NFL BEAVS: Week 7

RB STEVEN JACKSON rumbles for 134 yards, but St. Louis remains winless. WR Chad Ochocinco catches two touchdown passes while WR Sammie Stroughter leads the team in catches and yards for the second straight week.

Al Afalava | Derek Anderson | Nick Barnett | Kyle DeVan | Dwan Edwards | Keith Ellison | Mike Hass | TJ Houshmanzadeh | Brandon Hughes | Steven Jackson | Adam Koets | Gerard Lawson | Andy Levitre | Keenan Lewis | Matt Moore | Slade Norris | Chad Ochocinco | Sabby Piscitelli | Roy Schuening | Victor Strong-Butler | Sammie Stroughter

S Al Afalava | Chicago Bears

WK7: Eight tackles, one for loss, in Chicago's 45-10 loss to the Bengals.

WK6: Three tackles and one pass deflection in Chicago's 21-14 loss to Atlanta.

WK5: Bye week.

WK4: Six tackles, four solo, and one pass deflection during the Bears' 48-24 romp over Detroit.

WK3: One tackle and two pass deflections in Chicago's 25-19 win over Seattle.

WK2:  In his second game starting at strong safety for the Bears, Afalava recorded four solo tackles in a 17-14 victory against the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers.

WK1: In his first career start tallied four tackles, all solo, one sack and one pass deflection during a 21-15 loss at Green Bay.

 

QB Derek Anderson | Cleveland Browns

WK7: In Cleveland's sixth loss of the year Anderson finished 12 of 29 for 99 yards and one interception during the Brown's 31-3 loss to Green Bay.

WK6: Completed 9 of 24 for 122 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the Browns' 27-14 loss to Pittsburgh.

WK5: A heinous 2 of 17 for 23 yards and one interception for a 15.1 quarterback rating. But the Browns defeated Buffalo 6-3 for its first win of the season.

WK4: In his first start of the year completed 26 of 48 passes for 269 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Cleveland's 23-20 loss to Cincinnati in overtime.

WK3: Received his first snaps of the year completing 11 of 19 passes for 92 yards and three interceptions in Cleveland's 34-3 loss to Baltimore.

WK2:  Continued to be the backup to first string Browns quarterback Brady Quinn, who lost his second straight start, this time a 27-6 blowout to the Denver Broncos.

WK1: Looked on from the sideline as new Browns starting quarterback Brady Quinn took snaps with the first string offense in their game against the Minnesota Vikings.

 

LB Nick Barnett | Green Bay Packers

WK7: Six tackles, one for loss, during the Packer's 31-3 win over Cleveland.

WK6: Led the team with nine tackles, including a half of a sack, in Green Bay's 26-0 victory over Detroit.

WK5: Bye week.

WK4: Co-led the team with 10 tackles, seven unassisted, during Green Bay's 30-23 loss to Minnesota Monday night.

WK3:  Grabbed six tackles in a 36-17 win over St. Louis.

WK2:  Finished with three solo tackles in a week two loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Since returning from ACL surgery last year, Barnett has been rotating with AJ Hawk and Brandon Chillar at inside linebacker.

WK1: As the starting inside linebacker for the Pack, Barnett, a seven year pro, was able to record three tackles, one being a solo.

 

C Kyle DeVan | Indianapolis Colts

WK2-7:  Played in all games during weeks 2-7.

WK1:  DeVan appears destined to back up former Pro Bowl center Jeff Saturday for the duration of the season. After being signed as an undrafted free agent by the Washington Redskins before the 2008 season, DeVan bounced around a bit from the NFL to the Canadian Football League, first with the New York Jets, then the Boise Burn (of CFL) and finally finding a home with the Colts.

 

DT Dwan Edwards | Baltimore Ravens

WK7: Bye week

WK6: Recorded two tackles, including one sack, in Baltimore's 33-31 loss Minnesota.

WK5: Came off of the bench during Baltimore's 17-14 loss to Cincinnati, but did not record any statistics.

WK4: Recovered a fumble in the endzone during the Ravens' 27-21 loss to New England.

WK3: Tallied three tackles, one for loss, in Baltimore's 34-3 win over Cleveland. 

WK2:  Played in a 31-26 victory over the San Diego Chargers, but did not record any statistics.

WK1:  Recorded two solo tackles in a victory over the Kansas City Chiefs this week. The six year pro is second on the depth chart behind former Pro Bowler Trevor Pryce.

 

LB Keith Ellison | Buffalo Bills

WK7: Finished with seven tackles, five solo, during the Bill's 20-9 victory over Carolina.

WK6: Led the team with 12 tackles, including one for loss, and one pass deflection in Buffalo's 16-13 win over the New York Jets.

WK5: Nine tackles, one for loss, and one pass deflection during Buffalo's ugly 6-3 loss to Cleveland.

WK4: Three tackles in the Bills' 38-10 loss to Miami.

WK3:  Nine tackles, four solo, in Buffalo's 27-7 loss against New Orleans.

WK2:  Tallied his second straight double digit day with 10 stops, five solo and five assisted, in a 33-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

WK1:  Ellison, a four year pro and current starting weakside linebacker for the Bills, recorded 16 tackles on a Monday night loss to the Patriots, with 11 of his tackles being solo, and one for a loss.

 

WR Mike Hass | Seattle Seahawks

WK1-7:  On the Seahawks practice squad for the second straight year.

 

WR TJ Houshmanzadeh | Seattle Seahawks

WK7: Bye week

WK6: Caught four passes for 34 yards during the Seahawks' 27-3 loss to Arizona.

WK5: Hauled in five passes for 77 yards and two touchdowns as Seattle shutout Jacksonville 41-0.

WK4: Led the team with eight catches for 103 yards during the Seahawk's 34-17 loss to the Colts.

WK3: With Matt Hassellbeck on the sideline, Housmanzadeh was held in check with four catches for 35 yards and one fumble in Seattle's 25-19 loss to Chicago.

WK2:  Housh's statistics were a tad better than in week one, reeling in four receptions for 62 yards, but his looks took a huge hit once starting quarterback Matt Hasselbeck went down with a rib injury.

WK1:  Houshmanzadeh made his much anticipated Seahawks debut on Sunday against the St. Louis Rams. The nine year pro reeled in six receptions for 48 yards, with a long pass completion of nine yards.

 

CB Brandon Hughes | San Diego Chargers

OUT FOR SEASON:  Due to a significant knee injury, the expected fourth string cornerback for the Chargers was placed on the injured reserve. San Diego Head Coach Norv Turner commented that Hughes was to miss significant time. It was later confirmed that the former Ronnie Lott Watch List member would miss the entire 09-10 NFL season.

 

RB Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams

WK7: Had a game high 134 yards on 23 carries, long of 14, as the Rams remained winless losing 42-6 to Indianapolis.

WK6: Ran the ball 16 times for 50 yards and caught a team best six passes for 78 yards, long of 38, during the Rams' 23-20 loss to Jacksonville.

WK5: Hauled the pigskin 21 times for 84 yards, long of 15, while catching two passes for 25 yards as St. Louis remained winless dropping a 38-10 decision to red-hot Minnesota.

WK4: Carried the ball 23 times for 73 yards while catching three passes for six yards during the Ram's 35-0 loss to San Francisco.

WK3: Ran for 117 yards on 27 carries while adding five catches for 46 yards in the Ram's 26-17 loss to Green Bay.

WK2:  Had a decent day on Sunday against an iffy Redskins defense, taking 17 rushes for 104 yards. The six year pro has yet to score a touchdown this year.

WK1: S-Jax was held in check for most of the afternoon by a stingy Seahawks defense, rushing 16 times for 67 yards and averaging just 4.2 yards per carry.

 

OT Adam Koets | New York Giants

WK2-7: On the roster, but not active.

WK1:  Koets is second on the Giants depth chart at the center position, behind Pro Bowler Shaun O' Hara.

 

CB Gerard Lawson | Cleveland Browns

WK3-7:  On the roster, but not active.

WK2:  Played, but did not record any stats.

WK1:  Lawson did not play on Sunday against the Vikings, and was third on the depth chart behind former Oregon State and San Jose State cornerback Coye Francies.

 

OG Andy Levitre | Buffalo Bills

WK7: Played in the Bill's 20-9 win over the Panthers.

WK6: Buffalo pulled out a win 16-13 over the Jets as the offense totaled 296 yards.

WK5: The Bills' offense continued to struggled in Levitre's fifth start managing just three points in a 6-3 loss to Cleveland.

WK4: During his fourth start the Buffalo offense managed just 10 first downs and 206 yards in its 38-10 loss to Miami.

WK3:  In this third start the Bills offense struggled generating just 243 yards in its 27-7 loss to the Saints.

WK2:  Made his second career start for Buffalo on Sunday as helped the offense to 353 total yards in the Bills' 33-20 win over the Buccaneers.

WK1:  Levitre, a second round pick, made his first career start with the Bills on Monday night, holding down the left guard position. The rookie played a key-role in the hopeful last-minute heroics by WR Roscoe Parrish, getting out in front to lead block, but the play came up short of the touchdown necessary.

 

CB Keenan Lewis | Pittsburgh Steelers

WK2-7:  On the roster, but not active.

WK1:  Played, but did not record a stat.  He is third on the depth chart.

 

QB Matt Moore | Carolina Panthers

WK2-7:  On the roster, but did not play.

WK1:  Moore is the backup to 11 year pro Jake Delhomme, and watched from the sidelines on Sunday as Delhomme delivered four interceptions to a Philadelphia defense.

 

LB Slade Norris | Oakland Raiders

WK2-7:  On the practice squad.

WK1:  The former Beaver standout was cut by the Raiders on September 5th, then retained by the organization and placed on the practice squad the next day.

 

WR Chad Ochocinco | Cincinnati Bengals

WK7: Cincinnati imprved to 5-2 as Ochocinco grabbed a game high 10 passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns during the Bengal's 45-10 win over Chicago.

WK6: Led the team wth five catches for 103 yards, a long of 50, in Cincinnati's 28-17 loss to Houston.

WK5: The Bengls kept on winning as Ochocinco caught seven passes for a game high 94 yards during Cincinnati's 17-14 win over the Ravens.

WK4: Snagged three passes for 24 yards and two touchdowns as the Bengals knocked off Cleveland 23-20 in overtime.

WK3:  Caught five passes for 54 yards as the Bengals upset Pittsburgh 23-20.

WK2:  Made true to his word and reeled in a touchdown reception against the Green Bay Packers, then making the "Lambeau Leap" into a group of Bengals fans. The nine year veteran finished the game with nine receptions for 91 yards and one touchdown in a shocking 31-24 victory at Green Bay.

WK1:  The flamboyant nine year veteran was the lone bright spot in an otherwise sputtering Cincinnati offense on Sunday, reeling in five receptions for 89 yards, a team high.

 

S Sabby Piscitelli | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

WK7: Five tackles in Tampa Bay's 35-7 loss to the Patriots.

WK6: Led the team with 10 tackles during the Buccaneers' 28-21 loss to the Panthers.

WK5: One tackle in a a 33-14 losing effort in Philadelphia.

WK4: Four tackles and one pass deflection as the Buccaneers remained winless losing 16-13 to Washington.

WK3:  Five tackles during Tampa Bay's 24-0 loss to the New York Giants.

WK2:  Making his second straight start, recorded five solo tackles, four combined tackles, intercepted one pass for four yards, and returned a fumble recovery 72 yards in a 33-20 loss to Buffalo.

WK1:  Recorded his first start in a Bucs uniform and brought in 8 solo tackles against the Cowboys. Piscitelli was burned three times by Dallas wideouts en route for touchdowns.

 

OG Roy Schuening | Oakland Raiders

WK1-7:  On the practice squad.

 

LB Victor Strong-Butler | Dallas Cowboys

WK7: One tackle on special teams in the Cowboy's 37-21 win over Atlanta.

WK6: Bye week

WK5: Played, but did not record any statistics during Dallas' 26-20 victory over Kansas City.

WK4: Played, but did not record any statistics during the Cowboys 17-10 loss to Denver.

WK3: Recorded two sacks and forced one fumble in Dallas' 21-7 win over Carolina.

WK2:  Did not play Sunday night in Dallas' 33-31 loss to the New York Giants.

WK1:  One combined tackle against the Buccaneers.

 

WR Sammie Stroughter | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

WK7: Once again led the team in receptions and yards with three catches for 63 yards with a long of 35 as Tampa Bay dropped its seventh game in a row 35-7 to New England. He also returned three kickoffs for a 17 yard avearge and three punts for a nine yard average.

WK6: Led the team with two catches for 39 yards, with a long of 29 yards, and broke off a 97-yard kickoff for a touchdown in Tampa Bay's 28-21 loss to Carolina.

WK5: Was targeted seven times snagging three passes for 18 yards as Tampa Bay remained winless losing 33-14 to Philadelphia.

WK4: One catch for 10 yards in Tampa Bay's 16-13 loss to Washington.

WK3:  Caught two passes for a team high 23 yards in the Buccaneers 24-0 loss to the Giants.

WK2:  Reeled in one pass for 10 yards, but had a Byron Leftwich pass fly through his hands and result in an interception during Tampa Bay's 33-20 loss to Buffalo.

WK1:  Three receptions for 25 yards, longest reception of 13 yards, 8.3 yards per catch. The rookie wideout was a initially a long shot to make the Tampa Bay roster, but managed to land as a backup to seven year pro Antonio Bryant, who had been battling injuries all offseason.


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