NFL Cougar Highlights, 12/12

FLYING TO THE FOOTBALL was the theme of week 14 for Washington State players in the NFL, as Cougar greats closed in and tackled with their face. Find out how all the NFL Cougars performed in our weekly recap.

Drew Bledsoe, QB, Buffalo: Connected on 12 of 27 passes for 100 yards, one TD and one INT in 37-7 rout of Cleveland.

Erik Coleman, S, New York Jets: Tallied five solo tackles and assisted on three more in 17-6 loss to Pittsburgh.

Devard Darling, WR, Baltimore: Did not play: Injured reserve (heel); out for remainder of season.

James Darling, LB, Arizona: Recorded eight solo stops, assisted on two more, defensed one pass and forced a fumble in 31-28 overtime loss to 49ers.

Jason David, CB, Indianapolis: Posted one interception (one yard return), defensed one pass, made four solo tackles and assisted on another in 23-14 win against Texans.

Mark Fields, LB, Carolina: Registered four tackles and assisted on another in 20-7 victory against the Rams.

Steve Gleason, S, New Orleans: Recorded one solo tackle in 27-13 win against Dallas. Was originally suspended for this contest due to his ejection last weekend for a retaliatory punch of a Carolina LB. However, after film review by NFL officials the suspension was listed.

Jason Hanson, K, Detroit: Another perfect day for the Spokane native, as he made his lone PAT attempt and both FG tries (from 31 and 36 yards) in 16-13 loss to Green Bay.

Joey Hollenbeck, C, Seattle: Did not play: Practice squad.

Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo: Was perfect on all four extra point attempts and a trio of field goals (from 23, 21, and 37 yards) in 37-7 win against the Browns.

Rien Long, DT, Tennessee: No stats from Monday night's 49-38 loss to K.C. Was listed as questionable coming into the contest, but did see limited action.

Rob Meier, DE, Jacksonville:Did not play: Injured reserve; out for season with broken fibula.

Raonall Smith, LB, Minnesota: Did not play: Out for the sixth straight week due to a pair of concussions suffered earlier this season; has participated on a limited basis in practice; likely to get medical clearance to resume playing and may be activated for week 15.

Lamont Thompson, S, Tennessee:Made three solo stops in 48-39 loss to the Chiefs.

Robbie Tobeck, C, Seattle: Started in 27-23 win against Minnesota.

Marcus Trufant, CB, Seattle: Defensed three passes and made five solo tackles in 27-23 victory against the Vikings.

Brian Walker, S, Detroit: Did not play: Injured reserve; out for season.

Cory Withrow, C, Minnesota: Started in 27-23 loss to Seahawks. Made a crucial fumble recovery in red zone.


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