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Notre Dame in the NFL: Week 7

Michael Floyd and Kyle Rudolph caught touchdowns while Troy Niklas saw more snaps in Week 7. Irish Illustrated recaps former Notre Dame players in the NFL.

Robert Blanton - safety - Minnesota Vikings

Blanton made one tackle for Minnesota (4-2) in a 28-19 win over Detroit.

Sergio Brown - safety - Jacksonville Jaguars

Brown was active but didn’t start or register stats for Jacksonville (2-5) in a 34-31 win over Buffalo in London.

David Bruton - safety - Denver Broncos

Denver (6-0) had a bye this week.

Jimmy Clausen - quarterback - Chicago Bears

Chicago (2-4) had a bye this week.

Tyler Eifert - tight end - Cincinnati Bengals

Cincinnati (6-0) had a bye this week.

Anthony Fasano - tight end - Tennessee Titans

Fasano had three catches for 21 yards on four targets as Tennessee (1-5) suffered a 10-7 loss to Atlanta.

Michael Floyd - wide receiver - Arizona Cardinals

Floyd had three receptions for 59 yards, including a three-yard touchdown, as Arizona (5-2) held on for a 26-18 win over Baltimore.

Jonas Gray - running back - Miami Dolphins

Gray had 12 carries for 48 yards as Miami (3-3) rolled to a 44-26 win over Houston. He had one reception for 10 yards as well.

Ryan Harris - offensive tackle - Denver Broncos

Denver (6-0) had a bye this week.

J.J. Jansen - long snapper - Carolina Panthers

Jansen went perfect on all his snaps for Carolina (6-0) in a 27-16 win over Philadelphia.

TJ Jones - wide receiver - Detroit Lions

Jones had one kick return for six yards as Detroit (1-6) took a 28-19 loss to Minnesota.

Kapron Lewis-Moore - defensive end - Baltimore Ravens

Lewis-Moore was inactive for Baltimore (1-6) in a 26-18 loss to Arizona.

Zack Martin - offensive guard - Dallas Cowboys

Martin started at right guard for Dallas (2-4) in a 27-20 loss to the New York Giants.

Troy Niklas - tight end - Arizona Cardinals

Niklas backed up starting tight end Jermaine Gresham on Monday, playing almost 30 snaps as Arizona (6-0) beat Baltimore, 26-18.

Louis Nix - defensive tackle - New York Giants

Nix was inactive for New York (4-3) in a 27-20 win over Dallas.

Theo Riddick - running back - Detroit Lions

Riddick had three carries for eight yards and three receptions for 40 yards as Detroit (1-6) fell 28-19 to Minnesota.

Cody Riggs - cornerback - Tennessee Titans

Riggs made the active roster as Tennessee (1-5) lost 10-7 to Atlanta.

Trevor Robinson - center - San Diego Chargers

Robinson started at center for San Diego (2-5) in a 37-29 loss to Oakland.

Kyle Rudolph - tight end - Minnesota Vikings

Rudolph had two receptions for 10 yards and a touchdown as Minnesota (4-2) beat Detroit, 28-19. His score came from one yard out.

Harrison Smith - safety - Minnesota Vikings

Smith led the Vikings (4-2) with nine tackles and also had a sack in the 28-19 win over the Lions.

Golden Tate - wide receiver - Detroit Lions

Tate had two receptions for 14 yards on six targets as Detroit (1-6) lost 28-19 to Minnesota.

Manti Teo - linebacker - San Diego Chargers

Te’o didn't dress for the second straight week while battling an ankle injury. San Diego (2-5) fell 37-29 to Oakland.

Stephon Tuitt - defensive end - Pittsburgh Steelers

Tuitt (knee) didn’t suit up for Pittsburgh (4-3) in a 23-13 loss to Kansas City after not practicing all week.

Darrin Walls - cornerback - New York Jets

Walls made the active roster and got special teams action for New York (4-2) in a 30-23 loss to New England.

Chris Watt - center - San Diego Chargers

Watt didn’t make the active list for San Diego this week. He’s been bothered by a groin injury. The Chargers (2-5) lost 37-29 to the Raiders.

Ian Williams - defensive tackle - San Francisco 49ers

Williams had five tackles for San Francisco (2-5) in a 20-3 loss to Seattle.

Sam Young - offensive tackle - Jacksonville Jaguars

Young was an active backup for Jacksonville (2-5) in a 34-31 win over Buffalo in London.


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