Week 12 of the NFL season concludes tonight with the Carolina Panthers visiting Philadelphia to take on the Eagles. Jonathan Stewart will be playing for the Panthers while Casey Matthews will line up against him for the Eagles.
The NFL week started with three Thanksgiving games on Thursday but two of them featured ex-Oregon Ducks. The Houston Texans defeated the Detroit Lions 34-21 to open Thanksgiving. Jeff Maehl and Eddie Pleasant are on the practice squad for the Texans. Patrick Chung had two tackles and one tackle for loss in the New England Patriots 49-19 blowout victory over the New York Jets.
In Sunday action, the Chicago Bears defeated the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 28-10. Geoff Schwartz played in the game for the Vikings while fellow lineman Mark Asper was inactive. Matt Toeaina was also inactive for the Bears. The Cincinnati Bengals beat down the Oakland Raiders at home 34-10. Brandon Bair is currently on the practice squad for the Raiders.
T.J. Ward had four tackles and one pass defended for the Cleveland Browns in their 20-14 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. David Paulson was active for the Steelers but did not catch any passes. Jairus Byrd had six tackles and one tackle for loss in the Buffalo Bills 20-13 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
The Denver Broncos got past the Kansas City Chiefs for a 17-9 victory in Kansas City. The Broncos have Jeremiah Johnson and Darren Weems currently on the practice squad. The San Francisco 49ers got a big road victory as they defeated the New Orleans Saints 31-21. LaMichael James and Will Tukuafu were both inactive for the 49ers. Fenuki Tupou is on injured reserve for the Saints.
The Miami Dolphins got a much needed home win over the Seattle Seahawks by a score of 24-21 yesterday afternoon. Josh Kaddu was inactive for the Dolphins. Max Unger is the starting center for Seattle while Walter Thurmond was inactive. Lavasier Tuinei is currently on the practice squad for Seattle.
Drew Davis was credited with one tackle in the Atlanta Falcons 24-23 victory of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. LeGarrette Blount was active but did not record any stats. Haloti Ngata had three tackles for the Baltimore Ravens in their 16-13 overtime victory over the San Diego Chargers. Ed Dickson did not have any catches for the Ravens while Dennis Dixon is currently on the practice squad. Dante Rosario was inactive for the Chargers.
Kellen Clemens got into game action for the St. Louis Rams in their 31-17 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Clemens threw one pass that was incomplete. Adam Snyder is an offensive lineman who starts for the Cardinals. Spencer Paysinger had two tackles for the New York Giants in their 38-10 victory over the Green Bay Packers.