Penn State Products (Still) in the NFL Playoffs

Will the Nittany Lions be represented in the Super Bowl yet again this year? See who has advanced and who has been eliminated.

The NFL playoffs kick off Saturday, with wildcard action in both conferences. From 1967 through last year, at least one Penn State player has been on the roster of a Super Bowl participant.

Will the Nittany Lions be represented in the big game this year? The picture will start to become more clear this weekend. Here is a breakdown of which remaining NFL teams have PSU products on their rosters (or not), in case you wanted to know who you ought to be rooting for (and against).


Wildcard Round


AFC

Baltimore Ravens
John Urschel (above, 1)

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Pittsburgh Steelers
None

Pittsburgh eliminated after 27-16 loss. Urschel started at right guard for the Ravens.


Cincinnati Bengals
Devon Still (3)

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Indianapolis Colts
A.Q. Shipley (5)

Cincinnati eliminated after 26-10 loss. Shipley was inactive for the Colts due to an ankle injury. Still was inactive for the Bengals.


NFC

Arizona Cardinals
Glenn Carson (1)

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Carolina Panthers
None

Arizona eliminated after 27-16 loss. Carson played on special teams for the Cardinals and made one tackle.


Detroit Lions
None

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Dallas Cowboys
Jack Crawford (3-I.R.), Sean Lee (5-I.R.)

Detroit eliminated after 24-20 loss. As noted, Crawford and Lee are both on injured reserve.


DIVISIONAL ROUND


AFC

Indianapolis Colts
A.Q. Shipley (5)

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Denver Broncos
Jordan Norwood (6-I.R.)


Baltimore Ravens
John Urschel (above, 1)

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New England Patriots
None


NFC

Dallas Cowboys
Jack Crawford (3-I.R.), Sean Lee (5-I.R.)

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Green Bay Packers
Andrew Quarless (5)


Carolina Panthers
None

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Seattle Seahawks
Garry Gilliam (1), Jordan Hill (2)


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