Hawkeyes in the NFL: Week 7 Recap

Oct. 21, 2014


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    IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa football program has 27 former Hawkeyes on NFL rosters.

    Jonathan Babineaux – DL – Atlanta Falcons: Babineaux, in his 10th season in the league, started in Sunday’s contest against the Ravens and assisted one tackle. Babineaux has started all 97 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 started Sunday in Green Bay’s victory over the Cardinals. Early in the season Bulaga dealt with a knee injury that caused him to miss week two.

    Scott Chandler – TE – Buffalo Bills: Chandler saw action Sunday against the Vikings. He has played in each game this season and started in two of them. He recorded three receptions for 36 yards this weekend putting him at a total of 278 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 Sunday against the Bengals tallying two tackles. He has started the past 22 games since the 2013 season. This is Cole’s tenth year in the league.

    Mike Daniels – DL – Green Bay Packers: Daniels started in a week 7 win over the Cardinals. He has started each game of the 2014 season and preseason.

    A.J. Edds – LB – New York Jets: Edds, saw action in this weekend’s contest against the Patriots. This is Edds 4th season in the league.

    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, saw action in this weekend’s game against the Steelers. Fiedorowicz recorded one reception or nine yards.

    Bradley Fletcher – DB – Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles had a bye during week 7.This is Fletcher’s sixth year in the league and second with the Eagles.

    Adam Gettis – G – Pittsburgh Steelers: Gettis was signed to the Steeler’s practice squad on October 15, 2014. Gettis previously played one season with the Washington Redskins.

    Charles Godfrey – DB – Carolina Panthers: Godfrey started in his first game of the season Sunday against the Packers. He recorded five tackles. Godfrey, in his seventh season with Carolina, has made 75 career starts.

    Shonn Greene – RB – Tennessee Titans: This is Greene’s second week out with a hamstring injury. He did not participate in practice Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday and did not see any action Sunday. It is unclear when he will return.

    Chad Greenway – LB – Minnesota Vikings:Greenway remains injured for the fourth week in a row and did not see action Sunday against the Bills . He is out with a hand/rib injury, but unlike the past few weeks has had full participation in practice. It is unclear when he is likely to return.

    Anthony Hitchens – LB – Dallas Cowboys: Hitchens, selected by the Cowboys during the fourth round (119th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft, saw action in Sunday’s win over the Giants. He recorded one tackle this weekend and has 21 tackles this season.

    Micah Hyde – CB – Green Bay Packers: Hyde, Packers fifth-round pick, saw action in this weekend’s victory over the Cardinals recording five tackles. This is the fifth 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 started Sunday against the Jaguars. He recorded nine tackles and was credited with a sack. Kirksey has a total of 32 tackles and two sacks this season.

    Karl Klug – DL – Tennessee Titans: Klug saw action Sunday against the Browns tallying two tackles. He is in his fourth season with the Titans.

    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: The Buccaneers had a bye during week 7. Myers currently has a total of 15 receiving yards for 136 yards this season.

    Shaun Prater – DB – Minnesota Vikings: In his third year in the league, Prater saw action this weekend against the Bills. This is Prater’s 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 beginning of the 2013 season, including Sunday against the Vikings. 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 two tackles Sunday against the Steelers. He has a total of eleven tackles and one forced fumble this season.

    Matt Tobin – OL – Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles had a bye during week 7. This is Tobin’s second year in the league. He has three starts this season.

    Julian Vandervelde – G – Philadelphia Eagles: Vandervelde was re-signed to the Eagles’ practice squad on October 14, 2014. He was drafted by the Eagles in 2011 during the fifth-round of the NFL draft and was a member of their practice squad in 2012. A back injury that required surgery resulted in his initial release from the team.

    Marshal Yanda – OL – Baltimore Ravens: Yanda started in Sunday’s win against the Falcons. He was selected by the Ravens in the third round (86th overall). Yanda has made 94 career starts for the Ravens out of 105 games.

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