Hawkeyes in the NFL: Week 3 Recap

Sept. 23, 2014


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    IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa football program has 25 former Hawkeyes on NFL rosters.

    Jonathan Babineaux – DL – Atlanta Falcons: Babineaux, in his 10th season in the league, started Thursday in the team’s win over Tampa Bay. Babineaux has started all 95 contests that he has played in since the beginning of the 2008 season.

    Bryan Bulaga – OL – Green Bay Packers: Bulaga started the Packers’ season-opener at Seattle last Thursday, but left the game due to injury. After sitting out in week two, Bulaga returned to the starting lineup this weekend. He is in his fifth season with Green Bay, and has played in 39 games with 35 starts at right tackle.

    Scott Chandler – TE – Buffalo Bills: Chandler saw action in Sunday’s game against San Diego. He recorded five receptions for 74 yards. He has 142 career receptions for 1,724 yards and 14 touchdowns.

    Adrian Clayborn – DL – Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Clayborn has been placed on injured reserve and will miss the rest of the 2014 season. He has started 36 career games.

    Colin Cole – DL – Carolina Panthers: Cole started this weekend against the Steelers and tallied five tackles. In 2009 Cole recorded a career high of 48 total tackles. Cole is in his tenth year in the league.

    Mike Daniels – DL – Green Bay Packers: Daniels started in the Packers’ faceoff with the Lions. He recorded two solo tackles and one assist. Thus far, Daniels has one sack this season. He registered 6.5 sacks while playing all 16 regular season contests last year.

    A.J. Edds – LB – New York Jets: Edds, in his fourth season in the league, has played in one contest this season.

    James Ferentz – OL – Houston Texans: Ferentz is a member of the Texans’ practice squad.

    C.J. Fiedorowicz – TE – Houston Texans: Fiedorowicz, selected by the Texans with the first pick in the third round (65th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft, made his first career start on week three at the Giants.

    Bradley Fletcher – DB – Philadelphia Eagles: Fletcher, in his sixth year in the league and second with the Eagles, has started each game of the 2014 season. He recorded nine solo tackles and broke up two passes in Sunday’s victory against the Redskins

    Charles Godfrey – DB – Carolina Panthers: Godfrey saw action during week three against the Steelers and recorded three tackles. Godfrey, in his seventh season with Carolina, has made 74 career starts.

    Shonn Greene – RB – Tennessee Titans: Greene started this weekend against the Bengals, his second start of the season. He registered 33 rushing yards and recorded his first touchdown of the season on Sunday.

    Chad Greenway – LB – Minnesota Vikings: Greenway notched three tackles in Minnesota’s match-up against the Saints on Sunday. The former Iowa All-American has started 113 of the last 114 games for the Vikings.

    Anthony Hitchens – LB – Dallas Cowboys: Hitchens, selected by the Cowboys during the fourth round (119th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft, led the Cowboys with 13 tackles during their week three win at St. Louis.

    Micah Hyde – CB – Green Bay Packers: Hyde, Packers fifth-round pick, started for the Packers and recorded five tackles Sunday against the Lions. Hyde appeared in all sixteen games during his rookie season and posted 54 total tackles.

    Christian Kirksey – LB – Cleveland Browns: Kirksey, selected by the Browns during the third round (71st overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft, tallied five tackles during week three. He started week two against New Orleans.

    Karl Klug – DL – Tennessee Titans: Klug saw action Sunday against the Bengals. He has played in all 51 games for the Titans since the start of his rookie season. As a rookie in 2011, Klug compiled a team-high seven sacks. The total tied for sixth place in sacks among all NFL rookies, tied for fourth among all NFL defensive tackles, and led all NFL rookie defensive tackles.

    Marvin McNutt – WR – Washington Redskins: McNutt is a member of the Redskins’ practice squad. McNutt was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2012 NFL Draft.

    James Morris – LB – New England Patriots: Morris is on the Patriots’ reserved/injured list.

    Brandon Myers – TE – Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Myers tallied five receptions for 33 yards against the Falcons. Myers, in his sixth year in the league, has 1671 career receptions for 1,685 yards and eight touchdowns.

    Shaun Prater – DB – Minnesota Vikings: In his third year in the league, Prater saw action in week two against the Patriots. He did not play in week three.

    Riley Reiff – OL – Detroit Lions: Reiff has started every game for the Lions since the start of the 2013 season. Reiff was Detroit’s first round pick in 2012, marking the third-straight season an Iowa player was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.

    Jeff Tarpinian – LB – Houston Texans: Tarpinian, has played in all three games this season, He recorded a tackle during week three.

    Matt Tobin – OL – Philadelphia Eagles: Tobin, in his second year in the league, did not see action during week three.

    Marshal Yanda – OL – Baltimore Ravens: Yanda started for the Ravens during week three. He was selected by the Ravens in the third round (86th overall). Yanda has made 102 career starts for the Ravens. He was selected to compete in the 2014 Pro Bowl, marking his third consecutive selection.

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