney – ­Was not active in week five

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

· Percy Harvin – Started at WR and had two rushes for eight yards and four receptions for 87 yards with a long of 45

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

· Jermaine Cunningham – Saw action at LB and recovered an opponent fumble

· Aaron Hernandez­ – Was not active in week four due to ankle injury

· Brandon Spikes – Started at LB and recorded six tackles including one tackle for loss

· Jeff Demps – On injured reserve

NEW YORK GIANTS

· Will Hill- Saw time at S recording three tackles, one tackle for loss and a special team tackle. Also forced a fumble on special teams.

NEW YORK JETS

· Tim Tebow – Saw time at QB recording five rushes for 19 yards with a long of 13 and recorded an assist on special teams

OAKLAND RAIDERS

· Cooper Carlisle – Bye Week

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

· Riley Cooper – Not active in week five

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

· Marcus Gilbert – Started at RT

· Maurkice Pouncey – Started under C

· Chris Rainey – Saw time at RB recorded one rush and caught one pass for six yards while returning two kickoffs for 57 yards with a long of 44

· Max Starks – Started at LT and recorded a fumble recovery

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

· Ray McDonald – Started at LDT

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

· Jaye Howard – Not active in week five

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

· Ahmad Black – Bye Week

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

· Rex Grossman – Not active in week five

· Maurice Hurt – Saw time at G/T

Courtesy of UF Communications

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Twenty-one former Gators were active in week five of the NFL season. Of those 21, 10 started for their respective teams.

ATLANTA FALCONS

· Mike Peterson – Saw time at LB

BALTIMORE RAVENS

· Deonte Thompson – Saw action at WR where he returned two kickoffs for 52 yards with a long of 32

BUFFALO BILLS

· David Nelson­ – Tore ACL in week one, will miss remainder of the season

CAROLINA PANTHERS

· Louis Murphy – Saw time at WR and recorded one rush for three yards and one catch for five yards

CINCINNATI BENGALS

· Carlos Dunlap­ – Saw action at DE and recorded a tackle

· Reggie Nelson – Started at FS and recorded a second-best team performance with 10 tackles including one tackle for loss

CHICAGO BEARS

· Major Wright – Started at SS and recorded three tackles with one tackle for loss

CLEVELAND BROWNS

· Joe Haden – Serving the last of a four game suspension

DENVER BRONCOS

· Andre Caldwell – Saw action at WR

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

· Jeremy Mincey – Started at LDE and recorded two quarterback hits

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

· Brandon Siler­ ­– Saw time at LB

MIAMI DOLPHINS

· Mike Pouncey – Started at C

· Jabar Gaffney – ­Was not active in week five

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

· Percy Harvin – Started at WR and had two rushes for eight yards and four receptions for 87 yards with a long of 45

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

· Jermaine Cunningham – Saw action at LB and recovered an opponent fumble

· Aaron Hernandez­ – Was not active in week four due to ankle injury

· Brandon Spikes – Started at LB and recorded six tackles including one tackle for loss

· Jeff Demps – On injured reserve

NEW YORK GIANTS

· Will Hill- Saw time at S recording three tackles, one tackle for loss and a special team tackle. Also forced a fumble on special teams.

NEW YORK JETS

· Tim Tebow – Saw time at QB recording five rushes for 19 yards with a long of 13 and recorded an assist on special teams

OAKLAND RAIDERS

· Cooper Carlisle – Bye Week

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

· Riley Cooper – Not active in week five

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

· Marcus Gilbert – Started at RT

· Maurkice Pouncey – Started under C

· Chris Rainey – Saw time at RB recorded one rush and caught one pass for six yards while returning two kickoffs for 57 yards with a long of 44

· Max Starks – Started at LT and recorded a fumble recovery

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

· Ray McDonald – Started at LDT

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

· Jaye Howard – Not active in week five

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

· Ahmad Black – Bye Week

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

· Rex Grossman – Not active in week five

· Maurice Hurt – Saw time at G/T

Courtesy of UF Communications

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