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Hoosiers in the NFL

Each week Peegs.com checks in on the all the action in the NFL and how former Hoosier players are doing around the league. This week we take a look at how eight former Indiana players active in the NFL performed in week 1 of the 2016 season.

http://www.scout.com/player/156751-tevin-coleman?s=122

In week 1 of the 2016 season the Falcons (0-1) lost to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by the score of 31-24. In the game Coleman rushed for 22 yards on 8 carries (2.8 yards per carry), and he had five receptions for 95 yards (19 yards per reception).

On the season Coleman has played in 1 game and he has rushed for 22 yards on 8 carries (2.8 yards per carry), and he has five receptions for 95 yards (19 yards per reception).

Coleman was selected in the third round (73rd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Falcons.

At Indiana Coleman started 23 games and appeared in 33 and he accounted for 3,219 rushing yards and 4,292 all-purpose yards, and he had 29 total touchdowns. Following the 2014 season Coleman was named Indiana's third unanimous and consensus All-American after setting the Indiana single-season rushing record with 2,036 yards on 270 carries.

UP NEXT: The Falcons play at the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, September 18th.

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http://www.scout.com/player/161420-jordan-howard?s=25

In week one of the 2016 season the Bears (0-1) lost to the Houston Texans by the score of 23-14. Howard did not see any action in the game.

On the season Howard has yet to see any playing time for the Bears.

Howard was selected in the fifth round (150th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Bears.

In one season at Indiana Howard rushed for 1,213 yards with 10 total touchdowns despite missing more than four games due to injury. Following the 2015 season Howard was named First Team All-Big Ten by the coaches and the media.

UP NEXT: The Bears host the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, September 19th.

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http://www.scout.com/player/157326-darius-latham?s=66

In week one of the 2016 season the Raiders (1-0) defeated the New Orleans Saints by the score of 35-34. In the win Latham recorded one tackle.

On the season Latham has played in one game and recorded one tackle.

Latham was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Raiders on April 30th, 2016.

At Indiana Latham played in 35 games and started 20. He finished his career with 81 tackles, 18.5 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, seven pass breakups, two fumble recoveries, two blocked extra points and one interception. After the 2015 season Latham was named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten by the coaches.

UP NEXT: The Raiders host the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, September 18th.

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http://www.scout.com/player/144520-cody-latimer?s=101

In week 1 of the 2016 season the Broncos (1-0) defeated the Carolina Panthers by the score of 21-20. Latimer played in the game but did not record any stats.

On the season Latimer has played in one game but has yet to record any stats.

Latimer was selected in the second round (56th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Broncos.

At Indiana Latimer started 24 games and appeared in 32. He ended his career with 2.042 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns on 135 receptions. After the 2013 season he was named Second Team All-Big Ten by the media and Honorable Mention by the coaches. He was also named Second Team All-Big Ten by ESPN.com, BTN.com, Phil Steele and Athlon.

UP NEXT: The Broncos host the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, September 18th.

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http://www.scout.com/player/74035-tracy-porter?s=25

In week one of the 2016 season the Bears (0-1) lost to the Houston Texans by the score of 23-14. Porter started at corner and recorded 4 tackles (3 solo), one interception and one pass defended.

On the season Porter has started one game and he has recorded 4 tackles (3 solo), one interception and one pass defended.

Porter was selected in the second round (40th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints.

At Indiana Porter recorded 212 tackles with 24 passes broken-up, 16 career interceptions, four fumble recoveries for 147 yards in returns, including a 76-yard touchdown, and two forced fumbles. He was the first player in school history to return a punt, interception and fumble for touchdowns. After his senior season Porter was named an All-Big Ten First-Team selection.

UP NEXT: The Bears host the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, September 19th.

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http://www.scout.com/player/79749-rodger-saffold?s=124

In week one of the 2016 season the Rams (0-1) lost to the San Francisco 49ers by the score of 28-0. Saffold started at left guard for the Rams.

On the season Saffold has started one game at left guard for the Rams.

Saffold was selected in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Rams.

At Indiana Saffold started 41 games and appeared in 42 in his career after taking over the left tackle position midway through his true freshman campaign. After his senior season in 2009 he was selected Second Team All-Big Ten by the conference coaches and named Honorable Mention by the league's media. He also earned Second Team All-Big Ten recognition from Phil Steele's magazine.

UP NEXT: The Rams host the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, September 18th.

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http://www.scout.com/player/155031-jason-spriggs?s=61

In week one of the 2016 season the Packers (1-0) defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars by the score of 27-23. Spriggs saw action at tackle in the win for the Packers.

On the season Saffold has played in one game at tackle for the Packers.

Spriggs was selected in the second round (48th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Packers.

At Indiana Spriggs made 47 starts in 48 games at left tackle. Following the 2015 season he was named a First Team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America. He also earned All-America recognition from Phil Steele, Sporting News, the Walter Camp Football Foundation, the Associated Press and Sports Illustrated. Spriggs was the first Outland Trophy semifinalist in school history, and he was named Second Team All-Big Ten by the coaches and media.

UP NEXT: The Packers play at the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, September 18th.

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http://www.scout.com/player/157694-nate-sudfeld?s=71

In week one of the 2016 season the Redskins (0-1) lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers by the score of 38-16. Sudfeld did not play in the game for the Redskins.

On the season Saffold has yet to play in a game for the Redskins.

Sudfeld was selected in the sixth round (187th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Redskins.

At Indiana Sudfeld finished his career first in passing yardage with 7,879 and passing touchdowns with 61. After the 2015 season he was named Third Team All-Big Ten by the coaches and media. He was also a Wuerffel Trophy finalist, a Senior CLASS Award finalist, and a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award semifinalist. Sudfeld was also named to the named to the Maxwell Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch Lists, and he was an Allstate AFCA Good Works team nominee.  

UP NEXT: The Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, September 18th.


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