WVU Alumni NFL Update

Lance Frazier had a big game in just his second week with the Cowboys.

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Aaron Beasley Def. Back
Class of 1995
Aaron was inactive again for the Falcons with a foot injury. The Falcons secondary gave up 499 yards passing in the 41-28 win over the Broncos.
6-2, 1st NFC South, BYE
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Anthony Becht Tight End
Class of 1999
Anthony caught a pass for five yards in the Jets 41-14 demolition of Miami on Monday Night Football. The impressive stat on the night was 275. That was the number of rushing yards the Jets offensive line paved the way for. Both Curtis Martin and Lamont Jordan rushed for 115 yards in the contest.
6-1, T-1st AFC East, @ Buffalo (11/7)
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Rich Braham Off Lineman
Class of 1993
Rich and the offensive line struggled, with the Bengals only rushing for 57 yards on 17 carries in a 27-20 loss to the Titans. The line also gave up four sacks of Carson Palmer. For the season, Rudi Johnson is the only running back in the top 20 in the NFL to average fewer than 4.0 yards per carry.
2-5, 4th AFC North, vs. Dallas (11/7)
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John Browning Def. Lineman
Class of 1995
John had two tackles in a game where the Chiefs controlled the front line on defense. Holding Edgerrin James and company to only 33 yards on 12 carries, the Chiefs downed the Colts 45-35. After rushing 12 times in the first half, the second half saw the Colts throw 21 times in their 21 offensive plays.
3-4, 3rd AFC West, @ Tampa Bay (11/7)
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Marc Bulger Quarterback
Class of 1999
The Rams had a much needed bye to retool after a devastating loss to the Dolphins last week.
4-3, T-1st NFC West, vs. New England (11/7)
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Avon Cobourne Running Back
Class of 2002
Avon remains on the Lions practice squad.
4-3, 2nd NFC North, vs. Washington (11/7)
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Mike Compton Off. Lineman
Class of 1992
Combined with a Fred Taylor hip injury and a solid effort by the Texans front line, Mike and the Jags only managed 39 yards on 12 carries in a 20-6 loss to Houston. Fred Taylor was backed up by LaBrandon Toefield, who rushed only five times for 22 yards.
5-3, 1st AFC South, BYE
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James Davis Linebacker
Class of 2002
James recorded only one tackle in the Lions 31-21 loss to the Cowboys. The defense allowed just 361 yards of total offense, but it was enough for Dallas to pull out the win.
4-3, 2nd AFC North, vs. Washington (11/7)
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Jason Davis Def. Lineman
Class of 2002
Jason remains on the Texans practice squad.
4-3, T-2rd AFC South, @ Denver (11/7)
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Lance Frazier Cornerback
Class of 2003
Lance had a huge game for the Cowboys in their 31-21 win over the Lions. His first big break came in the second quarter when he returned a punt 55 yards to the Detroit 28. The opportunity was squandered on a Vinny Testaverde interception, but Frazier wasn't done. He also recorded a special teams tackle, deflected a pass, and ultimately killed any chance of a Detroit comeback in the 4th with his first career interception. With the big key plays,could increase.
3-4, 3rd NFC East, @ Cincinnati (11/7)
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Barrett Green Linebacker
Class of 1999
Barrett came out of Tom Coughlin's doghouse to regain his starting linebacker position. Green recorded only one tackle, but the Giants defense was impressive in a 34-13 win over the Vikings. The defense held Minnesota to 93 yards on the ground and Daunte Culpepper to 231 passing yards. The Vikings 13 points all came in the final 9 minutes of the game.
5-2, 2nd NFC East, vs. Chicago (11/7)
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Antwan Lake Def. Lineman
Class of 2001
Antwan got his second consecutive start at defensive end for the Falcons in their 41-28 win over Denver. A week after giving up eight rushing touchdowns, the Falcons front allowed the Broncos only 68 yards on 19 carries.
6-2, 1st NFC South, BYE
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Mike Logan Def. Back
Class of 1996
Mike will spend the rest of the season on injured reserve with a hamstring problem. This week, the Steelers snapped the Patriots record winning streak, winning at Heinz Field 34-20.
6-1, 1st AFC North, vs. Philadelphia (11/7)
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Corey McIntyre Running Back
Class of 2001
Corey remains on the Browns practice squad.
3-4, 3rd AFC North, @ Baltimore (11/7)
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Jerry Porter Wide Receiver
Class of 1999
Jerry caught four passes for 50 yards, all in the second half, but the Raiders struggles continued in their 42-14 loss to San Diego. Porter continues to lead the Raiders with 432 yards receiving.
2-6, 4th AFC West, @ Carolina (11/7)
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Todd Sauerbrun Punter
Class of 1994
Todd averaged 41.7 yards on his six punts in Carolina's 23-17 loss to the Seahawks, including a touchback and three more punts inside the 20. Todd continues to outpace the league in kicks inside the 20, with 17.
1-6, 4th NFC South, vs. Oakland (11/7)
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Gary Stills Linebacker
Class of 1998
Gary had three special teams tackles in the Chiefs 45-35 win over the Colts. The Chiefs defense surrendered more than 470 yards passing in the win, but dominated, taking a 31-14 lead into the half.
3-4, 3rd AFC West, @ Tampa Bay (11/7)
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John Thornton Def. Lineman
Class of 1998
John had a solid game, recording six tackles in the Bengals 27-20 loss to the Titans. However, the front seven of Bengals allowed Chris Brown to rush for 147 yards.
2-5, 4th AFC North, vs. Dallas (11/7)
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Mike Vanderjagt Kicker
Class of 1992
Mike converted all five of his extra point attempts, but came up wide left on his only field goal attempt. The Colts were driving late in the first half but stalled, and Mike watched a 54-yarder sail left. The Colts went on to lose the game 45-35.
4-3, T-2nd AFC South, vs. Minnesota (11/8)
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Grant Wiley Linebacker
Class of 2003
Wiley continues to rehabilitate his surgically-repaired shoulder in Minnesota. He expects to be ready to compete for a roster spot with the Vikings again next year.
5-2, 1st NFC North, @ Indianapolis (11/8)
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Quincy Wilson Running Back
Class of 2003
Quincy remains with the Falcons practice squad.
6-2, 1st NFC South, BYE
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Amos Zereoue Running Back
Class of 1998
Amos struggled badly, rushing for -1 yard on six carries and suffering a fumble in the Raiders' 42-14 loss to the Chargers. Amos did catch five passes for 42 yards, but all of it came in the first half. Amos continues to lead the Raiders in rushing with just 326 yards.
2-6, 4th AFC West, @ Carolina (11/7)
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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 is providing updates on Mountaineers in the NFL throughout the season.


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