NFL Cougar Highlights: Week 11

SPOKANE NATIVE Cory Withrow was back at his starting spot for Minnesota for their Monday Night Football match-up with Green Bay. Meanwhile, another Lilac City product was benched due to pass-coverage difficulties on Sunday, but it doesn't look to be permanent. Find out how all of the NFL Cougars performed in our weekly highlights.

Hamza Abdullah, S, Denver, rookie: Declared inactive for Broncos' 27-0 drubbing of the New York Jets.

Calvin Armstrong, OT, Philadelphia, rookie: Declared inactive for the Eagles' 27-17 loss to the New York Giants.

Drew Bledsoe, QB, Dallas, 13th season: Connected on 12 of 23 passes for 110 yards in Cowboys' 20-7 defeat of Detroit. Also carried the ball four times for two yards.

Erik Coleman, S, New York Jets, 2nd season: Registered four solo tackles and two assists in Jets' 27-0 loss to Denver. Was benched during the contest but will retain starting job for week 12.

Devard Darling, WR, Baltimore, 2nd season: Declared inactive for the Ravens' 16-13 win against Pittsburgh.

James Darling, LB, Arizona, 9th season: The Kettle Falls native made six solo tackles in the Cards' 38-28 defeat of St. Louis.

Jason David, CB, Indianapolis, 2nd season: Posted one tackle in Indys' 45-37 win against Cincy.

Steve Gleason, S, New Orleans, 5th season: No stats from Saints' 24-17 loss to New England.

Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 14th season: Connected on one extra point but missed in a field goal during the Lions' 20-7 fall to Dallas.

Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo. 6th season: Booted a dandy 53-yard field goal and one PAT in Bills' 48-10 loss to San Diego.

Rien Long, DT, Tennessee, 3rd season: Tallied four solo defensive stops and one assist in the Titans' 31-28 loss to Jacksonville.

Rob Meier, DE, Jacksonville, 6th season: Notched three solo tackles—including a a QB sack—and assisted on another in the Jags' 31-28 defeat of Tennessee.

Karl Paymah, CB, Denver, rookie: No stats from Broncs' 27-0 pasting of the New York Jets.

McKenzi Smith, RB, Kansas City, 2nd season: Did not play. Assigned to Chiefs' practice squad.

Raonall Smith, LB, Minnesota, 4th season: No stats from the Vikings' 20-17 win against Green Bay.

Lamont Thompson, S, Tennessee, 4th season: Recorded four solo stops and one assist in Titans' 31-28 fall to Jax.

Robbie Tobeck, C, Seattle, 13th season: Started for Seattle in their 27-25 victory against San Fran.

Marcus Trufant, CB, Seattle, 3rd season: Posted four solo tackles and one assist in Hawks' 27-25 defeat of the Niners.

Cory Withrow, C, Minnesota, 7th season: Started at center for the Vikings' during their Monday night victory against Green Bay, 20-17.


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