NFL Alumni Update - 8/31/04

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Aaron Beasley Def. Back
Class of 1995
(8/28) Aaron's interception late in the 2nd quarter led to the Falcon's second touchdown in a 37-10 win over the Bengals. Beasley recorded a tackle and a pass deflection in addition to the pick.
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Anthony Becht Tight End
Class of 1999
(8/27) Anthony again started at tight end for the Jets, but didn't receive a pass. The Jets only managed 99 yards passing in a 17-10 win over the Giants.
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Rich Braham Off Lineman
Class of 1993
(8/28) Rich and the Bengals were only able to muster 84 rushing yards and yielded 4 sacks in a 37-10 loss to the Falcons. Rich started at center and again anchored the Bengals line.
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Antonio Brown Wide Receiver
Class of 2001
(8/28) Antonio was inactive for the Bills in their 30-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
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John Browning Def. Lineman
Class of 1995
(8/28) John played a huge game recording 2 tackles and blocking an early Cleveland field goal attempt on their first drive. However, a Hail Mary on the game's final play handed the Chiefs a 21-19 loss to the Browns.
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Marc Bulger Quarterback
Class of 1999
(8/27) Marc had a little better protection Friday night and completed 6 passes in 12 attempts. Bulger's 7 yard touchdown pass put the Rams up 7-3 and they never looked back in a 28-3 victory over the Redskins.
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Avon Cobourne Running Back
Class of 2002
(8/28) Avon was found all over the field in the Lioins 17-6 loss to the Ravens. Cobourne rushed 3 times for 10 yards, caught a pass for 1 yard, and returned two kickoffs for 47 yards. Avon also recorded a special teams tackle.
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Mike Compton Off. Lineman
Class of 1992
(8/27) Mike was again inactive as the Jaguars beat the Packers in a 9-7 offensive struggle.
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James Davis Linebacker
Class of 2002
(8/28) James was inactive for the Lions 17-6 loss to the Ravens.
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Jason Davis Def. Lineman
Class of 2002
(8/27) Jason saw playing time but did not break into the stat column during Houston's 31-17 loss to the Broncos.
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Lance Frazier Cornerback
Class of 2003
(8/28) Lance recorded a defensive tackle (of Avon Cobourne) and a special teams tackle in Baltimore's 17-6 win over the Lions. Lance also handled one punt return for 3 yards.
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Barrett Green Linebacker
Class of 1999
(8/27) Back from injuries, Barrett started at 'backer for the Giants and led the team with 6 tackles in a 17-10 loss to the Jets. The Giants defense held the Jets to only 3.6 yards per carry.
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Brian King Def. Back
Class of 2003
Brian has been diagnosed with a herniated disk in his back, and is rehabilitating the injury at the Panthers' practice facility.
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Antwan Lake Def. Lineman
Class of 2001
(8/28) Antwan recorded a tackle for the Falcons in their 37-10 demolition of the Bengals. The Falcons front line held Cincinnati to a miserable 84 yards on the ground.
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Mike Logan Def. Back
Class of 1996
(8/26) Mike managed just one tackle in the Steelers 27-21 win over the Eagles.
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Corey McIntyre Running Back
Class of 2001
(8/28) C-Mac got his hands on the ball rushing once for 2 yards in the Browns last minute win over the Chiefs. Corey also recorded 2 special teams tackles in the 21-19 win.
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Lance Nimmo Off. Lineman
Class of 2002
(8/27) Lance was inactive in the Jets 17-10 win over the New York Giants
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Solomon Page Off. Lineman
Class of 1998
(8/27) After being quickly signed by the Giants, Solomon got action on the O-line in the Giants 17-10 loss to the Jets. While the Giants gave up 5 sacks on the night, the line paved the way for 142 rushing yards on 27 carries (5.2ypc).
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Jerry Porter Wide Receiver
Class of 1999
(8/28) Jerry caught one pass for 20 yards in the Raiders 17-16 win over the Arizona Cardinals. His reception help set up the Raiders first field goal.
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Todd Sauerbrun Punter
Class of 1994
(8/28) Todd had another fabulous night booting 4 punts for a 50.0 average. A 61 yard touchback and two other kicks inside the 20 forced the Patriots into poor field position. This helped lift the Panthers to a 20-17 win in a rematch of last year's Super Bowl. Todd also handled two kickoffs on the evening.
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Gary Stills Linebacker
Class of 1998
(8/28) Gary recorded 2 tackles, including one on special teams, but the Chiefs still fell to the Browns 21-19 on a Hail Mary.
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John Thornton Def. Lineman
Class of 1998
John started but was unable to break into the stat column for the Bengals in their 37-10 loss to the Falcons. The bright spot for the Bengals front line was limiting the Falcons to 113 yards on the ground.
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David Upchurch Def. Lineman
Class of 2002
(8/26) Upchurch saw playing time against the Eagles, but did not break into the stat column in the Steelers 27-21 win.
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Mike Vanderjagt Kicker
Class of 1992
(8/28) Mike was 3 for 3 on field goals, including a 43 yarder, helping lead the Colts to a 30-17 win over the Bills. Mike only handled one kickoff on the evening.
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Grant Wiley Linebacker
Class of 2003
Wiley underwent surgery on his left shoulder during the third week of August. He is scheduled to begin rehabilitation with the Vikings shortly.
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Quincy Wilson Running Back
Class of 2003
(8/28) Quincy had a rough game in the Falcons 37-10 win over the Bengals. He carried the ball 7 times for 9 yards and fumbled once. The Falcons relied on the pass as they only rushed for 113 yards as a team.
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Amos Zereoue Running Back
Class of 1998
(8/28) Amos gained 23 yards on four carries and caught a pass for one yard in the Raiders 17-16 win over the Cardinals. All of Amos' touches came in the fourth quarter of the game.
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Dan Estep is a 2000 graduate of West Virginia University and a valued member of the BlueGoldNews.com online community. He will provide updates on Mountaineers in the NFL throughout the season.


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