Badgers in the NFL - Week 17

Badger Nation looks at the 16-former Wisconsin Badgers that are now making a living in the professional ranks and how they performed in the NFL this week.

Atlanta Falcons –

DL Jason Jefferson – two solo tackles in 31-27 win over St. Louis

LS Mike Schneck – started at long snapper for the Falcons

Baltimore Ravens –

LB Nick Greisen – two tackles in 27-7 win over Jacksonville

LS Matt Katula – started at long snapper for the Ravens

DB Jim Leonhard – five solo tackles in playoff-clinching win

Buffalo Bills –

WR Lee Evans five catches for 63 yards in 13-0 loss against New England

Chicago Bears

OL Dan Buenning – played at guard in 31-24 loss at Houston, eliminating Chicago from the playoffs

Cincinnati Bengals

CB Jamar Fletcher – two solo tackles and a pass deflection in 16-6 win over Cincinnati

Cleveland Browns –

OL Joe Thomas – made 16th start of the season at left tackle in 31-0 loss at Pittsburgh

Dallas Cowboys -

QB Brooks Bollinger - DNP in loss at Philadelphia, eliminating Dallas from the playoffs

Houston Texans –

TE Owen Daniels – three catches for 37 yards in a 31-24 victory over Chicago

Indianapolis Colts –

QB Jim Sorgi completed 22 of 30 passes (a 73.3 completion percentage) for 178 yards in 23-0 win over Tennessee

Miami Dolphins –

C Al Johnson - played on special teams in 24-17 win at New York, helping Miami clinch the AFC East title San Diego Chargers –

RB Michael Bennett – DNP against Denver

WR Chris Chambers – three catches for 50 yards in 52-21 victory over Denver, helping the Chargers win the AFC West

Washington Redskins –

OL Casey Rabach – started at center for the 16th-straight game this season in 27-24 loss at San Francisco

Badgers on Injured Reserve

Running Back Brian Calhoun and linebacker Alex Lewis with Detroit

Cornerback Jack Ikegwuonu with Philadelphia

Cornerback Scott Starks with Jacksonville

Right Tackle Mark Tauscher with Green Bay

Badgers on Practice Squads

Defensive Tackle Nick Hayden with Carolina

Defensive Back Roderick Rogers with Minnesota

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