WVU Alumni NFL Update: Week 3

Checking on the performances of West Virginia's alumni in the National Football League.

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Anthony Becht Tight End
Class of 1999
The Bucs put points on the board, but managed just 219 yards of total offense, including only 64 on the ground on 25 carries. Anthony didn't figure into the passing game in the last-second loss to the Panthers.
This Week: L, 26-24 Carolina Record: 0-3
Next Week: IDLE
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Rich Braham Offensive Lineman
Class of 1993
Rich sat out the win over the Steelers with a knee injury, as the Bengals accumulated just 87 rushing yards in the game.
This Week: W, 28-20 Pittsburgh Record: 3-0
Next Week: NEW ENGLAND
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John Browning Defensive Lineman
Class of 1995
John has been placed on Injured Reserve with a strained back and will not play in the 2006 season.
This Week: IDLE Record: 0-2
Next Week: SAN FRANCISCO
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Marc Bulger Quarterback
Class of 1999
As the offensive line goes, so go the Rams. Marc was only sacked once in a win over Arizona, allowing him to complete 21 of 31 passes for 309 yards. In the second quarter, Bulger connected from nine yards out to Torry Holt for six, putting the Rams up for good.
This Week: W, 16-14 Arizona Record:2-1
Next Week: DETROIT
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Kay Jay Harris Running Back
Class of 2004
Kay Jay Harris has been signed to the Dolphins practice squad.
This Week: W, 13-10 Tennessee Record: 1-2
Next Week: @ Houston
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Chris Henry Wide Receiver
Class of 2004
This just in: Chris Henry is starting to catch fire. After a career game where he hauled in over 100 yards receiving, Chris caught another five passes for 69 yards, and scored twice in the first half. Henry caught all of his passes in the first two quarters in the win over Pittsburgh, which helped stake Cincinnati to a 14-7 halftime lead.
This Week: W, 28-20 Pittsburgh Record: 3-0
Next Week: NEW ENGLAND
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Adam Jones Cornerback
Class of 2004
Tennessee's secondary held strong against a faltering Miami offense, allowing just 168 yards passing by Duante Culpeper. PacMan had three tackles in the game to go along with four punt returns for a total of 31 yards. Stay tuned next week to see who talks more between Pac and T.O.
This Week: L, 13-10 Miami Record: 0-3
Next Week: DALLAS
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Antwan Lake Defensive Lineman
Class of 2001
Antwan was inactive in the Saints emotional win over the Falcons on Monday night.
This Week: W, 23-3 Atlanta Record: 3-0
Next Week: @ Carolina
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Mike Logan Defensive Back
Class of 1996
Pittsburgh's secondary held Carson Palmer to under 200 yards passing, but yielded four touchdowns through the air in the loss. Logan recorded just one tackle in the game. He was singled out for taunting Brad St. Louis on a punt return which forced the Steelers to begin their last drive from their own 11-yard line.
This Week: L, 28-20 Cincinnati Record: 1-2
Next Week: IDLE
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Dee McCann Defensive Back
Class of 2005
Dee remains on the Lions' practice squad.
This Week: L, 31-24 Green Bay Record: 0-3
Next Week: @ St. Louis
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Corey McIntyre Fullback
Class of 2001
C-Mac was inactive for Monday night's contest with the Falcons.
This Week: W, 23-3 Atlanta Record: 3-0
Next Week: @ Carolina
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Jerry Porter Wide Receiver
Class of 1999
Oakland was idle this week.
This Week: IDLE Record: 0-2
Next Week: CLEVELAND
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Todd Sauerbrun Punter
Class of 1994
Sauerbrun is serving a four game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Todd is currently slated to return for a matchup with Oakland in mid-October.
This Week: W, 17-7 New England Record: 2-1
Next Week: IDLE
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Gary Stills Linebacker
Class of 1998
Stills is continuing to thrive late in his career after a change of scenery to Baltimore. Gary recorded a tackle each on defense and special teams, and his strip and recovery of a Joshua Cribbs fumble allowed the Ravens to hold on to a tight victory over the Browns.
This Week: W, 15-14 Cleveland Record: 3-0
Next Week: SAN DIEGO
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John Thornton Defensive Lineman
Class of 1998
John continues to play well on the Cincinnati front line. He recorded three stops in the win over Pittsburgh. John's highlight moment came in the second quarter as he got a paw on a Jeff Reed field goal attempt that would have given the Steelers the lead. Instead, Cincinnati took over with great field position and capitalized with a Palmer to Henry touchdown strike.
This Week: W, 28-20 Pittsburgh Record: 3-0
Next Week: NEW ENGLAND
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Mike Vanderjagt Kicker
Class of 1992
Dallas was idle this weekend.
This Week: IDLE Record: 1-1
Next Week: @ Tennessee
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Quincy Wilson Running Back
Class of 2003
Quincy saw limited live action in the win over Pittsburgh, but did not break into the stat sheet on the afternoon.
This Week: W, 28-20 Pittsburgh Record: 3-0
Next Week: NEW ENGLAND
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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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