NFL Cougar Highlights: Week 11

THROUGHOUT THE 2015 campaign, Arizona hybrid linebacker Deone Bucannon has been a consistent contributor to the Cardinals’ winning ways and Sunday was no exception.

The second year defender from Washington State tallied eight solo tackles in the Cardinals’ 34-31 win against Cincinnati, including a QB sack and 2 tackles for a loss. On top of those numbers, Bucannon also recovered a fumble for Arizona. And, it’s worth noting, he did it all while nursing a bum elbow.

The victory makes Arizona 8-2 on the season, making them the number two team in the NFC behind undefeated Carolina.

Here’s how the rest of the NFL Cougs performed in week 11.

Husain Abdullah, FS, Kansas City, 7th season: Posted four tackles (2 solo) in the Chiefs’ 33-3 spanking of San Diego.

Xavier Cooper, DL, Cleveland, rookie: Did not play; bye week.

John Fullington, G, Arizona, 1st season: Did not play; on injured reserve.

Brandon Gibson, WR, New England, 7th season: Did not play; on injured reserve.

Chris Ivory, RB, New York Jets, 6th season: Gained 36 yards on 8 carries in the Jets’ 24-17 loss to Houston; also caught 1 pass on 1 target for 9 yards.

Travis Long, LB, Philadelphia, 2nd year: Did not play; on injured reserve.

Ropati Pitoitua, DE, Tennessee, 7th season: Appearing in just his fourth game this season, the Tacoma native posted one solo tackle in the Titans’ 19-13 loss to Jacksonville.

Jeff Tuel, QB, Jacksonville, 3rd season: Did not play; assigned to Jaguars practice squad.

Marquess Wilson, WR, Chicago, 3rd season: Caught four passes for 102 yards in the Bears’ 17-15 loss to Denver.

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