FOS Week 16 NFL Report

Get the lowdown on how the former Nittany Lions did in the professional ranks over this past weekend. From Adams to Zemaitis, FOS' Nittany Lion NFL Report gives you weekly a player by player update around the league.

Bryant Johnson, WR, Arizona

Johnson caught 4 passes for 53 yards as the Cardinals knocked the 49ers out of playoff contention with a 26-20 win. Arizona is 5-10 on the season.

David Macklin, CB, Arizona

Macklin was knocked out of Sunday's 26-20 win against San Francisco with a strained hamstring. The Cardinals are 5-10 with one game to go.

John Gilmore, TE, Chicago

Gilmore was held without a catch in the Bears 26-21 win over the Lions. The Bears are 13-2 and have already clinched the number 1 seed in the NFC.

Robbie Gould, K, Chicago

Gould, who is headed to the Pro Bowl for the NFC, converted on 4 of 4 field goals (36, 36, 39, and 44) after missing 3 in the previous 2 weeks. Gould also converted 2 extra points for the 13-2 Bears in a 26-21 win over Detroit.

Ethan Kilmer, S, Cincinnati

Kilmer did not play in a 24-23 loss to Denver that dropped the Bengals to 8-7 with 1 game remaining.

Tony Stewart, TE, Cincinnati

Stewart caught 1 pass for 7 yards and had 1 tackle on special teams as Cincinnati fell to Denver, 24-23. The Bengals are 8-7 on the season.

Kenny Watson, RB, Cincinnati

Watson had 2 carries for 14 yards, 1 catch for 12 yards and a tackle on special teams in the Bengals 24-23 loss in the snow at Denver. Cincinnati is 8-7 on the year and needs a win next week against Pittsburgh to keep their playoff dreams alive.

Joe Jurevicius, WR, Cleveland

Jurevicius caught 4 passes for 58 yards in a 22-7 loss to Tampa Bay. Cleveland is 4-11 heading into week 17.

Marco Rivera, G, Dallas

Rivera and the Cowboys lost to the Eagles on Christmas Day, 23-7. The loss dropped 9-6 Dallas from the top spot in the NFC East but they’ve clinched the first spot in the NFC wildcard.

Courtney Brown, DE, Denver

Brown will miss the rest of the season after undergoing yet another knee surgery in early October.

Eddie Drummond, WR, Detroit

Drummond was held without a catch in the Lions 26-21 loss to the Bears. Detroit is 2-13 on the season.

Tyoka Jackson, DT, Detroit

Jackson had 2 tackles, including a sack, in a 26-21 loss to Chicago that dropped the Lions to 2-13.

Sean McHugh, TE, Detroit

McHugh caught 1 pass for 11 yards in the Lions 26-21 loss to the Bears. Detroit is an abysmal 2-13 with one game remaining on the schedule.

Kyle Brady, TE, Jacksonville

Brady caught 1 pass for 4 yards in the Jaguars 24-21 loss to the Patriots. Jacksonville is 8-7 on the season and is still alive for an AFC wildcard spot.

Tamba Hali, DE, Kansas City

Hali had 3 solo tackles and 2 assists in a 20-9 win over Oakland on Thursday night. The win puts Kansas City at 8-7 and right in the middle of the AFC wildcard hunt.

Larry Johnson, RB, Kansas City

Johnson, who was voted to the Pro Bowl for the AFC earlier in the week, rushed 31 times for 135 yards and a touchdown in a 20-9 win over Oakland. Kansas City is 8-7 with one game remaining.

Bryan Scott, S, New Orleans

Scott had a tackle in special teams in the Saints 30-7 win over the Giants. New Orleans is 10-6 and has already clinched a first round bye in the NFC playoffs.

LaVar Arrington, LB, New York Giants

Arrington is currently on injured reserve for the Giants after suffering a season ending knee injury in October.

Kareem McKenzie, T, New York Giants

Mackenzie and the Giants fell to 7-8 after a 30-7 loss to New Orleans, but they are still alive for a wildcard spot due to the weakness of the NFC this season.

Brandon Short, LB, New York Giants

Short had 6 solo tackles and 4 assists as the Giants lost to the Saints, 30-7. New York is 7-8 after losing their fourth consecutive game at the Meadowlands.

Jeff Hartings, C, Pittsburgh

Hartings and the Steelers were officially eliminated from the playoffs after losing to the Ravens on Sunday, 31-7. The loss puts the defending Super Bowl champs record at 7-8 with one game remaining.

Jimmy Kennedy, DT, St. Louis

Kennedy had 2 tackles in the Rams 37-31 overtime win against Washington. The Rams are 7-8 heading into week 17.

Bhawoh Jue, S, San Diego

Jue had 2 tackles and 1 assist as the Chargers beat the Seahawks on a last minute touchdown pass to improve to 13-2.

Anthony Adams, DT, San Francisco

Adams recorded 1 tackle in a 26-20 loss to Arizona that dropped the 49ers to 6-9 on the season.

Michael Robinson, WR/RB, San Francisco

Robinson returned 1 kickoff for 17 yards and had a tackle on special teams in a 26-20 loss to Arizona that dropped San Francisco from playoff contention. The 49ers are 6-9 heading into the final week of the regular season.

Bobby Engram, WR, Seattle

Engram had his best game since returning from a thyroid illness when he pulled in 4 catches for 65 yards in a 20-17 loss to San Diego on Sunday. Even with the loss Seattle clinched the NFC West with an 8-7 record thanks to a 49ers loss to Arizona.

Alan Zemaitis, CB, Tampa Bay

Zemaitis had still yet to dress for the 4-11 Buccaneers, who beat the Browns on Sunday, 22-7.

Kerry Collins, QB, Tennessee

Collins is currently backing up rookie signal caller Vince Young, who led the Titans to another victory on Sunday at Buffalo, 30-29. The Titans have won 6 in a row and are in the hunt for the playoffs at 8-7 after starting 0-5.

Calvin Lowry, S, Tennessee

Lowry had a tackle on special teams as the 8-7 Titans kept their improbable playoff hopes alive with a 30-29 victory over the Bills on Sunday.


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