NFL Cougar Highlights, Week 14

WASHINGTON STATE ALUM Drew Bledsoe performed brilliantly on Sunday -- keeping his Dallas Cowboys' post-season playff hopes alive — with an exciting 31-28 victory against Kansas City. He tossed the winning touchdown pass with a mere 22 seconds remaining. Check out how the Walla Walla native and the rest of the NFL Cougars played in our weekly highlights.

Hamza Abdullah, S, Denver, rookie: Declared inactive for the Broncs' 12-10 squeaker over Baltimore.

Calvin Armstrong, OT, Philadelphia, rookie: Declared inactive for the Eagles' 23-20 overtime fall to the New York Giants.

Drew Bledsoe, QB, Dallas, 13th season: Led the Cowboys to a last-minute victory, connecting on 22 of 34 passes for 332 yards and three touchdowns.

Erik Coleman, S, New York Jets, 2nd season: Led the Jets with six solo stops and two assists in their 26-10 win against Oakland.

Devard Darling, WR, Baltimore, 2nd season: No stats from the Ravens' 12-10 loss to Denver.

James Darling, LB, Arizona, 9th season: Led the Cards with nine solo tackles in a 17-13 loss to Washington.

Jason David, CB, Indianapolis, 2nd season: Recovered a crucial fumble in the red zone and tallied four solo tackles during Indy's 26-18 defeat of Jacksonville.

Steve Gleason, S, New Orleans, 5th season: No stats from the Saints' 36-17 Monday Night fall to Atlanta.

Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 14th season: Hit on both field goal attempts (from 19 and 23 yards) and one PAT in the Lions' 16-13 overtime loss to Green Bay.

Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo. 6th season: Connected on his lone extra-point attempt but missed one field goal try in the Bills' 35-7 pratfall to New England.

Rien Long, DT, Tennessee, 3rd season: Notched two solo tackles during Titans' 13-10 defeat of Houston.

Rob Meier, DE, Jacksonville, 6th season: Posted one solo stop in the Jags' 26-18 fall to the Counterfeit Colts.

Karl Paymah, CB, Denver, rookie: Registered one tackle in the Broncos' 12-10 defeat of the Ravens.

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

Raonall Smith, LB, Minnesota, 4th season: Notched one solo tackle and one assist in the Vikes' 27-13 win against St. Louis.

Lamont Thompson, S, Tennessee, 4th season: Tallied three solo defensive stops and one assist in Titans' 13-10 win against Houston.

Robbie Tobeck, C, Seattle, 13th season: Started for Seattle—in what's being called the NFL's best offensive line this season—in their 41-3 waxing of San Francisco.

Marcus Trufant, CB, Seattle, 3rd season: Posted three tackles and one assist in the Hawks' 41-3 spanking of the Niners.

Cory Withrow, C, Minnesota, 7th season: The Spokane native started for the Vikes in their sixth straight victory, a 27-13 win against St. Louis.

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