Gibson and the Rams—perhaps picking up on the mojo from their World Series champion neighbors—took down the Saints, 31-21.
Here's how all of the NFL Cougars performed in week eight:
Hamza Abdullah, S, Arizona, 7th season: Tallied one special teams tackle in the Cardinals' 30-27 loss to Baltimore.
Husain Abdullah, S, Minnesota, 4th season: Notched seven tackles (6 solo), including a sack, the Vikings' 24-21 defeat of Carolina.
Erik Coleman, S, Detroit, 8th season: Did not play; out for the season on injured reserve with an ankle injury.
Jed Collins, FB, New Orleans, 3rd season :Caught three passes for 15 yards in the Saints' 31-21 fall to St. Louis.
Eric Frampton, S, Minnesota, 5th season: Posted two special teams tackles in the Vikings' win against the Panthers.
Brandon Gibson, WR, St. Louis, 3rd season: The Puyallup native caught two passes for 27 yards and ran the ball once for another 11 in the Rams' 31-21 upset of New Orleans.
Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 20th season: Kicked a 50-yard field goal and 6 extra-points in the Lions 45-10 beat down of Denver.
Jerome Harrison, RB, Detroit, 6th season: Did not play; placed on the club's reserve/non-football illness due to a brain tumor.
Jason Hill, WR, Jacksonville, 5th season :Caught one pass for a 5-yard touchdown in the Jaguars' 24-14 loss to Houston.
Chris Ivory, RB, New Orleans, 2nd season : Seeing his first action of the season, Ivory rushed for 18 yards on 6 carries.
Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo, 12th season: The Vancouver, Wash. native connected on three of 4 field goal attempts (long of 44) and 2 extra-points in the Bills' 23-0 win against Washington.
Ropati Pitoitua, DE, New York Jets, 3rd season: Did not play; bye week.
Marcus Trufant, DB, Seattle, 9th season: Did not play; out for the season on injured reserve (back).
Zack Williams, G, Carolina, rookie: Did not play; on injured reserve (ACL).
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