Badgers in the NFL - Week Eight

In a new weekly series, Badger Nation examines former Wisconsin football stars and how they are performing in the NFL.

Arizona Cardinals–

C Al Johnson Bye Week

DL Ross Kolodziej - Bye Week

WR Ahmad Merritt – Injured Reserve (ankle surgery)

Atlanta Flacons –

C Mike Schneck Bye Week

Baltimore Ravens –

LS Matt Katula Bye Week

LB Nick Greisen Bye Week

Buffalo Bills –

WR Lee Evans Evans scored his first touchdown of the season on an 85-yard pass reception and finished the game with five catches for 138 yards in a 13-3 win over the Jets at New York

DL Jason Jefferson no tackles against New York

DB Jim Leonhard Missed his second straight game with a calf injury

Cleveland Browns –

OL Joe Thomas Started at left tackle in 27-20 win at St. Louis

Detroit Lions –

RB Brian Calhoun – Placed on Injured Reserve (knee)

LB Alex Lewis three tackles in 16-7 win at Chicago

Green Bay Packers –

OL Mark Taucsher – Will start at left tackle Monday night at Denver

Houston Texans –

TE Owen Daniels four catches for 35 yards, with a long of 11, in 35-10 loss at San Diego

RB Ron Dayne Started at running back and had 17 carries for 47 yards and one reception for -2 yards in San Diego loss

CB Jamar Fletcher one tackle in loss to San Diego

Indianapolis Colts –

QB Jim Sorgi Saw first action of the season, going one-for-one for nine yards in 31-7 victory at Carolina

Jacksonville Jaguars–

DB Scott Starks two tackles and one pass deflection in 24-23 win at Tampa Bay

Minnesota Vikings –

QB Brooks Bollinger Replaced an injury Kelly Holcomb in the second half, completing 7-of-10 passes for 94 yards in 23-16 loss against Philadelphia

DL Erasmus James no tackles against Philadelphia

New York Jets –

TE Jason Pociask No catches in 13-3 loss against Buffalo

San Diego Chargers –

WR Chris Chambers in his first game with his new team, Chambers catches two passes for 35 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown (his first of the year), in a 35-10 victory against Houston

San Francisco 49ers –

DB B.J. Tucker – Injured Reserve (torn pectoral muscle)

St. Louis Rams –

WR Brandon Williamssix kick returns for 134 yards, with a long of 25, and one punt return for eight yards in 27-20 loss against Cleveland. Tampa Bay Buccaneers –

RB Michael BennettScored his first touchdown on a 19-yard run in his second game with his new team adding 23 yards on two carries in 24-23 loss to Jacksonville

OL Dan Buenning Played at right guard in 24-23 loss against Jacksonville

Washington Redskins –

OL Casey Rabarn – Started at center in 52-7 loss at New England

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