The Redskins duo from Florida was on display during Monday Night Football. Rex Grossman went 22-for-37, throwing for 250 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Former teammate Jabar Gaffney caught five of those passes for 60 yards.
The Oakland Raiders also got plenty of contributions from former Florida players. Cooper Carlisle started at right guard and now has 105 career starts. The big impact came from defensive end Jarvis Moss, who had two sacks, four tackles, one tackle for loss, one pass defended and three quarterback hurries.
Buffalo Bills wide receiver David Nelson caught six passes for 84 yards as the Bills started the season 3-0 with a comeback victory over the New England Patriots. Linebacker Brandon Spikes recorded five tackles for the Patriots.
The Cincinnati Bengals had a trio of former Florida players contribute. Defensive end Carlos Dunlap had one tackle and a quarterback hurry. Wide receiver Andre Caldwell led the team with six receptions and 53 yards. Safety Reggie Nelson started at free safety and led the team with ten total tackles.
Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden had four tackles and one pass deflection in a win over the Miami Dolphins. Center Mike Pouncey started his third straight game to begin his NFL career for the Dolphins. The Pittsburgh Steelers started two former Florida players on their offensive line. Second-year center Mike Pouncey made his 19th straight regular season start at center for the Steelers and rookie offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert made his second career start.