NFL Cougar Highlights: Week 11

WASHINGTON STATE alum Brandon Gibson continues to win the hearts of St. Louis followers. After catching just 12 passes through the first 7 games, the Rams receiver has been a favorite target for QB Sam Bradford the past three weeks, averaging over six receptions a game.

Gibson pulled in five passes on Sunday, including a remarkable grab in the corner of the end zone. It was the Puyallup native's second TD catch of the season.

Here's how the NFL Cougs performed in week 11:

Hamza Abdullah, S, Arizona, 6th season: Assisted on a special teams tackle in the Cardinals' 31-13 loss to Kansas City.

Husain Abdullah, S, Minnesota, 3rd season: Tallied four tackles (3 solo) in the Vikings' 31-3 fall to Green Bay.

Tyron Brackenridge, CB, Jacksonville, 4th season: No recorded stats from the Jags' 24-20 victory against Cleveland.

Erik Coleman, S, Atlanta, 7th season: Another game of no recorded stats for the deposed starter, as the Falcons defeated St. Louis, 34-17.

Jed Collins, FB, New Orleans, 2nd season : Did not play; assigned to the Saints' practice squad.

Eric Frampton, S, Minnesota, 4th season: Declared inactive (hamstring) for the Vikings' 31-3 loss to the Packers.

Brandon Gibson, WR, St. Louis, 2nd season: The Puyallup native caught his second TD pass of the season—a 13-yard strike from Sam Bradford—in the Rams' 34-17 loss to Atlanta. Gibson caught five passes for 42 yards on the day.

Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 19th season: Declared inactive (knee) for the Lions' 35-19 loss to Dallas. The Spokane native hopes to be back on the field for Detroit's Thanksgiving day contest with New England.

Jerome Harrison, RB, Philadelphia, 5th season: Same ol' feast or famine for the Ghost. Just six days after rushing for over 100 yards on 10 carries, he gets no touches in the Eagles' 27-17 victory against the New York Giants.

Jason Hill, WR, Jacksonville, 4th season :Declared inactive for the Jags' 24-20 win against the Bengals. Hill was released by San Francisco on Monday, but claimed off waivers by Jacksonville on Wednesday.

Chris Ivory, RB, New Orleans, rookie :Despite nursing a sore shoulder, Ivory scored his first professional touchdown—a one yard dive over the line—in the Saints' 34-19 defeat of Seattle. All told, he tallied 99 yards on 23 carries.

Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo, 11th season: The Vancouver native missed a 33-yard field goal, but was true on 7 extra-point kicks in the Bills' second consecutive win, a 49-31 defeat of Cincinnati.

Karl Paymah, DB, Houston, 6th season :Did not play; out for the remainder of the season on injured reserve (wrist).

Ropati Pitoitua, DE, New York Jets, 2nd season: Did not play; out for the season on injured reserve (achilles).

Marcus Trufant, DB, Seattle, 8th season: The Tacoma native registered one solo tackle in the Seahawks' 34-19 loss to New Orleans. He left the game with a concussion in the first half after being run over by Ivory and did not return.

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