The Week in Review: Illini in the NFL

Since it is never easy to keep up with the performance of former Illinois players in the NFL while you are watching the college bowl games and your favorite team in the NFL playoffs, thought we would recap this weekend's efforts of former Illinois players. <br><br> Read more to see how former Illinois players performed for their NFL team in the opening round of the playoffs.

Robert Holcombe was inactive for the Titans Wild Card Round game on Saturday afternoon with the same hamstring injury that kept him out of last week's game. The Titans defeated the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore 20-17 on a last second field goal from Gary Anderson.

The injury report this week listed Holcombe as questionable and it was thought that he would play after participating in the team workout on January 1, but Holcombe was inactive for Saturday's game. Holcombe's status for next week's game has yet to be determined.

The Titans will travel to New England Saturday night to take on the Patriots in the AFC Divisional Playoffs.

Television: 7:15 Central on CBS.

Brad started for the Tennessee Titans at Right Tackle in their Saturday afternoon victory over the Baltimore Ravens.

Thanks to their AFC-best record of 14-2, Eugene Wilson and the rest of the New England Patriots had an week off before their playoff run began. The Patriots will welcome the Tennessee Titans into Gillette Stadium on Saturday evening.

Eugene Wilson is listed as the starting Free Safety for the Patriots and has started every game at that position since Week Two against the Jets.

Greg Lewis and the rest of the Eagles sat at home this weekend watching the first round of the NFL playoffs with the rest of America, wondering who their opponent would be. Thanks to an overtime victory over Seattle in Green Bay, the Packers will be heading into Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday afternoon to battle for the right to appear in the NFC Championship game.

Greg Lewis is listed as a second team wide receiver for the Eagles, and sees action when the Eagles go to three and four receiver sets.

Television: 3:45 PM Central on FOX

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