NFL Cougar Highlights: Week Nine

OUT ON THE NFL gridiron this week, a five-catch performance by a CougGreat, a lot of bye weeks, an injured shoulder on a kickoff return and more.

Here's how all of the NFL Cougars performed in week nine:

Hamza Abdullah, S, Arizona, 7th season: Assisted on one specials team tackle in the Cardinals' 19-13 OT win against St. Louis.

Husain Abdullah, S, Minnesota, 4th season: Did not play; bye week.

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:No recorded stats from the Saints' 27-16 victory against Tampa Bay.

Eric Frampton, S, Minnesota, 5th season: Did not play; bye week.

Brandon Gibson, WR, St. Louis, 3rd season: The Puyallup native caught five passes for 54 yards in the Rams' 19-13 OT loss to Arizona.

Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 20th season: Did not play; bye week.

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 :Did not play; bye week.

Chris Ivory, RB, New Orleans, 2nd season :Ran the ball 15 times for 67 yards in the Saints' 27-16 defeat of the Bucs.

Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo, 12th season: The Vancouver, Wash. native connected on a 24-yard field goal in the Bills 27-11 loss to the New York Jets. He injured his shoulder making a tackle on kick coverage, the severity of which is unknown at this time.

Ropati Pitoitua, DE, New York Jets, 3rd season: Assisted on one tackle in the Jets' 27-11 win against Buffalo.

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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