There were 21 former Gators playing in the NFL over the weekend, and 11 of them started for their NFL team. RIley Cooper and Louis Murphy were the two Florida players that found their way into the end zone.
made five tackles for the Cincinnati Bengals
, including two sacks, two tackles for a loss, one pass deflection, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. Reggie Nelson
added five tackles, a quarterback hit, a pass deflection and a game-clinching interception.
Aaron Hernandez started at tight end and made eight catches for 97 yards in a New England Patriots win. Brandon Spikes added four tackles.
Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Jeremy Mincey made five tackles, including one for a loss, and had a hit on the quarterback.
Riley Cooper started at receiver and made two catches for 31 yards, including a 15-yard touchdown catch.
Louis Murphy caught one pass for an eight-yard touchdown for the Carolina Panthers.
Major Wright started at safety for the Chicago Bears and made four tackles and a pass deflection.
Joe Haden started at cornerback for the Cleveland Browns and made four tackles and one pass deflection.
Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Brandon Siler started and made two tackles.
Ray McDonald started at defensive tackle and made one tackle for the San Francisco 49ers.
Ahmad Black made seven tackles and one pass deflection for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Will Hill made a special teams tackle in a loss for the New York Giants.
Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey started. Cooper Carlisle started at left guard for the Oakland Raiders. Max Starks started at left tackle and Maurkice Pouncey started at left guard for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Maurice Hurt saw time at guard and tackle for the Washington Redskins.
Chris Rainey added two kickoff returns for 61 yards.
Saw action but no stats: Atlanta Falcons linebacker Mike Peterson, Denver Broncos wide receiver Andre Caldwell