Hawkeyes in the NFL: Week 5 Recap

Oct. 8, 2014


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    IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa football program has 26 former Hawkeyes on NFL rosters.

    Jonathan Babineaux – DL – Atlanta Falcons: Babineaux, in his 10th season in the league, started this weekend against the Giants. Babineaux has started all 95 contests that he has played in since the beginning of the 2008 season. Conor Bofelli – DL – Chicago Bears: Bofelli was signed to the Bears’ practice squad on October 2, 2014.

    Bryan Bulaga – OL – Green Bay Packers: Bulaga Sunday in Green Bay’s victory over the Vikings. Though he saw action last week, this is the first week he is off of the injury report. Bulaga was previously dealing with a knee injury.

    Scott Chandler – TE – Buffalo Bills: Chandler saw action Sunday against the Lions. He recorded four receptions for 21 yards. Chandler has 137 total receiving yards this season.

    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 Bears but posted no stats. This is Cole’s tenth season in the league.

    Mike Daniels – DL – Green Bay Packers: Daniels started in a week 5 win over the Vikings. He has started each game of the 2014 season and preseason. Daniels recorded three tackles Sunday and was credited with 1.5 sacks.

    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, started in this weekend’s match-up against Dallas. This is Fiedorowicz’s 4th career start in the league.

    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 two tackles and broke up one pass in this weekend’s win against the Rams.

    Charles Godfrey – DB – Carolina Panthers: Godfrey saw action Sunday against the Bears tallying two tackles. Godfrey, in his seventh season with Carolina, has made 74 career starts.

    Shonn Greene – RB – Tennessee Titans: Greene started this weekend against the Browns and rushed for 36 yards. At the end of week 5, Greene has 190 yards on the season.

    Chad Greenway – LB – Minnesota Vikings:Greenway remains injured for the second week in a row and did not see action Sunday against the Packers. . He is out with a hand/rib injury and has not participated in practice since September 29th. It is unclear when he is likely to return. 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, started in Sunday’s win over the Texans. This is Hitchens’ third start of his rookie season. He recorded four tackles this weekend. Hitchens has 20 total tackles this season.

    Micah Hyde – CB – Green Bay Packers: Hyde, Packers fifth-round pick, started for the Packers recording six tackles and one pass break up Sunday against the Vikings. This is the third week Hyde has tallied 5 or more tackles this season. He 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 has seen action in each game this season and started during week two’s win against the Saints. This weekend Kirksey tallied seven tackles, the most of his rookie season thus far.

    Karl Klug – DL – Tennessee Titans: Klug saw action Sunday against the Browns. He has played in all 51 games for the Titans since the start of his rookie season. This weekend he recorded one tackle this weekend.

    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. Morris was the sixth player in Iowa history to record 400 career tackles, 10 ½ sacks and six interceptions as a three-year starter. He finished second on the team with 107 total tackles. Morris signed with the Patriots on May 16, 2014.

    Brandon Myers – TE – Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Myers started Sunday against the Saints. He is in his sixth year in the league, has 171 career receptions for 1,685 yards and eight touchdowns.

    Shaun Prater – DB – Minnesota Vikings: In his third year in the league, Prater saw action this week against the Packers as well as during week two and four. This is Praters’ second year in the league. He was drafted in the 5th round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.

    Riley Reiff – OL – Detroit Lions: Reiff has started every game for the Lions since the start of the 2013 season including Sunday against the Bills. 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 each game this season including one start during the preseason. Tarpinian notched four tackles Sunday against the Cowboys and was credited with forcing a fumble.

    Matt Tobin – OL – Philadelphia Eagles: Tobin, in his second year in the league started Sunday against the Rams. Sunday’s start follows his first career start last weekend when he filled in for an injured Evan Mathis at left guard. This is Tobin’s second year in the league.

    Marshal Yanda – OL – Baltimore Ravens: Yanda started in Sunday’s contest against the Colts. He was selected by the Ravens in the third round (86th overall). Yanda has made 92 career starts for the Ravens out of 103 games.

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