WVU Alumni NFL Update

West Virginia's NFL alums had a down weekend as the 2005 regular season winds to a conclusion

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Anthony Becht Tight End
Class of 1999
Anthony again didn't figure into the passing game, and Tampa's ground attack was shut down as well in a scoreless loss to the Patriots
This Week: L, 28-0 New England    Record: 9-5    
Next Week: ATLANTA
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Rich Braham Offensive Lineman
Class of 1993
The Bengals balanced their offense with 155 yards on the ground in a decisive win over the Lions.
This Week: W, 41-17 Detroit   Record: 11-3    
Next Week: BUFFALO
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Antonio Brown Wide Receiver
Class of 2001
Antonio fielded two punts for no yardage, including a muff that he quickly recovered. He had just one kick return in the win over the Cowboys, which he brought back for 27 yards.
This Week: W, 35-7 Dallas    Record: 8-6    
Next Week: NEW YORK GIANTS
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Tim Brown Offensive Lineman
Class of 2004
Tim remains on the Steelers' practice squad.
This Week: W, 18-3 Minnesota    Record: 9-4    
Next Week: @ Cleveland
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John Browning Defensive Lineman
Class of 1995
Kansas City couldn't find a way to tackle Tiki Barber as they forfeited 223 yards rushing in the loss. John had no tackles and one pass batted down.
This Week: L, 27-17 New York Giants    Record: 8-6    
Next Week: SAN DIEGO
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Marc Bulger Quarterback
Class of 1999
There is speculation that Marc's shoulder is not improving, and with the Rams finding themselves out of the playoffs, we may not see Bulger in the lineup again until next season.
This Week: L, 17-16 Philadelphia   Record: 5-9    
Next Week: SAN FRANCISCO
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James Davis Linebacker
Class of 2002
Detroit was banged around the field, giving up well over 400 yards of total offense in the lopsided loss. James recorded four tackles in the game.
This Week: L, 41-17 Cincinnati   Record: 4-10    
Next Week: @ New Orleans
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Barrett Green Linebacker
Class of 1999
Barrett will finish the season on injured reserve.
This Week: W, 27-17 Kansas City   Record: 10-4    
Next Week: @ Washington
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Kay Jay Harris Running Back
Class of 2004
Kay Jay is on the Dolphins' practice squad.
This Week: W, 24-20 New York Jets   Record: 7-7    
Next Week: BUFFALO
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Chris Henry Wide Receiver
Class of 2004
After a legal incident this week, Chris was held out of the Bengals game against Detroit. With a court date set for December 28th, it's unsure at this point how the incident will affect Chris' playing time.
This Week: W, 41-17 Detroit   Record: 11-3    
Next Week: TENNESSEE
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Adam Jones Cornerback
Class of 2004
Tennessee's passing defense once again gave up big yards, allowing 285 to the Seahawks. PacMan had four tackles on defense, and averaged just over 20 yards on five kick returns.
This Week: L, 28-24 Seattle   Record: 4-10    
Next Week: @ Minnesota
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Antwan Lake Defensive Lineman
Class of 2001
Due to an injured shoulder, Antwan was held out of the Falcons' loss. He is expected to return next week.
This Week: L, 16-3 Chicago   Record: 8-6    
Next Week: @ Tampa Bay
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Mike Logan Defensive Back
Class of 1996
Pittsburgh's secondary again got the job done, holding Minnesota to just 143 yards in the air. Mike saw limited defensive action, and had no tackles in the game.
This Week: W, 18-3 Minnesota   Record: 9-5    
Next Week: @ Cleveland
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Rasheed Marshall Wide Receiver
Class of 2004
Rasheed handled two punts, returning one for one yard and muffing the other. He was able to recover the drop.
This Week: L, 10-9 Jacksonville   Record: 2-12    
Next Week:@ St. Louis
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Corey McIntyre Fullback
Class of 2001
C-Mac again did not record a tackle on special teams in the Browns win.
This Week: W, 9-7 Oakland   Record: 5-9    
Next Week: PITTSBURGH
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Jerry Porter Wide Receiver
Class of 1999
Porter caught six passes, but for just 31 yards, in a dismal Oakland showing against the Browns.
This Week: L, 9-7 Cleveland Jets   Record: 4-10    
Next Week:@ Denver
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Todd Sauerbrun Punter
Class of 1994
Todd punted four times in the Denver win. He averaged just 31 yards a kick, but twice pinned the Bills inside their 20-yard line.
This Week: W, 28-17 Buffalo   Record: 11-3    
Next Week: OAKLAND
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Gary Stills Linebacker
Class of 1998
Stills had two stops and an assist on special teams. Gary is closing in on a Kansas City special teams record in tackles.
This Week: L, 27-17 New York Giants   Record: 8-6    
Next Week: SAN DIEGO
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John Thornton Defensive Lineman
Class of 1998
Cincinnati's defense was stellar, holding Detroit to just 59 yards rushing. In addition to two tackles, Big John intercepted a Lions pass to set up the Bengals' second touchdown of the day.
This Week: W, 41-17 Detroit   Record: 11-3    
Next Week: BUFFALO
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Mike Vanderjagt Kicker
Class of 1992
Mike was good on his only field goal attempt from 32 yards, and hit both PATs in the Colts' first loss of the season.
This Week: L, 26-17 San Diego   Record: 13-1    
Next Week: @ Seattle
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Quincy Wilson Running Back
Class of 2003
Quincy remains on the Bengals' practice squad.
This Week: W, 41-17 Detroit   Record: 11-3    
Next Week: BUFFALO
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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 provides updates on Mountaineers in the NFL every Tuesday.


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