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Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 6

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Twenty-one former Gators were active in Week 6 of the NFL season. Of those 21, 14 started for their respective teams. Aaron Hernandez was the lone Gator to score a touchdown.

ATLANTA FALCONS

· Mike Peterson – Started at OLB and recorded one tackle

BALTIMORE RAVENS

· Deonte Thompson – Was not active in week six

BUFFALO BILLS

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

CAROLINA PANTHERS

· Louis Murphy – Bye Week

CINCINNATI BENGALS

· Carlos Dunlap­ – Saw action at DE and recorded two tackles, an interception and quarterback hit

· Reggie Nelson – Started at FS where he tied for a team-high with nine tackles including a tackle for loss and forced a fumble

CHICAGO BEARS

· Major Wright – Bye Week

CLEVELAND BROWNS

· Joe Haden – Started at LCB recording seven tackles, three pass defenses and had an interception return for 14 yards

DENVER BRONCOS

· Andre Caldwell – Saw action at WR

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

· Jeremy Mincey – Bye Week

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

· Brandon Siler­ ­– Saw action at LB

MIAMI DOLPHINS

· Mike Pouncey – Started at C

· Jabar Gaffney – Was not active in week six

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

· Percy Harvin – Started at WR and had one rush and 11 receptions for 133 yards with a long of 23. Also had three kickoff returns for 100 yards with a long of 45.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

· Jermaine Cunningham – Started at LDE and recorded two tackles

· Aaron Hernandez­ – Started at RB and had six receptions for 30 yards and one touchdown

· Brandon Spikes – Started at LB and recorded five tackles including two TFL and a quarterback hit

· Jeff Demps – On injured reserve

NEW YORK GIANTS

· Will Hill – Serving the first of a four game suspension

NEW YORK JETS

· Tim Tebow – Saw time at QB where he had one pass for 23 yards and four rushes for seven yards

OAKLAND RAIDERS

· Cooper Carlisle – Started at LG

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

· Riley Cooper – Saw action at WR and recorded two receptions for 18 yards

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

· Marcus Gilbert – Started at RT

· Maurkice Pouncey – Started at C

· Chris Rainey – Saw action at RB and recorded a catch for 12 yards, a punt return for seven yards and three kickoff returns for 97 yards with a long of 49

· Max Starks – Started at LT

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

· Ray McDonald – Started at LDT

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

· Jaye Howard – Was not active in week six

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

· Ahmad Black – Saw action at S

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

· Rex Grossman – Not active in week six

· Maurice Hurt – Saw action at G/T

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Twenty-one former Gators were active in Week 6 of the NFL season. Of those 21, 14 started for their respective teams. Aaron Hernandez was the lone Gator to score a touchdown.

ATLANTA FALCONS

· Mike Peterson – Started at OLB and recorded one tackle

BALTIMORE RAVENS

· Deonte Thompson – Was not active in week six

BUFFALO BILLS

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

CAROLINA PANTHERS

· Louis Murphy – Bye Week

CINCINNATI BENGALS

· Carlos Dunlap­ – Saw action at DE and recorded two tackles, an interception and quarterback hit

· Reggie Nelson – Started at FS where he tied for a team-high with nine tackles including a tackle for loss and forced a fumble

CHICAGO BEARS

· Major Wright – Bye Week

CLEVELAND BROWNS

· Joe Haden – Started at LCB recording seven tackles, three pass defenses and had an interception return for 14 yards

DENVER BRONCOS

· Andre Caldwell – Saw action at WR

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

· Jeremy Mincey – Bye Week

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

· Brandon Siler­ ­– Saw action at LB

MIAMI DOLPHINS

· Mike Pouncey – Started at C

· Jabar Gaffney – Was not active in week six

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

· Percy Harvin – Started at WR and had one rush and 11 receptions for 133 yards with a long of 23. Also had three kickoff returns for 100 yards with a long of 45.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

· Jermaine Cunningham – Started at LDE and recorded two tackles

· Aaron Hernandez­ – Started at RB and had six receptions for 30 yards and one touchdown

· Brandon Spikes – Started at LB and recorded five tackles including two TFL and a quarterback hit

· Jeff Demps – On injured reserve

NEW YORK GIANTS

· Will Hill – Serving the first of a four game suspension

NEW YORK JETS

· Tim Tebow – Saw time at QB where he had one pass for 23 yards and four rushes for seven yards

OAKLAND RAIDERS

· Cooper Carlisle – Started at LG

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

· Riley Cooper – Saw action at WR and recorded two receptions for 18 yards

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

· Marcus Gilbert – Started at RT

· Maurkice Pouncey – Started at C

· Chris Rainey – Saw action at RB and recorded a catch for 12 yards, a punt return for seven yards and three kickoff returns for 97 yards with a long of 49

· Max Starks – Started at LT

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

· Ray McDonald – Started at LDT

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

· Jaye Howard – Was not active in week six

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

· Ahmad Black – Saw action at S

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

· Rex Grossman – Not active in week six

· Maurice Hurt – Saw action at G/T

Courtesy of UF Communications

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