COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Football was once again well represented during week five of NFL action, highlighted by a career day from Kony Ealy and yet another Shane Raysack. Below is a look at how all of the #MizzouMade standouts fared in week five. Tim Barnes – C – St. Louis Rams Barnes and the Rams […]
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Football was once again well represented during week five of NFL action, highlighted by a career day from Kony Ealy and yet another Shane Raysack. Below is a look at how all of the #MizzouMade standouts fared in week five.
Tim Barnes – C – St. Louis Rams
Barnes and the Rams enjoyed a bye week on Sunday. Barnes has started at center in all five games for the Rams this season. The Rams (2-3) will resume play against the Cleveland Browns next week in St. Louis.
Beau Brinkley – LS – Tennessee Titans
Brinkley long snapped for three punts, a field goal and an extra point in Sunday’s 38-10 loss in Tennessee. The Titans lost their fourth straight game and dropped their overall record to 1-4 on the season. They will try to right the ship against the Atlanta Falcons at home next week.
Justin Britt – OL – Seattle Seahawks
Britt and the Seahawks lost a close game to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday 27-24. Seattle fell to 2-4 on the season while the Panthers remained undefeated. Britt and his offensive line provided room for 115 rushing yards on the day. The Seahawks will hit the road for a rivalry matchup against the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night.
Chase Coffman – TE – Tennessee Titans
Coffman was a healthy scratch in Tennessee’s 38-10 loss to Miami on Sunday. Coffman has caught four passes for 42 yards on the season. The Titans will host the Atlanta Falcons next Sunday.
Chase Daniel – QB – Kansas City Chiefs
Daniel and the Chiefs lost a close game in Minnesota on Sunday, 16-10. Daniel has yet to see action this season as the Chiefs’ backup quarterback. Kansas City (1-5) will host the Pittsburgh Steelers at Arrowhead Stadium next Sunday.
Kony Ealy – DE – Carolina Panthers
Ealy finished Sunday’s 27-24 victory over the Seahawks with two solo tackles and one assisted tackle. He has four tackles and 10 assists on the season. Carolina is one of five remaining undefeated NFL teams. They will host the Philadelphia Eagles next Sunday night.
Blaine Gabbert – QB – San Francisco 49ers
Gabbert, a Parkway West High School alum, has settled in as the 49ers backup quarterback. A former first-round pick, Gabbert has yet to take a snap under center this regular season behind starter Colin Kaepernick. The 49ers won their week six matchup against the Baltimore Ravens 25-20, moving the team to a record of 2-4.
Andrew Gachkar – LB – Dallas Cowboys
Gachkar and the Dallas Cowboys had a bye this week. The 2-2 Cowboys face the New York Giants in a divisional matchup next week. Gakhar has started one game and recorded seven tackles on the season.
Markus Golden – LB – Arizona Cardinals
While the Arizona Cardinals lost their week six game Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. 25-13, Golden had his best game as a professional. After recording six tackles in the loss, Golden now has 15 tackles and one sack on the year with the 4-2 Cardinals.
Jeremy Maclin – WR – Kansas City Chiefs
Maclin entered week six as a top-10 performer in receiving yards. The Missouri native reeled in three catches for 48 yards in the Chiefs’ 16-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Maclin suffered a concussion in the fourth quarter of the game, and will undergo concussion protocol before returning to play as one of the team’s most electrifying weapons. He is the team’s leading receiving, catching 37 balls for 522 yards.
William Moore – S – Atlanta Falcons
In the Falcons’ 31-21 loss to the New Orleans Saints, Moore recorded six tackles. He now has 35 tackles on the year, second-most on the team. Moore faced an array of offensive weapons led by Drew Brees in the week six’s Thursday Night Football game. Moore has also logged a forced fumble and two interceptions on the year.
Mitch Morse – C – Kansas City Chiefs
Morse and the Kansas City Chiefs lost their week six matchup against the Minnesota Vikings 16-10. He has started all six games he has appeared in, anchoring the offensive line that has now lost one of the best running backs in the league. Morse and the offensive line look to pave the way for new runners and turn their season around after falling to 1-5 on the season.
C.J. Mosley – DT – Miami Dolphins
Mosley didn’t record any stats for the Dolphins in their defeat over the Tennessee Titans. The Miami Dolphins signed Mosley to a one-year contract as a defensive tackle this offseason. He played for the Detroit Lions for two seasons before signing with Miami. Mosley graded out as Pro Football Focus’ No. 26 defensive tackle last season.
Marcus Murphy – RB/PR – New Orleans Saints
Murphy helped the New Orleans Saints defeat the Atlanta Falcons Thursday 31-21. He returned two punts for 12 yards in the win. Murphy is ranked in the top 10 in both the kickoff return and punt return categories. He has had several favorable returns this season, including a 74-yard punt return TD against the Carolina Panthers.
Shane Ray – DE – Denver Broncos
Ray will be out four to six weeks with a sprained MCL suffered in Sunday’s win against the Cleveland Browns, 26-23. He was injured during the second overtime of the game. The former SEC Defensive Player of the Year has four tackles and two sacks for the Broncos this season.
Aldon Smith – LB – Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders were on a bye this week after their loss to Denver in week five. Smith, a fifth-year professional, tallied 10 tackles and 1.5 sacks in his past two games. Oakland brought in Smith days before their season opener to enhance their pass rush.
Jacquies Smith – DE – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Smith and his team were off this week after a 38-31 defeat over the Jaguars week five. He recovered a Jaguars fumble for a 3-yard touchdown in the week five matchup. He currently has 12 tackles and four sacks in the first five games. Undrafted in 2012, Smith was cut by three different teams and even spent time in the Canadian Football League before catching on with the Buccaneers last season.
Sean Weatherspoon – LB – Arizona Cardinals
The Cardinals fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday 25-13. Weatherspoon is patiently waiting to make a difference for the Cardinals’ defense. The six-year veteran suffered a hamstring injury on the first day of training camp and has been recovering ever since. Prior to this injury, Weatherspoon notched 212 tackles in four very productive seasons with Atlanta.
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