Robert Blanton - safety - Minnesota Vikings
Blanton played a reserve safety role for Minnesota (10-5) in a 49-17 win over the Giants. He made two tackles and returned one kick for 27 yards.
Sergio Brown - safety - Jacksonville Jaguars
Brown has been moving down the depth chart in recent weeks and didn’t make a tackle as a reserve for the Jaguars (5-10) in a 38-27 loss to New Orleans.
David Bruton - safety - Denver Broncos
Denver put Bruton (broken fibula) on injured reserve ahead of its 20-17 win over Cincinnati. Bruton won’t play again this season as the Broncos (11-4) head to the playoffs.
Braxston Cave - center - Detroit Lions
Cave remains on the practice squad. Detroit improved to 6-9 with a 32-17 win over the 49ers.
Jimmy Clausen - quarterback - Baltimore Ravens
Clausen gave way to Ryan Mallett after losing consecutive starts and wasn’t active for Baltimore (5-10) in a 20-17 win over Pittsburgh.
Tyler Eifert - tight end - Cincinnati Bengals
Eifert (concussion) didn’t play for the second straight week as the Bengals dropped to 11-4 with a 20-17 loss at Denver.
Anthony Fasano - tight end - Tennessee Titans
Fasano made two catches for 21 yards on seven targets as Tennessee dropped to 3-12 with a 34-6 loss to Houston.
Darius Fleming - linebacker - New England Patriots
Fleming was an active reserve linebacker for New England (12-3) in a 26-20 loss to the Jets.
Michael Floyd - wide receiver - Arizona Cardinals
Carson Palmer targeted Floyd eight times as the Cardinals (13-2) rolled to a 38-8 win over Green Bay in a battle of playoff teams. Floyd turned those chances into a team high six receptions for 111 yards.
Jonas Gray - running back - Jacksonville Jaguars
Jacksonville signed Gray off the Miami practice squad after rookie starter T.J. Yeldon went down with a knee injury. Gray had five carries for 31 yards in the loss.
Ryan Harris - offensive tackle - Denver Broncos
Harris started at left tackle for Denver in its win.
Bennett Jackson - safety - New York Giants
Jackson is on injured reserve while recovering from a torn ACL. The Giants dropped to 6-9 with a 49-17 loss to the Vikings.
J.J. Jansen - long snapper - Carolina Panthers
Jansen suffered his first loss of the season as Carolina (14-1) fell to Atlanta, 20-13.
TJ Jones - wide receiver - Detroit Lions
Jones made the most of his one target, reeling in a 29-yard touchdown in the second quarter to give Detroit a 10-7 lead. It’s the first touchdown for Jones in his NFL career.
Ben Koyack - tight end - Jacksonville Jaguars
Koyack remains on the Jacksonville practice squad.
Kapron Lewis-Moore - defensive end - Baltimore Ravens
Lewis-Moore was inactive for the Ravens win.
Zack Martin - offensive guard - Dallas Cowboys
Martin started at right guard from Dallas (4-11) in a 16-6 loss to Buffalo.
Troy Niklas - tight end - Arizona Cardinals
Niklas saw special teams duty and was a reserve tight end for Arizona in its win.
Louis Nix - defensive tackle - New York Giants
Nix is on the Giants practice squad.
Theo Riddick - running back - Detroit Lions
Riddick had seven carries for 20 yards plus seven receptions for 63 yards in the Lions victory.
Cody Riggs - cornerback - Tennessee Titans
Riggs made on tackle for the Titans in their loss.
Trevor Robinson - center - San Diego Chargers
Robinson started at center for San Diego (4-11) in a 23-20 loss to Oakland.
Kyle Rudolph - tight end - Minnesota Vikings
Teddy Bridgewater targets Rudolph three times, resulting in two receptions for 53 yards. Rudolph caught a 28-yard touchdown to put the Vikings up 10-0 in the second quarter.
Kona Schwenke - offensive tackle - Seattle Seahawks (IR-ACL)
Schwenke is on injured reserve as he recovers from a torn ACL. Seattle dropped to 9-6 with a 23-17 loss to St. Louis.
Harrison Smith - safety - Minnesota Vikings
Smith returned to the starting lineup after a couple weeks out with a hamstring injury. He had five tackles, a pass breakup and an interception return for a touchdown. Smith picked off Eli Manning in the second quarter and returned it 35 yards to give Minnesota a 16-3 lead.
John Sullivan - center - Minnesota Vikings
Sullivan (back surgery) is on the injured reserve designated to return list, although his ability to get back on the field this season is in doubt after a second procedure following a rehab setback.
Golden Tate - wide receiver - Detroit Lions
Tate made four catches for 59 yards on five targets in the Detroit win.
Manti Te’o - linebacker - San Diego Chargers
Te’o had six tackles and one tackle-for-loss in the Chargers loss.
Justin Tuck - defensive end - Oakland Raiders
Tuck (pectoral) is on injured reserve. Oakland moved to 7-8 with a 23-20 win over San Diego.
Stephon Tuitt - defensive end - Pittsburgh Steelers
Tuitt made six tackles for Pittsburgh (9-6) in a 20-17 loss to Baltimore.
Darrin Walls - cornerback - New York Jets
Walls was an active reserve and special teams player for the Jets (10-5) in a 26-20 win over New England.
Chris Watt - center - San Diego Chargers
Watt is on injured reserve.
Ian Williams - defensive tackle - San Francisco 49ers
Williams had six tackles (five solo) and a pass defensed for San Francisco (4-11) in a 32-17 loss to Detroit.
Cierre Wood - running back - Buffalo Bills
Wood is on injured reserve after suffering a torn ACL. Buffalo moved to 7-8 with a 16-6 win over the Cowboys.
Sam Young - offensive tackle - Jacksonville Jaguars
Young was an active reserve for Jacksonville again this week.